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Everest 70: Tales From Basecamp

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Everest 70: Tales From Basecamp

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29/05/2023

The BMC held Everest 70: Tales From Basecamp to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first ascent of the world's most celebrated mountain. Hosted by Niall Grimes and surrounded by Nepali-inspired art, the audience joined us in looking back at that first ascent and heard modern stories told against the backdrop of ancient conquest. Here are some of those stories, we hope you enjoy them:
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Everest – looking back 70 years and beyond

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26/05/2023

It’s 70 years since the first ascent of Everest, the worlds most celebrated mountain. The BMC looks back at this event, its context and where it sits in climbing today.
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The Jeremy Willson Mountain Exploration Grant

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10/05/2023

The Jeremy Willson Charitable Trust (JWCT) awards an annual £1,000 grant via the BMC to qualifying mountaineering expeditions.
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Expedition Essentials for Women Explorers

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20/12/2022

Have you done Scottish winter climbing or been to the Alps and are yearning for more adventure? Have you been on a commercial expedition and want to do something similar with friends? You might be planning an expedition right now! If any of these apply, or you just want to know more, Expedition Essentials for Women Explorers is for you!
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Supporting Ukrainians impacted by the humanitarian crisis

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18/03/2022

BMC members can register as hosts to those from the Ukrainian climbing community.
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Apply for a BMC expedition grant

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09/02/2022

An introduction to BMC and MEF mountaineering grants.
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Get alpine hut discounts with a Reciprocal Rights Card

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01/01/2022

The Reciprocal Rights Card gives BMC members discounted rates in alpine huts.
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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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