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Latok I - we interview Tom Livingstone

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Latok I - we interview Tom Livingstone

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17/08/2018

The British alpinist Tom Livingstone and two Slovenian climbers, Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar, have successfully climbed Latok I (7145m) in the Karakorum mountains of Pakistan. They climbed 3/4 of the way up the coveted 'impossible ridge', before deviating. The North Ridge of Latok was/is recognised as one of the last major unclimbed lines in high-altitude mountaineering. This is the second ever successful ascent of the peak and the first ascent starting from the north side.
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INTERNATIONAL

Legendary Latok I North Ridge climb for Livingstone, Cesen and Strazarine

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13/08/2018

Early news is coming in that a major Himalayan line has been climbed by a British-Slovenian team, with support from the BMC.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

GB Climbing Team member Rhoslyn Frugtniet flashes 8a+ in Céüse

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13/08/2018

24 year-old Rhoslyn Frugtniet has just confirmed herself as one to watch on the sport climbing scene, after a very successful trip to Céüse in France, where she flashed Face de Rat (8a+) and climbed several other 8a+s and 8as. Rhos has previously climbed several 8bs and is hot on the heels of Britain's strongest sport climbing females.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million hits major milestone

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17/07/2018

The BMC is proud to announce that four months since its public launch, the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal has passed the one third mark, having raised over £330,000 so far.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wild fires - how can you help?

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28/06/2018

The recent hot, dry weather has been fantastic for anyone wanting to get outdoors and enjoy our hills, mountains and crags in a rare extended period of very nice weather. There's a flip side to that though, and the lack of rain has meant fire risk is high and in many areas increasing as the heatwave continues. Sadly some incredible moorland areas which will be well known to many walkers and climbers have already been affected by catastrophic fires, but what has been affected and what can you do to help?
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Feeling peaky? Get 25% off Alpine and Ski insurance

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14/05/2018

Feeling peaky? Take BMC Alpine and Ski insurance with 25% off this summer. That works out at annual cover for £141!
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BMC ORGANISATION

The BMC is seeking an experienced Project Manager

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16/08/2018

The BMC is seeking a skilled and experienced individual to project manage and drive forward the implementation of Phase II of the 2017/18 Organisational Review.
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Mina Leslie-Wujastyk: Rocklands 2013

25/09/2013

In the summer of 2013 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk spent six weeks in Rocklands, South Africa. Over the coming weeks BMC TV will release four short films showing some of her accomplishments whilst there. From highballs to lowballs, crimps to slopers, tech to burl, follow Mina on her journey to battle frustration and reap the rewards in one of the most beautiful, picturesque climbing areas in the world. This trailer will whet your appetite for what's to come!
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GEAR

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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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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