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How to climb the Eiger

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb the Eiger

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19/10/2017

No other mountain in the Alps elicits emotions like the Eiger. Foreboding and dominant above the Alpine village of Grindelwald, it has been the inspiration for Hollywood films, books and countless mountaineers. IFMGA Mountain Guide Tim Blakemore gives us a tour and inside tips.
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MEMBERSHIP

Montane becomes BMC’s new recommended clothing and pack partner

BMC members can now access exclusive discounts on Montane clothing and equipment, after Montane becomes the BMC’s new recommended clothing and pack partner.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

We did it! £16,200 pledged for Horseshoe Heroes

A huge thank you to all the Horseshoe Heroes that pledged to the BMC Crowdfunder campaign to help make the quarry a safe place to climb. Over £16,000 was pledged by more than 500 Horseshoe Heroes: it was awesome to see the level of support from everybody!
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COMPETITIONS

British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships and Paraclimbing Cup results

This weekend, Awesome Walls in Sheffield hosted three major events: the British Lead and Speed Championships and an international field of Paraclimbers. With 200 lead athletes, 170 speed athletes and 50 paraclimbers, it was a fantastic weekend of competition climbing.
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Coming soon: BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition 2018

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Coming soon: BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition 2018

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06/10/2017

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

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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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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COMPETITIONS

The Hub: new GB Climbing Team Bouldering Wall

The future is looking strong for the GB Climbing Team, as a new dedicated training wall is launched in Manchester.
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BMC AGM web article: Bob Pettigrew replies

BMC ORGANISATION

BMC AGM web article: Bob Pettigrew replies

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02/10/2017

The BMC published a web article on 26/04/2017 reporting on the BMC AGM. Further to the web article, we have had representations from Bob Pettigrew who has demanded his right to reply.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Down with animal cruelty: The no fluff story

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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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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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Watch Steve McClure going guns out for the Triple Crown

To earn the Triple Crown, Steve McClure had to climb the UK’s three best sport routes, on the UK’s three best sport cliffs, all 8a+, all in a day, and he had to travel between them under his own steam. UPDATED: BMC TV film now live.
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3030/09/2017BMC London & SE Area Hill Walk – Ditchling Beacon
Hassocks railway station
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404/10/2017Escaping disaster in the Himalaya: Stephen Venables lecture – Poole
Lighthouse
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707/10/2017BMC Hut Seminar 2017
177-179 Burton Road
808/10/2017Southern Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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1010/10/2017Rucksack Club Lecture: Andy Tomlinson – Stockport
The Heatons Sports Clubs
1111/10/2017Boardman Tasker Night – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
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2121/10/2017BMC Student Safety & Good Practice Seminar 2017
Plas y Brenin
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2525/10/2017Mid Wales Area Meeting and Hard Rock film showing
The White Lion Hotel
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404/11/2017Roaches Crag Clean-up: volunteers needed
Roaches Gate
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