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Behind the scenes: international mountaineering

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Behind the scenes: international mountaineering

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08/08/2019

Continuing our look at the work of BMC volunteers supporting our specialist committees. Whether showcasing British climbing to visitors from around the world, supporting British mountaineers on overseas expeditions, lobbying foreign governments, or navigating the complex paths of global climbing and mountaineering politics, the International Committee is involved in all aspects of mountaineering where there is an international dimension.
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Latok I, Lunag Ri, Lupghar Sar West ascents awarded with Piolets d'Or 2019

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01/08/2019

Three innovative ascents have been honoured by being awarded the Piolets d'Or 2019 including the ascent of the Latok I north ridge made by the British/Slovenian team of Tom Livingstone, Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar. The other two awards have been given posthumously to bold solo ascents: David Lama's ascent of Lunag Ri and Hansjörg Auer's ascent of Luphgar Sar West.
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What is to blame? Thoughts on Everest from Ricky Munday

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05/06/2019

What is to blame? Overcrowding? Budget operators? Or maybe inexperience? Despite being barely begun, it is already the fourth deadliest season on Mount Everest as 11 climbers have perished. Ricky Munday gives us his thoughts on the potential reasons behind the high toll of lives already claimed by the world's tallest mountain.
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Join the BMC Young Alpinists Alpine Meet 2019

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22/05/2019

Are you a keen and confident young alpinist? Well an awesome opportunity for you has arrived. Get signed up to the upcoming BMC Young Alpinists Alpine Meet 2019 to travel and climb in the beautiful Valais region of Switzerland.
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Community Action Nepal wins UIAA Mountain Protection Award

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07/11/2018

Community Action Nepal (CAN), a charity which has been operating in Nepal for over 20 years, was announced as the sixth winner of the annual UIAA Mountain Protection Award at the 2018 UIAA General Assembly in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in early October.
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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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Get alpine hut discounts with a Reciprocal Rights Card

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01/01/2018

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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