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Top 5 autumn overseas trekking destinations

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Top 5 autumn overseas trekking destinations

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01/09/2015

Grab your oversized pack, top up on sunscreen and head overseas to make this autumn of walking a memorable one.
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Nepal trekking: back in action?

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07/08/2015

It’s been three months since Nepal was rocked by devastating earthquakes. As the autumn trekking season approaches, what’s the situation on the ground? Richard Goodey from Lost Earth Adventures gives his opinion on Nepal’s better known trekking areas.
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Andreas Steindl runs five 4000m peaks from Zermatt to Saas Fee in 07h45

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21/08/2015

Swiss alpinist Andreas Steindl (26) has ticked off a very impressive speed crossing. He ran 30.66km from Zermatt to Saas Fee across five 4000m peaks (including the Dom, the highest mountain lying entirely in Switzerland) on pathless terrain, glaciers and exposed ridges in 7 hours, 45 minutes and 44 seconds.
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Love winter climbing? Join us on the BMC International Winter Meet 2016

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18/08/2015

BMC International Meets are week long gatherings of climbers from all over the world. The aim is to showcase the uniqueness of British climbing and its ethics and traditions, along with fostering international relationships.
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Early season Greenland success for British team

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04/08/2015

A primarily British expedition comprising Greenland veterans Geoff Bonney and Jim and Sandy Gregson, together with Roger Gott, Richard Toon, and Ingrid Baber, a German currently living in Scotland, has made a raft of first ascents amongst the snowy mountains of North Liverpool Land.
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Leo Houlding and team succeed on Mirror Wall in Greenland

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01/08/2015

Despite challenging conditions including illness, crevasse falls, storms and plundering polar bears, Leo Houlding and a small team of Brits have climbed a new line on an epic 1,200m granite big wall in Arctic Greenland. Leo described Mirror Wall as: "A beautiful tombstone of glass-smooth granite, taller than El Capitan’s Dawn Wall and set in this pristine but harsh Arctic wilderness."
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Griffith and Houseman climb Link Sar West in the Karakoram

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30/07/2015

Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman have recently returned from Pakistan, having made the first ascent of Link Sar West, a subsidiary top of Link Sar with an altitude of just under 7,000m.
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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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505/09/2015BMC WiltonFest 2015
Wilton 2 Quarry
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707/09/2015Yorkshire Area Meeting & Mountain Rescue talk
The Wheatley Arms
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909/09/2015Peak Area Meeting and Emma Flaherty talk
The Globe Inn
1010/09/2015Lakes Area Meeting
Penrith Leisure Centre
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Pitton Cross Caravan & Camping Park
1212/09/2015Holme Valley MRT Rescue Ramble - Marsden
Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team
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1818/09/2015Terry Abraham lecture: Living on the Fells – Ambleside
Cumbria University Ambleside campus
1919/09/2015BMC/MCofS – Junior Lead Cup Round 2 2015
Edinburgh International Climbing Arena
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2222/09/2015Blencathra Fell Care Day
Blencathra
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Sheldonian Theatre
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Royal Geographical Society
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Thornbridge Outdoors
2626/09/2015Open Huts Weekend 2015
Various club huts in Snowdonia
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303/10/2015BLCC/BSCC & Junior Lead Cup Round 3 2015
Awesome Walls Sheffield Climbing Centre
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