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Everest 70: Tales From Basecamp

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Everest 70: Tales From Basecamp

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29/05/2023

The BMC held Everest 70: Tales From Basecamp to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the first ascent of the world's most celebrated mountain. Hosted by Niall Grimes and surrounded by Nepali-inspired art, the audience joined us in looking back at that first ascent and heard modern stories told against the backdrop of ancient conquest. Here are some of those stories, we hope you enjoy them:
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Everest – looking back 70 years and beyond

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26/05/2023

It’s 70 years since the first ascent of Everest, the worlds most celebrated mountain. The BMC looks back at this event, its context and where it sits in climbing today.
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The Jeremy Willson Mountain Exploration Grant

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10/05/2023

The Jeremy Willson Charitable Trust (JWCT) awards an annual £1,000 grant via the BMC to qualifying mountaineering expeditions.
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Everest 70: Tales from base camp

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26/04/2023

The BMC present a carnival or words, performance, art, food and atmosphere to mark 70 years since Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hilary stepped onto the summit of the world’s most celebrated mountain. Come along and hear why this remote cone of ice and rock still holds a magnetic draw for anyone who loves the mountains, and how it feels to stand on top.
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List of general mountaineering grants

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08/03/2023

A list of organisations, Trusts, commercial companies and charities that are able to provide funding support for trips. Be sure to check out each organisation's awarding criteria carefully before making an application to avoid disappointment and also wasting your time.
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Expedition Essentials for Women Explorers

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20/12/2022

Have you done Scottish winter climbing or been to the Alps and are yearning for more adventure? Have you been on a commercial expedition and want to do something similar with friends? You might be planning an expedition right now! If any of these apply, or you just want to know more, Expedition Essentials for Women Explorers is for you!
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New Deal to Protect Nature COP15

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19/12/2022

A new agreement has been made to protect nature in a "historic" deal between nations at COP 15 UN Biodiversity Summit in Montreal.
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LATEST INTERNATIONAL VIDEOS

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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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