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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Molly Thompson: how to claim first ascents of Greenland peaks

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17/08/2017

Molly Thompson, who has a 9-5 job, has just used five weeks of holiday to lead an expedition to Greenland to climb two virgin peaks with her partner and a few friends. And a surprise awaited Molly on the major summit of the trip! Here Molly explains how they went about planning the trip, and how it all went.
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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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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb Mont Blanc

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21/07/2017

Get the inside knowledge: Chamonix-based Mountain Guides Will Sim and Stuart MacDonald offer the wealth of their experience for those thinking of ticking the highest point in Western Europe.
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Pack for Alpine adventure: with BMC travel insurance discounts

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13/07/2017

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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SKILLS

New Alpinists booklet: your first steps to alpine climbing

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30/06/2017

People of all ages, backgrounds and abilities can enjoy alpinism, but if the prospect of learning new skills in a harsh and complex environment seems a little bit daunting, then our new booklet will help to guide you along your first steps as an alpine climber.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 of the best alpine routes to aspire to

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02/09/2016

Have you climbed these? The next in our series of alpine ticklists. Claim one of these technical snow and mixed routes to alpine peaks and you can call yourself a real mountaineer.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

First steps: 5 easy Alpine peaks

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03/08/2016

So you’ve sampled winter action in the UK, decided you're ready for the next step and booked flights for the Alps – but where to start? Chamonix-based Mountain Guide Tim Blakemore suggests five alpine peaks suitable for a first trip to the Alps.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to move fast and light: the experts' way

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06/07/2016

Seven mountain guides and professional climbers offer the benefit of their vast experience on moving fast and light in the mountains. Read on for an array of top tips, tricks and how to plan your day from those in the know.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to climb Cosmiques Arete

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10/06/2016

Get the inside knowledge: IFMGA Mountain Guide Caroline George offers some beta on route-finding, gear, and tackling the cruxes of Chamonix's classic AD alpine route, Cosmiques Arete.
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