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Suspension Bridge Buttress summer restrictions

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Suspension Bridge Buttress summer restrictions

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11/05/2021

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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BMC ORGANISATION

Last call for BMC AGM

Don't forget to vote at this year's AGM. Set to take place virtually on Saturday 15 May at 9am, you can have your say on the running of the BMC from the comfort of your own home. Plus join us for exclusive video content and a pre-AGM screening of 'A Dream of Edwin Drummond'. Register to vote at the BMC 2021 AGM before 5pm Wednesday 12th May.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Womens Trad Festival 2021: Ballot now open

The ballot for tickets to Women's Trad Festival 2021 is now open. Back for the summer, the extremely popular festival will be held on 6-8th August in the Peak District - save the date!
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BMC ORGANISATION

Paul Davies appointed new BMC CEO

The BMC is pleased to announce Paul Davies as the newly appointed CEO.
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BMC AGM 2021: how to vote

BMC ORGANISATION

BMC AGM 2021: how to vote

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29/04/2021

This year, the BMC’s AGM is being held virtually using the platform Zoom webinar. You can join us on Saturday 15 May at 9am to have your say on the running of the BMC, from the comfort of your own home.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Join us for the Million Mile Mountain Clean

100,000 Volunteers x 10 Miles = 1 Million Miles. We’re working in partnership with Surfers Against Sewage cleaning one million miles of mountains, rivers, beaches and streets to protect the environment from the growing problem of plastic pollution. Join us for the biggest, most ambitious mountain clean campaign ever during the week of 15th - 23rd May.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Covid19: what has changed from 12th April in England?

From 12th April, changes to the Covid regulations in England mean further relaxation of some rules around outdoor activity, travel and overnight stays away from home. Below is a summary of the main changes which affect climbers and hill walkers based on the information available at the time of writing. Government guidance may continue to evolve and we will update this article if needed as more information becomes available.
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WALLS

Could you be a better climber?

This is it. It’s what we’ve all been waiting for. The climbing walls are re-opening and it’s time to chalk, crimp and chug some great coffee. To help refresh those essential safety skills before your first session back, check out our new short films.
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Respect the Wild: don't trash your room

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Respect the Wild: don't trash your room

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31/03/2021

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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Love where you climb: Respect the Rock

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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CLUBS

Clubs, Huts, Meets and current Covid-19 Restrictions

With government rules, regulations and guidance changing regularly it can be difficult for clubs to keep up with what they are allowed to do. This article summarises the BMC’s understanding of the constraints on club meets and access to huts, based on information available at the time and date of publication. Please remember to check for local changes that may affect your club.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Casting your vote for access and the environment: Senedd Elections 2021

Following a Welsh election hustings last week where commitments to access and the environment were made by candidates, we took the time to review the Manifestos of the major Welsh parties. How do their ambitions stack up? What are they promising to deliver during the next five years and beyond? Remember to cast your vote on May the 6th!
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