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Disorderly Conduct: the latest in Anna Taylor's spree of bold trad

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Disorderly Conduct: the latest in Anna Taylor's spree of bold trad

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19/07/2019

On July 8, 21-year-old Anna Taylor climbed her second-ever E8, Disorderly Conduct in the Lake District. Leo Houlding commented: "Good job Anna. I think that's the only route at Reecastle I haven't done... the hardest one!" Anna has been ticking off loads of E6s and E7s this year, confirming her as one to watch. On July 4 she put up a new route, Priceless, E7 6b, at Thang Crag in Langdale. Sarah Stirling finds out more about her.
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Interview: Steve McClure makes first onsight of Nightmayer E8 6c

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17/07/2019

"Time was ticking very fast and I was in a pumpy position facing a fall onto a sky-hook. If it fell off... I searched for a panic slap option." Steve McClure talks about doing something few have done, onsighting E8. Steve also offers his thoughts on climbing dangerous routes as a dad.
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Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

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10/06/2019

Why do you climb? From getting stronger and ticking off projects to spending time with our friends, we all have our reasons. However, there is increasing evidence that activities like climbing, mountaineering and hiking are good for our minds as well as our bodies.
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Meet our latest BMC Honorary Member: Martin Wragg

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10/07/2019

It was with great pleasure that BMC President Lynn Robinson awarded Martin Wragg Honorary Membership of the BMC at our AGM weekend in Buxton. Here Lynn sits down with David Brown to interview Martin and find out what this award means to him, and also to discover how it all began.
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Paul Tierney breaks 214-peak Wainwright record

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25/06/2019

Last week, Paul Tierney summited every one of the 214 peaks that feature in Alfred Wainwright’s iconic, seven-volume guide to the Lakeland fells - in one go. It took him 6 days, 6 hours and 5 minutes. The Lake District resident broke Steve Birkinshaw’s record by almost seven hours and raised over £28,000 for the charity Mind, UK.
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Top tips on cragging with kids

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14/06/2019

Climbing with children requires an entirely different approach. In celebration of Father's Day, a range of dads offer their advice on encouraging kids into the sport without putting them off: Mountain Guide Jon Bracey, BMC Ambassador Steve McClure, BMC CEO Dave Turnbull, Outdoor Event Consultant Matt Heason and Mountain Instructor Matt Woodfield.
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Tony Howard: Quest into the Unknown

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07/06/2019

Read the book and watch the interview from one of the old school greats. Tony Howard made the first British ascent of Norway’s Troll Wall, explored and traveled across North Africa and the Middle East while living with enigmatic Bedouin tribes, and was a pioneer in climbing equipment. Find out more here.
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