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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Feeling peaky? Get 25% off Alpine and Ski insurance

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14/05/2018

Feeling peaky? Take BMC Alpine and Ski insurance with 25% off this summer. That works out at annual cover for £141!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Win prizes worth £1,000: #AlpineAdventures competition

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03/05/2018

Alpine adventurers: find out how to win free prizes with your pictures. All the info here:
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SKILLS

20 things not to do: on your first visit to Chamonix

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13/03/2018

It’s easy to get carried away in Europe’s mountain capital. Everything is super-scaled there, from mountains to egos and the party scene. Any similarities noticed between real people and the fictitious ones in this article are purely coincidental.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

NEW: Helvellyn winter conditions monitoring system

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04/01/2018

A new winter conditions monitoring system has been setup on the Red Tarn Face of Helvellyn, providing hourly temperature data for air and turf to help winter climbers assess likely conditions before arriving at the crag.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb the Eiger

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26/10/2017

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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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb Elbrus, the highest mountain in Europe

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11/10/2017

Two British mountaineering instructors and expedition leaders explain the best way to tackle Elbrus, the highest tick in Europe, and one of the coveted seven summits. Jon Gupta takes the standard South Route while Rebecca Coles talks us through the lesser-trodden North Route.
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SKILLS

Alpine skills: 6 tips for multipitch abseiling

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07/09/2017

You've completed your climb and you're several pitches above the valley floor.Time to abseil. Mike Margeson provides some valuable tips on how to get down in one piece, and recalls a couple of near misses.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb the Breithorn

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25/08/2017

The third in our series on how to climb classic 4,000ers. Mountain Guide Andy Perkins, offers his insider tips on how to climb the Breithorn, one of his favourite peaks, after just returning from a trip there.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Take your pick: top 10 alpine peaks

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11/08/2017

Get your hands and feet on rocky slopes and snow, taluses and airy gendarme-studded ridges. Why not challenge yourself to reach the summit, or traverse one of our top 10 alpine peaks this summer?
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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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