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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

How will Brexit affect travel insurance?

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20/03/2019

Deal or no deal? The UK leaving the EU, with or without a deal, will change the way Brits travel to and from the UK. What does Brexit mean for our holidays? And how will it affect travel insurance? Find out more here.
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SKILLS

Exclusive Ski and Mountaineering Boot Fittings with Snow+Rock’s In-Store Experts

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27/02/2019

Snow+Rock’s experts have been fitting boots for over 30 years; whether you’re a regular on the slopes or just starting to get serious about skiing, they’ll be able to find you the perfect pair of boots and tailor them to fit your feet in specialist boot fitting labs.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Jasmin Paris breaks all the records of the Montane Spine Race

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23/01/2019

Just 10 days ago, Jasmin Paris became the first woman to win the Spine Race, and also smashed the winter record for the route by around 12 hours. This non-stop, unsupported trail ultramarathon is one of the world's toughest. Even more impressively, Jasmin was having to express milk at checkpoints. Sarah Stirling asks her a few questions about the race; also about running while pregnant and as a mother.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Calling North West climbers and hill walkers

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04/01/2019

The BMC’s North West Area has a new team and is on the lookout for keen people with a range of skills to help create a vibrant feel to the local area.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Nathan Phillips climbs Gecko assis 8B+

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17/12/2018

Nathan Phillips, reigning British Bouldering Champion and member of the GB Climbing Team, has just climbed Gecko assis, a classic 8B+ boulder in Rocher de Boligny, Fontainebleau. It's his second of the grade and, amazingly, Nathan reckons it wasn't even at his limit.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Introducing Connor Herson, youngest person to free the Nose, and Dad Jim

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04/12/2018

Yosemite climbing has come a long way since 1958, when the first ascent of the Nose was established over 47 days of aid-climbing. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the first free ascent of the Nose – achieved by Lynn Hill in ’93 (“It goes, boys!”) – and a new record has just been set. Connor Herson has, at 15, become the youngest person to free-climb the route. According to his Dad, “Most importantly, no days of school were missed in the sending of this route!” Connor climbed it over three days starting on November 17.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Frances Bensley: the third British woman to boulder 8B

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03/12/2018

Frances Bensley has repeated the boulder problem Fat Lip 8B at Raven Tor in Miller's Dale, a route first climbed by Steve McClure in 2007. She is only the third British woman to climb the grade: the others were Shauna Coxsey and Mina Leslie-Wujastyk. Frances also redpointed her first 8b+ sport route this year, in Siurana. Does she have any tips for us, in general and for this route? Apparently it's all about wearing a particular climbing shoe on your right foot!
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INTERNATIONAL

Pete Whittaker's Big Link-Up in Yosemite

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29/11/2018

Pete Whittaker has done it again! Yet another gruelling challenge has crumbled beneath the grim, relentless determination of the UK's most masochistic mountaineer. Pete was back in Yosemite on another solo mission, but this time just one granite wall was not enough – he had his eyes on both El Capitan and Half Dome. Sarah Stirling reports.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The legacy of Peter Hutchinson, founder of Mountain Equipment and PHD

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26/11/2018

Peter Hutchinson, founder of the brands Mountain Equipment and then PHD, passed away on Friday 2 November 2018, aged 81. Peter was hands-on at the forefront of outdoor down gear manufacture from the very beginning of the industry until the modern day. When other outdoor brands grew big and moved production overseas, Peter saw a different way. A more sustainable and personal way.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Interview: Emma Twyford's storming 2018

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21/11/2018

Emma Twyford is this month's front-cover star of both Climber and Summit magazines, and this double-display of publicity is very well deserved. Emma has just had one of the best trad seasons of any UK climber, and she's also been pushing the limits of UK women's sport climbing.
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