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Celebrate our 75th Anniversary at the BMC Montane Skills Camp at Keswick Mountain Festival

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Celebrate our 75th Anniversary at the BMC Montane Skills Camp at Keswick Mountain Festival

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24/05/2019

Meet a medley of mountain-loving outdoor-adventure people at the Keswick Mountain Festival. The BMC is back and we’ll be running skills workshops, films, talks, music and quizzes until the stars come out. What’s more, there’s free beer for BMC members.
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Top 5 highlights of BMC ShAFF 2019

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03/04/2019

What a ride! There was a bash, and then a smash, followed by some VR soloing and big screen adventuring at the BMC Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2019. We had a blast and we hope you did too – here are our highlights of the festival. What was your best bit?
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7 of the best Munros for beginners

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01/04/2019

The mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro died in 1919, entirely unaware of quite what a mountain of obsession he had started with his ‘Munros Tables’: a list of Scottish mountains over 3000ft that he had published in 1891. 100 years on, Munro-bagging is a popular hobby and ticking all 282 remains a considerable achievement. To get you started or to bump up your ticklist, here are seven of the easiest Munros on the list.
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Margo Hayes: secrets to climbing 9a+

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29/03/2019

A couple of weeks ago, Margo Hayes redpointed her third 9a+, Papichulo at Oliana in Spain; this time belayed by her boyfriend Alex Megos. Back in 2017, a lot of talented and hardworking women were gunning to be the first to climb 9a+. Margo Hayes was not on anyone’s shortlist when she ticked La Rambla in Siurana, Spain that February. By September that same year she had climbed another 9a+, Biographie at Ceuse. Now she’s ticked her third. How does she do it?
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Mountain tiger: a tribute to Tom Ballard

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13/03/2019

Tom Ballard, a prolific and talented British climber, died on Nanga Parbat with his Italian climbing partner Daniele Nardi. We pay tribute to Tom, the son of another very talented climber who also died in the mountains: Alison Hargreaves.
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Winter returns this weekend warns Mountaineering Scotland

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28/02/2019

Weekend forecasts show snow is set to return in the mountains, with freezing levels dropping to as low as 800m in the Scottish Highlands and 600m in the Lake District over the weekend, according to the Met Office.
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Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry die on Ben Hope

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07/02/2019

Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry, two highly experienced climbers, have died in a fall on Ben Hope.
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