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Becoming a British Mountain Guide

Aspirant British Mountain Guide shares some thoughts and tips that he's learnt whilst preparing for the BMG training scheme.


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Calling in a Mountain Rescue

Phoning for help in the mountains - we all hope we'll never need to, but if the worst happened would you know what to do? Mountain first aid expert Helen Howe talks us through the process.

Using SARLOC for Rescue on your Smartphone

Getting smart with your smartphone might just save your life in an emergency, writes Judy Whiteside, Editor of Mountain Rescue Magazine. 'There are many apps for smartphone which show the phone's location, but these rely on the lost person having...

Ski Mountaineering - It's for you!

There is far more to ski mountaineering than quiche eating, mullets and Ray-Ban sunglasses. For many Brits visiting the Alps in winter, the biggest set back is trudging through waist deep snow and failing to get to any routes at all. British Mountain Guide and ski...

Washing Ropes

Monday is washday especially after a weekends cragging. Every woman's favourite washerman Graham Gedge gives us the suds on how to wash your rope to make it clean and supple again.


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