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Alpinism gets recognition from UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity

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Alpinism gets recognition from UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of humanity

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18/12/2019

Alpinism has been added to UNESCO's list of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH). But what will it mean for those who take part in the sport, mountain guides or those who live in an alpine environment? Katy Dartford reports.
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How will Brexit affect travel insurance?

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10/10/2019

Deal or no deal? The UK leaving the EU, with or without a deal, will change the way Brits travel to and from the UK. What does Brexit mean for our holidays? And how will it affect travel insurance? Find out more here.
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Join the BMC/Alpine Club Young Alpinist's Winter Meet 2020

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03/01/2020

Are you a keen and confident young alpinist? Well an awesome opportunity for you is back. The concept of a BMC Young Alpinist's Meet continues with another event in March 2020. Sign up to attend and climb in the beautiful Chamonix region of France.
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Get alpine hut discounts with a Reciprocal Rights Card

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01/01/2020

The Reciprocal Rights Card gives BMC members discounted rates in alpine huts.
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Scottish International Winter Meet 2020

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09/10/2019

Calling all winter warriors! The Scottish International Winter Climbing Meet is back for 2020 and host applications are now open.
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Everest: the proposed new rules

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23/08/2019

A spike in deaths on Everest this year provoked media attention and an outcry of opinions. At a press conference last week, Nepal's Ministry of Tourism proposed stricter access regulations. But what should change, and will anything actually happen?
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Apply for a BMC expedition grant

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15/08/2019

An introduction to BMC and MEF mountaineering grants.
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Mina Leslie-Wujastyk: Rocklands 2013

25/09/2013

In the summer of 2013 Mina Leslie-Wujastyk spent six weeks in Rocklands, South Africa. Over the coming weeks BMC TV will release four short films showing some of her accomplishments whilst there. From highballs to lowballs, crimps to slopers, tech to burl, follow Mina on her journey to battle frustration and reap the rewards in one of the most beautiful, picturesque climbing areas in the world. This trailer will whet your appetite for what's to come!
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BMC International Winter Meet 2012

08/11/2012

The BMC International Meet is a great opportunity for international climbers to visit Britain and enjoy the climbing and hospitality our great island has to offer. Likewise it is a fantastic opportunity for British climbers to meet like-minded people, enjoy good company, share common interests, meet new people, show off British climbing, and actually get out climbing. A report on the event can be seen at www.thebmc.co.uk/a-wild-week-bmc-winter-meet-report
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The Odyssey Trailer

02/11/2012

The trailer for The Odyssey: the new film from Hotaches about British trad climbing.
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