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Interview: winners of the 2020 Montane Spine Race

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Interview: winners of the 2020 Montane Spine Race

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22/01/2020

The notorious 268-mile (430km) Montane Spine Race started on Sunday 12 January 2020 at 8am. Competitors had seven days in which to complete the whole Pennine Way, resting when, and if, they needed to. This year, Storm Brendan's 80mph winds left some entrants navigating in the dark on their hands and knees. Bristol-based American, John Kelly, won the race overall in 87:53:57 while Sabrina Verjee (GBR) took home the women's trophy in 108:7:17.
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Time to get watching the new 2020 Women in Adventure films!

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20/01/2020

We’ve been flooded with a wave of fantastic fresh entries to the sixth annual BMC TV & Womenclimb Women in Adventure Film Competition and have 30 new female-led adventure films to share with you.
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How to Make an Outdoor Film Part 2: Editing

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03/12/2019

Feeling inspired by Kendal Mountain Film Festival and the Brit Rock Film Tour but not sure where to start? In this two-part series, award-winning outdoor filmmakers Alastair Lee and Natasha Brooks offer their top tips.
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We’re 75! Happy birthday to the BMC

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02/12/2019

We’re celebrating! 75 years ago, from humble beginnings, Geoffrey Winthrop-Young’s vision laid the foundations to create the British Mountaineering Council – one single organisation to represent and speak on behalf of all mountaineers in Britain. And it’s been a wild ride.
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Interview: Buster Martin, second Brit to climb 9a+

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28/11/2019

On November 17th, Buster Martin became the second Brit to climb a confirmed 9a+. The route was the 15m First Ley in Margalef, Catalonia, a Chris Sharma route. We find out more about him, and what's next.
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Hazel Findlay climbs Magic Line, her hardest and most beautiful route yet

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26/11/2019

Within just six weeks, Hazel Findlay has successfully headpointed Magic Line 5.14c R in Yosemite Valley, a 35m crack which she describes as the 'hardest and most beautiful line' she has tried and equivalent to 'E10 for sure'. It can be hard to directly translate top-end American grades, but this is an 8c trad route. Hazel added, "To give you an idea of how hard this route was for me, the lower boulder crux is the hardest boulder problem I’ve ever done."
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How to Make an Outdoor Film Part 1: Filming

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21/11/2019

Feeling inspired by Kendal Mountain Film Festival and the Brit Rock Film Tour but not sure where to start? In this two-part series, award-winning outdoor filmmakers Alastair Lee and Natasha Brooks offer their top tips.
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Alex Messenger's portfolio

09/06/2011

A selection of pics from Alex Messenger, the editor of Summit magazine.
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