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Don't miss: the Tommy Caldwell tour

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Don't miss: the Tommy Caldwell tour

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08/05/2017

Last year, we brought you Alex Honnold. Now we’ve teamed up with Penguin Live to bring you another American rock star. This July, climbing legend Tommy Caldwell is coming to Sheffield and London.
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Young Alpinists event, North Wales

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26/06/2017

The BMC and The Alpine Club are establishing a process to help young, talented British climbers to improve their skills and knowledge about expedition climbing.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdon: Have your say

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26/06/2017

Yr Wyddfa (or Snowdon to most visitors) is possibly the most visited mountain in the world. With nearly half a million climbers and walkers a year visiting its slopes and a tourist train carrying another two hundred thousand visitors to the summit, there are significant management challenges. Snowdonia National Park wants your views on its plans to manage this iconic peak.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to scramble: Top 5 to convert you

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20/06/2017

Not sure if scrambling is for you? Want to give it a try but don't know where to start? Find out everything you need to know from our top five of the best UK scrambles, become an instant convert, and get all the skills from our videos.
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Kilian Jornet climbed Everest twice, but did he set a speed record?

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15/06/2017

The 29-year-old Catalan mountain runner has just returned from Everest, where he was plagued by surprise 60kph winds and an upset stomach. Despite this, he raced to the summit twice within a week, hoping to set a speed record without using fixed ropes or oxygen. Sarah Stirling interviews to find out how he got on and what his Bob Graham Round plans are.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Rockfall warning in Cairngorms from MS

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14/06/2017

Mountaineering Scotland issue a rockfall warning in the Northern Corries of the Cairngorms following an incident to a team on a route known as Fingers Ridge. Read the whole warning and hear the full story below.
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INTERNATIONAL

Where are they going? The BMC Expedition Grants

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02/06/2017

The following teams received grant aid from the BMC for expeditions taking place during 2017. Most are still to leave the UK; some are currently in the field, and some have recently returned, though the results of their endeavours are presently unknown. In general, only the designated expedition organiser is named.
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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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