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SKILLS

Near-miss and incident reporting system goes live

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11/04/2019

The BMC has launched an Incident and Near-miss reporting system for walkers, climbers and mountaineers in partnership with Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland.
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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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MEDICAL

Blood on holds: health risk to climbers?

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06/08/2010

Is there are risk of blood-borne infections being transmitted to climbers? The UIAA Medical Commission attempts to answer this vital question in its latest advice paper.
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MEDICAL

Snowdon Shocker!

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12/07/2010

A fully functioning and publicly accessible emergency de-fibrillator machine has been placed at the summit of Snowdon, to give some assistance to trained people in the event of a person suffering a heart-attack.
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MEDICAL

Download your own accident report form

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19/10/2009

This download consists of two forms designed to live in your personal mountain first aid kit.
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GEAR

Welsh business wins Queen's Award

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23/07/2009

Blizzard Survival has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2009, for its range of ultra lightweight thermal products, made from the company’s groundbreaking Reflexcell™ material.
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GENERAL

IFMGA President killed in mountaineering accident

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01/08/2007

Claude Rey, President of the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations, has died after falling into a crevasse in the Swiss Alps.
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INTERNATIONAL

Champion ice climber killed in ice collapse

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22/12/2006

Hari Berger, the 2006 Ice Climbing World Cup Champion, was killed on Wednesday (20 December) whilst climbing in an ice cave near Hintersee (Flachgau) in Austria, when 150 tons of ice collapsed onto him.
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INTERNATIONAL

Charlie Fowler and Christine Boskoff missing in China

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15/12/2006

Renowned American climber Charlie Fowler and high-altitude mountaineer Christine Boskoff have gone missing in central-western China.
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SKILLS

Two ice climbers die after rescue in Cairngorms

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20/11/2006

Sadly, two ice climbers who went missing in the Cairngorms yesterday (Sunday 19 November) are now reported as having died following rescue.
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