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Book awards for British mountaineers

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Book awards for British mountaineers

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18/09/2016

Up and About: the Hard Road to Everest, the first book in a two-volume autobiography by BMC Patron Doug Scott, has won the Himalayan Club’s prestigious Kekoo Naoroji Award for Mountain Literature.
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Little hope now left for two of America's foremost mountaineers, missing in Pakistan

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05/09/2016

Hope is now all but gone for two of the finest American mountaineers of their generation, missing on Baintha Brakk II (Ogre II, 6,980m) in the Pakistan Karakoram
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Record crossing of complete Tatra Ridge

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03/08/2016

Between July 21-25 the Polish alpinists Artur Paszczak and Adam Pieprzycki report making what is likely the fastest crossing of the complete Tatra Ridge by a roped pair.
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Romanians climb Zanskar Supercouloir

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30/07/2016

The Romanian couple Cosmin Andron and Cristina Pogacean have made the first ascent of the south summit of T16 in India's Zanskar Range by the 1,200m Supercouloir.
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Accomplished mountaineers die in Alpine accidents

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18/07/2016

Tragically, four well-known mountaineers have recently lost their lives in the Mont Blanc, Bernese Oberland and Bernina massifs.
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MEF supported expedition climbs hard new route in Alaska

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02/07/2016

Supported by the Mount Everest Foundation and New Zealand Alpine Club, Chris Wright and Graham Zimmerman have made the first ascent of the 1,850m west face of Celeno Peak in the Wrangell Mountains of Alaska.
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New route in the Indian Himalaya for Malcolm Bass and Guy Buckingham

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30/06/2016

In a five-day round trip from base camp, Malcolm Bass and Guy Buckingham, supported by grants from the Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund, Austrian Alpine Club, BMC and MEF, made the first ascent of the difficult north-west ridge of Gangstang in the Indian Himalaya.
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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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BMC International Winter Meet 2012

08/11/2012

The BMC International Meet is a great opportunity for international climbers to visit Britain and enjoy the climbing and hospitality our great island has to offer. Likewise it is a fantastic opportunity for British climbers to meet like-minded people, enjoy good company, share common interests, meet new people, show off British climbing, and actually get out climbing. A report on the event can be seen at www.thebmc.co.uk/a-wild-week-bmc-winter-meet-report
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The Odyssey Trailer

02/11/2012

The trailer for The Odyssey: the new film from Hotaches about British trad climbing.
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The Maynard
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