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BMC summits Mount Everest with Scott Mackenzie

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC summits Mount Everest with Scott Mackenzie

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25/05/2017

BMC member Scott Mackenzie recently journeyed to the top of the world, and was kind enough to take us along for the ride! His recent summit of Mount Everest took him past the infamous Hillary Step, which is reported to have changed as a result of the 2015 earthquake. We tracked Scott down to find out more.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Don't miss: the Tommy Caldwell tour

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08/05/2017

Last year, we brought you Alex Honnold. Now we’ve teamed up with Penguin Live to bring you another American rock star. This July, climbing legend Tommy Caldwell is coming to Sheffield and London.
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MEDICAL

LAST CHANCE TO BOOK: First aid & mountain medicine weekend in the Peak District

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24/05/2017

Join top doctors for a one-off weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage this June. Bookings for this event will close on Monday 29 May.
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INTERNATIONAL

British-based climber completes two new routes in Baffin Island

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23/05/2017

Scottish resident and big wall climber, Marek Raganowicz, has added two demanding aid routes to the overhanging Ship's Prow in Baffin Island.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC Manifesto: General Election 2017

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22/05/2017

Ahead of the election on 8 June, the BMC is challenging politicians to recognise the huge value of outdoor recreation in their manifestos and policies, while also understanding the need to protect the special qualities of the outdoors for the benefit of all.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Will Sim and Greg Boswell climb two new routes in Alaska

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20/05/2017

Wil Sim and Greg Boswell have recently climbed two new routes from the Buckskin Glacier in the Central Alaska Range, which lies 15 miles southeast of Denali; the main peak in the range is the Moose's Tooth. The first route is an 'outrageously good' line on the Bear's Tooth, and the second may be the first ascent of a peak. Sarah Stirling gets the low down, and finds out why they named the routes Beastiality and Shark Fishing.
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HUTS

Alex MacIntyre Hut 2017 Annual report

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15/05/2017

The Alex MacIntyre Memorial Hut is located between Glencoe and Fort William in the Western Highlands. Jointly owned and administered by the BMC and the MCofS, the management team held its AGM last April.
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LATEST MOUNTAINEERING VIDEOS

GEAR

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

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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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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Climbing Information Films: Birds

08/02/2013

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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GEAR

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Caring for equipment

23/01/2013

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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