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Staggering record of female-led adventure entries to the 2019 Women in Adventure Film Competition

YOUTH & EQUITY

Staggering record of female-led adventure entries to the 2019 Women in Adventure Film Competition

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16/01/2019

We’ve been flooded with a wave of fantastic fresh entries to the fifth annual BMC TV & Womenclimb Women in Adventure Film Competition. A whopping 33 films were entered this year, with a £1,200 prize pool up for grabs. The busy filmmakers and athletes have put down their cameras, taken off their trainers and are ready to share their doses of adventure with you.
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MEMBERSHIP

Are you serious? Our offer on Alpine and Ski insurance is too good to miss

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03/01/2019

There's snow joke here: BMC Travel Insurance is serious about making sure our members are covered for any occurrence, which is why we provide £10 million emergency medical cover. And this winter, get 15% off all annual Alpine & Ski policies in Europe.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

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28/11/2018

Did you know that you can check the winter conditions in the Lake District from anywhere? There are live monitoring systems on Great End - one of the most reliable Lakes winter crags, and another on Helvellyn - an incredibly popular but also botanically sensitive winter venue.
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SKILLS

Winter skills films series one: The Basics

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22/11/2018

Confused by crampons? Hacked off by axes? Afraid of avalanches? In association with the Association of Mountain Instructors, Lowe Alpine and DMM, BMC TV presents four series of winter skills films to help you get it white.
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CLUBS

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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CLUBS

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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YOUTH & EQUITY

BMC Equality survey 2019

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09/01/2019

In line with our ongoing commitment to providing equal opportunities we would be very grateful if you could assist us by completing our equality survey which should take less than a minute!
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LATEST MOUNTAINEERING 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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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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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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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