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e-Newsletter January 2009

Happy new year! Many of us will have made new year resolutions to get fit and to make the most of our fabulous countryside by getting outdoors more to go climbing and hill walking. The BMC has just published a Green Guide to the Uplands which brings together good practice advice on how to care for the fragile upland landscape. Why not make it your resolution to take a look at how you can make your visits to the uplands even greener?

Thank you for your continued support of the BMC in 2009.

Dave Turnbull, BMC CEO

Latest BMC News
Green Guide to the uplands
This booklet contains essential information on the mountain environment and how BMC members can do their best to care for the fragile upland landscape.
Craig y Forwyn – change to access situation
New information has come to light and the access situation at Craig y Forwyn has changed.
British Team Trials Results
British Team Trials took place on the 6th and 7th December 2008 at EICA - Ratho, on their brand new articulated competition wall.
Is there a future for pegs in British climbing?
Should we continue to use pegs as semi-permanent anchors, or is it time to retire them from active service?
Former BMC President awarded OBE
Mountaineer George Band has been awarded the OBE for services to mountaineering and charity.
Get Your Skis On!
If you're going skiing this winter be sure to pack the Off Piste Essentials DVD!
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