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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mount Everest clean-up project wins UIAA Mountain Protection Award

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23/10/2017

The Mount Everest Biogas Project was announced as the overall winner of the 2017 UIAA Mountain Protection Award, joining four other winners of the annual Award from Ethiopia, Tajikistan, Nepal and France.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Nominate a BMC volunteer for the George Band Award 2018

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02/10/2017

It's nomination time for the George Band Award for Exceptional Voluntary Contribution to Mountaineering. The aim of the award is to recognise people who have made a significant voluntary contribution to the BMC’s work over an extended period of time.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Kilian Jornet climbed Everest twice, but did he set a speed record?

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15/06/2017

The 29-year-old Catalan mountain runner has just returned from Everest, where he was plagued by surprise 60kph winds and an upset stomach. Despite this, he raced to the summit twice within a week, hoping to set a speed record without using fixed ropes or oxygen. Sarah Stirling interviews to find out how he got on and what his Bob Graham Round plans are.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC summits Mount Everest with Scott Mackenzie

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25/05/2017

BMC member Scott Mackenzie recently journeyed to the top of the world, and was kind enough to take us along for the ride! His recent summit of Mount Everest took him past the infamous Hillary Step, which is reported to have changed as a result of the 2015 earthquake. We tracked Scott down to find out more.
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PRESS

Everest: facts and figures

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15/04/2016

Everest captures the media's attention like no other mountain. Here are some facts, figures and background information to help anyone reporting about Everest.
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INTERNATIONAL

Medical emergency looms as fuel crisis in Nepal continues

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30/11/2015

The fuel crisis in Nepal is ongoing and is severely hampering relief efforts in Nepal. This adds insult to injury for the Nepalese people as they struggle to recover from the earthquakes which hit earlier this year.
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MEMBERSHIP

Autumn trekking in Nepal: will BMC Travel Insurance cover me? UPDATED

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13/10/2015

Major reconstruction work and in-depth assessments are underway in Nepal to build-back-better and get the Himalayan nation ready for the upcoming tourist season. What does this mean for trekkers and climbers taking out travel insurance?
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INTERNATIONAL

Everest ban for the inexperienced, the old, the young and the disabled?

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01/10/2015

From next spring, Nepalese government officials are considering banning those who haven't previously climbed at least one 6,500m peak from tackling Everest's summit. More controversially, plans to ban the disabled, the old and the young are also on the table.
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WALLS

Youngsters scale the height of Everest in Nepal fundraiser

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26/06/2015

The junior squad of the White Spider climbing wall in Surbiton has raised £5,182.13 to help the people of Nepal whose lives have been so devastated by the recent earthquakes. White Spider junior squad member Chris Butcher, aged 11, tells us about the day.
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INTERNATIONAL

Nepal earthquake: how can you can help

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12/05/2015

As Nepal suffers another deadly blow, with a second powerful earthquake hitting on Tuesday 12 April, many people are wondering how they can help those affected by the earthquake in Nepal.
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