The latest climbing, hill walking and coronavirus update provided by Mountain Training.
The situation on Monday 3 August
In relation to hill walking, climbing and mountaineering there are now some areas where the guidance in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland is very similar:
No national restrictions – avoid public transport if possible. If you do have to use public transport, check with your transport operator for the latest travel advice on your route.
Yes – check for campsite closures before you travel. Whether you’re camping on a campsite or in the hills, follow the Countryside Code/Scottish Outdoor Access Code (links below) and Leave No Trace principles.
National Parks: open
Check the relevant National Park website for any restrictions and visitor advice.
Toilets and car parking
Some remain closed, check before you travel.
Some differences remain in the following areas:
As the climbing walls, crags and mountains start to open, we wanted to say thanks to every BMC member who supported us through the Coronavirus crisis.
From weekly Facebook Lives and GB Climbing home training videos, to our access team working to re-open the crags and fight for your mountain access, we couldn’t have made it without you.
If you liked what we did, then tell your friends about us: www.thebmc.co.uk/join
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