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The Ten Commandments of winter walking

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The Ten Commandments of winter walking

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07/01/2017

A scripture-inspired guide to surviving and thriving in the British hills as a walker this winter. Go forth and play.
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BMC Coach Education & FUNdamentals workshops

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23/12/2016

Whether climbing or coaching indoors, on the crags, or in the Alps our workshops cover a range of themes that will broaden your knowledge and improve your coaching.
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Essential winter know-how

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23/12/2016

Heading for the hills this winter? Whether you're a seasoned winter warrior or just taking your first icy steps, we've got a mountain of essential skills & equipment advice right here on the BMC website.
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Improve your moves with Emma Twyford: BMC Climbing Movement Masterclasses

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13/12/2016

Are your laybacks found lacking? Or perhaps your footwork's faltering? Give your climbing a spring clean with Emma Twyford on a BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass. Nationwide March 2017.
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FUNdamentals of Climbing workshops: Plas y Brenin

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24/11/2016

Whether climbing or coaching indoors, on the crags, or in the Alps, our FUNdamentals workshops cover a range of themes that will broaden your knowledge and improve your coaching. Get all the skills with this course at the home of Mountain Training, Plas y Brenin.
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Chill thrills: how to keep scrambling over winter

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16/11/2016

Got hooked on scrambling over summer? Here’s what you need to know to keep tackling those airy arêtes and bristling ridges over winter.
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All set for an early sunset? 9 ways to prepare

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26/10/2016

Since the clocks go back this weekend, suddenly the Sunday evening sunset will arrive significantly earlier. It's easy to be caught out. So to help, let's shine a light on some steps you should take to avoid being unexpectedly out in the dark on the hills.
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LATEST SKILLS VIDEOS

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2012 Women's Climbing Symposium

06/12/2012

Highlights video of the Women's Climbing Symposium that was held at the Climbing Hanger, Liverpool in Nov 2012. By Outcrop films
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Sport Climbing Basics

06/07/2012

A short film covering a variety of sport climbing techniques. An 80m rope is suggested as being the best length for climbers to take, but a 50m rope will suffice for most UK sport climbing.
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Lowering off from a sport climb

21/05/2012

Sometimes we need to thread the rope through a lower off if we are the last person to descend. Find out how in this video taken from the BMC DVD Rock Climbing Essentials.
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1111/01/2017An Evening with Jasmin Paris – Buxton
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