Depot Youth Cup – Saturday 16 September

The Depot Youth Cup returns for it’s third year. This year’s competition will once again be held at Depot Climbing Manchester. You can be in with the chance of winning climbing shoes from either Boreal or Evolv. Qualifiers for all age categories will run from 11am to 2pm. The Finals…

Upcoming BMC area meeting dates

Come along to the next meeting in your area, to discuss the latest issues and get involved in the work of the BMC. The role of area meetings is to facilitate democratic debate between BMC members and reach consensus and decisions on local and national issues.  Area meetings are the…

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

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. In recent years the two climbers have formed a strong…

BMC Organisational Review Group Newsletter: June 2017

The June newsletter from the independent BMC Organisational Review Group, featuring the steps the Review Group has decided upon taking before making any recommendations for changes. We are now two months into the process of considering whether there should be organisational change within the BMC. If changes have to be…

Why the BMC needs Commercial Partnerships

With recent changes to Sport England funding, the BMC has been exploring alternative funding options, including turning to our friends in the outdoor industry for help. Read on if you want to know more about our plans for partnerships. BMC work is financed primarily by membership subscriptions, travel insurance and…

Who to watch? The contenders of the BBCs 2017

There’s a bunch of wads turning up at the British Bouldering Championships 2017, but who’s favourite to win? Will Matt Cousins retain his crown? Can anyone best Shauna Coxsey in a bouldering competition? Let’s find out. The champs of the BBCs 2016 Shauna Coxsey Age: 24From: Runcorn The Queen of…

Summer Rocks! Book your bargain BMC travel insurance now

We love summer and we love bargains! So we’re giving everyone 15% off all European single-trip rock policies until 31 October 2017. That means 10-day travel insurance for rock climbing costs only £37. Rock out this summer: with 15% off all single-trip rock policies Bag a bargain this summer with…

Welsh Climbing Championships & Junior British Bouldering Championships

The BMC Welsh Lead Climbing Championships (Lead Cup Round 2) is being held at the Beacon Climbing Centre, Caernarfon (Leading) on Saturday 3 June and the Junior British Bouldering Championships 2017 is being held at The Depot Manchester (Bouldering) on Saturday 17 June 2017. These competitions are designed to be…