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Another Nepal quake: climbers turned aid workers tell how you can help

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Another Nepal quake: climbers turned aid workers tell how you can help

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13/05/2015

When their expeditions were aborted by the first major earthquake, a number of mountaineers decided to stay in Nepal and help with aid work. Here two of them describe the aftermath of the second earthquake. It hit just 42 miles west of Namche Bazaar, the last big town on the walking trail to Everest.
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Lend a hand: donate unique items to BMC eBay auction for Nepal

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07/05/2015

In response to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, the BMC is calling on mountaineers and the wider outdoor community to pledge items for an exciting charity auction to raise funds for the people of Nepal.
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Dean Potter 1972-2015

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20/05/2015

One of the world's most notable rock climbers, highliners and BASE jumpers, 43-year old Dean Potter, was killed on Saturday the 16th May when attempting a wingsuit flight from Taft Point on the southern rim of Yosemite Valley.
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Tributes to a visionary: Dean Potter dies BASE jumping

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18/05/2015

"It breaks my heart to have lost yet another - the Silver Back of the tribe no less - to the beautiful but devastating game of wing suit proximity flying..." – Leo Houlding. The climbing and BASE jumping communities are mourning the loss of their Dark Wizard this week. Dean Potter (43) and his friend Graham Hunt (29) died in a BASE jumping accident, after leaping from a 7,500 ft promontory called Taft Point in Yosemite. Leo Houlding, Hazel Findlay, Tom Randall and others pay tribute.
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Albert Precht 1947-2015

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15/05/2015

A legend of Austrian rock climbing, 67-year-old Albert Precht was recently killed while descending from a route in the Pervolakia Gorge, Crete
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Nepal rocked by second earthquake: needs your help

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12/05/2015

A second powerful earthquake has hit Nepal, just over a fortnight since the original tremor killed over 8,000 people and caused dramatic avalanches on Everest.
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Nepal earthquake: how can you can help

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12/05/2015

As Nepal suffers another deadly blow, with a second powerful earthquake hitting on Tuesday 12 April, many people are wondering how they can help those affected by the earthquake in Nepal.
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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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1010/05/2015Skyline MC Outdoor Climbing Day
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1414/05/2015Keswick Mountain Festival 2015
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YHA Castleton
1616/05/2015Training Novice Club Members weekend
Plas y Brenin
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Bowles Outdoor Centre
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2323/05/2015South Wales Area Meeting
Bosherton Village Hall
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Padarn Country Park,
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3030/05/2015TremFest 2015
Eric Jones' Cafe
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606/06/2015BMC/MCS Junior Boulder Cup 2015 - Round 2
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