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How to climb the Eiger

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How to climb the Eiger

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19/10/2017

No other mountain in the Alps elicits emotions like the Eiger. Foreboding and dominant above the Alpine village of Grindelwald, it has been the inspiration for Hollywood films, books and countless mountaineers. IFMGA Mountain Guide Tim Blakemore gives us a tour and inside tips.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Pack for Alpine adventure: with BMC travel insurance discounts

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05/10/2017

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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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Down with animal cruelty: The no fluff story

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20/09/2017

Is wearing down set to become as controversial as wearing animal fur? As animal welfare charity PETA campaigns for it to be banned, Sarah Stirling finds out the facts behind the feathers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mount Everest clean-up project wins UIAA Mountain Protection Award

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23/10/2017

The Mount Everest Biogas Project was announced as the overall winner of the 2017 UIAA Mountain Protection Award, joining four other winners of the annual Award from Ethiopia, Tajikistan, Nepal and France.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

#MAKEWINTERCOUNT – The winter competition

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23/10/2017

Calling all winter warriors – share you winter journey to join our amazing competition. Want to find out how to win free stuff with your polar pics? Read on.
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CLUBS

GDPR and Mountaineering Clubs

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23/10/2017

This is the contents page for all articles for clubs regarding GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
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CLUBS

GDPR and Mountaineering Clubs, an Introduction

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23/10/2017

Find out about the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what your club will need to do to comply with the law.
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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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