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CLUBS

How to support novice club members weekend, at Plas y Brenin

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21/08/2019

This popular training event will be returning in 2020 over the weekend of 15-17 May at Plas y Brenin in Snowdonia. The weekend is aimed at the experienced members of affiliated clubs that support less experienced members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Free child protection training in Manchester

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21/01/2019

There will be a BMC Safeguarding and Protecting Children training workshop from 6pm-9pm on Friday 15 February at Manchester Climbing Centre.
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SKILLS

How to start indoor climbing

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12/12/2018

Climbing gyms (or ‘walls’ for short) are one of the easiest and most practical ways into climbing. They help you improve quickly and can also be great fun – whatever your climbing ambitions!
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WALLS

The basics: climbing indoors

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11/07/2018

Climbing can be enjoyed on many levels. At its most spontaneous and basic, just footwear is required. On the other hand, in cold and remote locations a range of equipment and clothing is essential just for survival. It’s difficult separating the essentials from the luxuries, and impartial advice is hard to find.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Beginner climber FAQs

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09/05/2018

Don’t know where to begin or what to wear? Worried your biceps aren't big enough? Let us clear some common beginner fears and questions out of your way in this article from our new special edition magazine: Get into Climbing.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

A parent's guide to climbing, walking and mountaineering

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15/02/2018

If your child is interested in climbing, walking or mountaineering, then read this brilliant free BMC booklet which explains the benefits, and risks, of these activities.
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SKILLS

Improve your moves with Emma Twyford: BMC Climbing Movement Masterclasses

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09/03/2017

These Masterclasses are over, they took place in March 2017.
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SKILLS

Essential rock know-how

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22/06/2016

Need to brush up on your crag skills after a winter on the wall? Whether you’re making the move outside for the first time, or looking to rise up the grades this summer, we’ve got loads of essential skills and equipment advice for you right here on the BMC website.
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SKILLS

Climbing lingo: how to talk the talk

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15/03/2016

Do you know your gaston from your guppy, and can you spray about it while sandbagging your mate? Find out what it all means with our guide to climbing terminology.
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SKILLS

Top 10 British trad crags for beginners

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13/03/2016

The British Isles is famous for having some of the best trad climbing in the world, and for good reason: it’s all packed into a relatively small area, yet offers a huge variety of rock types and styles of climbing.
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