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 partnership at high altitude. Zerain (55) had climbed 10 of […]

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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 made to the organisation, structure, governance and constitution of the […]

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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 Sport England funding. Typically 20% of our revenue – for […]

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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 our fantastic deal on all single-trip BMC Rock Insurance policies. […]

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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 a fun but competitive events. BMC Welsh Lead Climbing Championships […]

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