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08/01/2019

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Nathan Phillips climbs Gecko assis 8B+

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17/12/2018

Nathan Phillips, reigning British Bouldering Champion and member of the GB Climbing Team, has just climbed Gecko assis, a classic 8B+ boulder in Rocher de Boligny, Fontainebleau. It's his second of the grade and, amazingly, Nathan reckons it wasn't even at his limit.
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Frances Bensley: the third British woman to boulder 8B

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03/12/2018

Frances Bensley has repeated the boulder problem Fat Lip 8B at Raven Tor in Miller's Dale, a route first climbed by Steve McClure in 2007. She is only the third British woman to climb the grade: the others were Shauna Coxsey and Mina Leslie-Wujastyk. Frances also redpointed her first 8b+ sport route this year, in Siurana. Does she have any tips for us, in general and for this route? Apparently it's all about wearing a particular climbing shoe on your right foot!
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The legacy of Peter Hutchinson, founder of Mountain Equipment and PHD

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26/11/2018

Peter Hutchinson, founder of the brands Mountain Equipment and then PHD, passed away on Friday 2 November 2018, aged 81. Peter was hands-on at the forefront of outdoor down gear manufacture from the very beginning of the industry until the modern day. When other outdoor brands grew big and moved production overseas, Peter saw a different way. A more sustainable and personal way.
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Whole lotta love: the BMC at Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

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21/11/2018

Another banging Kendal Mountain Festival was had. We loved it, we hope you did too! Thanks for all the amazing comments from you lovely people about our exhibition celebrating women in mountaineering and climbing throughout the ages, it was great to see everyone interacting with it and our polaroid competition. And of course another sensational BMC TV Breakfast Club capped the weekend off beautifully!
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The eight-year-old and the Old Man of Hoy

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20/11/2018

In June, Edward Mills became the youngest person to climb the Old Man of Hoy, a climb which, to date, has raised over £30,000 for Climbers Against Cancer. It's a cause close to Edward's heart: his Mum, Bekki had breast cancer. Bekki watched Edward reach the summit from a ferry, but sadly died before he went to London with his Dad and brother George to meet the Prime Minister and receive a Pride of Britain award on 6 November 2018. Sarah Stirling asked Edward and his Dad a few questions.
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Need to know: the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018 report

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14/11/2018

The latest climbing injury research and news from the presenters and professionals at the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018. Find out what was discussed this year:
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