Submit
Page 1 of 2

WALLS

Coronavirus and Climbing Walls: Q&A with Professor Ian Hall

0
24/07/2020

Climbing walls in England are set to open on July 25th so we've talked to Professor Ian Hall of Nottingham University to find out the answers to the medical issues relating to re-opening of climbing walls. Should we wear a mask while climbing indoors? What is the risk of transmission on shared climbing holds? And what about chalk?
Read more »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdon: new parking restrictions

7
23/07/2020

Following chaotic parking scenes in the Llanberis Pass over the last weekend, when over 500 cars were parked illegally at Pen y Pass, blocking one of the main roads through Snowdonia for several hours, the National Park and North Wales Police have issued this statement with new traffic management and restricted parking in place from July 25th.
Read more »

MEMBERSHIP

BMC travel insurance: unlocked and loaded for Europe

0
16/07/2020

As Europe is unlocked, BMC travel insurance is loaded with the essential cover that you need for adventure.
Read more »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Live: the BMC team answer your questions

3
16/07/2020

During these times of climbing and hill-walking lockdown, our dedicated team of staff has been giving weekly access updates and responding to your questions through a series of live Q&As on our Facebook page. Missed them at the time? Not to worry, you can catch up on all the answers here:
Read more »

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

6 restriction free European climbing destinations for summer holidays

1
16/07/2020

If you’ve been going a bit stir crazy in lockdown, you’ve now climbed all your local projects, or you just want to escape for a holiday, the question on your mind is likely to be: where can I go without having to self-isolate on arrival or when returning back to the UK?
Read more »

PRESS

How does Coronavirus (COVID-19) affect your BMC Travel Insurance policy?

19
14/07/2020

Travel has been disrupted around the world since Coronavirus hit the headlines at the beginning of 2020. Now restrictions on travel to certain countries are being lifted. If you’re planning a trip and have BMC Travel Insurance, what should you know about Coronavirus?
Read more »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wales: the lockdown eases

1
03/07/2020

Welsh Government has announced that from Monday July 6th unlimited travel for all purposes is now allowed throughout Wales. This also includes travel to Wales from England and that all the closed areas of National Parks and other beauty spots will be open from that day.
Read more »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What do the 4 July lockdown changes mean for climbers and hill walkers?

0
25/06/2020

Further easing of lockdown in England is taking place from 4 July. What will this mean for climbers and hill walkers? The BMC access team take a look.
Read more »

CYMRU

Welsh restrictions lifting: what's different for the outdoors?

14
24/06/2020

In Wales, while all forms of outdoor activities are now permitted, travel restrictions continue to remain in place until July 6th. But what's set to change after that?
Read more »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Lockdown Wales: Stay Local

3
01/06/2020

Wales has different regulations to England in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic and consequently, the rules on travel, exercise and where we can go and who we can climb with, are quite different to those on the English side of the border. The regulations and guidance in Wales were changed on Monday June 1st. Read on to see the current situation.
Read more »

BMC MEMBERSHIP
Join 82,000 BMC members and support British climbing, walking and mountaineering. Membership only £16.97.
Read more »
BMC SHOP
Great range of guidebooks, DVDs, books, calendars and maps.
All with discounts for members.
Read more »
TRAVEL INSURANCE
Get covered with BMC Insurance. Our five policies take you from the beach to Everest.
Read more »