Read our members’ handbook: now free online

Posted by Alex Messenger on 05/06/2020

We’ve just published our 2020 BMC members’ handbook online. You can read it for free through our app or in a browser. Find out all the details.

Each year, we publish the BMC members’ handbook. This is packed full of stories, essential skills, event and information, bringing the varied work of the BMC to life.

The 2020 edition is a little late, as we had to re-write a lot of it due to Coronavirus, but we’re pleased to say that it’s now out and looking great. 

To celebrate and promote the diversity of our work, this issue is free to download - you won't need your membership number.

Have a read, and share the link to spread our message. 

Read: the 2020 BMC members’ handbook


Highlights include:

Access success stories
The launch of GB Climbing
Molly Thompson-Smith talks Olympics and the impact of Coronavirus
The Blind Old Man of Hoy: Jesse Dufton interview
The Climate Project
Mental health and the outdoors with Blackdog Outdoors

Essential features:

Mountain Training award schemes
BMC volunteer awards
Mountain Heritage Trust
How to join a club
How to use BMC national huts
Pathways into climbing for young people
Diversity in the British outdoors

Information:

Member benefits
What’s on BMC TV
BMC Shop
Travel Insurance
Our new near-miss reporting system
Local areas and BMC volunteer positions
Competitions calendar
Event calendar
How to stay in touch

How to read it

View it in your browser

Search for Summit Magazine in the iTunes store

(We're sorry, Google Play is currently out of action due to tech issues)


JOIN THE BMC: save 50% on your first year's membership

The BMC works for climbers like you. Benefits include:

  • Access to BMC Travel Insurance
  • Register for Mountain Training award schemes
  • £10m worldwide Combined Liability insurance
  • £10,000 Personal Accident insurance
  • Retail discounts

Find out more about BMC membership benefits

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