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What does Climb Britain mean for walkers?

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What does Climb Britain mean for walkers?

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25/07/2016

Britain’s mountains have probably never been climbed by so many people. And the vast majority of those people are walkers. Here’s why the BMC’s new name applies to them too.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to survive Pokemon Go in the wild

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21/07/2016

Cliffs, caves and minefields, the Pokemon Go craze is inadvertently leading people astray and into trouble. That’s why we’ve put together our best field guide to help you survive hunting Pokemon in the wild, along with a few crazy stories that have already occurred.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Walk skills: how to deal with ticks and midges

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14/07/2016

Bites from Britain’s tiny tyrants can range from annoying to life-threatening. With summer holidays upon us, here are a few tips to avoid becoming a midge meal, or worse.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 top places for family trekking in Europe

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13/07/2016

Walk over petrified lava rivers, stay in Cappadocian caves, explore underground cities, get pulses pumping on via ferrata, or just ply your kids with Italian gelato. With summer holidays here, we look at some of Europe’s top places for family-friendly trekking.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Getting into long-distance walks: top tips from Chris Townsend

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08/07/2016

Thinking of tackling your first long-distance walk this summer? We say, go for it! To help you along, here are three week-long route ideas for beginners, offering a mix of nature, history, solitude and challenge, plus Chris Townsend's top tips on getting the most out of the adventure.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Could corporate sponsorship turn our national parks into outdoor Disneylands?

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05/07/2016

A new company set up to persuade big business to support national parks has been criticised over fears it could lead to ‘Disneyfication’. Should we be worried? In the first of three articles exploring the future of our national parks, Carey Davies takes a look.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Getting #WomenOutdoors in Yorkshire

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30/06/2016

The Yorkshire area has an abundance of opportunities to get outdoors and get involved in #WomenOutdoors Week. From indoor climbing for beginners, to independent walks, there's something that appeals to everyone.
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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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909/07/2016BMC British Bouldering Championships 2016
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Lakeland Climbing Centre
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Longshaw Estate
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3030/07/2016A Celebration of a Life: Ken Wilson – Sheffield
Sheffield Hallam University City Campus
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Scout Scar
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Keswick Museum
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