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The Porter: what it's really like to work one of the hardest jobs on the planet

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The Porter: what it's really like to work one of the hardest jobs on the planet

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18/08/2020

Sherpas. Porters. The spine to many a mountaineering mission. Watch the documentary that gives the mountaineering community an eye-opening look at what it's really like to work one of the hardest jobs on the planet.
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Tom Livingstone and Luka Strazar announced as winners of the final Nick Estcourt Award

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09/05/2020

The winners of the Nick Estcourt Award 2020 have been announced. The award was established to commemorate the climbing achievements of Nick Estcourt, and to encourage future generations of expedition mountaineers. After 40 years, this will be the final year that the grant will be awarded in its current format.
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Scottish snow and ice an international hit

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02/03/2020

A week-long gathering in Scotland of mountaineers from across the world has been hailed a massive success as climbers from 22 countries enjoy Scotland’s mountains.
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International winter climbing meet attracts top ice climbers

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28/01/2020

Climbers from around the globe will be gathering in Scotland next month for a special event revived by Mountaineering Scotland after a four-year absence to mark the beginning of their 50th anniversary year.
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Join the BMC/Alpine Club Young Alpinist's Winter Meet 2020

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03/01/2020

Are you a keen and confident young alpinist? Well an awesome opportunity for you is back. The concept of a BMC Young Alpinist's Meet continues with another event in March 2020. Sign up to attend and climb in the beautiful Chamonix region of France.
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Get alpine hut discounts with a Reciprocal Rights Card

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01/01/2020

The Reciprocal Rights Card gives BMC members discounted rates in alpine huts.
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Alpinism gets recognition from UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity

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18/12/2019

Alpinism has been added to UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). But what will it mean for those who take part in the sport, mountain guides or those who live in an alpine environment? Katy Dartford reports.
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BMC International Winter Meet 2012

08/11/2012

The BMC International Meet is a great opportunity for international climbers to visit Britain and enjoy the climbing and hospitality our great island has to offer. Likewise it is a fantastic opportunity for British climbers to meet like-minded people, enjoy good company, share common interests, meet new people, show off British climbing, and actually get out climbing. A report on the event can be seen at www.thebmc.co.uk/a-wild-week-bmc-winter-meet-report
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The Samsung Olympic Games Pledge

30/05/2012

In 1922 Great Britain came within metres of conquering Mount Everest. In 1924 rare Olympic Games medals were awarded to the heroic team. In their honour, a promise was made to take one of these medals to the summit of Everest however, for many different reasons, this never happened. In 2012, in the year of the Olympiad, in one of the most treacherous climbing seasons on record, Kenton Cool succeeded in taking of the Gold medals awarded to the team in 1924 back to Everest to fulfill the Samsung Olympic Games Pledge.
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Autana: the trailer

27/03/2012

Epic new trailer from the latest Lee/Houlding picture; Autana - first ascent in the lost world. Leo Houlding, Jason Pickles and Sean 'Stanley' Leary go deep into the Amazon to attempt a first ascent on the magnificent Cerro Autana. Adventure film making goes to the Venezuelan jungle - Indiana Jones would have been proud. Out on HD download and dvd, August 2012
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