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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What to do on a sunny Easter bank holiday?

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09/04/2020

You may well have made plans of one type or another for what you’re going to be doing over the Easter bank holiday with friends and family but these will now have to be put on hold as we continue to respect the Covid-19 restrictions. Having said that, there is still plenty you can do at home.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Should I go for a walk during lockdown?

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06/04/2020

Yes, please do go for a gentle walk as part of your daily exercise if you can do so safely and from your front door. However, you must ensure you stick to Government guidelines and keep yourself and others safe.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Welsh mountains, waterfalls and coasts close

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01/04/2020

Due to Wales' devolved power to manage its own countryside access, the coronavirus lockdown has unfolded a little differently there than in England and Scotland. Following 'The Health Protection (Coronavirus Restrictions) (Wales) Regulations 2020', which came into force on 26 March, many of Snowdonia's mountains are now closed, even to locals, as is much of Pembrokeshire's coastal path; likewise for many peaks and the whole of Waterfall Country in the Brecon Beacons.
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC office Coronavirus closing information

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24/03/2020

Following the latest advice from the government, the BMC office in Manchester is temporarily closing from 5pm on Tuesday 24 March. We'll be back as soon as we can - until then stay safe.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing and hill walking: it’s time to put it on hold

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23/03/2020

The BMC and mountain rescue teams advise all climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers to stay in their home area and put all climbing and hill walking on hold.
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MEMBERSHIP

Which BMC events are cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus?

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23/03/2020

Here is the updated list of all cancelled or postponed BMC events:
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CLUBS

UPDATE: Latest statement on club meets and club huts

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18/03/2020

The latest statement from the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) and Mountaineering Scotland on huts and clubs regarding the economic and operational implications of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2020: official cancellation

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18/03/2020

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2020 is cancelled.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Should you go climbing outdoors and hill walking?

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18/03/2020

As overseas travel is restricted and indoor walls start to close, should you be heading out climbing and hill walking?
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PRESS

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

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17/03/2020

Coronavirus has hit the headlines and is disrupting travel around the world. If you’re planning a trip and have BMC Travel Insurance, what should you know about Coronavirus?
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