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How does Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect your BMC Travel Insurance policy?

PRESS

How does Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect your BMC Travel Insurance policy?

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16/09/2021

Travel has been disrupted around the world since Coronavirus hit the headlines at the beginning of 2020. As travel restrictions to certain countries are being lifted, BMC Travel Insurance is adapting to ‘the new normal’. If you’re planning a trip and have BMC Travel Insurance, what should you know about Coronavirus?
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Finding Our Way: the diverse outdoor voices podcast from the BMC

We want to diversify the people we normally hear talking about the outdoors, celebrate their stories, shine a light on their insights, and create a place for discussion, inclusion and practical advice. Welcome to Finding Our Way, our new podcast to champion walkers, climbers and mountaineers from diverse backgrounds
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Tributes: Rick Allen dies in K2 avalanche

On August 25, Rick Allen (November 1954 - July 2 2021) died in an avalanche while attempting a new route on K2, aged 66. Something of a 'legendary grandfather' in Himalayan climbing circles, he was best known for making the first complete ascent of Nanga Parbat’s Mazeno Ridge in 2012, with Sandy Allan, for which the pair earned a Piolet D'Or.
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COMPETITIONS

YCS 2021: Round 1 Start Times

We hope you’re all looking forward to the first round of the Youth Climbing Series 2021 on Saturday 18 September. The climbers have 2 hours to complete their climbs, registration times may vary per region. You can find the timings for your region below:
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Pembroke: Seals and Range West closures

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Pembroke: Seals and Range West closures

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07/09/2021

Autumn is the peak seal pupping season along the western coasts of Wales and in particular the Pembrokeshire coast. It's important that climbers are aware of seals to avoid disturbance to these wonderful mammals. We also have information about Range West closures throughout September and October.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Why are bogs so important for a healthy planet?

Our peatlands store more carbon than all other vegetation types in the world combined and yet here on our doorstep, they're in a state of degradation. As part of The Climate Project's Let's Plant Moor series, Moors For The Future Partnership Officer Alice Leary takes a look at the knock-on effect on the nature surrounding us and what's being done to prevent it.
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COMPETITIONS

What does it take to make a climbing star?

GB Climbing works alongside promising young climbers to help create the stars of tomorrow. But how to do this? Niall Grimes talks to Tim Cunnington, the Coach Development Manager at GB Climbing to find out more about the thinking behind the process.
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WALLS

Have you been inspired by Olympic climbing? It’s time to Get Climbing.

As climbing makes history in Tokyo, the big national organisations involved in UK Climbing have joined forces to launch an accessible new way for anyone to discover the benefits of climbing.
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It's time to Find Your Adventure

CLUBS

It's time to Find Your Adventure

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06/08/2021

If you’re looking to take the next step in your adventures, then take a look at our latest project: Find Your Adventure. We’re making it easy for you to connect with friendly climbing and walking clubs in your area. Fast friends and fun-filled weekends guaranteed.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Annual membership fee adjustment

The BMC announces move to an annual inflation-linked increase of membership fees in 2022.
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CLUBS

Get skilled up with the BMC on a club member training course

Are you a BMC club member wanting to learn new skills? Come along to one of our safety training courses to learn about outdoor first aid or improvised rescue for climbers.
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LOCAL AREAS

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

Come along to the next meeting in your area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC.
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