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Call for nature's recovery by 2030

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Call for nature's recovery by 2030

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01/03/2021

The Prime Minister has called on world leaders to turn around nature’s decline by 2030. But there’s no commitment in law to do the same here in the UK. The Environment Bill is the last chance to set this right and today sees the launch of a new ‘State of Nature’ campaign.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Wild Horizons – the new hillwalking podcast from the BMC

Introducing our new hillwalking podcast, hosted by Niall Grimes. The first three episodes are out now!
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PRESS

Help Mountain Rescue support fund reach £1 million summit

We’re calling for people to help push the Chris Lewis support fund over the £1 million summit! Chris was gravely injured while rescuing two campers in the Lake District in breach of lockdown rules. Here’s how you can help.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

How does England’s roadmap for easing Covid restrictions affect climbers and walkers?

The government has published its plan on how England will exit lockdown and the restrictions that have limited our activities over the past year. The plan provides a comprehensive roadmap for how life could get back to normal, but what are the key milestones for climbers and walkers?
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We need a Policy and Campaigns Officer (Wales)

BMC ORGANISATION

We need a Policy and Campaigns Officer (Wales)

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23/02/2021

The BMC has a new and exciting opportunity for a Policy & Campaigns Officer (Wales). If you are an experienced policy professional or campaigner with excellent communication skills and a genuine passion for climbing and hill walking, please read on...
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbing, walking & ash dieback: what do you need to know?

Many of the landscapes we visit and value as climbers and walkers are dominated by ash woodland, but a fungal disease – ash dieback – is expected to decimate the population of these trees across Britain. Not only might the landscape change dramatically, but also the rapid decay in affected trees can make them dangerous to anyone walking underneath, not to mention climbers who might have up until now relied on ash trees for runners or belays. This could be a new type of objective danger to many of us, but what do we need to know and how can you assess the risk?
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BMC ORGANISATION

Recruiting for a Head of Performance for GB Climbing

We are actively recruiting for a brand new role within the BMC. Could you be our first Head of Performance for GB Climbing?
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BMC ORGANISATION

Nominate a volunteer for a 2021 BMC award

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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Findings of the BMC Governance Working Group

BMC ORGANISATION

Findings of the BMC Governance Working Group

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04/03/2021

What findings have been made by the BMC Governance Working Group (GWG) and what recommendations will be made to the BMC Board?
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GEAR

Bolts advice guides

Our bolts advice guides come in two parts. Part one is aimed at the climber, in particular those who have learnt to climb indoors and are making the transition outside. It covers the need to know information to help assess the safety of an outdoor sport climb. Part two is newly published and is a guide to current good practice for choosing and installing bolts, covering all of the important issues which must be addressed in order to do this competently and with the correct equipment.
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GEAR

Call to check avalanche transceivers - updated advice

A potential issue has been identified with the switches on Black Diamond/PIEPS DSP Pro and DSP Sport models of avalanche transceivers. Newly updated advice and action has been issued by the manufacturer, in the form of a product correction service in the form of a replacement hard case for the transceiver.
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BMC ORGANISATION

Volunteer opportunities on National Council and Board of Directors

Are you passionate about the interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers? Do you want to volunteer to share your knowledge & experience whilst working with great people? If you have commitment, energy and enthusiasm, now is your chance to give something back.
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