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Instructor support for BMC clubs

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18/01/2019

New support programme for members of BMC affiliated clubs. Get skilled up with an instructor from Plas y Brenin at a reduced rate!
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COMPETITIONS

Edinburgh to host IFSC European Climbing Championships

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17/01/2019

Edinburgh is set to host the International Federation of Sport Climbing’s (IFSC) European Championships 2019 for lead and speed after being awarded the Championships by the international governing body.
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Clubs members - get trained with Mountain Training

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16/01/2019

One of the many benefits of being a BMC club member is the ability to access Mountain Training’s schemes, to help with your personal development and potentially the development of your club as well.
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New Indoor Climbing Assistant qualification from Mountain Training

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10/01/2019

Not ready to be an instructor, but love getting involved with running climbing sessions? Well you're in luck! A new climbing qualification has just been launched by Mountain Training, the Indoor Climbing Assistant.
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Get roped up: the BMC Youth Open Lead 2019

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09/01/2019

The BMC Youth Open Lead competition will take place at The Big Depot in Leeds on Saturday 6 April 2019 (Please note: this is a change from the originally announced venue due to council work that may effect roads at that time). Competitors will pit their strength against two tricky qualification routes to try and claim a place in the final. Will you be signing up?
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YCS 2019: Round 1 Start Times

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09/01/2019

We hope you’re all looking forward to the first round of the Youth Climbing Series 2019 this Saturday 12 January. The format for the boulder round is three hours, ten problems and five attempts per problem. You can find the start times for your region below.
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It's crunch time: the BMC Youth Open Bouldering 2019

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09/01/2019

The BMC Youth Open Bouldering Event is a great competition for all enthusiasts and will take place at Rock Over Climbing Centre in Manchester, the home of the GB Senior Squad's training wall, on 16 February 2019.
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LATEST INDOOR CLIMBING VIDEOS

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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Caring for equipment

23/01/2013

Taken from the BMC Rock Essentials DVD, this film explains the basic steps needed to make sure that your climbing gear such rope, harness and helmet is safe to use. It shows some useful tips on how and when to check your gear, when to retire it, and where to get more information from manufacturers. More on the Rock Essentials DVD here: thebmc.co.uk/rock-climbing-essentials-dvd?s=2
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Dan Middleton: testing to destruction at Kendal

23/11/2012

How strong is your climbing equipment? Witness the destruction as the BMC's Technical and Safety Officer Dan Middleton takes his sling-breaker roadshow to the Kendal Film Festival
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