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How to use GPS devices in the mountains safely

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How to use GPS devices in the mountains safely

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20/08/2015

You may have a GPS nestling in the palm of your hand when you read this - but can you use it in the hills and mountains? Chris Townsend takes us through how to use GPS in the outdoors safely, whether on a standalone device or your phone.
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INTERNATIONAL

Nepal trekking: back in action?

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07/08/2015

It’s been three months since Nepal was rocked by devastating earthquakes. As the autumn trekking season approaches, what’s the situation on the ground? Richard Goodey from Lost Earth Adventures gives his opinion on Nepal’s better known trekking areas.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Take care around cows: warning for walkers

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27/08/2015

Each year there are reports of people who have been attacked, or even trampled to death, by cows whilst out walking or approaching crags. BMC member Simon Coldrick was badly injured after a cow attacked him as he led a fell race on the edge of Sheffield.
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Emergency procedures for hill walking

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20/08/2015

If things go wrong in the mountains, what do you do? Chris Townsend explains the procedures you need to know but hope never to use.
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Know your hill walking footwear

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18/08/2015

Bamboozled by boots? Flummoxed by footwear? Chris Townsend explains the range of shoes you can use for hill walking in this BMC TV video.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

MPs scale Helsby cliff to promote benefits of outdoor recreation

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14/08/2015

Despite the wet weather, Weaver Vale MP Graham Evans and Macclesfield MP David Rutley today went abseiling and climbing with BMC president Rehan Siddiqui and BMC training officer Jon Garside to chat about the virtues of climbing and outdoor recreation.
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BMC subsidised outdoor training courses at Plas y Brenin

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05/08/2015

The BMC and Plas y Brenin are working together to deliver a programme of subsidised training courses to help you to take your first steps in to the great outdoors.
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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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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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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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