Get all the essential BMC crag access info on your Android or iPhone phone, with our new Regional Access Database (RAD) apps.
The BMC’s Regional Access Database – or RAD as it’s more snappily known – is the definitive source of access info on the web. From bird restrictions and parking advice to sensitive approaches and advice on local ethics, this is the place to go to find out whether you can climb on a crag and just how to approach it.
But when you’re on the go, chasing the weather across the Peak District, it’s hard to find the time to stop and check the BMC website. Enter our new apps – giving you access information, wherever you are.
You can search from crags (or just let your phone show you nearby crags with access information), report an access problem and mark crags as favourites for quick access updates on your dashboard.
BMC Access and Conservation Officer Rob Dyer said: “The whole BMC access team is excited about the new apps. We’ve been working on them over the last year and they are a great leap forward for BMC access information. I installed the Android app and it’s certainly made my life easier. Give them a try!”
What is RAD? Find out in this short film on BMC TV:
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The Access and Conservation Trust
The BMC's charity – the BMC Access & Conservation Trust – promotes sustainable access to cliffs, mountains and open countryside by facilitating education and conservation projects across the United Kingdom and Ireland.
By educating climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers to enjoy outdoor recreation while minimising their impact on the landscape, conserving the UK’s upland resources, and campaigning for improved access rights, ACT enables future generations to continue to enjoy outdoor activities and the physical, mental and social benefits they bring to individual lives and society in general.
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