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Galvan and Zerain disappear while attempting second crossing of Mazeno Ridge.

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Galvan and Zerain disappear while attempting second crossing of Mazeno Ridge.

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02/07/2017

Hope of finding the noted partnership of Argentinian Mariano Galvan, and the Spanish-Basque Alberto Zerain, who were attempting an alpine-style ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge, has now faded after an aerial search on the morning of the 1st July.
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Young British Alpinists session in North Wales

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26/06/2017

Are you a young, keen British alpinist? The BMC and The Alpine Club have teamed up to launch a new process to help talented British alpine climbers improve their skills and knowledge about expedition climbing.
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Where are they going? The BMC Expedition Grants

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02/06/2017

The following teams received grant aid from the BMC for expeditions taking place during 2017. Most are still to leave the UK; some are currently in the field, and some have recently returned, though the results of their endeavours are presently unknown. In general, only the designated expedition organiser is named.
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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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List of general mountaineering grants

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03/01/2017

A list of organisations, Trusts, commercial companies and charities that are able to provide funding support for trips. Be sure to check out each organisation's awarding criteria carefully before making an application to avoid disappointment and also wasting your time.
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Get alpine hut discounts with a Reciprocal Rights Card

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01/01/2017

The Reciprocal Rights Card gives BMC members discounted rates in alpine huts.
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BAIML descends on the alpine paradise of Chamonix

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20/12/2016

Who needs snow to have fun? With sunny and icy conditions in Chamonix, creativity on a range of eclectic workshops proved key at the 2016 British Association of International Mountain Leaders (BAIML) annual general meeting (AGM). Anne Arran, president of the BAIML, tells us how it went.
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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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