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Scarred Scafell Pike: The struggle to control erosion on England’s highest mountain

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Scarred Scafell Pike: The struggle to control erosion on England’s highest mountain

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18/01/2018

With foot traffic at an all-time high, paths on England's highest mountain are being eroded faster than they can be repaired. We speak to Fix the Fells ranger Liam Prior about the huge challenge of getting the damage under control – and how the BMC and Mend Our Mountains is helping.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Emma Twyford climbs Mind Control

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18/02/2018

On Friday, 16 February, Emma Twyford redpointed Mind Control, a 50m 8c at Oliana, making her the 5th British female to climb a sport climb of this difficulty. We caught up with Emma to get the low down:
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SKILLS

BMC Alpine Skills Lectures 2018 #AlpineAdventures

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07/02/2018

Get ready for your alpine adventures at one of our alpine skills lectures this April. Tickets on sale beginning of March.
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LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

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01/02/2018

Come along to the next meeting in your area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Climbing4all: the challenging charity fundraiser

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30/01/2018

The BMC is running a fundraising campaign from the 17-23 March 2018 to help 12 UK based charities that work through the medium of climbing and the outdoors. Teams from schools, universities, climbing clubs and individuals can sign up to raise money for one of the charities through one of our climbing challenges or make up their own.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC Organisational Review Group Newsletter: January 2018

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24/01/2018

The January newsletter from the independent BMC Organisational Review Group proposes a revised timeline for consideration and adoption of the group’s recommendations.
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LOCAL AREAS

Latest online news from the Peak Area: January 2018

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23/01/2018

The January 2018 issue of the BMC Peak Area Newsletter is now online, keeping you informed about what’s happening in the region, including details of the next BMC Peak Area Meeting.
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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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