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BMC Hill walking symposium aims to inspire volunteers - programme now available

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Hill walking symposium aims to inspire volunteers - programme now available

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01/11/2018

Are you a hill walker wanting to get more involved with the BMC? Are you passionate about big issues affecting the hills and mountains, like litter, erosion, open access or rewilding? Then come along to the BMC Hill Walking Symposium - there are a few places still available.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Kendal Mountain Festival: our top 5 picks

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15/10/2018

Kendal Mountain Festival is fast approaching. To help you make the weekend count, we've put together our top five picks. All currently have tickets still available, but don't wait too long...
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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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MEDICAL

BMC Mountain Medicine weekend 2019

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15/11/2018

Join top doctors for a weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage next June.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Ben Tibbetts becomes second Brit to summit all 4,000m UIAA Alpine peaks

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09/11/2018

Ben Tibbetts, adventure photographer and IFMGA mountain guide, has now become the second British climber to summit all 82 of the 4,000m Alpine peaks recognised by the UIAA. However, the accolades to the achievement were only secondary to his goal to finish off his long-term project, the beautiful photo guidebook Alpenglow.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climb-it Change: 10 tips to mitigate it

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07/11/2018

The current outlook for climate change appears extremely serious with the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2018 report showing that urgent action is required now to stop some of its worst effects which may be on the doorstep much earlier than expected, potentially only 11-20 years away.
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INTERNATIONAL

Community Action Nepal wins UIAA Mountain Protection Award

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07/11/2018

Community Action Nepal (CAN), a charity which has been operating in Nepal for over 20 years, was announced as the sixth winner of the annual UIAA Mountain Protection Award at the 2018 UIAA General Assembly in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in early October.
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LATEST MOUNTAINEERING 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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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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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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