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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Wild Horizons Podcast: Rose Gare-Simmons on Blencathra

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17/01/2022

In the latest episode of Wild Horizons, Rose Gare Simmons tells us all about Blencathra, one of the northernmost fells in the Lake District, majestically overlooking the A66.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdonia: Essential path upgrades or motorways through the hills?

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17/01/2022

In the last three years Snowdonia National Park Authority have been very active in working on a number of lower level bridleways around Yr Wyddfa (Snowdon) and more recently started work on the bridleway connecting Capel Curig to Crafnant. While some of these trails have given opportunities to link communities and provide access to lesser abled users, the scale and nature of the works on some of the routes that pass through some wild and remote areas has also surprised many users.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

The BMC at Kendal Mountain Festival 2021

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17/11/2021

It's soon to be that magical time of year again! When the cold sets in and the outdoor community gathers round and sets Kendal abuzz with dazzling films, star speakers and incredible books talks. You'll catch explorers, photographers, artists, filmmakers, doers and thinkers all together in one place united by their shared love of the mountains.
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GENERAL

Wild Horizons Podcast: Kirsty Pallas on Glen Coe

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04/11/2021

Anyone who has travelled to the western highlands of Scotland will know the joy of Glencoe. After the long and beautiful bogginess of Rannoch Moor, the A82 enters this wild cauldron of mountains, announced by the pointed majesty of Buachaille Etive Mòr.
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SKILLS

We'll be at Keswick Mountain Festival with our BMC Montane Mountain Skills tent

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06/08/2021

There will be a healthy dose of adventure at the legendary Keswick Mountain Festival coming to you 10th to 12th September. This unique event has got it all: beautiful views, family friendly activities, buckets of adventure and groovy tunes. Plus, it all takes place in the magical Lakeland landscape.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The Great Ridge restored

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04/06/2021

The dramatic skyline of the Great Ridge walk connects the summits of Lose Hill and Mam Tor in Derbyshire’s Hope Valley. Heavy footfall left the path in a badly eroded state and work to repair the damage to the path started in March this year, and has seen 500 metres of the most serious damage along the path repaired to protect the surrounding landscape and bordering habitat.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Spring into action: Mend Our Mountains Great Ridge restoration

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29/03/2021

The iconic and fantastic Great Ridge will soon receive much-needed repair to its badly eroded footpath as a result of the BMC’s Mend Our Mountains campaign.
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PRESS

Help Mountain Rescue support fund reach £1 million summit

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24/02/2021

We’re calling for people to help push the Chris Lewis support fund over the £1 million summit! Chris was gravely injured while rescuing two campers in the Lake District in breach of lockdown rules. Here’s how you can help.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Alpine Club launches ‘Women Rise Up’ mountaineering opportunity

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04/02/2021

The Alpine Club has opened applications for attendees to join a trip to Zermatt, Switzerland to travel and climb in the footsteps of Lucy Walker and Meta Brevoort who, in 1871, made the first female ascents of a number of iconic European peaks, including the Matterhorn, Weisshorn and the Dents Blanche.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Hamish MacInnes: Legendary Mountaineer

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24/11/2020

To honour the passing of Hamish MacInnes, legendary mountaineer, founder of Mountain Rescue Teams and inventor of pioneering mountaineering equipment, we would like to share this illuminative interview with him from Summit 93, written by Jonny Dry who was working for the Mountain Heritage Trust at the time.
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