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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, club meets, club huts, frequently asked questions

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31/03/2020

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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COMPETITIONS

Competition Climbing Performance Group gets underway

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30/03/2020

While climbing competitions have been postponed for the majority of the year due to Covid-19, the BMC Competitions Climbing Performance Group (CCPG) will be making good use of the forced downtime to develop and direct its work programme in the sector.
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COMPETITIONS

Climbing’s debut at Tokyo 2020 postponed

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24/03/2020

Climbing’s time at the ‘greatest show on earth’ will, sadly, have to wait after the British Olympic Association (BOA), British Paralympic Association (BPA) and UK Sport released a statement today that welcomed the news of the postponement of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
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CLUBS

How to train novice members in your club - next steps advanced skills

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24/03/2020

In light of the fast-moving situation regarding coronavirus the BMC has decided to cancel this event. The health and well-being of all those involved, and the wider public, is paramount.
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LATEST INDOOR CLIMBING VIDEOS

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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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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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Dan Middleton: testing to destruction at Kendal

23/11/2012

How strong is your climbing equipment? Witness the destruction as the BMC's Technical and Safety Officer Dan Middleton takes his sling-breaker roadshow to the Kendal Film Festival
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