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Mountaineering legend Doug Scott passes away aged 79

8th December 2020 | 0 comments

24th November 2020FacebookTwitterPrintemailNoone has commented on this article yet. Have your say…Filed under: News, UK news, Hamish MacInnesWill Harris looks back on the extraordinary life of Scottish mountaineering legend, Dr Hamish MacInnes OBE BEM The renowned climber, writer, mountain rescue specialist and engineer Dr Hamish MacInnes has passed away at the age of 90. He was affectionately known as the …

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Legendary British mountaineer Doug Scott battling cancer

12th August 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… Five years ago we asked you what your favourite treks were, and from the results of the poll we compiled our popular Top 100 Treks list – now we want to know what your favourite peaks are! Five years ago we asked you what your favourite treks were, and from the results of the poll we compiled …

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Bonington and team of ’75 to raise funds for Nepal

8th July 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… SAXX underwear, maker of the innovative underpants for men featuring their patented ‘BallPark’ technology, is giving away 5000 free pairs of boxer briefs between 7-10 July. SAXX underwear, maker of the innovative underpants for men featuring their patented ‘BallPark’ technology, is giving away 5000 free pairs of boxer briefs between 7-10 July. All you have to do …

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Sir Chris Bonington’s lockdown message

5th May 2020 | 0 comments

Have your say… You’re preparing for a multi-day excursion into the mountains and you’ve minimised the weight of your ‘big three’ (tent, sleeping bag, mat), checked the weather and packed the appropriate clothing, chosen a lightweight stove and compact cookware. You try on your pack and it feels great – that is, until you add a week-long supply of food! …

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COVID-19: A message from the Continent

22nd March 2020 | 1 comment.

Have your say… The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) has launched a major new campaign to promote the health of the UK’s wild moorland areas in order to combat climate change. Entitled The Climate Project, the initiative aims to support the work of Moors for the Future, an organisation which, since 2003, has developed and delivered a landscape scale programme of …