First aid & mountain medicine weekend in the Peak District

Join top doctors for a one-off weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage this June. Following on from the success of last year’s event we’ll be teaming up with the holders of the Diploma of Mountain Medicine to run this weekend again. Organised by Dr David Hillebrandt, president of the UIAA Medical Commission and honorary medical advisor […]

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Check your Friends! Wild Country issue notice for inspection

On 31 March, manufacturer Wild Country issued a voluntary notice for users to inspect Friends size 2,3 &4 purchased in 2016-7. What’s the problem? Wild Country have identified a manufacturing fault in a small quantity of Friends sizes 2,3 and 4. Affected units may have been purchased either in 2016 or 2017. The fault means that activating the trigger may […]

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Get ready for your mountain challenge event

Want to take part in a mountain challenge event and respect the environment? Whether you’re taking part or organising an event, check out our new booklet which provides practical advice on organising and minimising the impact of challenge events. The hills and mountains of the UK offer challenge, adventure, spectacle and the opportunity to test yourself in a tough environment. […]

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Exciting news: BMC buys Crookrise crag, Yorkshire

To protect future access for climbers and walkers, the BMC has bought Crookrise Crag, a nationally-important grit crag in Yorkshire. The number one priority of the BMC is our vital access work for climbers and walkers. From volunteers negotiating access at local bouldering venues to lobbying parliament, our ongoing work means that you can just get out there. Sometimes, when […]

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BMC helps fund Mountain Heritage move to secure our history

Mountain Heritage Trust moves into stunning new base at Blencathra – with help from the BMC. The Mountain Heritage Trust (MHT) officially opened its new premises at the stunning Blencathra Field Studies Centre on Friday 24 March. MHT, established in 2000, is the heritage arm of the BMC. It aims to document Britain’s vibrant climbing and mountaineering history and encourages […]

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