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Student club instructor support

CLUBS

Student club instructor support

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17/11/2018

New support programme for student club members. Get skilled up with an instructor from Plas y Brenin at a reduced rate!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Need to know: the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018 report

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14/11/2018

The latest climbing injury research and news from the presenters and professionals at the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018. Find out what was discussed this year:
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad: latest update

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12/11/2018

The GB National Development Squad Selection event is taking place this weekend. As of 3pm today we can now confirm the places available in each category at the selection event.
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad and Selection Event Update

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09/11/2018

Latest information on the forthcoming GB National Development Squad Selection event on 17 and 18 November 2018 at Awesome Walls, Sheffield.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC brokers discussion between UIAA and IFSC

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06/11/2018

Ever since the IFSC split from the UIAA there has been concern, from some members of the BMC, that there is potential for friction between the two organisations.
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GEAR

Safety alert for Fixe lower-offs: updated

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02/11/2018

The DAV (German Alpine Club) have issued a safety alert for lower-off units from manufacturer Fixe, some of which have been reported to fail by cracking of one of the chain links. These units are primarily designed for use at indoor walls, but are also sometimes installed outside with the hangers mounted onto expansion bolts to provide an outdoor lower-off.
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BMC technical advice booklets

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12/10/2018

Want to know more about the equipment used for climbing and mountaineering? Our range of advice guides are full of useful information for experienced climbers and novices alike. We cover the different types and uses of equipment, the standards they must adhere to and detail essential care and maintenance tips.
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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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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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GEAR

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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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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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101/11/2018The role of the Technical Advisor
British Mountaineering Council, The Old Church
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303/11/2018Training Day for Committee Members
Awesome Walls Sheffield
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1010/11/2018BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018
Radisson Blu Hotel
1111/11/2018Act of Rembrance – Great Gable
Great Gable summit
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1919/11/2018BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting & Area AGM & Steph Dwyer talk
The Wheatley Arms
2020/11/2018BMC Cymru South Wales Area Meeting & Area AGM & Rhoslyn Frugtniet talk
Up and Under
2121/11/2018BMC Peak Area Meeting & Area AGM & Annual Quiz
The Maynard
2222/11/2018BMC London & South East Area Meeting & Area AGM & Kyrgyzstan talk
The Old King's Head
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2424/11/2018BMC South West Area Meeting & Area AGM
Nova Scotia Hotel
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2727/11/2018Dennis Gray lecture – A History of Climbing in West Yorkshire
Leeds Central Library
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2929/11/2018BMC North East Area Meeting & Area AGM & Haute Route talk
Newcastle Climbing Centre
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