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How to climb: the Matterhorn

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How to climb: the Matterhorn

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08/08/2017

The Matterhorn is surely the world’s most iconic peak. Its commanding, isolated position at the head of the valley is unique in the Alps and its claim to being one of the world’s most beautiful mountains is justified. Mountain Guide Tim Blakemore offers his top tips on reaching its summit successfully.
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Pack for Alpine adventure: with BMC travel insurance discounts

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13/07/2017

Heading off for an Alpine adventure? Stay safe and pack our BMC Travel Insurance, now with 25% off annual European Alpine & Ski policies!
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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17/08/2017

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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Molly Thompson: how to claim first ascents of Greenland peaks

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17/08/2017

Molly Thompson, who has a 9-5 job, has just used five weeks of holiday to lead an expedition to Greenland to climb two virgin peaks with her partner and a few friends. And a surprise awaited Molly on the major summit of the trip! Here Molly explains how they went about planning the trip, and how it all went.
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Take your pick: top 10 alpine peaks

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11/08/2017

Get your hands and feet on rocky slopes and snow, taluses and airy gendarme-studded ridges. Why not challenge yourself to reach the summit, or traverse one of our top 10 alpine peaks this summer?
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Ogwen Mountaineering Festival 2017

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08/08/2017

The popular Ogwen Mountaineering Festival returns this year to cement its place in the calendar of the outdoor world. Surrounded by the mountain ranges of the Carneddau and Glyderau, it's the perfect setting for such an event! Don't miss this the festival this year on 15-16 September 2017.
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CLUBS

Training for club committee members

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08/08/2017

New for 2017, this programme aims to provide training and advice to members on club committees.
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LATEST MOUNTAINEERING VIDEOS

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Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

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Climbing Information Films: Birds

08/02/2013

Don't ruffle feathers by ignoring climbing restrictions this spring. The consequences could be owl-ful. Find out about latest crag access at thebmc.co.uk/rad or download our new android app at thebmc.co.uk/androidrad.
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Caring for equipment

23/01/2013

Taken from the BMC Rock Essentials DVD, this film explains the basic steps needed to make sure that your climbing gear such rope, harness and helmet is safe to use. It shows some useful tips on how and when to check your gear, when to retire it, and where to get more information from manufacturers. More on the Rock Essentials DVD here: thebmc.co.uk/rock-climbing-essentials-dvd?s=2
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