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Matterhorn Hörnli Ridge – a Guide’s guide

3rd May 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… The morning of Sunday 30th April 2017 will stick in many peoples’ minds for a long time. As the mountaineering world woke up to the awful news that one of its brightest lights had perished while acclimatising on Nuptse, climbers and non-climbers alike took to social media to express their shock at the loss of one of …

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Arc'teryx Academy registration date announced

10th March 2016 | 0 comments

Registration for this year’s Arc’teryx Academy, held from June 16-19 in Chamonix, will open on Tuesday, March 15th from 11am GMT. You may have read about last year’s Arc’teryx Academy in Trek & Mountain, when we accompanied participants on the ‘Basic Mountaineering’, ‘Advanced Technical Alpinism’, and ‘Overnight Bivy’ clinics. The four day event starts on Thursday with a with a …

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Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2015 registration opens

16th March 2015 | 0 comments

Registration for the fourth annual Arc’teryx Alpine Academy, which runs from June 12–14, opens on March 17. The popular event gives aspiring alpinists from around the world to join a range of technical sessions aimed at all skill levels. Just a few of the clinics offered include: First Aid and Basic Rescue, Suunto Navigation, Alpine Photography, Glacier Tour of Vallée Blanche, Overnight Bivy, …

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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy 2014

7th March 2014 | 0 comments

The Arc’teryx Alpine Arc’ademy will return to the French Alps this summer, giving novice and experienced alpinists alike the chance to learn new skills in and around home of alpine sports. Based at the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix, the three day event will run from 13 – 15 June, with multiple outdoor workshops and seminars on offer for all …

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BMC TV goes live

4th November 2013 | 0 comments

A new online video channel set up by the British Mountaineering Council has officially gone live this week. Dubbed BMC TV, the new platform allows users to access the latest videos, web clips, technical advice, safety skills and outdoor films, in addition to news, events and features on the BMC website. Content will include clips of local festivals, competitions and …