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Ape Index: Hard Grit Live

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Ape Index: Hard Grit Live

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13/03/2017

It seems incredible that the all-time classic climbing film, Hard Grit, is almost twenty years old this year. And in a spirit of milking the past for all it's worth, some of the people behind the film are getting together for a once-in-a-lifetime live event in Sheffield to remember the fun and spirit that went into the film, and the climbs that it spawned. April 1st – this ain’t no joke.
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Organising BMC Events

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01/05/2016

Considering organising a BMC Event? You've come to the right place. The information you need is set out below and starts with Event Approval.
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9 evening crags that catch the later light

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24/03/2016

Daylight saving time (DST) is upon us and unfortunately we’ll be losing an hour of sleep. But all is not lost, as we’ll be springing forward into evening light and the prospect of after-work jaunts in the countryside.
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Is it time for xmas shopping?

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11/12/2015

We all know that we'd rather be enjoying the delights of the snow and ice around Christmas. And with the festive holiday just around the corner, why not take some of the stress away with one of the BMC's special bundles.
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Ken Wilson mountain media wizard is honoured

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24/11/2015

The Boardman Tasker Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Ken Wilson, a long time influencer of outdoor media and global climbing and mountaineering politics, at the Kendal Mountain Festival. We collect a few choice quotes to celebrate the occasion.
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Ghosts and gunpowder: 5 of Britain's finest autumn hill walks

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22/10/2014

Catch the colours, see a cloud inversion, watch some wonderful wildlife or even enjoy the fireworks from a lofty vantage point - Hanna Lindon looks at five hill walks to make the most of the autumn.
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Want to climb a mountain every day – for a living?

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20/10/2014

A vacancy has opened for arguably one of the most enviable jobs in Britain – being the “eyes and ears of Helvellyn.”
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The Rock Climber - Simon Carter

15/12/2011

Rock climbing photographer Simon Carter has captured unique & awe-inspiring images that have launched climbing on the world stage. Find out more in this Nikon short.
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Wide Boys climb Century Crack

15/12/2011

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker spent 8 weeks in the US in search of the most difficult off-widths they could find. "Century Crack" is the hardest off-width in the world. Stevie Haston attempted this route in the 90's with no success. No one believed the route would ever be climbed. Alstrin Film & Hot Aches Productions have teamed up to document their two year journey. Film due autumn 2012.
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James Pearson in Pembroke: E8, E9 + E10

15/12/2011

A fantastic video made by Keith Bradbury and filmed for The North Face of James Pearson on his recent epic trip to Pembroke where he obliterated lots of previous highs with a bunch of great ascents culminating in the first E10 ground up.
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