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YOUTH & EQUITY

Guidance for new outdoor climbers

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14/05/2020

As the lockdown comes to an end in parts of the UK and many climbing walls remain shut it could mean that more people than usual are thinking about venturing outdoors to get their climbing fix. This article is aimed at giving some general advice for people who wish to make the transition.
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WALLS

Reopening the walls: a message from the Association of British Climbing Walls

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30/04/2020

The Association of British Climbing Walls is leading an initiative to develop a set of guidelines to get walls open again safely. Working very closely through the Outdoor Industries Association and with UK Active, the ABC is conducting research in order to provide a solid foundation for the recommendations that will follow.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The Art of Indoor Mountaineering

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20/04/2020

We are starting to hear reports of a new discipline of mountaineering emerging from the depths of people's homes...indoor mountaineering. This niche new endeavour involves a lot of determination, endurance and imagination. Ben Aldridge is one of the few early Everest stair-summiteers of the season. Here's his expedition report:
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CLUBS

How to support novice club members weekend, at Plas y Brenin

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06/04/2020

In light of the fast-moving situation regarding coronavirus the BMC has decided to postpone this event, and it will now be taking place in September 2020. The health and well-being of all those involved, and the wider public, is paramount.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Support the outdoor community

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03/04/2020

It’s time to show our love for the outdoor community and help all those that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Here’s how to show your support:
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COMPETITIONS

YCS 2020: Round 2 Start Times

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03/02/2020

We hope you’re all looking forward to Round 2 of the Youth Climbing Series 2020 this Saturday 8 February.
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COMPETITIONS

YCS 2020: Round 1 Start Times

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21/01/2020

We hope you’re all looking forward to the first round of the Youth Climbing Series 2020 this Saturday 25 January. The format for the boulder round is two and a half hours, ten problems and five attempts per problem. You can find the start times for your region below.
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SKILLS

Courses, workshops and lectures with the BMC in 2020

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18/12/2019

There are a range of courses, lectures, workshops and training opportunities that the BMC organises to bring the best value possible to its members.
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SKILLS

How to start indoor climbing

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12/12/2018

Climbing gyms (or ‘walls’ for short) are one of the easiest and most practical ways into climbing. They help you improve quickly and can also be great fun – whatever your climbing ambitions!
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WALLS

The basics: climbing indoors

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11/07/2018

Climbing can be enjoyed on many levels. At its most spontaneous and basic, just footwear is required. On the other hand, in cold and remote locations a range of equipment and clothing is essential just for survival. It’s difficult separating the essentials from the luxuries, and impartial advice is hard to find.
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