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.
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.
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:
Effective movement/glacial travel
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
Newcastle | Wednesday 8 May
Newcastle University, Herschel Building, Lecture Theatre 1, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
Birmingham | Thursday 9 May
University of Birmingham, School of Physics, Poynting Large Lecture theatre S02, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham, B15 2TT
London | Friday 10 May
University College London, Christopher Ingold Building, XLG2 Auditorium, 20 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0AJ
Please email Becky McGovern or phone 0161 438 3302
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Winter Essentials DVD: This DVD follows a group of winter mountaineers on a typical day out in the Scottish mountains, and shows the essential skills and techniques.
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