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e-Newsletter January 2019

Happy New Year. Now’s the time for planning new challenges, and we’re no different: we’ve just launched a new survey to discover what you want in adventure content. By filling it in, you could win £100 and you’ll definitely be helping shape the future of BMC TV. Fill in the survey here.

And if you’re planning your own winter adventure, don’t forget that there’s 15% off our European AMT Alpine and Ski insurance. See you on the slopes.

Latest BMC News
Help shape the future of BMC TV
What makes a great outdoor film or clip for you? Now is your chance to tell us. Help shape the future of BMC TV, and you could win £100.
Job opportunity: BMC Governance & Compliance Officer
Are you well organised with a background in governance and compliance? The BMC is seeking an experienced individual to champion and lead on this vital area of work across the organisation, and to ensure our compliance with a range of internal and external regulations and legislation.
Upcoming BMC Area Meeting dates
Come along to the next meeting in your BMC Area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.
Climbing higher: a look back at a massive year for Mend Our Mountains
Don’t be fooled – something good actually happened in 2018 and 2019. With your help, Mend Our Mountains has raised more than £800,000 over the course of a year packed with spectacular events, magnificent individual efforts and big pledges of support. Here are seven of the highlights.
BMC Equality survey 2019
In line with our ongoing commitment to providing equal opportunities we would be very grateful if you could assist us by completing our equality survey which should take less than a minute!
BMC Climbing charity fundraiser 2019
The BMC is running a fundraising campaign from the 15-22 March 2019 to help some 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.
Future Access to Harrison's Rocks Isolated Buttress
The full report detailing the options and decisions taken by the BMC's Land Management Group and Harrison's Rocks Management Group regarding future access to the Isolated Buttress is now available.
Nathan Phillips climbs Gecko assis 8B+
Nathan Phillips, reigning British Bouldering Champion and member of the GB Climbing Team, has just climbed Gecko assis, a classic 8B+ boulder in Rocher de Boligny, Fontainebleau. It's his second of the grade and, amazingly, Nathan reckons it wasn't even at his limit.
New club membership for under 11's
Here at the BMC we understand the importance of families, and we want BMC-affiliated clubs to be able to better support their members who have children and wish to include them in club activities, so that’s why we’ve introduced a new club package.
Student club instructor support
We know the past few years have been tough for student clubs, so we’re providing support to help your club leaders get skilled up with a qualified instructor to then be able to help your novice members!
2019 national climbing competition schedule
The BMC is pleased to present the calendar for national competitions in 2019.
Welsh Climbing Championships 2019
The premier climbing competition in Wales is back and it's heading to the Beacon Climbing Centre in Caernarfon! Open to both adult and youth climbers, competitors will rope up and take to the wall to compete for the title of best climber in Wales! New this year is the 45+ veteran category, find out how to sign up below.
Calling North West climbers and hill walkers
The BMC’s North West Area has a new team and is on the lookout for keen people with a range of skills to help create a vibrant feel to the local area.
Pembroke: 2018 success and 2019 Range West
Climbers and wildlife both had a great year at Pembrokeshire in 2018. With some great ascents, a successful bird and seal breeding year and climbers sticking to the agreed restrictions, it was a "win-win" for all! Read on also for details of the 2019 Range West access briefings.
15% off annual BMC Alpine & Ski Travel Insurance in Europe
In a tight spot? BMC Travel Insurance is serious about making sure our members are covered for any occurrence, which is why we provide £10 million emergency medical cover. And to sweeten the deal, this winter from 1 January get 15% off all annual Alpine & Ski policies in Europe.
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