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The British Bouldering Championships 2021

COMPETITIONS

The British Bouldering Championships 2021

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17/06/2021

Are you ready? We're excited to announce the return of the La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships after a two-year hiatus. Take part to see if all your #quarantraining has paid off! Full details below:
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Caff completes Extreme Rock

It’s one of the most impressive achievements in British climbing: James McHaffie, BMC Youth and Equity Officer, has ticked the entire list of routes from Ken Wilson’s Extreme Rock book. Let’s find out more.
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PRESS

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival is back this July

In a unique year for adventure filmmaking, ShAFF is back! Tickets are on sale now for the 2021 festival which takes place at the Showroom Cinema from 9-11 July. Here's our run down of what to expect:
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WALLS

Want to climb indoors? Check the latest guidance

As things start to open up, we take a look at the latest rules and guidance for indoor climbing in England and Wales. Pulling on the plastic may be back on the menu but check the do's and don'ts first to make sure you and others have a safe and enjoyable time.
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2021 BMC Volunteer Award winners announced

GENERAL

2021 BMC Volunteer Award winners announced

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19/05/2021

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 BMC Volunteer Awards. The deserving winners are volunteers from across a wide range of BMC areas, who have all been instrumental in contributing to the BMC's work in access, technical committee, youth development, paraclimbing and our equity committees.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Yorkshire volunteers pave the way at Almscliff

With Covid restrictions easing in England, volunteers in the Yorkshire area took the opportunity to give the previously muddy approach path from the roadside parking to the crag at Almscliff some TLC.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Suspension Bridge Buttress summer restrictions

The iconic Suspension Bridge Buttress in the Avon Gorge will be closed from 8am-6pm during the week from 17th May-6th August 2021 whilst engineering works take place to stabilise the face and prevent future rockfall. Colin Knowles, one of the BMC's Bristol based Access Reps tells us more...
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Respect the Wild: don

As Britain escapes lockdown, home-grown adventure is set to explode this summer. But what special skills do you need to know if you’re heading up into the wilds of our hills and mountains? To help everyone Respect The Wild, we've launched a new series of advice codes and films that reveal the secrets for sustainable and successful wilderness trips.
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Love where you climb: Respect the Rock

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Love where you climb: Respect the Rock

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25/03/2021

Outdoor climbing is a real experience on natural crags. Now, these special places need your help to protect them for the future. Remember to leave no trace, think of your impact on the environment and respect others.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Government announces proposals for four new protected areas across England

Following the Landscapes Review, which was published in September 2019, Government and Natural England have now set out proposals for four new protected areas across England, alongside ambitious plans to examine how more areas could benefit from landscape improvements, and deliver more for people and nature.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Co-op withdraws disposable barbecues from sale in National Park stores

Co-op announces it will no longer sell disposable barbecues in 130 of its stores situated inside National Parks and within a one-mile radius of them following a campaign between organisations. Hannah Mitchell reports:
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CLUBS

Clubs Are Open

Welcome to the home page for the new club promotion campaign "Clubs Are Open"
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