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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Mick the Vic: why you should pitch in for Whernside

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26/09/2018

Yorkshire's ‘Mick the Vic’, a.k.a. the retired Reverend Canon Michael Storey, has been running walking clubs since '57. Since he were a lad, Yorkshire has changed quite a bit. Yorkshire's Mend the Mountains campaign is focusing on Whernside, the highest hill in the Dales and Mick explains why he's rattling a collection tin to encourage folk to pitch in.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Raptor persecutors preyed on in Operation Owl

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28/02/2018

Police are urging visitors to North Yorkshire’s countryside to get involved with Operation Owl – a new initiative to reduce the number of illegal attacks on birds of prey in the county.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Destroyed: Whitehouses relationships and rock

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07/02/2018

Whitehouses bouldering crag, a small but high quality gritstone venue in Yorkshire, has been irreparably damaged and a no climbing sign has been installed.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

ACCESS NEWS: issues at Malham, Kilnsey

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20/06/2017

Malham has been experiencing its usual seasonal surge in popularity over the last few months and we’re now entering the most popular time of year for Kilnsey. Unfortunately, poor parking and thoughtless behaviour by a small number of climbers could result in access problems for everyone.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

What is the new BMC North York Moors Festival?

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05/04/2017

A June weekend of frolicking by the sea. Friendly crags, sunny boulders – a national park of wild moorland to explore! Whether you’re operating at Diff or E10, the North York Moors will lay a soothing balm of unparalleled euphoria on your soul.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Exciting news: BMC buys Crookrise crag, Yorkshire

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23/03/2017

To protect future access for climbers and walkers, the BMC has bought Crookrise Crag, a nationally-important grit crag in Yorkshire.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Lakes and Dales extensions approved - but will they be further delayed?

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23/10/2015

The BMC has heartily welcomed the decision by environment minister Liz Truss to grant extensions to the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District national parks, but hopes the process of putting them in place is not further delayed by spending decisions.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

How has the Yorkshire Dales National Park responded to budget cuts?

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16/04/2015

The Yorkshire Dales National Park has seen its budget cut by 40% cut in real terms. Come and hear about what this could mean for outdoor enthusiasts and more at the upcoming BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting on April 20.
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GUIDEBOOKS

The New Testament - Yorkshire Gritstone Volume 2

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05/12/2014

Where there's muck there's brass. And where there's a Yorkshire Grit Volume 1, sure as Shipley Glen there'll be a Volume 2. Well here it is, and it's even bigger, badder and better than the first one.
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GENERAL

Five reet grand places to watch t’Tour de Yorkshire

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03/07/2014

Put on a brew and get ready wi’ the pie and peas – the Tour de France is coming to god’s own county this weekend. Abaht bloody time too.
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