London Hikers is a London-based group of outdoors enthusiasts, organising activities from hiking to mountaineering, horse riding, biking, paddling. The group also fosters nature conservation and training courses around the outdoors disciplines
The countdown to Kendal Mountain Festival is nearly over: from this Friday night, Kendal’s Brewery Arts Centre will be taken over by the mountain crowd, drinking beer and watching films like they’re both going out of fashion. This year, we’re more excited than usual, since five BMC TV productions have made it through selection to be shown on the big screen.
Although forced to retreat from possibly the last remaining virgin 6,000er in the Muzkol Range, a four-member British expedition was able to make the first ascent of Peak 5,553m via a 1,200m route of Alpine D.
Fingers took centre stage, and feet had a supporting role, as European experts gathered in Manchester at the third BMC Climbing Injury Symposium on 15-16 November. Tom Bond, BMC Climbing Wall Committee Chair reports.