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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbers and National Trust work together to re-vitalise Brimham Rocks

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01/10/2018

BMC volunteer and uber-keen Yorkshire climber Paul Clarke recently raised the issue of trees encroaching on a number of buttresses and boulders at Brimham Rocks with the BMC access team. Thanks to his great local knowledge and enthusiasm, not to mention invaluable help from the National Trust ranger team who manage the site, a climber's work day took place last weekend to open up some of the climbing areas. Paul reports below on what happened on the (very successful!) day...
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Making Cheddar Beddar: the Gorge gets a spruce up

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24/09/2018

30 climbers gathered together to rid Cheddar Gorge of as much of its litter as possible on 15 September, for what is to now become an annual climbers' clean up. The project was organised by two local climbers and long-term Cheddar enthusiasts Tom Powell and Eddy Cool, simply because they wanted to look after the place they love and to display the kindness and gratitude of the climbing community.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The Great Ridge Restoration: MPs and mountaineers discuss how to Mend Our Mountains and Ways

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27/09/2017

The Mountaineering All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) exists to promote the sporting and recreational interests of climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers; to raise awareness of the physical and social benefits of mountaineering; and to campaign for sustainable access to cliffs, mountains and open countryside.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Ousel's Nest cleanup day a great success

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08/07/2015

On the 4th July, a collection of enthusiastic climbers met up to clean and climb at Ousel’s Nest in Lancashire, as part of the ongoing clean-ups in the area.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Dirty work brings clean climbing to Crag Lough

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26/09/2014

On Saturday 13 September a team of dedicated volunteers armed with their climbing gear, trowels and patio knives made their way to Crag Lough, Northumberland for the third annual clean-up event, to continue the sterling work of the previous two years.
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LOCAL AREAS

Volunteering for the BMC

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01/10/2013

Volunteering with the BMC is not always as straightforward as volunteering for other groups. We do not have things going on monthly or weekly…events tend to be as and when needed. There are official committees that meet regularly who will be on the lookout for new blood, dependent upon your skills and knowledge.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Llangattock Needs You!

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13/05/2013

Llangattock escarpment is a major but unfrequented limestone climbing venue above Crickhowell in South Wales. Local climbers and the South Wales Outdoor Providers Activities Group are organising a crag clean up on the evening of Wednesday May 22nd.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Climbers clear up The Orme

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03/05/2013

Rubbish dumped over steep cliffs at Pen Trwyn on the Great Orme was recovered and cleared up by local climbers before the bank holiday weekend.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Come along to the latest Wilton cleanup

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05/03/2013

The next Wilton clean up day is planned for Sunday March 17th.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

What a load of rubbish!

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22/08/2012

A pilot project to recycle climbing gear is now underway with recycling bins placed in six locations around the North West and Sheffield. So if you’re heading for any of the climbing walls below and you’ve got some old rope to throw away, bring it along.
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