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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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PRESS

Social media and the BMC

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14/01/2015

Keep up to date with the latest news, gossip and outdoor action from the world of climbing, hill walking and mountaineering via our social media.
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MEMBERSHIP

20,000 tweeters can't be wrong

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09/09/2014

Tweeters? Twitterers? Whichever the right term is, the number of followers on the BMC's main Twitter feed has just hit another milestone and we're feeling smug and popular.
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PRESS

BMC launches new online media centre

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28/08/2014

A new media centre is available on the BMC website to help journalists cover stories on climbing, hill walking or mountaineering and issues affecting mountain areas.
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SKILLS

How dangerous are climbing and hill walking?

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11/08/2014

How dangerous are climbing and hill walking? The short answer is: not as dangerous as you probably think. Despite the death of two experienced climbers in North Wales in recent weeks, if you look at the statistics over the longer term, rock climbing and hill walking accident rates are actually decreasing.
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PRESS

The BMC: instant expert

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23/07/2014

What is the BMC and what does it do? This is the BMC in a nutshell.
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PRESS

Twenty blogs of Christmas

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20/12/2013

From yule logs to cool blogs, here are a selection of blogs to check out on your new smartphone throughout the 12 days of Christmas. A mixed postbag of climbing, hill walking, mountaineering and the great outdoors.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Press storms on Everest

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25/07/2013

In April, three leading alpinists - Jon Griffith, Ueli Steck and Simone Moro - made headlines across the world after being attacked by Sherpas on Everest. But the fight didn’t stop there: the voracious jaws of the media were waiting. Sarah Stirling caught up with Jon Griffith once the press storm had died down, to sort the facts from the media fictions.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Burnt at the stake by the media

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19/04/2012

In early February, a picture of a young mother climbing with her toddler caused a media storm. Ed Douglas talks to Menna Pritchard about what it's like to live through a tabloid whirlwind, the double standards of the press and how mothers doing adventurous things are perceived.
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LOCAL AREAS

Lords of the hills

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07/09/2011

Eight MPs and two Lords recently joined Chris Bonington on his favourite walk over Bannerdale and Blencathra in the Lake District to highlight the benefits of hill walking and to find out more about the BMC.
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