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Access conference: Changing behaviours requires inspiration, dialogue and trust

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Access conference: Changing behaviours requires inspiration, dialogue and trust

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04/12/2019

Be better as a community of outdoor representatives to share good practice messages. This was one of the key messages from the BMC conference on Changing Behaviours.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to Make an Outdoor Film Part 2: Editing

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03/12/2019

Feeling inspired by Kendal Mountain Film Festival and the Brit Rock Film Tour but not sure where to start? In this two-part series, award-winning outdoor filmmakers Alastair Lee and Natasha Brooks offer their top tips.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Hill Walking Symposium 2020

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25/11/2019

How to be inspired: come along to the BMC Hill Walking Symposium 2020 to explore and discuss your passions. We’ll be looking to build on the vibrant vision created at the hugely successful premiere of the event in 2018 in the Peak District, but this time we’ll be heading to Ambleside in the stunning Lake District.
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CLUBS

Training for club committee members

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21/11/2019

This programme aims to provide training and advice to members and officers on club committees.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC steps up at Kendal Mountain Festival 2019

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18/11/2019

It’s been another sensational Kendal Mountain Festival (KMF) with some of the best films, events and moments we’ve ever seen. Thanks to everyone that came down to our stand, we think we had the most successful KMF yet! We were on fire so let’s check out the highlights:
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PRESS

Five top moments not to miss at Kendal Mountain Festival

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11/11/2019

Heading to Kendal Mountain Festival this weekend? Here are our top five picks of events and films not to miss: from watching Emma Twyford's new film to checking out our new Climate Project.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Nirmal Purja climbs all 14 of the world's highest peaks in six months

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01/11/2019

The 36-year-old Nepalese mountaineer and former British Special Forces soldier summited Shishapangma (8,027m) at 08:59 on Tuesday 29 October. Beginning in April, the extraordinary mission had taken him 6 months and 7 days. Sarah Stirling has the whole story.
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LATEST MOUNTAINEERING 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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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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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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2626/11/2019BMC Cymru South Wales Area Meeting & Area AGM
Up and Under
2727/11/2019BMC Peak Area Meeting & Area AGM & Annual Quiz
The Norfolk Arms
2828/11/2019BMC North East Area Meeting & Area AGM
Newcastle Climbing Centre
2929/11/2019BMC Winter Skills Lecture: Cardiff
Cardiff University
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