/ British Mountain Guides Open Day 19th May 2012

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owenrichsamuel - on 24 Apr 2012
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The British Association of Mountain Guides, BMG, is to hold an Open Day at Plas y Brenin, Capel Curig North Wales on Saturday 19th May 2012.

This day is aimed at promoting the mountain guiding profession as a career and explaining the BMG training scheme.
It is open to alpinists who would like to find out more about mountain guiding as a career.
This is a great opportunity not only to meet the BMG Training officer and the guides involved in the training scheme, but also to get to know BMG guides who can assist you on your road to becoming an IFMGA guide.

As it is important to get some idea of numbers for this event, and a clear idea of your ability, please use the application form which can be downloaded from the BMG website www.bmg.org.uk
or by contacting the BMG office: BMG, Siabod Cottage, Capel Curig LL24 0ES. Email: guiding@bmg.org.uk
Tel 01690 720386, Fax 01690 720248

There is a small charge of £30 to cover lunch and all presentations / activities on this day. This should be paid when you send in your booking form. Please pay by cheque payable to “British Mountain Guides”

Application forms must be submitted by email or post before the 1st May 2012. You will then be contacted with further information before the 10th May. If you need further information please contact the BMG office

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This months BMG Route choice by Al Powell from Alpine Guides shows us 'The Pico Padierna circuit', which is a classic day ski touring in the Picos De Europa mountains of Northern Spain.

http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=4532

In the winter months, Al specialises in ski touring and ski mountaineering throughout Europe and further afield. In the summer he works in the Alps and runs up and down hills far too much whenever possible. He runs http://www.alpine-guides.com/

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Also this month British Mountain Guide Martin Chester is featuring in the Chanel 4 TV program Hidden Talent. Martin is the rock climbing expert tasked with finding someone with natural climbing ability, from a group of random individuals. The series starts at 9pm Tuesday 24th April.

More info at: http://www.channel4.com/programmes/hidden-talent





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