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Latok I - we interview Tom Livingstone

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Latok I - we interview Tom Livingstone

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17/08/2018

The British alpinist Tom Livingstone and two Slovenian climbers, Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar, have successfully climbed Latok I (7145m) in the Karakorum mountains of Pakistan. They climbed 3/4 of the way up the coveted 'impossible ridge', before deviating. The North Ridge of Latok was/is recognised as one of the last major unclimbed lines in high-altitude mountaineering. This is the second ever successful ascent of the peak and the first ascent starting from the north side.
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INTERNATIONAL

Legendary Latok I North Ridge climb for Livingstone, Cesen and Strazarine

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13/08/2018

Early news is coming in that a major Himalayan line has been climbed by a British-Slovenian team, with support from the BMC.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Feeling peaky? Get 25% off Alpine and Ski insurance

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14/05/2018

Feeling peaky? Take BMC Alpine and Ski insurance with 25% off this summer. That works out at annual cover for £141!
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Women in Adventure Film Competition 2019

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08/08/2018

Dust off your cameras, get your gear together and prepare to unleash your inner adventuress, as the BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition is back! #WAF19
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CLUBS

How to support novice club members weekend, at Plas y Brenin

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08/08/2018

Last few places remaining... This popular training event will be returning in 2018 over the weekend of 8-9 September at Plas y Brenin in Snowdonia. The weekend is aimed at the experienced members of affiliated clubs that support less experienced members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.
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SKILLS

Make winter count: with a BMC Skills Lecture 2018

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31/07/2018

#MakeWinterCount and get tooled up with all the skills at one of our winter lectures this November. Tickets on sale beginning of October.
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SKILLS

BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018

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30/07/2018

The UK's most knowledgeable symposium is back! Don't miss the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium in Birmingham on 10-11 November 2018.
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Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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Climbing Information Films: Birds

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Don't ruffle feathers by ignoring climbing restrictions this spring. The consequences could be owl-ful. Find out about latest crag access at thebmc.co.uk/rad or download our new android app at thebmc.co.uk/androidrad.
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Taken from the BMC Rock Essentials DVD, this film explains the basic steps needed to make sure that your climbing gear such rope, harness and helmet is safe to use. It shows some useful tips on how and when to check your gear, when to retire it, and where to get more information from manufacturers. More on the Rock Essentials DVD here: thebmc.co.uk/rock-climbing-essentials-dvd?s=2
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