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Sweet dreams: why do big brands crave climbers?

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Sweet dreams: why do big brands crave climbers?

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14/08/2017

Coke has started to sponsor pro climbers. Should the climbing community embrace support from big drinks brands or fight back against their sugary fingers? Hazel Findlay takes a look at this sticky issue.
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GENERAL

Ten of the best walking and climbing magazines

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11/08/2017

Even in the age of web clickbait, print still has the power to inspire and inform your outdoor experiences. Here are 10 of our favourite walking and climbing magazines.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb 6a: 14 expert tips

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27/07/2017

Climb grade 5 outdoor sport routes, but want to progress? Getting solid and comfortable climbing 6a will open up a lot of crags to you. But how do you start pushing your comfort zone, and what should you focus on? Two climbing instructors give their top tips.
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COMPETITIONS

Huge GB Climbing Team at Munich IFSC Bouldering World Cup

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17/08/2017

We’ve a whole host of heroes representing us at the final IFSC Boulder World Cup of the 2017 season. While BMC ambassador Shauna Coxsey already has enough points to defend her title of IFSC Boulder World Cup Champion, with the majority of the team there we can’t wait to see how they all do! Find out how to watch below.
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COMPETITIONS

Bronze for Jim Pope at EYC in Mittdorf

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17/08/2017

Another round of great results from the GB Climbing Team at the European Youth Cup for Lead in Mitterdorf, Austria. Half of the team made it into finals and another podium and bronze medal was won by Jim Pope. Awesome work team! Find out more and full results below.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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17/08/2017

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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COMPETITIONS

Friendly and fun: BMC Paraclimbing Series 2017

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09/08/2017

Open to all aspiring paraclimbers, the BMC and Climb Scotland Paraclimbing Series is a friendly competition aimed at giving people an authentic competitive experience. This series is organised by the BMC, Climb Scotland, Manchester Climbing Centre, Newcastle Climbing Centre, Edinburgh International Climbing Arena and the Castle Climbing Centre, London.
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LATEST INDOOR CLIMBING VIDEOS

GEAR

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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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GEAR

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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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SKILLS

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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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