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The Alex Honnold Tour: Brought to you by the BMC

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The Alex Honnold Tour: Brought to you by the BMC

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03/05/2016

What do we want? Deep-timbred bold free-soloing Americans. When do we want them? This May! That’s right, the BMC is bringing Alex Honnold to tour around the UK for Flying Solo, an event that promises to be as captivating as his virtual onsight and subsequent solo of Gaia. So what’s on the cards?
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The new way: Trekking Nepal's Annapurnas

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23/03/2016

Nepal’s recent spell of bad luck even saw tourists cancelling trips after the recent release of the ‘Everest’ movie. But before the country’s recent woes, trekking tourism in one of Nepal’s most iconic destinations, the Annapurnas, was already suffering from a self-inflicted wound – the area’s first road. Read on for more of this insightful update from outdoor author Terry Adby.
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Record third Piolets d’Or bagged by Fowler, Ramsden duo

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18/03/2016

Pristine peak pioneers Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have been awarded an unprecedented third Piolets d’Or for their bold first ascent of Gave Ding, an unclimbed mountain in a valley never before visited by westerners in far west Nepal.
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Simone Moro talks ticking off the first winter ascents of 8000ers

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14/03/2016

Seracs, storms, brutal cold and ... bragging about love-making skills at basecamp? Italian alpinist Simone Moro has just climbed Nanga Parbat with Alex Txikon (Spain), Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) and Tamara Lunger (Italy). It's his fourth first winter ascent of an 8000er. Simone talks what it's like up there, and why his wife's dream will keep him off K2, the only one of the world's fourteen 8000m peaks that still hasn't been climbed in winter.
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Watch out for: Women's International Climbing Meet 2016

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07/03/2016

It's back after a 32-year long hiatus! North Wales welcomes the Women's International Climbing Meet 2016, brought to you by the Pinnacle Club and the BMC.
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Top ten Vallee Blanche myths

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16/02/2016

Forget cramponing down a death defying ridge before leaping over gaping crevasses – the Vallee Blanche is not what you might imagine. That said, it’s no pushover either; Charlie Boscoe uncovers the myths.
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Apply for a BMC expedition grant

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09/02/2016

An introduction to BMC and MEF mountaineering grants.
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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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UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

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2525/04/2016Mid Wales Area Meeting
Wiff Waff Bar
2626/04/2016BMC Alpine Skills Lecture: Chester
University of Chester, Room 107, Binks Building
2727/04/2016Friends of the Lake District – Leaders Landscape Training
Broadrayne Farm
2828/04/2016BMC Alpine Skills Lecture: Newcastle
Newcastle University,
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303/05/2016BMC Alpine Skills Lecture: Birmingham
University of Birmingham,
404/05/2016BMC Alpine Skills Lecture: London
University College London
505/05/2016Doug Scott: Everest the Hard Way – Cranleigh
Cranleigh School
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707/05/2016TremFest 2016
Eric Jones' Cafe
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1010/05/2016Friends of the Lake District – Leaders Landscape Training
Bowness Knott car park
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1313/05/2016Training Novice Club Members weekend
Plas y Brenin
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1515/05/2016Sandstone Open Meeting
Bowles Outdoor Centre
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1818/05/2016An Evening with Andy Kirkpatrick – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
1919/05/2016Keswick Mountain Festival 2016
Crow Park
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2121/05/2016South West Area Meeting
The Hawkins Arms
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2424/05/2016Friends of the Lake District – Leaders Landscape Training
Elterwater car park
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2626/05/2016Range West Briefing
Castlemartin Army Camp
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2828/05/2016Range West Briefing
Castlemartin Army Camp
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101/06/2016London & SE Area Meeting and Jim Milledge talk
The Devereux
202/06/2016Come and Try Rock Climbing – Longshaw
Longshaw Estate
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404/06/2016BMC Mountain First Aid Weekend – Hathersage
Outside
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