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H2O litter picking hubs launch at YHA Hostels

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H2O litter picking hubs launch at YHA Hostels

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13/05/2022

We're excited be working alongside YHA to launch Hills 2 Oceans litter picking hubs at some of their key hostels across England and Wales, to encourage the hill walking and climbing community to help remove mountains of waste.
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BMC seeks volunteers to host gear libraries around the UK

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03/05/2022

Ever heard of a tool library? How about a gear library? The BMC would like to invite its members to take part in a survey to see what we can do to make accessing gear greener and more affordable than ever before.
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What's the carbon footprint of flying to climbing and trekking destinations?

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03/05/2022

How can we explore the planet and still protect it? It is a paradox for many in the mountaineering community that our love for the mountains, exploration and nature can also contribute to the damage being done to our finely balanced, and therefore fragile, environment. Mairéad Brown breaks down the carbon cost of journeys from London out to several key climbing and trekking destinations abroad and offers alternative modern climate conscious solutions.
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Peak District mountain hares at risk of extinction

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20/04/2022

Independent research study finds England’s last mountain hare population surviving at very low densities and at risk of extinction; only 3500 hares remain but peatland restoration offers hope.
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Million Mile Mountain Clean coming this May

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05/04/2022

This May, the BMC are teaming up with Surfers Against Sewage for the Million Mile Cleanup and we're inviting you to join in.
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Blanket Bogs are worth protecting

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25/03/2022

Our friends at Moors for the Future Partnership have produced a great series of five short films to help people understand the multiple benefits of healthy blanket bogs and why they are precious and worth protecting.
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Where can I re-use, repair or recycle my outdoor gear?

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18/02/2022

The most sustainable product is the product you already own. We've pulled together a list of retailers and organisations who can help you re-use, repair or recycle your old or unwanted clothing and outdoor kit.
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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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