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Mountain Rescue Chairman and British Mountain Guide awarded MBE

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mountain Rescue Chairman and British Mountain Guide awarded MBE

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10/06/2019

Congratulations to Mountain Rescue England and Wales Chairman Mike France and British Mountain Guide Rob Collister who have both been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Mental wellbeing and the outdoors

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10/06/2019

Why do you climb? From getting stronger and ticking off projects to spending time with our friends, we all have our reasons. However, there is increasing evidence that activities like climbing, mountaineering and hiking are good for our minds as well as our bodies.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains to repair two iconic Peak District paths

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30/05/2019

Two of the most popular and heavily eroded routes in the Peak District national park are set to be repaired with the help of £175,000 from the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million fundraising appeal.
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Near-miss and incident reporting system goes live

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11/04/2019

The BMC has launched an Incident and Near-miss reporting system for walkers, climbers and mountaineers in partnership with Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The big Cs in my life: Climbing and Cancer

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06/06/2019

Just get out. That's the motto of Patricia Novelli while undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy and immunotherapy. Patricia walks us through the struggles she encountered when continuing to enjoy the outdoors, walking and climbing, while being treated for cancer.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The Time is Now: a mass lobby for climate, nature and people

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05/06/2019

The Time Is Now is a mass lobby for climate, nature and people taking place on Wednesday 26 June, filling the streets of Westminster, to tell our MPs that the time is now to take action for our climate and the environment.
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BMC statement: Wild camping backlash

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04/06/2019

The launch of a new wild camping website with support from Defra (UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) and two National Parks allowing anyone to ‘book a spot’ in a remote area for a fee and experience ‘wild camping’ was seen in late May 2019. The idea has been met with anger and negativity from across the outdoor community and the website content has since been removed.
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LATEST WALKING VIDEOS

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One dog and his man

22/05/2013

While dogs might make us think about waggy tails and man’s best friend, some pooches can wreak havoc in the countryside both for natural inhabitants and other climbers. Let this film remind you of the need to make sure your dog is behaving himself. Good boy!
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SKILLS

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Water hazards in the mountains

15/12/2011

An extract from the Mountaineering Council of Scotland's 'Water Hazards in the Mountains' DVD.
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SKILLS

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What's in my backpack?

15/12/2011

MCofS Mountain Safety Adviser Heather Morning speaks to TGO magazine about essential equipment for carrying on a journey in the Scottish mountains.
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