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SKILLS

All set for an early sunset? 9 ways to prepare

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24/10/2017

Since the clocks go back this weekend, suddenly the Sunday evening sunset will arrive significantly earlier. It's easy to be caught out. So to help, let's shine a light on some steps you should take to avoid being unexpectedly out in the dark on the hills.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Walk skills: how to deal with ticks and midges

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14/07/2016

Bites from Britain’s tiny tyrants can range from annoying to life-threatening. With summer holidays upon us, here are a few tips to avoid becoming a midge meal, or worse.
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SKILLS

Courses, workshops and lectures with the BMC in 2018

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18/11/2015

There are a range of courses, lectures, workshops and training opportunities that the BMC organises to bring the best value possible to its members.
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SKILLS

How to scramble: Needle Ridge

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10/08/2015

Great Gable’s most famous ridge climb makes for an epic day out - particularly if you’re brave enough to tackle Napes Needle itself as part of the ascent…
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SKILLS

Head for the hills courses

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18/12/2014

Love the idea of walking in the mountains this summer but want to have the right know-how first? Join us in the heart of Snowdonia to learn the skills you need to be a confident hill walker, at a bargain price.
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SKILLS

Aim high: four tips to fight your fear of heights

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12/06/2014

Are you a hill walker wanting to tackle steeper terrain, but nervous about heights? Don’t panic – there are steps you can take to fight the fear.
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SKILLS

New Hill Walkers booklet: explore the mountains of Britain and beyond

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02/06/2014

The British hills offer beauty, challenge and adventure, as well as the opportunity to keep fit and healthy. So it's no wonder that hill walking is such a popular activity, attracting people of all ages. Find out more in this BMC booklet.
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GENERAL

“We didn’t want adrenaline”: Interview with Cairngorms film star Chris Townsend

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13/06/2013

Chris Townsend is one of the world's most prolific long-distance walkers. Now for the first time he's the star of a feature-length film - 'The Cairngorms in Winter'. We talked to him about the arduous process of filming in Britain's coldest mountains, comparisons with Ray Mears, and why, when it comes to experiencing the mountains, he prefers to take it slow.
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GENERAL

New mountain discovered in the Pennines... sort of

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26/04/2013

A mountain has been discovered in Cumbria where there wasn’t one before. But what caused it to appear?
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YOUTH & EQUITY

More accidents in schools than on trips

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05/02/2013

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is encouraging teachers to embrace outdoor activities after discovering that more accidents take place in schools than on trips.
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