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Outdoor gear companies: now manufacturing coronavirus solutions

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Outdoor gear companies: now manufacturing coronavirus solutions

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06/04/2020

Across the globe, outdoor gear manufacturers are coming up with creative ways to help frontline workers deal with the coronavirus pandemic. From converting snorkels into ventilator parts to sewing masks and gowns, Sarah Stirling investigates.
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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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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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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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CLUBS

Covid-19, clubs, huts and financial support

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09/04/2020

The BMC is working with clubs to help them benefit from financial help that is available during these difficult times. Over the past two weeks a wide range of support has been announced, and in this article we detail some of the financial assistance that clubs could look towards, particularly those clubs with huts.
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CLUBS

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

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08/04/2020

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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CLUBS

Student club reps update: April 2020

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07/04/2020

Find out what your student club volunteers have been up to over the last few months.
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LATEST MOUNTAINEERING VIDEOS

GEAR

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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Climbing Information Films: Birds

08/02/2013

Don't ruffle feathers by ignoring climbing restrictions this spring. The consequences could be owl-ful. Find out about latest crag access at thebmc.co.uk/rad or download our new android app at thebmc.co.uk/androidrad.
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GEAR

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Caring for equipment

23/01/2013

Taken from the BMC Rock Essentials DVD, this film explains the basic steps needed to make sure that your climbing gear such rope, harness and helmet is safe to use. It shows some useful tips on how and when to check your gear, when to retire it, and where to get more information from manufacturers. More on the Rock Essentials DVD here: thebmc.co.uk/rock-climbing-essentials-dvd?s=2
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