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INTERNATIONAL

List of general mountaineering grants

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03/01/2017

A list of organisations, Trusts, commercial companies and charities that are able to provide funding support for trips. Be sure to check out each organisation's awarding criteria carefully before making an application to avoid disappointment and also wasting your time.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

James Monypenny: first ascents in China and tips on expedition planning

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10/11/2016

James Monypenny has just returned from a month establishing first ascents in the Genyen Massif of China’s Sechuan province. He offers an expedition report on climbing in the area, and some top tips for self-organised expeditions to remote regions of the world.
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MEDICAL

UIAA mountain medicine advice sheets

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10/02/2016

The UIAA (the international body for mountaineering) has produced a definitive series of mountain medicine advice sheets. Read them all here.
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INTERNATIONAL

Apply for a BMC expedition grant

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09/02/2016

An introduction to BMC and MEF mountaineering grants.
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INTERNATIONAL

Research: psychological responses to the expedition experience

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29/05/2015

Research being conducted at the University of Northampton, in collaboration with the University of Bergen in Norway, is aiming to further explore responses to the expedition experience.
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INTERNATIONAL

Fantastic reductions at Expedition Planning Seminar

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09/01/2015

Amazing offer. Prices slashed for Saturday's expedition planning seminar at Plas y Brenin. This could be just the opportunity you need to take a trip to beautiful North Wales, going to the fantastic value seminar on the Saturday and then perhaps getting out on the hill, walking or climbing on Sunday.
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INTERNATIONAL

BMC supported expeditions - what was achieved in 2014?

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22/12/2014

In 2014 the BMC International Committee awarded a total of £14,250 to 16 expeditions, and an additional three awards from the Julie Tullis Memorial fund. Supported trips visited South America, Greenland and various regions in Asia, with mixed success.
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INTERNATIONAL

BMC Expedition planning seminar 2013 report

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14/01/2013

The BMC ran a brilliant and highly successful day-long seminar on trip and expedition planning at Plas y Brenin on 12 January 2013. The seminar was for those wanting to know more about the practicalities of planning and taking part in trips and expeditions to the Greater Ranges.
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INTERNATIONAL

New climbing regulations under discussion in Ecuador and Peru

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09/12/2012

Tragedy on one of the country's most difficult summits, Illiniza Sur (5,263m), has prompted discussion on revising the climbing regulations for Ecuador's snowy mountains.
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INTERNATIONAL

Everest pioneer Mike Westmacott: memorial service

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07/09/2012

A memorial service is planned for Mike Westmacott at Kendal Parish Church on 5 October - anyone is welcome.
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