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Near-miss and incident reporting system goes live

SKILLS

Near-miss and incident reporting system goes live

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11/04/2019

The BMC has launched an Incident and Near-miss reporting system for walkers, climbers and mountaineers in partnership with Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC campaign wins open access to the Welsh coast

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11/04/2019

In a big win for a key part of a long-running BMC campaign to improve access in Wales, walkers and climbers should be able to freely access coastal areas and sea cliffs as a part of a shake-up of access law recently announced by the Welsh Government.
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CLUBS

Student Clubs New Committee Members webinar

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16/04/2019

Join us on Facebook Live on Wednesday 8th May for essential info for new Student Club committees!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Win a guided rock climbing session with BMC Ambassador James McHaffie

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05/04/2019

We're offering you the chance to win a half-day of guided rock climbs and coaching in Langdale, Lake District with experienced Lakeland climber and BMC Ambassador James McHaffie.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Coming soon: the BMC Northumberland Festival

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04/04/2019

After the last hugely successful BMC NE Festival, which took place in 2017, we're back for another weekend of NE action. The event will take place on the second weekend in May this year - this time in Northumberland. It promises to be a great weekend of walking, climbing, bouldering, eating and drinking, based at at Greencarts Farm Campsite, between Hexham and Wark. We're very excited to have Mark Savage speaking at the event, with tales and photos of beautiful boulders, routes and landscapes from all over the county. Organiser Franco Cookson has all the details...
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SKILLS

From wall to rock: 8 top tips for new outdoor climbers

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04/04/2019

Transitioning from resin to rock is a really exciting opportunity to develop yourself and improve your climbing. However, it’s not always a smooth segue into crushing the same grade outdoors! To help, we’ve put together some top tips to help you get started.
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COMPETITIONS

GB Climbing all set for the international season to start!

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04/04/2019

The GB Climbing Squads have had a busy winter season preparing for the imminent IFSC international competition season.
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LATEST ROCK CLIMBING VIDEOS

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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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The Alpine Club
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3030/03/2019Climbers Against Cancer: Mountain March fundraising weekend
Climbers Against Cancer
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The Devonshire Dome
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606/04/2019Youth Open Lead Competition
Big Depot Climbing
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1313/04/2019BMC Youth Coach training weekend 2019
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303/05/2019Arc'teryx Big Mountain Weekend
Sticklebarn Tavern
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