LATEST MOUNTAINEERING NEWS RSS

Near-miss and incident reporting system goes live

SKILLS

Near-miss and incident reporting system goes live

2
11/04/2019

The BMC has launched an Incident and Near-miss reporting system for walkers, climbers and mountaineers in partnership with Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland.
Read more »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

BMC launches H2O Campaign at ShAFF

0
27/03/2019

The BMC launched its new campaign Hills 2 Oceans (H2O) at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) to help encourage the nation to remove as much litter and plastic from our hills, mountains and crags as possible so it doesn’t end up in our oceans.
Read more »

SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Celebrate our 75th Anniversary at the BMC Montane Skills Camp at Keswick Mountain Festival

4
24/05/2019

Meet a medley of mountain-loving outdoor-adventure people at the Keswick Mountain Festival. The BMC is back and we’ll be running skills workshops, films, talks, music and quizzes until the stars come out. What’s more, there’s free beer for BMC members.
Read more »

CLUBS

Student Clubs New Committee Members webinar

0
16/04/2019

Join us on Facebook Live on Wednesday 8th May for essential info for new Student Club committees!
Read more »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Win a guided rock climbing session with BMC Ambassador James McHaffie

0
05/04/2019

We're offering you the chance to win a half-day of guided rock climbs and coaching in Langdale, Lake District with experienced Lakeland climber and BMC Ambassador James McHaffie.
Read more »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Coming soon: the BMC Northumberland Festival

0
04/04/2019

After the last hugely successful BMC NE Festival, which took place in 2017, we're back for another weekend of NE action. The event will take place on the second weekend in May this year - this time in Northumberland. It promises to be a great weekend of walking, climbing, bouldering, eating and drinking, based at at Greencarts Farm Campsite, between Hexham and Wark. We're very excited to have Mark Savage speaking at the event, with tales and photos of beautiful boulders, routes and landscapes from all over the county. Organiser Franco Cookson has all the details...
Read more »

COMPETITIONS

Women in Adventure 2019: and the awards go to...

0
03/04/2019

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 BMC and Womenclimb Women in Adventure film competition! What a fantastic bunch of inspiring films and what a great way to celebrate them all at the Sheffield Adventure Film Festival.
Read more »

View more Mountaineering news »

LATEST MOUNTAINEERING VIDEOS

GEAR

4

Deadly quickdraws

25/07/2013

Avoid dangerous quickdraw combinations using open slings and rubber keepers. This video highlights the issues, read the full article here: http://www.thebmc.co.uk/deadly-quickdraws-open-sling-rubber-band-accident?s=2
View »

ACCESS & CONSERVATION

2

Climbing Information Films: Birds

08/02/2013

Don't ruffle feathers by ignoring climbing restrictions this spring. The consequences could be owl-ful. Find out about latest crag access at thebmc.co.uk/rad or download our new android app at thebmc.co.uk/androidrad.
View »

GEAR

4

Caring for equipment

23/01/2013

Taken from the BMC Rock Essentials DVD, this film explains the basic steps needed to make sure that your climbing gear such rope, harness and helmet is safe to use. It shows some useful tips on how and when to check your gear, when to retire it, and where to get more information from manufacturers. More on the Rock Essentials DVD here: thebmc.co.uk/rock-climbing-essentials-dvd?s=2
View »

View more Mountaineering videos »

Want to see your film here? Suggest a film

UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

MTWTFSS
2525/03/2019BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting
The Wheatley Arms
2626/03/2019Dennis Gray lecture: A History of Climbing in West Yorkshire – London
The Alpine Club
27
28
29
3030/03/2019Climbers Against Cancer: Mountain March fundraising weekend
Climbers Against Cancer
3131/03/2019BMC AGM 2019
The Devonshire Dome
1
2
3
4
5
606/04/2019Youth Open Lead Competition
Big Depot Climbing
7
8
9
10
11
12
1313/04/2019BMC Youth Coach training weekend 2019
Beacon Climbing Centre
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
303/05/2019Arc'teryx Big Mountain Weekend
Sticklebarn Tavern
4
5

View more events...