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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

First ascent of Kanchenjunga: 65 years ago this week

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25/05/2020

65 years ago this week, Joe Brown and George Band made the first ascent of Kanchenjunga (8,586m), the world's third highest peak. To mark this anniversary, you can now watch "An interview with Joe Brown" by Alun Hughes on the BMC YouTube channel. Sarah Stirling brings us the story of the first ascent of the mountain.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

2020 BMC Volunteer Award winners announced

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10/05/2020

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 BMC Volunteer Awards. From GB Paraclimbing team member and youth coach to a hill-walking rep extraordinaire and a local area star, all of them are well deserving of their award.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC intention to hold virtual AGM

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03/04/2020

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the current pandemic, the BMC is inviting comments on having a virtual meeting for the 2020 AGM.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Find out how the BMC is run

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18/03/2020

Interested in how the BMC is run? Want to know what your new National Council will look like? Keen to have a say on proposed amendments to the BMC’s articles of association? Want to get a resolution in front of your fellow members at the AGM? Then we’ve got just the things for you!
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

We’re 75! Happy birthday to the BMC

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02/12/2019

We’re celebrating! 75 years ago, from humble beginnings, Geoffrey Winthrop-Young’s vision laid the foundations to create the British Mountaineering Council – one single organisation to represent and speak on behalf of all mountaineers in Britain. And it’s been a wild ride.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Nominate a volunteer for a 2020 BMC award

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29/10/2019

BMC members are invited to nominate a volunteer for an award recognising the vital contribution volunteers make to the work of the BMC.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Q1 & 2 financial summary

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13/09/2019

2019 has been another busy year for the BMC with great progress being made in many areas of work including organisational development, governance reform, new access & conservation initiatives and events such as climbing competitions, youth meets and area-based festivals.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Have your say on the BMC Strategic Plan 2020-24

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30/08/2019

The BMC is producing a new strategic plan for 2020. We’re asking all BMC members for feedback in this quick survey.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Positivity and change: the BMC AGM and annual awards 2019

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03/04/2019

It was time for the BMC AGM 2019 at the dazzling Devonshire Dome in Buxton. A number of changes were up for vote and attending members got to find out the results first-hand. From the Volunteer Awards ceremony to the Members' open discussion, there was a lot of positivity and optimism about the future of the BMC. And when the results came through, it got even better.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Congratulations to the 2019 BMC Volunteer Award winners

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13/02/2019

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 BMC Volunteer Awards. From GB Climbing Team members, and Mountain Training experts to local festival organisers, all of them will win a specially-commissioned award from legendary Chamonix artist Andy Parkin.
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