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Down with animal cruelty: The no fluff story

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Down with animal cruelty: The no fluff story

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20/09/2017

Is wearing down set to become as controversial as wearing animal fur? As animal welfare charity PETA campaigns for it to be banned, Sarah Stirling finds out the facts behind the feathers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

How to: become a Horseshoe Hero

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29/08/2017

Help support the BMC's rebolting of Horseshoe Quarry and become a Horseshoe Hero! Rewards for pledging range from Hero t-shirts to adopting routes, sculptures made from the old bolts and chains, or even masterclasses with 9b bolt-wad and BMC ambassador Steve McClure. Find out more.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Autumn Rocks! Book your BMC travel insurance now

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19/06/2017

We love autumn and we love bargains! So we're giving everyone 15% off all European single-trip rock policies until 31 October 2017. That means 10-day travel insurance for rock climbing costs only £37.
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HUTS

Whillans Hut available at short notice

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21/09/2017

The iconic Don Whillans Hut at the Roaches has spaces available at short notice for a weekend booking. Book now to spend a weekend at this unique location!
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GEAR

Online climbing gear: are you buying safe equipment?

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20/09/2017

It's becoming common to shop online rather than take time out from our busy lives to physically visit a shop. The convenience, range of choice, and often better prices, make buying online incredibly attractive. But don't be caught out: there are some nasty surprises awaiting the unwary!
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YOUTH & EQUITY

First timers: the Schools Climbing Festival in the North West

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20/09/2017

Do you remember your first climbing experience? Almost 200 young people from across the Fylde Coast got their first taste of climbing at a festival held at Blackpool Sixth Form College.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC calls members to support New Access for Wales

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14/09/2017

Truly radical and exciting proposals for extending and improving access to the outdoors in Wales have been put forward by the Welsh Government in its consultation paper: “Taking Forward Wales’ Sustainable Management of Natural Resources”. Read on to see how climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers can support this.
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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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202/09/2017BMC WiltonFest 2017
Wilton 2 Quarry
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505/09/2017North Wales Area Meeting & Nepal expedition talk
Vaynol Arms
606/09/2017Lakes Area Meeting
Kong Adventure
707/09/2017London & South East Area Meeting and Masha Gordon talk
The Old King's Head
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909/09/2017South West Area Meeting
The Moorland
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1111/09/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Paul Clarke talk
The Wheatley Arms
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1313/09/2017Peak Area Meeting
The Maynard
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1515/09/2017Pinnacle Club Open Meet – Snowdonia
Emily Kelly Hut
1616/09/2017Outdoor First Aid Course
Cefn Goch,
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2020/09/2017Mountainfilm on Tour – London
Royal Geographical Society
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2222/09/2017BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2017
Pitton Cross Caravan & Camping Park
2323/09/2017BMC Peak Area Hill Walk – Higher Shelf Stones and Bleaklow
The bus turn-around
2424/09/2017BMC Yorkshire Area Hill Walk – Crookrise Crag
Skipton Bus Station
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3030/09/2017BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – Ditchling Beacon
Hassocks railway station
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