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Latok I - we interview Tom Livingstone

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Latok I - we interview Tom Livingstone

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17/08/2018

The British alpinist Tom Livingstone and two Slovenian climbers, Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar, have successfully climbed Latok I (7145m) in the Karakorum mountains of Pakistan. They climbed 3/4 of the way up the coveted 'impossible ridge', before deviating. The North Ridge of Latok was/is recognised as one of the last major unclimbed lines in high-altitude mountaineering. This is the second ever successful ascent of the peak and the first ascent starting from the north side.
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INTERNATIONAL

Legendary Latok I North Ridge climb for Livingstone, Cesen and Strazarine

Early news is coming in that a major Himalayan line has been climbed by a British-Slovenian team, with support from the BMC.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

GB Climbing Team member Rhoslyn Frugtniet flashes 8a+ in Céüse

24 year-old Rhoslyn Frugtniet has just confirmed herself as one to watch on the sport climbing scene, after a very successful trip to Céüse in France, where she flashed Face de Rat (8a+) and climbed several other 8a+s and 8as. Rhos has previously climbed several 8bs and is hot on the heels of Britain's strongest sport climbing females.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million hits major milestone

The BMC is proud to announce that four months since its public launch, the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal has passed the one third mark, having raised over £330,000 so far.
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Wild fires - how can you help?

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wild fires - how can you help?

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28/06/2018

The recent hot, dry weather has been fantastic for anyone wanting to get outdoors and enjoy our hills, mountains and crags in a rare extended period of very nice weather. There's a flip side to that though, and the lack of rain has meant fire risk is high and in many areas increasing as the heatwave continues. Sadly some incredible moorland areas which will be well known to many walkers and climbers have already been affected by catastrophic fires, but what has been affected and what can you do to help?
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Feeling peaky? Get 25% off Alpine and Ski insurance

Feeling peaky? Take BMC Alpine and Ski insurance with 25% off this summer. That works out at annual cover for £141!
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COMPETITIONS

Emily Phillips makes semi-finals at IFSC BWC Munich

Fantastic performance from Emily Phillips and the GB Climbing Team at the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Munich last weekend. Meanwhile, Jernej Kruder of Slovenia and Miho Nonaka of Japan become the Bouldering season champions at the last Boulder World Cup of 2018. Here's Liam Lonsdale with a report.
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BMC ORGANISATION

The BMC is seeking an experienced Project Manager

The BMC is seeking a skilled and experienced individual to project manage and drive forward the implementation of Phase II of the 2017/18 Organisational Review.
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Chair sought for BMC Board of Directors

BMC ORGANISATION

Chair sought for BMC Board of Directors

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16/08/2018

The BMC is seeking a Chair to lead the Board of Directors and build consensus across the organisation in a time of development and change.
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COMPETITIONS

Gold for Hannah Slaney at her last IFSC Bouldering Youth World Championships

Hannah Slaney rose to the top of the first Bouldering podium in Moscow, Russia, at her very last IFSC Youth World Championships – an amazing end to her youth career. We caught her on the podium to see what she thought about her win.
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LOCAL AREAS

Latest online news from the Lakes Area: August 2018

The first newsletter from the Lakes Area has been published and is now available online. Find out what's happening in your region
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BMC ORGANISATION

Update from Lynn Robinson, BMC president: August 2018

Seven weeks on from the BMC's historic, constitution changing, AGM, BMC president Lynn Robinson updates us on the progress to implement the recommendations of the Organisational Review Group (ORG).
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