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Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

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10/06/2019

Why do you climb? From getting stronger and ticking off projects to spending time with our friends, we all have our reasons. However, there is increasing evidence that activities like climbing, mountaineering and hiking are good for our minds as well as our bodies.
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SKILLS

Incident and Near Miss reporting system update: July 2019

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10/07/2019

The BMC Incident and Near Miss reporting system has now been up and running for three months, so we thought we’d take a look at the response so far and encourage anyone involved in an incident or near miss to share their experience.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Paul Tierney breaks 214-peak Wainwright record

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25/06/2019

Last week, Paul Tierney summited every one of the 214 peaks that feature in Alfred Wainwright’s iconic, seven-volume guide to the Lakeland fells - in one go. It took him 6 days, 6 hours and 5 minutes. The Lake District resident broke Steve Birkinshaw’s record by almost seven hours and raised over £28,000 for the charity Mind, UK.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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20/06/2019

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The Time is Now: a mass lobby for climate, nature and people

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20/06/2019

Less than a week to go to the mass lobby! Over 15,000 people have already signed up and it's set to be the biggest lobby for climate and environment in UK history. The Time Is Now is a mass lobby for climate, nature and people taking place on Wednesday 26 June, filling the streets of Westminster, to tell our MPs that the time is now to take action for our climate and the environment.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mountain Rescue Chairman and British Mountain Guide awarded MBE

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10/06/2019

Congratulations to Mountain Rescue England and Wales Chairman Mike France and British Mountain Guide Rob Collister who have both been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The big Cs in my life: Climbing and Cancer

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06/06/2019

Just get out. That's the motto of Patricia Novelli while undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy. Patricia walks us through the struggles she encountered when continuing to enjoy the outdoors, walking and climbing, while being treated for cancer.
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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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