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Spring warning for hill walkers in Scotland

SKILLS

Spring warning for hill walkers in Scotland

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17/04/2014

Heading to Scotland this spring? Don't be fooled by the sunny weather - winter is not over in the Highlands yet, and hill walkers heading north are urged to be prepared.
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CLUBS

New outdoor club safety seminar to take place in Manchester

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17/04/2014

The Outdoor Club Seminar is a new event organised by the University of Manchester Hiking Club, in association with the British Mountaineering Council and the University of Manchester Students’ Union. Taking place on 11 May, it looks to share knowledge on staying safe in the mountains.
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CLUBS

How to support novice club members weekend at Plas y Brenin

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16/04/2014

Only a few places remaining on this popular training event, running over the weekend of 16-18 May at Plas y Brenin. Costing only £50 for the weekend, it is aimed at affiliated clubs which accept novices and wish to support these members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.
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GENERAL

Wilderness, walks and Wensleydale cheese: Chris Townsend answers your questions

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14/04/2014

What would you ask wilderness walking legend and BMC ambassador Chris Townsend if you had the chance? We gave our Facebook followers the chance to do just that, and the resulting questions ranged from the profound to the more practical. Here is the pick of the bunch.
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MEMBERSHIP

Five reasons why you need BMC travel insurance

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12/04/2014

Easter is almost here. So whether you’re hot-stepping it to hot-rock, trekking far and wide, or setting off on an alpine adventure, BMC insurance could be your perfect travelling companion. Reliable, adventurous, quick and effective, it can help you out should you find yourself in a tricky situation.
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Mountains of inspiration at the Keswick Mountain Festival 2014

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10/04/2014

With not long to go until Keswick Mountain Festival 2014 kicks off on the shores of Derwent Water we pick our highlights from this years line-up.
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GENERAL

Seven superb summits to climb this spring

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09/04/2014

Catch a glimpse of the Alps in Wales, see a mysterious double sunset, and climb the Yorkshire summit said to be more impressive than K2. Spring’s here, and it’s time to hit the hills.
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LATEST WALKING VIDEOS

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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SKILLS

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Water hazards in the mountains

15/12/2011

An extract from the Mountaineering Council of Scotland's 'Water Hazards in the Mountains' DVD.
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SKILLS

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What's in my backpack?

15/12/2011

MCofS Mountain Safety Adviser Heather Morning speaks to TGO magazine about essential equipment for carrying on a journey in the Scottish mountains.
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