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Crookrise Calling: a festival of gritstone perfection

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Crookrise Calling: a festival of gritstone perfection

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09/05/2018

We’re planning a celebration of the amazing climbing on offer at Crookrise: the BMC’s newest crag acquisition on Saturday 2nd June. This moorland gritstone gem, nestled high above Embsay packs in serious quality both in terms of routes and boulders – some of the most perfect weathered features and impeccable lines anywhere.
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Access news: BMC launches new RAD app

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03/04/2018

Just launched: a shiny new RAD app that's much more functional than previous versions and works across iOS and Android devices. New features like navigation to parking, massively improved searches and weather/tidal information should make it your new best friend. Oh and did we mention it's free to download? Here's the full story...
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Light Night: Hundreds of walkers make dazzling display on the Great Ridge

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23/05/2018

Last night 600 people came together to create a spectacular show of support for Mend Our Mountains – a human light chain stretching for two miles. Now is your chance to get a memento of the event.
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Harrison’s Rock: Isolated Buttress update

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21/05/2018

Following the removal of the loose boulder, previously used to step across from the mainland to the Isolated Buttress at Harrison’s Rocks, climbers, the Harrisons Rocks Management Group (HRMG) and BMC have been deliberating about the best course of action for future access to the pinnacle.
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Your AGM: Elect the candidates you want to run the BMC

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16/05/2018

Decide who you want to see running the BMC. This year, candidates are running for election to the positions of BMC President, Vice-President, and Independent Director. Read about them below.
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Volunteers wanted: be part of a spectacular night-time adventure to support Mend Our Mountains

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19/04/2018

Hundreds of volunteers are needed to ‘light up’ the Peak District’s Great Ridge, joining TV presenter Julia Bradbury to create a spectacular show of support for Mend Our Mountains. Here’s how you can be one of them.
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Get out there and raise money for Mend Our Mountains

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10/04/2018

Do you want to take on a challenge and raise money for Mend Our Mountains at the same time? Download our new fundraising pack to help you on your way.
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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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