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First aid & mountain medicine weekend in the Peak District

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First aid & mountain medicine weekend in the Peak District

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21/03/2017

Join top doctors for a one-off weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage this June.
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Climbing Injury Symposium 2016

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18/08/2016

This is event is over. The BMC Climbing Injury Symposium took place in November 2016.
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Get ready to tackle ticks

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22/05/2016

With the arrival of spring, now is a good time to brush up on your knowledge of ticks; what they are, where they live, the diseases they can carry, and how to minimise your risk of infection.
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Hill skills: tick alert

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01/05/2016

There’s nothing quite like discovering a tick on your body to make you squirm with disgust. That head buried in your skin, those little legs wiggling contentedly as it feeds on your blood. It’s a natural instinct to want to rip it out immediately, but wait. Tick-borne diseases are on the rise in many climbing and walking areas - stack the odds in your favour by removing the critter properly.
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Friction blisters: prevention and treatment

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11/04/2016

Friction blisters on the feet are a common and potentially serious complication of mountaineering and other outdoor activities. Most people will experience blisters at some point in their pursuits and will adapt their socks, footwear and foot hygiene accordingly.
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UIAA mountain medicine advice sheets

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10/02/2016

The UIAA (the international body for mountaineering) has produced a definitive series of mountain medicine advice sheets. Read them all here.
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Zika virus update: advice for travellers

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10/02/2016

The latest information and precautionary advice from the UIAA (International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) about the Zika virus, which is transmitted to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito.
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Ticks: the dangers

15/12/2011

The dangers of ticks in the outdoors explained.
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606/03/2017Best of ShAFF 2016: Shorts – Sheffield
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808/03/2017An Evening with Mick Fowler – Buxton
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1414/03/2017BMC Climbing Movement Masterclasses (Kendal)
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The Depot Manchester
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Egglescliffe School
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Showroom & Workstation
1818/03/2017BMC Climbing Movement Masterclasses (Guildford) FULLY BOOKED
Craggy Island
1919/03/2017BMC Climbing Movement Masterclasses (Poole)
The Project Climbing Centre
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2121/03/2017Doug Scott lecture: Everest The Hard Way – London
Embassy of Nepal
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2525/03/2017BMC Peak District Youth Climbing Meet
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101/04/2017YatFest 2017
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