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Weekend warning: Ben Nevis is plastered in snow

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Weekend warning: Ben Nevis is plastered in snow

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22/05/2015

On the eve of the Bank Holiday weekend, the top of Scotland's highest mountain is covered in snow two metres deep. Walkers planning to climb it are urged to be cautious.
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HUTS

Weekend booking at the Whillans hut

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20/05/2015

How does waking up, having breakfast and then climbing a route less than 100 metres from your door sound? The Don Whillans hut sits underneath the Roaches and due to a late cancellation, is available for a weekend booking at short notice. So, don't delay, book the hut today!
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INTERNATIONAL

Ten in Ten in Ten 4 Nepal: a Peak District fundraising challenge

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07/05/2015

Fancy walking 10 miles, climbing 10 routes along the way in 10 hours, and raising money to help the victims of the earthquake disaster in Nepal? Then sign up for a special challenge event taking place on Saturday 16 May.
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CLUBS

Get skilled up on a BMC club member training course

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04/05/2015

New courses added...... Are you a BMC club member wanting to learn new skills? Come along to one of the training weekends run across the country to learn about first aid, climbing, winter skills or navigation. There are some new courses for 2015 too.
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GEAR

More counterfeit products discovered

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29/04/2015

Following on from the discovery earlier in the year of dangerous imitation crampons, gear manufacturers have since discovered and publicised further examples of imitation and counterfeit products. How can you avoid the fakes, and what should you do if you end up buying one?
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CLUBS

How to support novice club members weekend at Plas y Brenin

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29/04/2015

This popular training event will be running over the weekend of 15-17 May 2015 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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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Hill skills: how to use bothies

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28/04/2015

They’re free, simple shelters in remote country that anyone can use. But bothies can be much more than just a place to sleep – at their best they represent a culture and a community. Here’s how to join in.
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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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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2727/04/2015Steve McClure: Beyond Limits – London
Waterloo Campus, King's College
2828/04/2015BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass with Emma Twyford (Stockport)
Awesome Walls Stockport
2929/04/2015BMC Climbing Movement Masterclass with Emma Twyford (Kendal)
Lakeland Climbing Centre
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1010/05/2015Skyline MC Outdoor Climbing Day
Bamford Edge
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1414/05/2015Keswick Mountain Festival 2015
Crow Park
1515/05/2015BMC Equity Symposium
YHA Castleton
1616/05/2015Training Novice Club Members weekend
Plas y Brenin
1717/05/2015Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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2323/05/2015South Wales Area Meeting
Bosherton Village Hall
2424/05/2015Envirotrek North Wales
Padarn Country Park,
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3030/05/2015TremFest 2015
Eric Jones' Cafe
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202/06/2015North Wales Area Meeting
The Vaynol Arms
303/06/2015Midlands Area Meeting and Gary Gibson talk
BEST WESTERN PLUS Manor Hotel
404/06/2015Sir Edmund Hillary Memorial Lecture: the first ascent of Kangchenjunga - London
Royal Geographical Society
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606/06/2015BMC/MCS Junior Boulder Cup 2015 - Round 2
The Climbing Academy
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