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Feeling peaky? Get 25% off Alpine and Ski insurance

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Feeling peaky? Get 25% off Alpine and Ski insurance

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14/05/2018

Feeling peaky? Take BMC Alpine and Ski insurance with 25% off this summer. That works out at annual cover for £141!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Access news: BMC launches new RAD app

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03/04/2018

Just launched: a shiny new RAD app that's much more functional than previous versions and works across iOS and Android devices. New features like navigation to parking, massively improved searches and weather/tidal information should make it your new best friend. Oh and did we mention it's free to download? Here's the full story...
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CLUBS

BMC Clubs & Huts Seminar 2018

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18/05/2018

BMC Clubs & Huts Seminar 2018 - Saturday 16th June
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Win prizes worth £1,000: #AlpineAdventures competition

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03/05/2018

Alpine adventurers: find out how to win free prizes with your pictures. All the info here:
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SKILLS

Bank holiday warning: snow joke

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03/05/2018

Hill walkers urged to treat long-lying snow patches with caution this May Bank Holiday 2018, says Mountaineering Scotland.
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CLUBS

BMC Student safety seminar 2018

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26/04/2018

The BMC Student Safety and Good Practice Seminar is a must if you're involved in running a student climbing, hill walking or mountaineering club. The seminar will be held at Plas y Brenin in North Wales on Saturday 13th and Sunday the 14th of October 2018.
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HUTS

Alex MacIntyre Memorial Hut AGM 2018

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05/04/2018

The 2018 AGM for the management committee of the Alex MacIntyre Memorial hut is due on Saturday 14th April.
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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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1212/05/2018West Bromwich MC coach meet – Brecon Beacons (open invitation to BMC members)
Edward Street car park
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Stanage Popular End
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1515/05/2018BMC Constitution: the way ahead
St Thomas Centre
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2020/05/2018Southern Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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