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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Britain's 8 best wildlife-spotting walks

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14/09/2016

From rutting stags to leaping salmon, this is one of the best times of year to witness majestic natural sights amid beautiful autumnal colours. That gave us an idea, so here’s a calendar of easy family walks giving you the chance to spot the best British wildlife spectacles year round: breeding puffins to red squirrels, reindeer to sea eagles, otters to dolphins.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 reasons to go trekking in Europe

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05/08/2016

From top tips for ultra-classics like the Tour du Mont Blanc, to insider secrets on lesser-known gems, five trekking leaders offer their favourite routes in Europe. If in any doubt of your ability, you know the score: hire a guide.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 top places for family trekking in Europe

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13/07/2016

Walk over petrified lava rivers, stay in Cappadocian caves, explore underground cities, get pulses pumping on via ferrata, or just ply your kids with Italian gelato. With summer holidays here, we look at some of Europe’s top places for family-friendly trekking.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Getting into long-distance walks: top tips from Chris Townsend

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08/07/2016

Thinking of tackling your first long-distance walk this summer? We say, go for it! To help you along, here are three week-long route ideas for beginners, offering a mix of nature, history, solitude and challenge, plus Chris Townsend's top tips on getting the most out of the adventure.
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MEDICAL

UIAA mountain medicine advice sheets

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10/02/2016

The UIAA (the international body for mountaineering) has produced a definitive series of mountain medicine advice sheets. Read them all here.
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MEMBERSHIP

Autumn trekking in Nepal: will BMC Travel Insurance cover me? UPDATED

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13/10/2015

Major reconstruction work and in-depth assessments are underway in Nepal to build-back-better and get the Himalayan nation ready for the upcoming tourist season. What does this mean for trekkers and climbers taking out travel insurance?
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INTERNATIONAL

Top 5 autumn overseas trekking destinations

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01/09/2015

Grab your oversized pack, top up on sunscreen and head overseas to make this autumn of walking a memorable one.
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INTERNATIONAL

Nepal trekking: back in action?

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07/08/2015

It’s been three months since Nepal was rocked by devastating earthquakes. As the autumn trekking season approaches, what’s the situation on the ground? Richard Goodey from Lost Earth Adventures gives his opinion on Nepal’s better known trekking areas.
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HUTS

Design a Himalayan mountain hut and win $3,000

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16/02/2015

The Nepal Mountaineering Association, with support from Samarth Nepal Market Development Programme and UKAID is inviting architects, designers and the general public to submit designs for an innovative high altitude accommodation unit which will be the first of its kind ever to be established in the Nepal Himalayas.
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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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