LATEST MOUNTAINEERING NEWS RSS

What is to blame? Thoughts on Everest from Ricky Munday

INTERNATIONAL

What is to blame? Thoughts on Everest from Ricky Munday

8
05/06/2019

What is to blame? Overcrowding? Budget operators? Or maybe inexperience? Despite being barely begun, it is already the fourth deadliest season on Mount Everest as 11 climbers have perished. Ricky Munday gives us his thoughts on the potential reasons behind the high toll of lives already claimed by the world's tallest mountain.
Read more »

INTERNATIONAL

Join the BMC Young Alpinists Alpine Meet 2019

0
22/05/2019

Are you a keen and confident young alpinist? Well an awesome opportunity for you has arrived. Get signed up to the upcoming BMC Young Alpinists Alpine Meet 2019 to travel and climb in the beautiful Valais region of Switzerland.
Read more »

INTERNATIONAL

Community Action Nepal wins UIAA Mountain Protection Award

0
07/11/2018

Community Action Nepal (CAN), a charity which has been operating in Nepal for over 20 years, was announced as the sixth winner of the annual UIAA Mountain Protection Award at the 2018 UIAA General Assembly in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in early October.
Read more »

INTERNATIONAL

Legendary Latok I North Ridge climb for Livingstone, Cesen and Strazarine

2
13/08/2018

Early news is coming in that a major Himalayan line has been climbed by a British-Slovenian team, with support from the BMC.
Read more »

INTERNATIONAL

Get alpine hut discounts with a Reciprocal Rights Card

2
01/01/2018

The Reciprocal Rights Card gives BMC members discounted rates in alpine huts.
Read more »

INTERNATIONAL

Galvan and Zerain disappear while attempting second crossing of Mazeno Ridge.

1
02/07/2017

Hope of finding the noted partnership of Argentinian Mariano Galvan, and the Spanish-Basque Alberto Zerain, who were attempting an alpine-style ascent of Nanga Parbat's Mazeno Ridge, has now faded after an aerial search on the morning of the 1st July.
Read more »

INTERNATIONAL

Young British Alpinists session in North Wales

1
26/06/2017

Are you a young, keen British alpinist? The BMC and The Alpine Club have teamed up to launch a new process to help talented British alpine climbers improve their skills and knowledge about expedition climbing.
Read more »

View more Mountaineering news »

LATEST MOUNTAINEERING VIDEOS

INTERNATIONAL

0

BMC International Winter Meet 2012

08/11/2012

The BMC International Meet is a great opportunity for international climbers to visit Britain and enjoy the climbing and hospitality our great island has to offer. Likewise it is a fantastic opportunity for British climbers to meet like-minded people, enjoy good company, share common interests, meet new people, show off British climbing, and actually get out climbing. A report on the event can be seen at www.thebmc.co.uk/a-wild-week-bmc-winter-meet-report
View »

INTERNATIONAL

0

The Samsung Olympic Games Pledge

30/05/2012

In 1922 Great Britain came within metres of conquering Mount Everest. In 1924 rare Olympic Games medals were awarded to the heroic team. In their honour, a promise was made to take one of these medals to the summit of Everest however, for many different reasons, this never happened. In 2012, in the year of the Olympiad, in one of the most treacherous climbing seasons on record, Kenton Cool succeeded in taking of the Gold medals awarded to the team in 1924 back to Everest to fulfill the Samsung Olympic Games Pledge.
View »

INTERNATIONAL

2

Autana: the trailer

27/03/2012

Epic new trailer from the latest Lee/Houlding picture; Autana - first ascent in the lost world. Leo Houlding, Jason Pickles and Sean 'Stanley' Leary go deep into the Amazon to attempt a first ascent on the magnificent Cerro Autana. Adventure film making goes to the Venezuelan jungle - Indiana Jones would have been proud. Out on HD download and dvd, August 2012
View »

View more Mountaineering videos »

Want to see your film here? Suggest a film

INTERNATIONAL PEOPLE

UPCOMING EVENTS THIS MONTH

MTWTFSS
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
404/06/2019BMC Cymru North Wales Area Meeting
Conwy Brewery
505/06/2019BMC Lakes Area Meeting
Kendal Wall
606/06/2019BMC London & South East Area Meeting & Nick Colton talk
The Old King's Head
7
808/06/2019BMC / BMMS First Aid & Mountain Medicine Weekend
Hathersage
9
10
11
1212/06/2019BMC Peak Area Meeting & Tim Birch talk
The Maynard
1313/06/2019BMC North East Area Meeting
Newcastle Climbing Centre
14
15
16
1717/06/2019BMC Yorkshire Area Meeting
The Wheatley Arms
18
19
20
21
2222/06/2019BMC Junior British Bouldering Championships
Harrowall
23
24
25
26
27
28
2929/06/2019BMC London & SE Area hill walk & litter pick – the Chilterns
Princes Risborough rail station
30
1
2
3
4
5
606/07/2019Cliffhanger / British Bouldering Championships
Cliffhanger Festival
7

View more events...