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Army of outdoor enthusiasts harvest a panda’s worth of rubbish from the Peak District

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Army of outdoor enthusiasts harvest a panda’s worth of rubbish from the Peak District

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19/05/2017

Parts of the Peak District attract more than their fair share of rubbish – but after well over 100 volunteers blitzed a litter hotspot in the Peak District, one particular corner is looking a lot better.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Meet the new team at the top of the BMC

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09/05/2017

From a technologist to a CEO; a qualified barrister to director of the Women's Climbing Symposium. Meet your new voluntary team at the top of the BMC.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Meet Nick Kurth: the BMC’s new acting president

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08/05/2017

Nick Kurth caught the bug early on: from scrambling up slabs in the Lake District as a youth on a school trip, to the likes of reading his way through as much mountain literature as he could lay his hands on. Here the BMC's new acting president talks about finding his passion and fitting it around his career.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Free to watch: The Bothy Project

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24/04/2017

Awesome news: yet another award-winning BMC TV film is going public. If you haven't seen it yet, The Bothy Project is now free to watch. Find out how here.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Pembroke Festival of Climbing

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22/05/2017

The first ever BMC supported Pembrokeshire Festival of Climbing is being held this weekend at Bosherston in south Pembrokeshire. Organised by keen local climbers and with a great forecast, good tides, lots of bacon butties and a free talk by BMC ambassador James McHaffie this promises to be the "mother" of all climbing meets!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Manifesto: General Election 2017

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22/05/2017

Ahead of the election on 8 June, the BMC is challenging politicians to recognise the huge value of outdoor recreation in their manifestos and policies, while also understanding the need to protect the special qualities of the outdoors for the benefit of all.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

This Girl Can: Get back into climbing

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15/05/2017

At the recent This Girl Can photo-shoot we met Nikki who used to climb in her 20’s but then work, family and new hobbies came along and she hasn’t climbed for a few years. We caught up with Nikki to find out more about her climbing plans.
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Wild Country - ascending a rope from a free hanging position using a Ropeman

30/08/2012

In this short video Steve Long demonstrates the classic use of Wild Country's ubiquitous Ropeman devices in one of their primary emergency roles - ascending a rope from a free hanging position.
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606/05/2017Training your Novice Club Members weekend
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1212/05/2017Pinnacle Club Open Meet – Peak District
RO (Bob) Downes Hut
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2121/05/2017Southern Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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2626/05/2017South Wales Area Meeting
YHA Manorbier
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101/06/2017London & South East Area Meeting and George Cave talk
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303/06/2017BMC first aid & mountain medicine weekend
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