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Down with animal cruelty: The no fluff story

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Down with animal cruelty: The no fluff story

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20/09/2017

Is wearing down set to become as controversial as wearing animal fur? As animal welfare charity PETA campaigns for it to be banned, Sarah Stirling finds out the facts behind the feathers.
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COMPETITIONS

British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships 2017

Britain's premier lead climbing competition takes place at Awesome Walls, Sheffield on 7-8 October, alongside the British Speed Climbing Championships and a round of the IFSC Paraclimbing Cup.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock become BMC’s new recommended retailer partners

BMC members can now benefit from an exclusive range of benefits, thanks to an exciting new partnership between the BMC and leading outdoor retailers Cotswold Outdoor and Snow+Rock.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

How to: become a Horseshoe Hero

Help support the BMC's rebolting of Horseshoe Quarry and become a Horseshoe Hero! Rewards for pledging range from Hero t-shirts to adopting routes, sculptures made from the old bolts and chains, or even masterclasses with 9b bolt-wad and BMC ambassador Steve McClure. Find out more.
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How to climb the Matterhorn

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb the Matterhorn

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08/08/2017

The Matterhorn is surely the world’s most iconic peak. Its commanding, isolated position at the head of the valley is unique in the Alps and its claim to being one of the world’s most beautiful mountains is justified. Mountain Guide Tim Blakemore offers his top tips on reaching its summit successfully.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Coming soon: BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition 2018

Are you a female filmmaker or making a film about an outdoor woman? Now is the time to start thinking about the BMC TV 2018 Women in Adventure Film competition.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Pack for Alpine adventure: with BMC travel insurance discounts

Heading off for an Alpine adventure? Stay safe and pack our BMC Travel Insurance, now with 25% off annual European Alpine & Ski policies!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Autumn Rocks! Book your BMC travel insurance now

We love autumn and we love bargains! So we're giving everyone 15% off all European single-trip rock policies until 31 October 2017. That means 10-day travel insurance for rock climbing costs only £37.
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Only two 8,000ers left for Carlos Soria legendary Spanish mountaineer

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Only two 8,000ers left for Carlos Soria legendary Spanish mountaineer

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21/09/2017

At the tender age of 78, legendary Spanish mountaineer Carlos Soria is off to Nepal for his second attempt this year on Dhaulagiri. If he succeeds, it will be his 13th 8,000er, with only Shishapangma left to bag before taking the title of the oldest climber to join the 8,000 Club. We got Jules Stewart to catch Carlos for an interview.
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HUTS

Whillans Hut available at short notice

The iconic Don Whillans Hut at the Roaches has spaces available at short notice for a weekend booking. Book now to spend a weekend at this unique location!
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BMC ORGANISATION

Wanted! Volunteers for the technical committee

Do you have some spare time and energy on your hands? Do you want to give something back to the climbing and walking community? If the answer is yes, then the BMC needs you!
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COMPETITIONS

First senior IFSC Lead, Speed World Cup in 14 years on British soil

International rock-stars are set to descend on Scotland as Edinburgh plays host to the first senior IFSC World Cup since 2003. With some top local contenders – such as Edinburgh resident Will Bosi – and all our psyched athletes at the Paraclimbing Cup too, there’s ample to get excited about this weekend.
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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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202/09/2017BMC WiltonFest 2017
Wilton 2 Quarry
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505/09/2017North Wales Area Meeting & Nepal expedition talk
Vaynol Arms
606/09/2017Lakes Area Meeting
Kong Adventure
707/09/2017London & South East Area Meeting and Masha Gordon talk
The Old King's Head
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909/09/2017South West Area Meeting
The Moorland
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1111/09/2017Yorkshire Area Meeting & Paul Clarke talk
The Wheatley Arms
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1313/09/2017Peak Area Meeting
The Maynard
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1515/09/2017Pinnacle Club Open Meet – Snowdonia
Emily Kelly Hut
1616/09/2017Outdoor First Aid Course
Cefn Goch,
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2020/09/2017Mountainfilm on Tour – London
Royal Geographical Society
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2222/09/2017BMC Gower Climbing Festival 2017
Pitton Cross Caravan & Camping Park
2323/09/2017BMC Peak Area Hill Walk – Higher Shelf Stones and Bleaklow
The bus turn-around
2424/09/2017BMC Yorkshire Area Hill Walk – Crookrise Crag
Skipton Bus Station
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3030/09/2017BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – Ditchling Beacon
Hassocks railway station
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