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INTERNATIONAL

Behind the scenes: international mountaineering

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08/08/2019

Continuing our look at the work of BMC volunteers supporting our specialist committees. Whether showcasing British climbing to visitors from around the world, supporting British mountaineers on overseas expeditions, lobbying foreign governments, or navigating the complex paths of global climbing and mountaineering politics, the International Committee is involved in all aspects of mountaineering where there is an international dimension.
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Latok I, Lunag Ri, Lupghar Sar West ascents awarded with Piolets d'Or 2019

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01/08/2019

Three innovative ascents have been honoured by being awarded the Piolets d'Or 2019 including the ascent of the Latok I north ridge made by the British/Slovenian team of Tom Livingstone, Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar. The other two awards have been given posthumously to bold solo ascents: David Lama's ascent of Lunag Ri and Hansjörg Auer's ascent of Luphgar Sar West.
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Wild Welsh Adventure: BMC International Summer Climbing Meet 2019

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11/07/2019

Our International Meets are week-long gatherings of climbers from all over the world, with the aim to showcase the uniqueness of British climbing and connect climbers from across the globe. Find out a bit more about them from local hosts and international attendees below!
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What is to blame? Thoughts on Everest from Ricky Munday

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05/06/2019

What is to blame? Overcrowding? Budget operators? Or maybe inexperience? Despite being barely begun, it is already the fourth deadliest season on Mount Everest as 11 climbers have perished. Ricky Munday gives us his thoughts on the potential reasons behind the high toll of lives already claimed by the world's tallest mountain.
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Join the BMC Young Alpinists Alpine Meet 2019

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22/05/2019

Are you a keen and confident young alpinist? Well an awesome opportunity for you has arrived. Get signed up to the upcoming BMC Young Alpinists Alpine Meet 2019 to travel and climb in the beautiful Valais region of Switzerland.
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Welsh trad climbing: join the BMC International Meet 2019

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04/12/2018

Connect with international friends, climb with like-minded people, go wild over Welsh trad: the BMC International Meet 2019 is returning to North Wales.
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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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Community Action Nepal wins UIAA Mountain Protection Award

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07/11/2018

Community Action Nepal (CAN), a charity which has been operating in Nepal for over 20 years, was announced as the sixth winner of the annual UIAA Mountain Protection Award at the 2018 UIAA General Assembly in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in early October.
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How to deal with cancelled and delayed flights

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23/08/2018

Flight delays and cancellations are on the rise and with many more travellers taking to the skies find out what to do if your holiday plans get disrupted. Here’s a simple three step guide for how to deal with cancelled or delayed flights.
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Legendary Latok I North Ridge climb for Livingstone, Cesen and Strazarine

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13/08/2018

Early news is coming in that a major Himalayan line has been climbed by a British-Slovenian team, with support from the BMC.
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