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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

That's a wrap: Women's Winter Week 2017

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29/03/2017

The first Women's Winter Week ushered in a momentous start to March, which saw mountains of fun with positive, inspirational women and support from male and female supporters alike. So what went down during these five days of skills, thrills, and chills? BMC ambassador Mary-Ann Ochota reports.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The mountain weather forecaster: “I think it’s important to regularly experience what you write.”

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15/03/2017

Mountain weather wizard Geoff Monk tells us what goes into the forecasts that outdoor enthusiasts all over Britain rely upon: the Mountain Weather Information Service.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Prepare for uncertain weekend winter conditions, warn Glenmore Lodge

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24/02/2017

The unseasonably warm winter, coupled with flurries of snow from Storm Doris, have combined to create uncertain conditions in Scotland this weekend. Glenmore Lodge has issued a warning to prepare for conditions ranging from winter to spring, and issued advice on how to get the best out of your mountain journey,
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Dangerous avalanche conditions in the Alps warn experts

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23/02/2017

Sarah Stirling talks to British and Swiss avalanche experts to find out why ski touring and ice climbing is particularly dangerous in the Alps at the moment, and how you can stay as safe as possible.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

This is Scottish Winter

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17/02/2017

Some people have been hiking Scotland’s winter hills all their lives. But what’s it like to experience this environment for the first time. And how easily could you get up onto the high ground in the snow? We asked Belinda Dixon to investigate.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Freeze forecast: live Lake District winter conditions monitoring

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08/02/2017

Exciting news for Lake District winter climbers: a brand new system to transmit live winter conditions has just been installed on Great End, one of the Lake District’s most reliable and well-known winter crags.
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INTERNATIONAL

Women winter climbers wanted for British-Slovenia exchange 2017

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31/01/2017

Calling all women winter warriors, the BMC is looking for talented female winter climbers to take part in an exchange program with young Slovenian climbers on 12-19 February 2017. Find out the full details below.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The Mountain Rescuer: “Even experienced people can underestimate Snowdon in winter.”

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25/01/2017

What’s it like to be a Mountain Rescuer on Britain’s most popular mountain over the wild winter months? Simon Verspeak describes some of the challenges of covering a mountain many misunderstand to be 'safe'.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The avalanche forecaster: "I wouldn't recommend being avalanched to anyone"

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18/01/2017

In the first of six articles on the people who make the British winter, avalanche forecaster Kathy Grindrod describes what her job entails - and how a close shave in the past helped to sharpen her knowledge.
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SKILLS

The Ten Commandments of winter walking

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18/01/2017

A scripture-inspired guide to surviving and thriving in the British hills as a walker this winter. Go forth and play.
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