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How to tick your dream sport project

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to tick your dream sport project

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09/10/2019

How should you go about choosing a sport project and successfully repointing it? Pro climbers, mountain instructors and performance coaches offer their advice. Top tips from Steve McClure, Emma Twyford, Katy Whittaker, Neil Gresham, Matt Woodfield, Be Fuller and Sam Farnsworth.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

12 bouldering mistakes you won't want to make

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16/09/2019

Learn these twelve bouldering commandments off by rote and you'll be on your way to bouldering heaven this autumn. Includes tips from Tom Greenall, Imogen Horrocks, Jim Pope, Tom Bunn and BMC readers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Changing behaviours access conference 2019

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09/10/2019

This year the BMC access conference on Thursday 14 November will look at how we can influence positive behaviour in the outdoors in order to continue to care for the places we love.
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SKILLS

Six ways to pinpoint your location

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30/09/2019

Can you find north and estimate your latitude using the stars? Do you know how to find your location in order to explain it to the Mountain Rescue in an emergency? Do you know how to take a grid reference and a bearing? What communication device could you take with you when going into the hills alone, in case of an emergency outside phone reception? There's something for everyone in this skills article.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Emma Twyford becomes first British woman to break 9a barrier

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19/09/2019

Emma Twyford has just made history, by becoming the first British woman to break the 9a barrier with her ascent of The Big Bang at Lower Pen Trywn. Sarah Stirling caught up with Emma who went straight back to work routesetting for the BMC British Lead Climbing Championships yesterday - with a bit of a prosecco hangover.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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17/09/2019

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Hazel Findlay: the climb within

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11/09/2019

BMC ambassador Hazel Findlay is famed for her cool, calm and collected climbing style. But, as she explains, anyone can train their mind to not only improve their climbing, but maybe their life.
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LATEST ROCK CLIMBING VIDEOS

INTERNATIONAL

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Mina Leslie-Wujastyk: Rocklands 2013

25/09/2013

In the summer of 2013 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk spent six weeks in Rocklands, South Africa. Over the coming weeks BMC TV will release four short films showing some of her accomplishments whilst there. From highballs to lowballs, crimps to slopers, tech to burl, follow Mina on her journey to battle frustration and reap the rewards in one of the most beautiful, picturesque climbing areas in the world. This trailer will whet your appetite for what's to come!
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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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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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404/10/2019IFSC European Climbing Championships 2019
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
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808/10/2019Lecture: How to keep going until the wheels drop off…and beyond – Stockport
Heaton Moor Sports Club
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1212/10/2019BMC Student Safety Seminar 2019
Plas y Brenin
1313/10/2019West Bromwich MC coach meet – Howgill Fells (open invitation to BMC members)
Edward Street car park
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Outside
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2020/10/2019Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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