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YOUTH & EQUITY

This Girl Can…. Climb Outdoors

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28/04/2017

You’ve started climbing indoors, but you’re not sure you’ve got the skills for outdoors yet, you might not know anyone who climbs outdoors, and you’re certain you don’t have all the equipment you need. The BMC have teamed up with This Girl Can to run some Ready to Rock Women's beginner sessions.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

This Girl Can Climb: Meet the Phenomenal Women

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26/04/2017

We recently held a photo-shoot for the This Girl Can Climb campaign at Manchester Climbing Centre. We'd like to introduce you to the phenomenal women that we met, over the next few months we'll be finding out more about our This Girl Can climbers and sharing their stories with you.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Superwoman: becoming a mother and a climber

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06/01/2017

Climbing bums make way for climbing mums! When Caroline Schofield became a mother she expected her life to change. But she never thought it would involve climbing.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Seven climbing myths busted!

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24/04/2016

We know that there are some perceptions around climbing that may lead people to think it isn't for them: perhaps it looks too extreme, or that climbers need to be muscular and strong. Well all climbers began somewhere, and most of us started at the bottom. So we thought we’d bust a few of those myths and prove that climbing really is for everyone.
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SKILLS

Essential hill walking know-how

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07/01/2016

Hill walking is the antidote to a hectic world. Whether a newbie to the hills or a more seasoned walker looking to build on your skills, we’ve got loads of advice and information for you right here on the BMC website.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

This Girl Can: climb

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17/12/2015

Get the adrenaline buzz of reaching the top... Keep fit without feeling like you're doing exercise... Socialise and build strong friendships. Tempted to give climbing a go? What's stopping you? Let's bust those myths girl!
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WALLS

It's ladies night, oh what a night!

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30/09/2015

Ladies nights are giving a boost to the skills, confidence and morale of an increasing number of climbers all around the country. But a casual observer would be forgiven for not realising it's ladies night at the wall, considering the number of males they seem to attract!
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Catch the climbing bug: This girl did!

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11/03/2015

Lianne, 33, tells us why she ditched her gym membership for a life of climbing. Less than two years ago she'd hardly set foot on a climbing wall but now climbing is a massive part of her life and social scene. We ask Lianne how she got into climbing and what she gets out of it.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Wiggle it, jiggle it: Sport England launches This Girl Can campaign

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12/01/2015

The BMC is supporting This Girl Can – a new national campaign from Sport England and partners to encourage more women and girls to get active regularly.
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SKILLS

Bouldering indoors: the low-down

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13/11/2014

Indoor bouldering is arguably the most accessible form of climbing and requires the least amount of equipment, says Jordan Buys, one of the UK’s top climbers.
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