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Womens Trad Festival 2021: Ballot now open

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Womens Trad Festival 2021: Ballot now open

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07/05/2021

The ballot for tickets to Women's Trad Festival 2021 is now open. Back for the summer, the extremely popular festival will be held on 6-8th August in the Peak District - save the date!
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BMC ORGANISATION

Paul Davies appointed new BMC CEO

The BMC is pleased to announce Paul Davies as the newly appointed CEO.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC AGM 2021: how to vote

This year, the BMC’s AGM is being held virtually using the platform Zoom webinar. You can join us on Saturday 15 May at 9am to have your say on the running of the BMC, from the comfort of your own home.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Survey: Your movement matters

We've joined forces with seven of the UK’s leading walking, climbing and outdoor leisure organisations for a ground-breaking research project examining the demographics of people who go walking and climbing.
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Celebrate Earth Day with The Climate Project

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Celebrate Earth Day with The Climate Project

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22/04/2021

Earth Day 2021 is here, with its theme of restoration. We couldn’t think of a better time to launch our new trailer for The Climate Project, and to take a minute to celebrate how much you’ve helped us raise so far to combat the climate crisis through restoring Peak moorlands.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Join us for the Million Mile Mountain Clean

100,000 Volunteers x 10 Miles = 1 Million Miles. We’re working in partnership with Surfers Against Sewage cleaning one million miles of mountains, rivers, beaches and streets to protect the environment from the growing problem of plastic pollution. Join us for the biggest, most ambitious mountain clean campaign ever during the week of 15th - 23rd May.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Covid19: what has changed from 12th April in England?

From 12th April, changes to the Covid regulations in England mean further relaxation of some rules around outdoor activity, travel and overnight stays away from home. Below is a summary of the main changes which affect climbers and hill walkers based on the information available at the time of writing. Government guidance may continue to evolve and we will update this article if needed as more information becomes available.
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WALLS

Could you be a better climber?

This is it. It’s what we’ve all been waiting for. The climbing walls are re-opening and it’s time to chalk, crimp and chug some great coffee. To help refresh those essential safety skills before your first session back, check out our new short films.
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Wales Lockdown ending sooner than anticipated?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wales Lockdown ending sooner than anticipated?

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09/04/2021

The Welsh Government have announced that due to the improving coronavirus situation in Wales dates for the return of sport have been brought forward.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Respect the Wild: don

As Britain escapes lockdown, home-grown adventure is set to explode this summer. But what special skills do you need to know if you’re heading up into the wilds of our hills and mountains? To help everyone Respect The Wild, we've launched a new series of advice codes and films that reveal the secrets for sustainable and successful wilderness trips.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Love where you climb: Respect the Rock

Outdoor climbing is a real experience on natural crags. Now, these special places need your help to protect them for the future. Remember to leave no trace, think of your impact on the environment and respect others.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Casting your vote for access and the environment: Senedd Elections 2021

Following a Welsh election hustings last week where commitments to access and the environment were made by candidates, we took the time to review the Manifestos of the major Welsh parties. How do their ambitions stack up? What are they promising to deliver during the next five years and beyond? Remember to cast your vote on May the 6th!
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