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MEMBERSHIP

What's the worst that could happen if you travel uninsured?

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22/09/2015

Thinking of planning an overseas trip without taking out insurance? Then be prepared to face the consequences…
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SKILLS

Emergency procedures for hill walking

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20/08/2015

If things go wrong in the mountains, what do you do? Chris Townsend explains the procedures you need to know but hope never to use.
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SKILLS

Weathering a storm: how to survive when lightning strikes

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23/07/2015

It isn’t just winter that brings threatening weather to the British hills. Summer storms can be fatal – so what should you do to stay safe?
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Don't be shy - tell us about your accidents

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16/07/2015

Had an accident and want to help others? Just had a near-miss and want to let us know anonymously? We're starting a new feature in Summit magazine, called Scenario, and we want your tales and experiences from times when it all went a bit Pete Tong.
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MEMBERSHIP

BMC insurance gets Phil out of a hole

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02/06/2014

When mountain guide Phil Dowthwaite injured his knee ski touring in the Austrian Alps, he could have waved goodbye to the summer work season. But, thanks to the swift medical treatment he received through BMC Travel & Activity Insurance, he’s back up and literally running only six weeks later.
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MEDICAL

Pain relief in mountain casualties with moderate or severe pain

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01/08/2013

Mountain Rescue is performed in a difficult environment where weather, terrain and remote locations present physical challenges. John Ellerton & Jessica Bell discuss the issues surrounding administration of appropriate and effective pain relief.
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INTERNATIONAL

Emergencies abroad: calling for help in the mountains

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13/06/2013

Plan for the best, prepare for the worst. When travelling abroad, it can pay to ensure in advance that you know how to summon emergency assistance.
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MEDICAL

Mountain accidents in the UK and abroad

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18/01/2012

When the worst happens in the mountains it is important to have a plan. This article gives you some of the tools required to extract yourself and your party as safely as possible.
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MEDICAL

Mountain incidents: what to do?

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14/10/2010

John Ellerton, holder and faculty member of the Diploma of Mountain Medicine and Medical Officer to the MRC England & Wales, looks at what you need to do in the event of a mountain incident.
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