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MTE is recruiting two Independent Directors

BMC ORGANISATION

MTE is recruiting two Independent Directors

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17/01/2017

Help contribute to the present and future of mountaineering, climbing and walking by working with Mountaineering England, who is currently recruiting for two new independent directors to join its Board.
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INTERNATIONAL

Go ski touring with Mountaineering Ireland

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13/01/2017

Mountaineering Ireland is inviting BMC members to their ski mountaineering meet this March.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Avian flu outbreak: advice for climbers & walkers

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10/01/2017

DEFRA has recently confirmed three cases of avian flu (bird flu) in Lincolnshire, Carmarthenshire and North Yorkshire. But what does this mean for climbers and walkers?
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SKILLS

The Ten Commandments of winter walking

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07/01/2017

A scripture-inspired guide to surviving and thriving in the British hills as a walker this winter. Go forth and play.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Off-piste skills: the essentials

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05/01/2017

Want to learn the most essential off-piste skills? Or perhaps you just need a quick refresh before your trip? Don't miss BMC TV's handy little series of three-minute videos starring IFMGA Mountain Guide Joe Vallone, as he demonstrates a number of crucial backcountry skills.
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INTERNATIONAL

List of general mountaineering grants

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03/01/2017

A list of organisations, Trusts, commercial companies and charities that are able to provide funding support for trips. Be sure to check out each organisation's awarding criteria carefully before making an application to avoid disappointment and also wasting your time.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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03/01/2017

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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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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1111/01/2017An Evening with Jasmin Paris – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
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1414/01/2017South West Area Meeting
The Quay Climbing Centre
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2020/01/2017Brit Rock Film Tour – Leeds
The Leeds Wall
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2626/01/2017London & South East Area Meeting and Heather Geluk talk
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101/02/2017Midlands Area Meeting & Maddy Cope talk
Old Edwardians Sports Club
202/02/2017North Wales Area Meeting
The Belle Vue Hotel
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404/02/2017Training your Novice Club Members (Winter Skills) weekend
Plas y Brenin
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