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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Climate change: 6 ways the BMC and you can help

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09/06/2016

The rise in temperature is having a huge impact on the world’s mountains. How can we adapt to the changes, and could we reduce the global impact of our adventures? These issues were up for debate at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival earlier this year. A number of ideas were generated, and all these suggestions will be discussed by the BMC’s Sustainability Working Group over the coming months.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The cuts continue: but what does the Spending Review mean for the great outdoors?

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30/11/2015

Last week, the Chancellor set out plans for departmental spending over the next five years. We look at the potential impact on funding for outdoor recreation.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mountains matter: stand up against climate change

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23/11/2015

The upcoming climate summit in Paris is a chance for us to highlight the disproportionate effect of climate change on mountainous areas. Here’s how you can help.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC backs MCofS wind farm manifesto

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13/09/2012

The BMC has announced its backing for the Mountaineering Council of Scotland’s (MCofS) wind farm manifesto which calls for a moratorium on further developments in key upland areas, especially round the Munros and Corbetts which are Scotland’s highest peaks.
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INTERNATIONAL

Crutches for technical first ascent in Andes

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11/08/2011

One year after a serious accident, and still needing crutches for walking, German Isabel Suppé has climbed a difficult, partially-new route on 5,546m Serkhe Khollu in Bolivia's Cordillera Real.
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INTERNATIONAL

Sherpas remove rubbish from Everest

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20/07/2010

The BBC is reporting that a team of 20 Nepalese climbers have braved the heights of Everest to remove rubbish left by mountaineers.
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INTERNATIONAL

Small world

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11/05/2010

Dave Pickford takes a flying tour of the worlds best climbing destinations and asks the question - in today’s climate of environmental awareness, just how does climbing square up?
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