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SKILLS

BMC Student Safety Seminar 2017

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27/07/2017

The BMC Student Safety and Good Practice Seminar is a must if you're involved in running a student climbing, hill walking or mountaineering club.
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GEAR

BMC technical advice booklets

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25/11/2015

Want to know more about safety equipment for climbing and mountaineering? Our range of guides provide information and advice which should be useful to veterans and newbies alike. We cover the different types and uses of equipment, standards and essential care and maintenance tips.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Don't be shy - tell us about your accidents

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16/07/2015

Had an accident and want to help others? Just had a near-miss and want to let us know anonymously? We're starting a new feature in Summit magazine, called Scenario, and we want your tales and experiences from times when it all went a bit Pete Tong.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Weekend warning: Ben Nevis is plastered in snow

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21/05/2015

On the eve of the Bank Holiday weekend, the top of Scotland's highest mountain is covered in snow two metres deep. Walkers planning to climb it are urged to be cautious.
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SKILLS

Incident Management Seminar, Manchester University

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07/03/2015

The Incident Management Seminar, now in its second year, is an event run by the University of Manchester Hiking club, in association with the British Mountaineering Council and University of Manchester Students' Union, aimed at bringing together good practice and practical skills for those who venture into the mountains.
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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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INTERNATIONAL

It happened to me: prepare for worst but come back safe

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16/07/2014

Timothy Oakes was one of 19 people who died in a plane crash in Nepal in September 2012. He was setting off on a trekking holiday to Everest. Timothy’s wife, Angie Gaunt, shares her experience of the aftermath of his death to help other families find advice and support should the worst also happen to them.
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CLUBS

Manchester club safety seminar a success

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13/05/2014

40 students from around the country attended the outdoor club seminar organised by the University of Manchester Hiking Club.
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INTERNATIONAL

Nepali airlines added to EU ban list

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10/12/2013

After a series of fatal air crashes in Nepal, the European Commission announced last week that all Nepali airlines would be added to its list of banned operators. Ed Douglas reports on the implications for trekkers and climbers – and the hope that aviation safety in Nepal may now improve.
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SKILLS

How to lower off from a sport climb

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25/01/2013

Lowering off from a sport climb isn't always as easy as it is at the climbing wall. Knowing a few techniques can make the difference between an enjoyable day's climbing and a trip to A&E.
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