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2016 BMC Winter International Meet: wild weather and friendships formed

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2016 BMC Winter International Meet: wild weather and friendships formed

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02/02/2016

The meet has come to an end; the guests have packed their bags, taken one last look at the Scottish mountains and headed for home, with memories of fantastic routes and challenging conditions. Host Tom Livingstone reports on the week’s events.
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Nepal update: Climbing out of disaster

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06/01/2016

Mountain tourism was supposed to help Nepal recover after the devastating earthquake in April, but a combination of unexpected policy decisions, corruption and a damaging blockade of the Indian border has battered confidence and limited numbers. Even so, as Ed Douglas reports, there is optimism the next year will be better.
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John Ellison, founder of Climbers against Cancer, passes away

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28/12/2015

John Ellison, founder of Climbers Against Cancer, has passed away peacefully in his sleep. The announcement was made on the charity's Facebook page by John's daughter Charlotte.
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One of the world's most accomplished female alpinsts dies in Japan

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24/12/2015

A tragic accident has robbed us of one of the world's foremost female mountaineers, Kei Taniguchi, while climbing on Mt Kurodake in Japan.
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Promoting mountain products: International Mountain Day 2015

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10/12/2015

It’s time to celebrate International Mountain Day, held on 11 December 2015. This year’s theme is the promotion of products that are made in mountains, so see how you can help enrich the lives of the 915 million mountain people around the world. This timely message also coincides with the recent devastation of the UK’s Lake District, showcasing the fragility of communities in these environments.
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Medical emergency looms as fuel crisis in Nepal continues

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30/11/2015

The fuel crisis in Nepal is ongoing and is severely hampering relief efforts in Nepal. This adds insult to injury for the Nepalese people as they struggle to recover from the earthquakes which hit earlier this year.
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What's new in the Indian Himalaya: October 2015

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04/11/2015

Discover the latest news and key developments in the Indian Himalaya with volume two of Apex, the newsletter of the Indian Mountaineering Federation, which this year celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first Indian ascent of Everest.
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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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2525/01/2016North West Area Meeting and AGM
The Black Dog
2626/01/2016Mid Wales Area Meeting
Aberystwyth Park Lodge Hotel
2727/01/2016Midlands Area Meeting with Terry Abraham film & Carey Davies talk
Old Edwardians Sports Club
2828/01/2016North Wales Area Meeting
Lodge Dinorwig
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3030/01/2016Red Spider Launch Party
Red Spider Climbing
3131/01/2016British Ski Mountaineering Championships 2016
Thollon-les-Mémises
101/02/2016Yorkshire Area Meeting & Ed Poulter 'Unexplored Karakoram' talk
The Wheatley Arms
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303/02/2016London & SE Area Meeting and Shirin Shabestari talk & film
The Devereux
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606/02/2016BMC Cymru South Wales Area Hill Walking Afternoon
Pont ar Daf car park
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1717/02/2016South Wales Area Meeting
Boulders Climbing Centre
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2020/02/2016Darwen Mountain Film Festival
The Belmont Bull
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2424/02/2016An Evening with Catherine Destivelle – Buxton
Pavilion Arts Centre
2525/02/2016North East Area Meeting
Durham Climbing Centre
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2727/02/2016Hope Valley Adventure Film Festival 2016
Hope Valley College
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404/03/2016LLAMFF: Llanberis Mountain Film Festival 2016
Electric Mountain
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