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Interview: Damian Hall AKA 'Ultra Damo' completes FKT hat-trick

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Interview: Damian Hall AKA 'Ultra Damo' completes FKT hat-trick

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26/10/2020

Damian Hall has just completed a hat trick of record-breaking trail running rounds. During 2020, he has set new Fastest Known Times (FKTs) for Snowdonia's Paddy Buckley round in winter (January), the Pennine Way (July) and the South Wales Traverse in the Brecon Beacons (October). In this interview Damian tells his story and explains what FKTs are all about.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

No Moor BBQs and BMC Access Officer nominated for TGO Awards

For the 2020 TGO Reader awards, BMC environmental campaign #NoMoorBBQs has been nominated for Campaign of the Year and our very own conservation champion behind it, Dr Catherine Flitcroft, has been recognised for her grand efforts as a nominee for the Extra Mile Award.
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SKILLS

Make your winter count 2020

Would you like to stride out into the hills and mountains with confidence this winter? We've adapted our popular #MakeWinterCount lecture tour into one big online winter hill skills evening on Thursday 3 December.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What does Wales Lockdown Part Two mean for you?

The Welsh Government has announced that all of Wales will enter a "fire-break" lockdown for 17 days from 6pm on Friday October 23, hugely affecting the outdoors community and Welsh climbing centres. Our access team investigates.
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We need your help to Save Outdoor Centres

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

We need your help to Save Outdoor Centres

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16/10/2020

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?
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MEMBERSHIP

Try the BMC for £1 / month

Here’s some great news if you’re 27 or under and are thinking about joining the BMC. We’ve just launched a brand-new U27 digital membership. And, to celebrate, you can take out BMC U27 membership for just £1 / month.
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BMC ORGANISATION

BMC volunteer awards

The BMC depends on the support of hundreds of volunteers, and recognises their vital contribution to the work of the BMC through annual awards, for which members can make nominations.
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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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The Rehan Siddiqui Award

BMC ORGANISATION

The Rehan Siddiqui Award

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29/10/2020

The Rehan Siddiqui Award for Exceptional Voluntary Contribution towards promoting Equality and Diversity in the BMC recognises those who have made a significant voluntary contribution to the BMC’s commitment to increasing opportunities for under-represented groups to participate in climbing, hill walking or mountaineering and the work of the BMC.
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BMC ORGANISATION

The Young Volunteer of the Year Award

The Young Volunteer of the Year Award recognises those young people who have made a significant voluntary contribution to the BMC and its commitment to supporting climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

How do the new local tiers affect hill walking, climbing and mountaineering?

In response to the new ‘Local COVID alert levels’ announced by Government on Monday 12 October, our access team has summarised the most recent guidance relevant for climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers.
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INTERNATIONAL

Doug Scott awarded UIAA Honorary Membership

British mountaineering legend Doug Scott CBE has been awarded an Honorary Membership of the UIAA.
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