The world-famous Kendal Mountain Festival is going online this year, in a huge way. The team behind the event have been pouring their energy into making this their best event yet. Expect stories about people from all walks of life doing extraordinary things, guest speakers, live events, a literature festival, and lots more. The festival starts today and runs until 29 November; content can be watched on-demand until 31 December.
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Will a Covid-19 vaccine allow a return to normality?
The recent news that a vaccine has shown effectiveness against Covid-19 is very encouraging. But what does this mean for outdoor goers? Does this mean all climbing and mountaineering will get back to normal after Christmas? Professor Ian Hall of Nottingham University answers a few questions:
ACCESS & CONSERVATION
We need your help to Save Outdoor Centres
We need your help to Save Outdoor Centres. Did you know that the UK stands to lose over half of its outdoor education centres permanently if immediate Government action is not taken?
Clubs, Huts, Meets and current Covid-19 Restrictions
With government rules, regulations and guidance changing regularly it can be difficult for clubs to keep up with what they are allowed to do. This article summarises the BMC’s understanding of the constraints on club meets and access to huts, based on information available at the date of publication. Please remember to check for local changes that may affect your club.