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Police are investigating claims that two members of the group Friends of Blencathra have been receiving threatening emails and disturbing phone calls. But despite this it now looks possible that the group will end up buying the mountain. [ full story ]

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thumb With all this nice weather warm weather the Mountaineering Council of Scotland has offered some timely seasonal... [ full story ]

thumb A proposal for a major wind farm in the heart of the central Highlands is facing growing criticism from conservation... [ full story ]

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thumb Residents of Glen Etive have got so sick of the mess left by informal campers that they have started a Facebook page... [ full story ]

thumb A rescue team in America's Washington state has released dramatic footage of an operation to save a hiker stuck up a... [ full story ]

Blencathra Sold 4 Jul 2014

thumb News just in: Blencathra has been sold to an un-named party. The sale is a blow to the group Friends of Blencathra,... [ full story ]

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thumb Situated on the west bank of the River Adur, AOAC was built in 1973 by West Sussex County Council as a facility for social,... [ full story ]

thumb EOTH Ltd is the parent company of Equip Outdoor Technologies Ltd (“Equip”) and Lowe Alpine UK Limited (“Lowe Alpine”). Both Equip... [ full story ]

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thumb Having trouble affording your next expedition due to the cost of the kit and clothing? Then why not hire from Expedition Kit Hire? [ full story ]

thumb Did you know that all BMC members can now read Summit magazine on their phones and tablets for free with our new app? [ full story ]

thumb We welcome Dave MacLeod to the Mountain Equipment store, Manchester at 7pm on Thursday 3rd July for a very special evening... [ full story ]

thumb If you're looking to get into alpine mountaineering this summer, but find that most courses are a little out of your budget, then... [ full story ]

thumb Last weekend was a HUGE weekend for the high-end outdoor brand Arc'teryx. Not only did they host the successful third edition of... [ full story ]

thumb The BMC is 70 years old this year, and as part of our birthday celebrations local area volunteers are hosting a number of summer... [ full story ]

thumb What does adventure mean to you? Answer this question in a blog post for a chance to win a £100 voucher on berghaus.com or some... [ full story ]

thumb A team of ski mountaineers has returned from the Arctic Circle after a very fruitful month long expedition.  Berghaus athletes... [ full story ]

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thumb LEKI are one of the industry's true specialists, all they make are poles – ski poles, trekking poles and nordic walking poles –... [ full article ]

thumb The spiral construction of the Daisy Chain Twist addresses one of the main concerns with traditional daisy chains where the user... [ full article ]

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