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How to: become a Horseshoe Hero

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How to: become a Horseshoe Hero

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29/08/2017

Help support the BMC's rebolting of Horseshoe Quarry and become a Horseshoe Hero! Rewards for pledging range from Hero t-shirts to adopting routes, sculptures made from the old bolts and chains, or even masterclasses with 9b bolt-wad and BMC ambassador Steve McClure. Find out more.
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Mend Our Mountains supporter climbs every summit in England and Wales

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18/09/2017

An epic mission to climb every mountain in England and Wales has seen an adventurer walk over 1,000 miles, ascend the height of Everest five times over, and wild camp in the hills more than 50 times.
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BMC calls members to support New Access for Wales

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14/09/2017

Truly radical and exciting proposals for extending and improving access to the outdoors in Wales have been put forward by the Welsh Government in its consultation paper: “Taking Forward Wales’ Sustainable Management of Natural Resources”. Read on to see how climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers can support this.
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Horseshoe rebolting project kicks off

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15/08/2017

Our re-bolting project at Horseshoe Quarry is up and running this week with rope access contractors likely to be on site until the end of September. The project will be removing the existing bolts on the BMC owned part of the crag and replacing them with new, high quality and long lasting stainless steel glue in’s.
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Stalking and walking: Don't get shot in Scotland!

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10/08/2017

Off to the highlands for a summer hike? Well, don't get shot! Walkers planning trips in Scotland should be forewarned about deer stalking season and avoid conflicts with stalkers by checking the relaunched web-based service: Heading for the Scottish Hills.
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Lake District UNESCO status: hill walkers and climbers react

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18/07/2017

The recent awarding of world heritage site status to the Lake District has reignited debates about how England’s most prized mountain landscape should best be cared for. What do hill walkers, climbers and BMC volunteers think?
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Peak District: walkers learn more about one of the UK's biggest natural restoration schemes

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13/07/2017

The wild moorland landscape at the heart of England is changing - but not everyone understands how or why. A recent walk jointly organised by the BMC and Moors for the Future gave walkers and climbers a chance to find out more.
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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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION PEOPLE

Rob Dyer

BMC staff
Access & Conservation Officer (England)
Elfyn Jones

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Estee Farrar

BMC staff
Access and Conservation Policy Officer

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