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e-Newsletter July 2017
Welcome

The British Bouldering Championships 2017 takes place this weekend in Sheffield. If you can’t make it, be sure to catch BMC ambassador Shauna Coxsey and the rest of the athletes live on the BMC website this Sunday. Use #BBCs2017 on social media for your chance to win prizes on the day.

The BMC’s independent organisational review is now well underway and we’ll be asking for your input soon. Keep up to date by reading the monthly newsletters and find out more with our interview of Ray Wigglesworth QC, chair of the Organisational Review Group.

If you’re interested in getting into Alpine climbing make sure you read through the new BMC New Alpinists booklet, free to download or order from the BMC shop.

Latest BMC News
BMC Organisational Review Group Newsletter: June 2017
The June newsletter from the independent BMC Organisational Review Group, featuring the steps the Review Group has decided upon taking before making any recommendations for changes.
Meet Ray Wigglesworth and the BMC Organisational Review Group
Headed by independent chair Ray Wigglesworth QC, the BMC organisational review is now fully underway. Not knowing much about the mystery man at the top, we got hold of Ray to find out a bit more about him, what the Organisational Review is all about, and how BMC members can contribute to the process.
Who to watch? The contenders of the BBCs 2017
There’s a bunch of wads turning up at the British Bouldering Championships 2017, but who’s favourite to win? Will Matt Cousins retain his crown? Can anyone best Shauna Coxsey in a bouldering competition? Let’s find out.
How to: watch the British Bouldering Championships 2017 livestream
The BMC British Bouldering Championships 2017 returns to centre stage, right in the heart of Sheffield city centre at Devonshire Green, on 8-9 July. Find out why you should visit to cheer on your favourite, but if you can't make it, then tune in to watch the livestreams here.
New Alpinists booklet: your first steps to alpine climbing
People of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can enjoy alpinism, but if the prospect of learning new skills in a harsh and complex environment seems a little bit daunting, then our new booklet will help to guide you along your first steps as an alpine climber.
Snowdon: Have your say
Yr Wyddfa (or Snowdon to most visitors) is possibly the most visited mountain in the world. With nearly half a million climbers and walkers a year visiting its slopes and a tourist train carrying another two hundred thousand visitors to the summit, there are significant management challenges. Snowdonia National Park wants your views on its plans to manage this iconic peak.
Why the BMC needs Commercial Partnerships
With recent changes to Sport England funding, the BMC has been exploring alternative funding options, including turning to our friends in the outdoor industry for help. Read on if you want to know more about our plans for partnerships.
Autumn Rocks! Book your BMC travel insurance now
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.
Brand new BMC Climb tee
Climb walls, rock, hills, ice or mountains? You'll love our new t-shirt. Made with certified 100% organic cotton, it's the perfect design for every supporter of the BMC.
Get skilled up with the BMC on a club member training course
Are you a BMC club member wanting to learn new skills? Come along to one of our safety training courses to learn about outdoor first aid or improvised rescue for climbers.
Young British Alpinists session in North Wales
Are you a young, keen British alpinist? The BMC and The Alpine Club have teamed up to launch a new process to help talented British alpine climbers improve their skills and knowledge about expedition climbing.
ACCESS NEWS: issues at Malham, Kilnsey
Malham has been experiencing its usual seasonal surge in popularity over the last few months and we’re now entering the most popular time of year for Kilnsey. Unfortunately, poor parking and thoughtless behaviour by a small number of climbers could result in access problems for everyone.
How to scramble: Top 5 to convert you
Not sure if scrambling is for you? Want to give it a try but don't know where to start? Find out everything you need to know from our top five of the best UK scrambles, become an instant convert, and get all the skills from our videos.
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