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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Coronavirus and hill walking: your questions answered

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07/08/2020

Heading for the hills? Get the lowdown on masks, sharing transport, what to do if you meet someone on a narrow path – and much more. We’re back with expert Professor Ian Hall to answer your essential Coronavirus hill-walking questions.
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HUTS

Covid-19 and reopening huts

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31/07/2020

Mountain huts have been closed since the start of lockdown in March. The BMC wants to support clubs and other hut operators who are preparing to reopen them over the coming weeks and months.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The latest climbing, hill walking, coronavirus update: 3 August

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06/08/2020

The latest climbing, hill walking and coronavirus update provided by Mountain Training.
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CLUBS

Training for club committee members

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31/07/2020

This programme aims to provide training and advice to members and officers on club committees.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdon: new parking restrictions

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23/07/2020

Following chaotic parking scenes in the Llanberis Pass over the last weekend, when over 500 cars were parked illegally at Pen y Pass, blocking one of the main roads through Snowdonia for several hours, the National Park and North Wales Police have issued this statement with new traffic management and restricted parking in place from July 25th.
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CLUBS

Covid 19, club meets, club huts, frequently asked questions

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14/07/2020

Those who are running clubs and managing huts are naturally concerned about the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on club activities and hut access at present. This page collates answers to questions that you have been asking the BMC. It directs clubs and hut managers to additional supporting information.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Members stories of the pandemic and mental health

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08/07/2020

The pandemic, lockdown and economic outlook has had a deep effect on many peoples mental health, from much higher anxiety to dealing with depression. We asked members to send in their story from dealing with the last few months and have been delighted in the response we have had, thanks so much to everyone who submitted theirs. In this article we share six of their stories.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Covid-19: expert answers to outdoor questions

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02/07/2020

What's the right social distance? Where might local lockdowns be imposed? Will there be a second wave? Should you wear a mask outdoors? As lockdown eases, we ask Professor Ian Hall for the answers from an outdoor perspective. Ian is Director of the Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, a keen climber and a BMC member.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What do the 4 July lockdown changes mean for climbers and hill walkers?

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25/06/2020

Further easing of lockdown in England is taking place from 4 July. What will this mean for climbers and hill walkers? The BMC access team take a look.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Lockdown Litter Picking

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24/06/2020

Following the easing of lockdown, thousands of people have been heading to our hills, beaches, open spaces and crags which has led to widespread littering of some of our most treasured areas. We are encouraging our members and the wider public to help remove as much of this litter as possible before it ends up in our oceans.
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