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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New report recommends our national parks actively connect all parts of society

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30/09/2019

The government has published the final report of its recent Landscape review on the current health and role of our national parks and Areas Of Outstanding National Beauty. BMC Access Officer Cath Flitcroft takes an initial look at what this means for climbers and hill walkers.
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CLUBS

Training for club committee members

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19/10/2019

This programme aims to provide training and advice to members and officers on club committees.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing higher: a look back at a massive year for Mend Our Mountains

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17/10/2019

Don’t be fooled – something good actually happened in 2018 and 2019. With your help, Mend Our Mountains has raised more than £800,000 over the course of a year packed with spectacular events, magnificent individual efforts and big pledges of support. Here are seven of the highlights.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Changing behaviours access conference 2019

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09/10/2019

This year the BMC access conference on Thursday 14 November will look at how we can influence positive behaviour in the outdoors in order to continue to care for the places we love.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The Real3Peaks Challenge: 7 years old

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04/10/2019

The Real3Peaks Challenge, an event that has removed 2.3 tonnes of litter from popular peaks after the busy summer period, is turning seven years old on Saturday 12 October and is going nationwide too! This year, alongside the 'Big 3' peaks, events will also be held at Lochnagar, Cairngorm/Ben Macdui, Bennachie, Ben Lomond, the Isle of Skye, Roseberry Topping, the Roaches, Old Man of Coniston and Pen y Fan. Find out how to join us and help.
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SKILLS

Six ways to pinpoint your location

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30/09/2019

Can you find north and estimate your latitude using the stars? Do you know how to find your location in order to explain it to the Mountain Rescue in an emergency? Do you know how to take a grid reference and a bearing? What communication device could you take with you when going into the hills alone, in case of an emergency outside phone reception? There's something for everyone in this skills article.
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CLUBS

Club snippets

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17/09/2019

Want a quick check on the latest club news? Find it here.
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GENERAL

Participation survey

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10/09/2019

The BMC is researching the participation habits of its members and the wider mountaineering community.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

5 of the best wild swim walks in North Snowdonia

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10/09/2019

The mountains of North Snowdonia overflow with crystal clear rivers and lakes, making it an ideal destination for wild swimming. Here are some of the best places to strip off your human cares and discover whether there really are mental and physical health benefits to be found in ice-cold llyns.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Keep On Rambling and continue campaigning

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09/09/2019

This year is the 70th anniversary of the 1949 National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act, legislation that led to the creation of National Parks, AONBs, National Trails, the definitive map in both England and Wales, and National Nature Reserves across Great Britain.
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