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Wales: the lockdown eases

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wales: the lockdown eases

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03/07/2020

Welsh Government has announced that from Monday July 6th unlimited travel for all purposes is now allowed throughout Wales. This also includes travel to Wales from England and that all the closed areas of National Parks and other beauty spots will be open from that day.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Live: the BMC team answer your questions

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03/07/2020

During these times of climbing and hill-walking lockdown, our dedicated team of staff has been giving weekly access updates and responding to your questions through a series of live Q&As on our Facebook page. Missed them at the time? Not to worry, you can catch up on all the answers here:
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Darkness Beckons: access and climbing in Cheddar Gorge

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25/06/2020

To say climbing in Somerset's iconic Cheddar Gorge is special is an huge understatement. It's rich history, jaw dropping landscape and many high quality routes ensure it's fame. But access to the south side of the Gorge is fragile and continued access relies upon climbers taking care to ensure they follow the agreements in place with the landowner, Cheddar Caves & Gorge. Mark Courtiour, our superstar BMC Cheddar Climbing Warden and Somerset Access Rep, reflects on what it has taken to get the current access gains we enjoy today, and why its so important to follow the restrictions that are in place...
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BMC ORGANISATION

AGM 2020 Presentations

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17/06/2020

During the AGM a number of the Board gave presentations. We want to share these with our members who did not attend the AGM, so here they are:
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Lockdown Wales: Stay Local

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01/06/2020

Wales has different regulations to England in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic and consequently, the rules on travel, exercise and where we can go and who we can climb with, are quite different to those on the English side of the border. The regulations and guidance in Wales were changed on Monday June 1st. Read on to see the current situation.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wild fires - how can you help?

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29/05/2020

Throughout lockdown, the weather has been hot and dry. This is great news now that we can start to get outdoors, but there's a flip side: high fire risk. What can you do to help?
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC AGM 2020

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21/05/2020

This year, the BMC’s AGM is being held virtually using the platform GoToWebinar. You can join us on Saturday 13 June at 3pm to have your say on the running of the BMC, from the comfort of your own home.
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Wild Country - ascending a rope from a free hanging position using a Ropeman

30/08/2012

In this short video Steve Long demonstrates the classic use of Wild Country's ubiquitous Ropeman devices in one of their primary emergency roles - ascending a rope from a free hanging position.
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