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e-Newsletter December 2011

Unique Christmas Gift – Joe Brown / Ron Fawcett / Eric Jones signed print

We relaunched the BMC Access & Conservation Trust this year and Phil Gibson has done a superb limited edition line drawing of Craig Bwlch y Moch, Tremadog to help raise funds for the Trust. There are fewer than 50 prints remaining at a special pre-Christmas discount price. Each print is individually hand-signed by all three climbing legends. I’ve even bought one myself (at full price – no staff discount before you ask) and it looks great above the mantelpiece.

Order now from the BMC online shop

Season’s Greetings,
Dave Turnbull, BMC CEO

Latest BMC News
Women’s Climbing Symposium 2011 report
Women from around Britain met up for the Women’s Climbing Symposium at The Climbing Hangar in Liverpool on 5 November 2011. The event, organised by British Bouldering Champion Shauna Coxsey, attracted over 100 attendees.
The BMC – a home for hill walkers?
Whilst making the point in a recent interview that the BMC is a home for hill walkers, BMC CEO Dave Turnbull mentioned that a former BMC Treasurer, who is a keen hill walker, had done all the Munros and Marilyns.
Staffordshire Wildlife Trust to manage Roaches
The all important decision over the future of the Roaches has been made today, with the announcement that Staffordshire Wildlife Trust will take on a 125 year lease of the estate.
Hill skills: winter mountaineering
Travelling through the British hills when they are plastered with snow is incredibly rewarding, and can offer some of the most memorable days out of the year. But the combination of short days and bitterly cold arctic weather systems can present challenges to the unwary mountaineer.
Find a climbing wall
Climbing walls are a great way to start climbing and to stay fit. We’ve made it easy for you to discover local climbing wall in your area. Take a look at our BMC Climbing Wall Finder.
New Patrons for the BMC
The BMC is delighted to have appointed Doug Scott CBE and Lord (Tony) Greaves as Patrons.
Wind farms: next steps
What is the current BMC position on windfarms? Dr Cath Flitcroft, BMC Access Officer, explains what's been going on following the BMC Windfarm Seminar in Llanberis.
What's new in the BMC online shop - December
Check out the latest additions to the shop, as well as some Christmas Special Offers.
BMC office - Christmas closure
The BMC office will be closed for Christmas and New Year from midday on Friday 23 December and will reopen for business as usual on Tuesday 3 January.
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