ACCESS & CONSERVATION
Live weather and conditions information is now available directly from the summit of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), thanks to a new innovative project from the BMC and various partners. As part of the AdventureSmart project to provide simple, clear information, to help hill walkers and mountain users make their good mountain day better, this ground-breaking project should help you plan your day and hopefully also reduce some unnecessary call outs to Mountain Rescue.
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Behind the scenes: international mountaineering
Continuing our look at the work of BMC volunteers supporting our specialist committees. Whether showcasing British climbing to visitors from around the world, supporting British mountaineers on overseas expeditions, lobbying foreign governments, or navigating the complex paths of global climbing and mountaineering politics, the International Committee is involved in all aspects of mountaineering where there is an international dimension.
Latok I, Lunag Ri, Lupghar Sar West ascents awarded with Piolets d'Or 2019
Three innovative ascents have been honoured by being awarded the Piolets d'Or 2019 including the ascent of the Latok I north ridge made by the British/Slovenian team of Tom Livingstone, Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar. The other two awards have been given posthumously to bold solo ascents: David Lama's ascent of Lunag Ri and Hansjörg Auer's ascent of Luphgar Sar West.
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