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Mercier and Pesce free Chris Bonington's route on the west face of the Plan

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Mercier and Pesce free Chris Bonington's route on the west face of the Plan

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17/04/2014

Chamonix-based Jeff Mercier and Korra Pesce have made the first free and possibly only the second overall ascent of a little known Chris Bonington route on the west face of the Aiguille du Plan.
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New speed link-up on the Matterhorn in winter

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14/04/2014

The current trend towards, and increased media coverage of, speed ascents has seen Italian guide, Hervé Barmasse, complete an impressive one-day, solo, winter link-up on the Matterhorn.
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Apply for a BMC expedition grant

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11/04/2014

An introduction to BMC and MEF mountaineering grants.
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Join the International Climbers Meet in Yosemite

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07/04/2014

The American Alpine Club is hosting its seventh annual International Climbers’ Meet in Yosemite Valley this October. If you can climb HVS then you could apply to go.
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Hazel Findlay wins the race to F8c

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07/04/2014

It’s no secret that British women are climbing harder than ever before. But until this weekend, only four British women had climbed F8b+ and everyone was wondering who’d be the first to crack F8c. The wait is over, and we have a winner: Hazel Findlay with her ascent of Fish Eye at Oliana.
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Second 8b sees Coxsey set for World Cup season

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03/04/2014

With the World Cup season about to start, Shauna Coxsey is in training mode, but she’s still finding time to head to the boulders, just ticking her second-ever boulder 8b in Spain. Before her trip, we caught up with her in legendary Llanberis cafe Pete’s Eats to talk training and her hopes for this season.
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Katy Whittaker fights her way to F8b+

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18/03/2014

Katy Whittaker has just joined a very elite club: becoming one of only four British women to climb F8b+ with her ascent of China Crisis in Oliana, Spain on 10 March. Dave Mason caught up with her to talk fitness, fighting and her plans for F8c.
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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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