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Meet Lynn Robinson – the new BMC president

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Meet Lynn Robinson – the new BMC president

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12/07/2018

It’s no exaggeration to say that Lynn might be one of the BMC’s volunteers with the broadest of contributions: from BMC guidebooks to its women’s recruitment drive, from heading the BMC’s volunteering strategy to being elected to a vice president role, now Lynn has achieved what no other woman has before, by becoming the BMC president. Let’s meet this amazing, selfless person!
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Feeling peaky? Get 25% off Alpine and Ski insurance

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14/05/2018

Feeling peaky? Take BMC Alpine and Ski insurance with 25% off this summer. That works out at annual cover for £141!
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Nicky Spinks becomes the first person to run a double Ramsay Round

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16/07/2018

“After that I relaxed and enjoyed the last 10 hours even though my feet were full of blisters.” At 7.56am on Monday 2 July, Nicky Spinks became the first person to tick off a double Ramsey Round. That's right, she ran the classic British fell running challenge, which takes in 58 miles and 24 peaks including Ben Nevis, twice. It took her 55:56:38. Sarah Stirling interviews.
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Dave Musgrove: the worthy winner of the BMC George Band Award 2018

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28/06/2018

Former BMC president, guidebook author and chair of the BMC Access Management Group; is there anything to do with climbing and the BMC that Dave Musgrove hasn't been involved with? Let's find out a bit more about one of our most dedicated volunteers and worthy winner of this year's George Band Award.
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How to climb Gran Paradiso

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26/06/2018

Mountain Guide Stuart MacDonald offers tips on how to climb the highest independent peak in Italy (the Matterhorn shares its borders with Switzerland), which offers outstanding views across the Alps from its summit. It's graded F+ and 4,061m high, so if you’re looking for a big peak that is technically relatively straightforward, Gran Paradiso ticks all the boxes. There is a catch though...
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What has Sport England ever done for you?

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08/06/2018

We realised that a number of our members raised questions about what we really need Sport England funding for. Here are 11 BMC work programmes, job roles, courses, and more, that are currently run with the support of funding from Sport England. From clubs to competitions; hill walking to youth, you might be surprised at the diverse support for the BMC.
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The best 4,000m peaks in Switzerland for beginners

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01/06/2018

What's the best 4,000m peak in the Alps for beginners? We asked five British Mountain Guides who are based in the Alps this question - Tim Blakemore, Jon Bracey, Matt Helliker, Andy Perkins and Tania Noakes. All of them picked a peak in Switzerland - testament to the concentration of excellent peaks of that altitude there.
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09/06/2011

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