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Next Meet

"Wild Camping"

1st - 3rd March 2013

Next Social

AGM. Portland D136.
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Thursday 14th March
8.00 pm

If you don't want this for a time, please comment it-Fabian !Next Ice Climb

Manchester Indoor Ice Wall
Friday 1st December at 8:30am

If you don't want this for a time, please comment it-Fabian !Next Climb

Mountain Marathons

LAMM The Lowe Alpine Mountain Marathon - 2 day hill running competition.

LAMM meet report Describing a bit about LAMM

Highlander Mountain Marathon - Like LAMM but not its HMM...

Other ultras and Adventure races

Sleep Monsters The Adventure Racing Site

The Original Mountain Marathon (Previously KIMM)

planet fear Useful articles on gear and tactics for mountain marathons/adventure racing.


Outdoor Retailers:

Cotswold Outdoor Don't forget we get 15% discount at the Nottingham store with our MPS cards

OutdoorWorld Limited

Snow & Rock

Field & Trek

Joe Browns In Capel Curig (next to Pete's eats). Specialized climbing shop, often some good deals.

Needle Sports Niche shop. Good prices and generally good advice on a lot of what they sell.


Weather Reports:

Scottish Avalanche Information Service Detailed avalanche forecasts for Scotland

MetCheck

Met Office General weather forecasts

Scottish Weather Information

BBC Weather The BBC's general weather site. Good 5 day forecasts

Online Weather Worldwide Great site for the latest weather reports worldwide


External Organisations:

BMC British Mountaineering Council's website. MPS is fully affiliated to BMC

SMC Scottish Mountaineering Club. Publisher of various guides and warden of some huts

MCofS Mountaineering Council of Scotland

PYB Plas y Brenin, offer a lot of training courses, such as mountain leaders (ML) or including the BMC student seminar. Good advice, high prices.

Glenmore Lodge Glenmore lodge also offer training courses (ML), up in the Caingorms. Worth considering.

Climbing Wall Nottingham


Alpine

The Conville Course A highly recommended way to learn how to climb the Alps safely. Part funded, makes it a very good deal.

The Godfrey Jackson Fund Another way to get mountain skills for Scotland or the Alps.

Some websites worth looking at if you are considering going to the Alps at any point; routes, tips and gear:

http://www.peakbagger.com/range.aspx?rid=33
http://www.bielefeldt.de/4000e.php
http://www.caingram.info/Alps_4000.htm


Other

http://bubl.ac.uk/org/tacit/TAC/tac15/agrandun.htm

Nottingham cycle map

Nottingham cycle info

RockFax Database brilliant climbs database, especially for the peaks.

UK Climbing The site for climbing news, covering first ascents, new grades and other mountaineering articles. The forum is really useful as well.

Mount Everest Some interesting reading

Multimap A truly brilliant free website, now with Arial photographs!

The first continuous round of munros completed in winter. Completed end of March 06. Interesting reading!

Army Everest Exped Matt Hilton in 4 years time?

psychovertical.com Andy Kirkpatrick's website. Everything you'll ever need to know about every bit of gear you can think of, some well-written articles as well. Perfect for whiling away the revision period (if you like that kind of thing).


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