The British alpinist Tom Livingstone and two Slovenian climbers, Aleš Česen and Luka Stražar, have successfully climbed Latok I (7145m) in the Karakorum mountains of Pakistan. They climbed 3/4 of the way up the coveted 'impossible ridge', before deviating. The North Ridge of Latok was/is recognised as one of the last major unclimbed lines in high-altitude mountaineering. This is the second ever successful ascent of the peak and the first ascent starting from the north side.
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How to support novice club members weekend, at Plas y Brenin
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This popular training event will be returning in 2018 over the weekend of 8-9 September at Plas y Brenin in Snowdonia.
The weekend is aimed at the experienced members of affiliated clubs that support less experienced members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.
Make winter count: with a BMC Skills Lecture 2018
#MakeWinterCount and get tooled up with all the skills at one of our winter lectures this November. Tickets on sale beginning of October.
BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018
The UK's most knowledgeable symposium is back! Don't miss the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium in Birmingham on 10-11 November 2018.