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Prepare for uncertain weekend winter conditions, warn Glenmore Lodge

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Prepare for uncertain weekend winter conditions, warn Glenmore Lodge

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24/02/2017

The unseasonably warm winter, coupled with flurries of snow from Storm Doris, have combined to create uncertain conditions in Scotland this weekend. Glenmore Lodge has issued a warning to prepare for conditions ranging from winter to spring, and issued advice on how to get the best out of your mountain journey,
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Dangerous avalanche conditions in the Alps warn experts

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23/02/2017

Sarah Stirling talks to British and Swiss avalanche experts to find out why ski touring and ice climbing is particularly dangerous in the Alps at the moment, and how you can stay as safe as possible.
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Club snippets

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22/02/2017

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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Online climbing gear: are you buying safe equipment?

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21/02/2017

It's becoming common to shop online rather than take time out from our busy lives to physically visit a shop. The convenience, range of choice, and often better prices, make buying online incredibly attractive. But don't be caught out: there are some nasty surprises awaiting the unwary!
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Training for club committee members

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19/02/2017

Only one week to go..... New for 2017, this course aims to provide training and advice to members on club committees, and will be held on Sunday 26 February in Cheshunt.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

This is Scottish Winter

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17/02/2017

Some people have been hiking Scotland’s winter hills all their lives. But what’s it like to experience this environment for the first time. And how easily could you get up onto the high ground in the snow? We asked Belinda Dixon to investigate.
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Cape Wrath Ultra: the latest BMC TV film goes public

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17/02/2017

We're excited to announce the release of BMC TV's latest feature-length running film: Cape Wrath Ultra. This hardcore eight-day 400km ultra-running expedition winds through some of the most beautiful scenery in the Scottish Highlands. Feel the racers' pain, grit, and joy, as they take on this inspirational adventure.
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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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