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Interview: Steve McClure, the second ascent of Lexicon E11 7a and that fall

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Interview: Steve McClure, the second ascent of Lexicon E11 7a and that fall

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04/10/2021

On September 4, Neil Gresham made the first ascent of Lexicon at Pavey Ark. Soon after, Steve McClure, who had been itching to get on it, claimed the second ascent... after taking a 70-foot whipper in his stride during his first serious 'look' at the route. This is Steve's second of the grade: he made the third ascent of Dave MacLeod's Rhapsody E11 7a at Dumbarton Rock in 2008. Sarah Stirling interviews.
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BMC launches Liftshare site

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27/09/2021

With our BMC Community Liftshare site, we've now made it easier for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers to get to the mountains and crags you love, now with less cars on the road. Get involved and sign up today.
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Changes to Southern Sandstone bolted anchors

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24/09/2021

Following a review of bolted anchors on Southern Sandstone, the way we all use bolted anchors in the area is changing. Read on to make sure you're following the latest method.
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Pembroke: Seals and Range West closures

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07/09/2021

Autumn is the peak seal pupping season along the western coasts of Wales and in particular the Pembrokeshire coast. It's important that climbers are aware of seals to avoid disturbance to these wonderful mammals. We also have information about Range West closures throughout September and October.
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Why are bogs so important for a healthy planet?

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27/08/2021

Our peatlands store more carbon than all other vegetation types in the world combined and yet here on our doorstep, they're in a state of degradation. As part of The Climate Project's Let's Plant Moor series, Moors For The Future Partnership Officer Alice Leary takes a look at the knock-on effect on the nature surrounding us and what's being done to prevent it.
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List of BMC Access Reps

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20/08/2021

The BMC has voluntary Access Representatives in all of the BMC Areas. The reps offer a first point of contact for climbers or walkers with questions about local access.
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Hills 2 Oceans returns for 2021

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20/07/2021

Our Hills 2 Oceans (H2O) campaign is calling on everyone to get involved in a litter pick to help remove as much litter and plastic from our hills, mountains and crags as possible so it doesn’t end up in our oceans. This BMC campaign is back for 2020 and this year we’re calling on volunteers to do even more.
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LATEST ACCESS & CONSERVATION VIDEOS

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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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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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Winter Climbing: Conditions Apply

03/01/2013

A day out winter climbing in the Lakes with BMC Access & Conservation Officer Rob Dyer, discussing how to identify good winter conditions and minimise our impact whilst winter climbing.
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