Montane BMC Alpine Adventure Tour 2019

Posted by Becky McGovern on 19/02/2019
Photo: Alex Buisse / Montane

Get ready for your alpine adventures at one of our Montane BMC Alpine Skills Lectures this May

Who can go? The Alpine Lectures are brilliant for anybody new to alpine climbing who want to further develop their skills. You’ll go from bumbling about to striding with confidence to the summit after you’ve gained all the knowledge from our alpine experts Steve Long and Calum Muskett.

Calum Muskett

25-year-old Calum discovered climbing when he was 13. He’s travelled all over the world climbing difficult alpine routes as well as free climbing big walls such as El Capitan in Yosemite. Calum is an aspirant British Mountain Guide.

Steve Long

International Mountain Guide Steve has been mountaineering for over 30 years and has climbed in every continent and skied in most. Highlight ascents include the Dru in winter, Cerro Torre, Low’s Gully (Borneo), and an epic attempt on Great Trango.

So what skills will you learn about?

Everything the new alpine adventurer could possibly need, including:

Acclimatisation
Fitness Preparation
Alpine Areas
Effective movement/glacial travel
Alpine Hazards
Risk Management
Ski Mountaineering
Next Steps

What’s more, there’ll be loads of Montane goodies up for grabs in the free prize draw to tool you up!

Tickets on sale now!

Tickets can be purchased online, see ticket link below each venue.  Buy up until 2pm on the day of the lecture. Tickets cost £7 for BMC members and £9 for non-members. Group discount: £4.75 when purchasing 10 or more tickets.

PLEASE BUY YOUR TICKETS IN ADVANCE - TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ON THE NIGHT

Venues & Dates 2019

All lectures start at 7pm and finish at approximately 9pm with a half-way interval.

Manchester |Tuesday 7 May

St Thomas Centre, Ardwick Green North, Manchester, M12 6FZ

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Newcastle | Wednesday 8 May

Newcastle University, Herschel Building, Lecture Theatre 1, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7RU

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Birmingham | Thursday 9 May

University of Birmingham, School of Physics, Poynting Large Lecture theatre S02, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2TT

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London | Friday 10 May | PLEASE NOTE NEW VENUE

Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury, Coram Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1N 1HT

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Further information

Please email Becky McGovern or phone 0161 438 3302
 


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