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Unauthorised encampments and trespass

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Unauthorised encampments and trespass

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21/02/2020

There are concerns that government are considering moves to turn trespass from a civil offence to a criminal one. In a public consultation that is currently out for comment, it has been suggested that police powers could be strengthened to force people to move on from unauthorised encampments. The BMC is concerned however, that there could be unintentional consequences of the proposals around issues such as wild camping.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Emma Twyford and The Big Bang: on tour

Watch the award-winning Big Bang film in cinemas and Patagonia stores this March. Join top climber Emma Twyford, comedian Niall Grimes and filmmaker David Petts, as BMC TV and Patagonia present a very special five-date Big Bang Tour.
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COMPETITIONS

Shauna Coxsey first Team GB sport climber

Shauna Coxsey today became the first sport climber selected to represent Team GB at the Olympic Games.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The future of Stanage: have your say

A public consultation is currently running to gather views on the future management of the North Lees Estate which contains a large section of the iconic Stanage Edge. The BMC is responding to this consultation but we are encouraging individual climbers and walkers who are passionate about this landscape to respond too. We have written this article to give some background and context for those who are not familiar with the situation the estate finds itself in.
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Sheffield Adventure Film Festival tickets go on sale for 2020

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival tickets go on sale for 2020

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30/01/2020

ShAFF is calling on people who love the outdoors to seek out acts of adventurous rebellion as it launches ticket sales for this year’s festival, which takes place at the Showroom Cinema from 20-22 March.
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MEMBERSHIP

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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MEMBERSHIP

Plas y Brenin: exclusive BMC member discounts

We’ve been working on some special offers for BMC members with our partners at Plas y Brenin, the National Outdoor Centre. Keep reading to discover how to access discounted skills courses for yourself or get a great deal when you take your club to Plas y Brenin.
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SKILLS

Trad tips: how to lead Severe

With spring coming, it'll soon be time to dust off the trad rack and get out on some real rock. This year could be the year you lead Severe! Whether you’ve been stuck at VDiff for a while, you’re keen to push on after last year’s development or you’re preparing for Mountain Training’s Rock Climbing Instructor qualification, let's find out how to progress to that grade:
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Youth Climbing Series Grand Final 2020

COMPETITIONS

Youth Climbing Series Grand Final 2020

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20/02/2020

The BMC Youth Climbing Series Grand Final is a two-day event which takes place at the end of all the regional rounds.
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CLUBS

Pinnacle Club secures National Lottery support for centenary plans

Great news for the Pinnacle Club - a national club for women climbers – as it has been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £70,000, to create a multimedia archive to mark the club's centenary in 2021.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC Paraclimbing Series

This year's Paraclimbing series starts on Sunday 23 February at Awesome Walls Sheffield.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Partnerships update: Organisational Development Group

After being appointed the new BMC partnerships manager, Rob Bishop has been hard at work reviewing current partnerships and scoping out new ones. Let's hear what he's been up to so far:
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