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Tribute to BMC Cymru Access Rep Tom Furey

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Tribute to BMC Cymru Access Rep Tom Furey

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16/06/2022

BMC Access Rep for Wales and a well-known face in the outdoor and climbing community, Tom Furey died on Saturday 11 June whilst climbing in North Wales. Tom Carrick, BMC Access Officer for Wales and close friend of Tom’s, pays a personal tribute to the well-loved and highly respected outdoor instructor.
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BMC launches Crag and Upland Restoration Fund: invitation for applications

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26/05/2022

The BMC has set up a new £10,000 per year fund to support volunteer led environmental initiatives and work days to improve crags and upland areas across England and Wales.
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BMC agrees new Environmental & Sustainability Policy

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22/06/2022

Climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, habitat loss and the surge in popularity of outdoor activities; these are just some of the reasons the BMC Board of Directors recently agreed a new Environmental & Sustainability Policy for the organisation.
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What's the carbon footprint of flying to climbing and trekking destinations?

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03/06/2022

How can we explore the planet and still protect it? It is a paradox for many in the mountaineering community that our love for the mountains, exploration and nature can also contribute to the damage being done to our finely balanced, and therefore fragile, environment. Mairéad Brown breaks down the carbon cost of journeys from London out to several key climbing and trekking destinations abroad and offers alternative modern climate conscious solutions.
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Tremadog Parking Update

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25/05/2022

Yn dilyn y newyddion yn gynharach eleni, bu newid diweddar yn yr oriau agor ar gyfer y Maes Parcio ar safle Glampio Cowshed ir Hadfer. Following the post earlier this year, there has been a change in the opening times for the Car Park at the Cowshed at Hadfer Glamping site.
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Mynyddoedd Cambria - Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty/Ardal o harddwch naturiol?

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24/05/2022

As members of the Alliance for Welsh Designated Landscapes, BMC Cymru was recently invited to share a Senedd petition with members, calling for the Cambrian Mountains region in Mid-Wales to be designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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H2O litter picking hubs launch at YHA Hostels

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13/05/2022

We're excited be working alongside YHA to launch Hills 2 Oceans litter picking hubs at some of their key hostels across England and Wales, to encourage the hill walking and climbing community to help remove mountains of waste.
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LATEST ACCESS & CONSERVATION VIDEOS

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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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Climbing Information Films: Birds

08/02/2013

Don't ruffle feathers by ignoring climbing restrictions this spring. The consequences could be owl-ful. Find out about latest crag access at thebmc.co.uk/rad or download our new android app at thebmc.co.uk/androidrad.
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Winter Climbing: Conditions Apply

03/01/2013

A day out winter climbing in the Lakes with BMC Access & Conservation Officer Rob Dyer, discussing how to identify good winter conditions and minimise our impact whilst winter climbing.
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