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BMC ORGANISATION

Vincent ‘Vin’ Machin (1931-2017)

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19/09/2017

The BMC is sad to announce the death of honorary member Vin Machin, who passed away on 6 September, aged 85.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Nick Bond: 1961-2017

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17/07/2017

The BMC is sad to announce the death of Nick Bond, a long-serving BMC volunteer, who passed away on Monday 10 July following a brave battle against lung cancer.
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INTERNATIONAL

Accomplished mountaineers die in Alpine accidents

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18/07/2016

Tragically, four well-known mountaineers have recently lost their lives in the Mont Blanc, Bernese Oberland and Bernina massifs.
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INTERNATIONAL

One of the world's most accomplished female alpinsts dies in Japan

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24/12/2015

A tragic accident has robbed us of one of the world's foremost female mountaineers, Kei Taniguchi, while climbing on Mt Kurodake in Japan.
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INTERNATIONAL

Internationally renowned Russian alpinist Alexander Ruchkin killed in Peru

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06/09/2015

One of the foremost Russian mountaineers of his generation, Alexander Ruchkin, has died while trying to climb the south face of Huandoy in Peru.
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INTERNATIONAL

Dean Potter 1972-2015

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20/05/2015

One of the world's most notable rock climbers, highliners and BASE jumpers, 43-year old Dean Potter, was killed on Saturday the 16th May when attempting a wingsuit flight from Taft Point on the southern rim of Yosemite Valley.
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INTERNATIONAL

Albert Precht 1947-2015

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15/05/2015

A legend of Austrian rock climbing, 67-year-old Albert Precht was recently killed while descending from a route in the Pervolakia Gorge, Crete
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INTERNATIONAL

The passing of noted French mountaineer Jean-Claude Marmier

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31/07/2014

A legendary figure in French mountaineering, Jean-Claude Marmier, passed away on Thursday 24 July at the age of 71.
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BMC ORGANISATION

John Ellis Roberts: a tribute

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21/07/2014

John Ellis Roberts who had been Head Warden for Snowdonia National Park, President of Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team and who was also a retired British Mountain Guide, sadly died in a climbing accident on Dinas Cromlech in the Llanberis Pass on Friday 18 July, just a few days before his 71st birthday.
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INTERNATIONAL

Michel Darbellay 1934-2014

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25/06/2014

The Swiss guide Michel Darbellay, best known for making the coveted first solo ascent of the north face of the Eiger, has passed away aged 79
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