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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Something for everyone: Dartmoor's resurgence

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03/09/2019

The Nuns Cross Path is used by more than 30,000 walkers and 10,000 mountain bikers, as well as horse riders, disabled ‘trampers’ and many others each year - it is a shining example of the accessible but wild landscape Dartmoor can be. But a combination of extreme weather, like the storms of winter 2014, and erosion damage had taken its toll over the years. In stepped the BMC's Mend Our Mountains campaign.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Take A Walk on the Wild Side: Mountain Mending in the Scottish Highlands

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21/08/2019

It’s a little different north of the border...especially when you’re in the mountains. Inigo Atkin takes us on a journey where Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million has helped leave a lasting legacy on some of the highest peaks not only in Scotland, but in the whole of the British Isles.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

In Perpetual Memory: Scafell Pike

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25/07/2019

England’s highest mountain has been a constant headache for its custodians, the National Trust and Fix the Fells, as ever-increasing numbers seek to top England’s highest summit. Yet a poignant anniversary has highlighted the continuing need for large-scale projects to repair and revamp its slopes and pathways.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC campaign wins open access to the Welsh coast

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11/04/2019

In a big win for a key part of a long-running BMC campaign to improve access in Wales, walkers and climbers should be able to freely access coastal areas and sea cliffs as a part of a shake-up of access law recently announced by the Welsh Government.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The eight-year-old and the Old Man of Hoy

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20/11/2018

In June, Edward Mills became the youngest person to climb the Old Man of Hoy, a climb which, to date, has raised over £30,000 for Climbers Against Cancer. It's a cause close to Edward's heart: his Mum, Bekki had breast cancer. Bekki watched Edward reach the summit from a ferry, but sadly died before he went to London with his Dad and brother George to meet the Prime Minister and receive a Pride of Britain award on 6 November 2018. Sarah Stirling asked Edward and his Dad a few questions.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climb-it Change: 10 tips to mitigate it

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07/11/2018

The current outlook for climate change appears extremely serious with the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 2018 report showing that urgent action is required now to stop some of its worst effects which may be on the doorstep much earlier than expected, potentially only 11-20 years away.
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INTERNATIONAL

Community Action Nepal wins UIAA Mountain Protection Award

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07/11/2018

Community Action Nepal (CAN), a charity which has been operating in Nepal for over 20 years, was announced as the sixth winner of the annual UIAA Mountain Protection Award at the 2018 UIAA General Assembly in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in early October.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

ACT now: be a part of the BMC's conservation charity

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19/09/2018

The BMC Access & Conservation Trust (ACT) is looking to recruit new Trustees. This opens up an exciting opportunity for individuals to get involved with the BMC's charity.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Beginner climber FAQs

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09/05/2018

Don’t know where to begin or what to wear? Worried your biceps aren't big enough? Let us clear some common beginner fears and questions out of your way in this article from our new special edition magazine: Get into Climbing.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Choose your legacy: help upland conservation

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08/02/2018

Leave a legacy to the BMC Access & Conservation Trust (ACT) to help ensure the walking and climbing conservation project become reality.
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