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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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INTERNATIONAL

How will Brexit affect travel insurance?

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27/01/2020

The UK is leaving the EU, will this 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

Outdoor sport climbing days for young people

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05/12/2019

This is a one day outdoor sport climbing course for 11-17 year olds who are confidently leading on indoor climbing walls. As well as being a fun day out climbing the course will cover key safety skills for both the participant and the parent. For more information about climbing outdoors read the parents guide by clicking the link below:
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Performance sport climbing days for young people

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03/12/2019

These courses will be run by Ian Dunn who has many years of experience sport climbing. Ian has been the Manager of the GB Junior Climbing Team and is a Development Coach. Ian really enjoys sport climbing and has climbed extensively in the UK, Europe and Thailand, he also loves passing on knowledge to others and seeing climbers push themselves and achieve their goals. Ian has run many workshops and Sport Climbing Courses for The BMC.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New figures show the huge popularity of hill walking

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18/04/2019

According to new figures, around 2.8 million people regularly go hill walking - making it more 'popular' than football, cricket and rugby put together.
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CLUBS

Cumbrian Bolt Fund

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01/01/2019

The Cumbria Bolt Fund (CBF) was set up in 2007 and its website is www.cumbriaboltfund.co.uk
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

What has Sport England ever done for you?

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08/06/2018

We realised that a number of our members raised questions about what we really need Sport England funding for. Here are 11 BMC work programmes, job roles, courses, and more, that are currently run with the support of funding from Sport England. From clubs to competitions; hill walking to youth, you might be surprised at the diverse support for the BMC.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The best crags in Europe for family adventures

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22/08/2017

It's not easy keeping everyone happy on a family holiday, and a climbing holiday is no different! You need both easy climbs and something for grown-ups, plus plenty of fun stuff to do on days or afternoons off. Sarah Stirling rounds up the best places and crags to go on a family climbing holiday.
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SKILLS

How to climb 8a in 10 easy steps

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14/07/2017

So you’ve breached the 7a barrier, but what’s next? It might seem like a lofty goal, but maybe it’s time to give 8a a serious think. All you need is the right 8a, a shot of determination (not the vodka kind), and to read this 10 easy steps on how to climb 8a from BMC ambassador James McHaffie.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Women's Sport Week 2017

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14/06/2017

We're getting ready for Women's Sport Week 2017. Find out how you can get involved.
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