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Show you care: help sweep Scafell Pike this Sunday

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Show you care: help sweep Scafell Pike this Sunday

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31/07/2015

Want to help clean the famously litter-prone Scafell Pike? Join an organised litter pick this Sunday, and you might even crop up on telly.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Improved access to Wales?

Welsh Government have recently started a consultation on improving opportunities to access the outdoors of Wales for responsible recreation. The BMC, along with other recreational bodies, welcome this review and see this as a great opportunity for outdoor users to tell government what they want out of this review.
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GEAR

Revealed: the future of your climbing gear 2016

What will your climbing gear look like next year? Sarah Stirling reveals her top climbing products that will reinvent you as a lightweight, stylish climbing machine in 2016.
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INTERNATIONAL

Griffith and Houseman climb Link Sar West in the Karakoram

Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman have recently returned from Pakistan, having made the first ascent of Link Sar West, a subsidiary top of Link Sar with an altitude of just under 7,000m.
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Blue Ice Choucas harness advice

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Blue Ice Choucas harness advice

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30/07/2015

A user of a Blue Ice Choucas harness has reported a possible issue with the buckle releasing unintentionally. Investigation by the manufacturer is ongoing at the time of this post.
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COMPETITIONS

GB Junior Bouldering Team crown first ever European Junior Champion

The GB Junior Bouldering Team has just returned from an outstanding performance at the European Championships in L'Argentiere La Bessee in France. Team manager and coach Tom Greenall reports.
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SKILLS

Get into via ferrata: the moves

You’ve got the right gear and a bit of background knowledge – but how do you actually go about tackling via ferrata? In this, the third and final article in our series, Ian Fenton and Dan Middleton offer up their top tips.
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SKILLS

Weathering a storm: how to survive when lightning strikes

It isn’t just winter that brings threatening weather to the British hills. Summer storms can be fatal – so what should you do to stay safe?
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Crampons recalled by Camp

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Crampons recalled by Camp

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22/07/2015

The manufacturer Camp has recently announced recalls of some of its models of crampons. Owners of affected crampons should contact the retailer from whom they purchased the crampons.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

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Had an accident and want to help others? Just had a near-miss and want to let us know anonymously? We're starting a new feature in Summit magazine, called Scenario, and we want your tales and experiences from times when it all went a bit Pete Tong.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What is the Mountain Heritage Trust?

The key role of the Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) is to ensure that Britain's unique and fascinating heritage, artefacts, history, traditions and records of the people connected with its mountainous areas are conserved, documented, made accessible and, most importantly, communicated to as wide an audience as possible.
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SKILLS

Get into via ferrata: the gear

The winning combination of new “iron ways” being put up across the Alpine regions, and modern equipment means that more people are having a go at via ferrata each year. In the second part of this series, we look at the gear you’ll need to get started.
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