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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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Essential alpine know-how

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08/06/2016

Heading for the Alps this summer? Whether you’re a novice taking your first tentative steps on foreign snow and ice, a trekker planning a hut-to-hut walk, or a seasoned alpinist hoping to add to your collection of summits, we’ve got loads of essential skills and equipment advice for you right here on the BMC website.
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GEAR

Tech skills: gear for alpine rock

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20/06/2014

The meteo says “beau temps” for the next few days, and the sun is shining. You’re psyched and ready to leave the campsite to get your teeth into some real alpine rock. But in the alpine playground speed is king, so make sure you’re travelling light with the right kit.
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SKILLS

Top 5 alpine mistakes

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26/03/2014

Are you heading to the Alps this season? Arm yourself with some knowledge by reading these top five alpine mistakes gleaned from first hand experience.
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How to find your alpine moment?

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01/08/2013

Climbing your dream alpine route comes down to two things: the right partner and the right moment. Tim Neill has some tips on how to find both.
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SKILLS

Hill skills: how to go hut-to-hut trekking in the Alps

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29/07/2013

Give your walking a lift this summer with a hut-to-hut walk in the Alps. Emma Jack has some expert tips for staying high.
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SKILLS

What are the Jonathan Conville skills courses?

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01/06/2013

The Conville courses, as they are affectionately known, are an excellent way for young mountaineers to gain essential skills.
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SKILLS

Alpine tricks of the trade: Rob Greenwood interview

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02/04/2013

Are you hoping to head to the Alps this year? We interviewed Rob Greenwood (alpine climber) to find out what he has gained from his alpine exploits.
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GEAR

What gear do you need to start mountaineering?

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19/12/2010

Mountaineering encompasses everything from easy scrambling to Himalayan ascents, with the equipment required varying accordingly.
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SKILLS

Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust AGM

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10/10/2010

The Trustees of the Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust met today at Plas y Brenin for their Annual General Meeting.
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