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Unauthorised encampments and trespass

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Unauthorised encampments and trespass

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21/02/2020

There are concerns that government are considering moves to turn trespass from a civil offence to a criminal one. In a public consultation that is currently out for comment, it has been suggested that police powers could be strengthened to force people to move on from unauthorised encampments. The BMC is concerned however, that there could be unintentional consequences of the proposals around issues such as wild camping.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The future of Stanage: have your say

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07/02/2020

A public consultation is currently running to gather views on the future management of the North Lees Estate which contains a large section of the iconic Stanage Edge. The BMC is responding to this consultation but we are encouraging individual climbers and walkers who are passionate about this landscape to respond too. We have written this article to give some background and context for those who are not familiar with the situation the estate finds itself in.
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MEMBERSHIP

Plas y Brenin: exclusive BMC member discounts

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13/12/2019

We’ve been working on some special offers for BMC members with our partners at Plas y Brenin, the National Outdoor Centre. Keep reading to discover how to access discounted skills courses for yourself or get a great deal when you take your club to Plas y Brenin.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Help ensure our path network is mapped

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11/02/2020

The Ramblers have today launched a campaign, Don’t Lose Your Way, to encourage walkers to explore the country in search of unrecorded rights of way.
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CLUBS

Training Courses for club members

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10/02/2020

A programme of skills-training courses in scrambling, climbing and navigation specifically designed for members of BMC affiliated clubs.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Calling all adventurers for the London Mountain Film Festival 2020

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07/02/2020

The mountains are coming to London! The BMC is excited to be partners of the first and only resident Mountain Film Festival in London, which launches this year on 2-3 May 2020 at the Royal Geographical Society and will feature a number of awesome UK premieres!
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CLUBS

Training for club committee members

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07/02/2020

This programme aims to provide training and advice to members and officers on club committees.
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LATEST WALKING VIDEOS

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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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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SKILLS

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Water hazards in the mountains

15/12/2011

An extract from the Mountaineering Council of Scotland's 'Water Hazards in the Mountains' DVD.
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SKILLS

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What's in my backpack?

15/12/2011

MCofS Mountain Safety Adviser Heather Morning speaks to TGO magazine about essential equipment for carrying on a journey in the Scottish mountains.
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