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Interview: winners of the 2020 Montane Spine Race

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Interview: winners of the 2020 Montane Spine Race

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22/01/2020

The notorious 268-mile (430km) Montane Spine Race started on Sunday 12 January 2020 at 8am. Competitors had seven days in which to complete the whole Pennine Way, resting when, and if, they needed to. This year, Storm Brendan's 80mph winds left some entrants navigating in the dark on their hands and knees. Bristol-based American, John Kelly, won the race overall in 87:53:57 while Sabrina Verjee (GBR) took home the women's trophy in 108:7:17.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Time to get watching the new 2020 Women in Adventure films!

We’ve been flooded with a wave of fantastic fresh entries to the sixth annual BMC TV & Womenclimb Women in Adventure Film Competition and have 30 new female-led adventure films to share with you.
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SKILLS

Scrambling in winter: tips and tricks for efficiency

In winter, Britain's bristling ridges are transformed. The heart-stopping exposure remains but the crowds depart. The challenges are heightened – a changeable array of snow, ice, rain and wind – but so, too, is the beauty. Scrambling in winter is a step up in every way: here are some tips from the pros for getting it right.
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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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BMC Hill Walking Event 2020

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Hill Walking Event 2020

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20/12/2019

Bookings are now open for the BMC Hill Walking Event 2020!
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INTERNATIONAL

Alpinism gets recognition from UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity

Alpinism has been added to UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). But what will it mean for those who take part in the sport, mountain guides or those who live in an alpine environment? Katy Dartford reports.
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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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COMPETITIONS

BMC Youth Climbing Series 2020

The BMC Youth Climbing Series is a climbing competition for young people. The series is extremely popular and attracts hundreds of young climbers nationwide.
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How will Brexit affect travel insurance?

INTERNATIONAL

How will Brexit affect travel insurance?

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10/10/2019

Deal or no deal? The UK leaving the EU, with or without a deal, will change the way Brits travel to and from the UK. What does Brexit mean for our holidays? And how will it affect travel insurance? Find out more here.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Free child protection training in Exeter

There will be a BMC Safeguarding and Protecting Children training workshop from 6 - 9pm on Friday 6th March at The Quay Climbing Centre, Exeter.
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COMPETITIONS

BMC Welsh Bouldering Championships

2020 National Competitions kicks off with the BMC Welsh Bouldering Championships on 1 February at the Climbing Hangar in Swansea!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What the BMC is deciding about unauthorised encampments and trespass

The BMC is aware of the Government consultation on “Strengthening police powers to tackle unauthorised encampments” and will be submitting a formal response in due course. The deadline for submissions is 5 March 2020.
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