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The BMC is seeking an experienced Project Manager

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 16:19
The BMC is seeking a skilled and experienced individual to project manage and drive forward the implementation of Phase II of the 2017/18 Organisational Review.

Chair sought for BMC Board of Directors

Thu, 16/08/2018 - 16:03
The BMC is seeking a Chair to lead the Board of Directors and build consensus across the organisation in a time of development and change.

GB Climbing Team member Rhoslyn Frugtniet flashes 8a+ in Céüse

Wed, 15/08/2018 - 15:33
24 year-old Rhoslyn Frugtniet has just confirmed herself as one to watch on the sport climbing scene, after a very successful trip to Céüse in France, where she flashed Face de Rat (8a+) and climbed several other 8a+s and 8as. Rhos has previously climbed several 8bs and is hot on the heels of Britain's strongest sport climbing females.

Gold for Hannah Slaney at her last IFSC World Youth Bouldering Championships

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 12:47
Hannah Slaney rose to the top of the first Bouldering podium in Moscow, Russia, at her very last IFSC Youth World Championships – an amazing end to her youth career. We caught her on the podium to see what she thought about her win.

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

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 12:41
Early news is coming in that a major Himalayan line has been climbed by a British-Slovenian team, with support from the BMC.

Legendary Latok I North Ridge falls to Livingstone, Cesen and Strazar

Mon, 13/08/2018 - 12:41
News is coming in that a major last-great Himalayan line has been climbed by a British-Slovenian team with support from the BMC.

Latest online news from the Lakes Area: August 2018

Fri, 10/08/2018 - 13:22
The first newsletter from the Lakes Area has been published and is now available online. Find out what's happening in your region

Update from Lynn Robinson, BMC president: August 2018

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 15:36
Seven weeks on from the BMC's historic, constitution changing, AGM, BMC president Lynn Robinson updates us on the progress to implement the recommendations of the Organisational Review Group (ORG).

Women in Adventure Film Competition 2019

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 14:54
Dust off your cameras, get your gear together and prepare to unleash your inner adventuress, as the BMC TV Women in Adventure Film Competition is back! #WAF19

How to support novice club members weekend, at Plas y Brenin

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:00
Last few places remaining... This popular training event will be returning in 2018 over the weekend of 8-9 September at Plas y Brenin in Snowdonia. The weekend is aimed at the experienced members of affiliated clubs that support less experienced members whilst they gain experience, develop skills, and become competent climbers, walkers and mountaineers in their own right.

donate to Mend 2

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:20

Competitions Committee

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 12:38
The Competitions Committee oversees the development of competition climbing in Britain, and is responsible for the organisation and promotion of the various British Climbing Championships, including setting the rules. It is also responsible for oversight and delivery of the Development Squad, which provides the pool of climbers from which the GB Climbing Team is selected for international youth competitions.

Ticks and Lyme disease: what to do about tick bites

Wed, 01/08/2018 - 01:00
Nasty critters that latch onto you, nobody likes coming home to find a tick with its head buried in your skin. So with cases of Lyme disease increasing in Europe, make sure you know what to do to prevent tick bites and how to safely remove ticks that are already attached.

Make winter count: with a BMC Skills Lecture 2018

Tue, 31/07/2018 - 01:00
#MakeWinterCount and get tooled up with all the skills at one of our winter lectures this November. Tickets on sale beginning of October.

BMC Board of Directors: summary of July 2018 meeting

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 17:38
A full meeting of the BMC Board of Directors took place on 19 July following an earlier teleconference on 11 July. The agenda was fairly full with a number of strategic items covered.

BMC Climbing Injury Symposium 2018

Mon, 30/07/2018 - 01:00
The UK's most knowledgeable symposium is back! Don't miss the BMC Climbing Injury Symposium in Birmingham on 10-11 November 2018.

Respect the Rock: 6 commandments of chalk

Wed, 25/07/2018 - 01:00
Enter the church of crag and kneel before the altar of rock. Pay your respects, commit no sacrilege, and always follow the commandments found in the Book of Bouldering.

The BMC Clubs' Committee is recruiting

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 01:00
The BMC Clubs’ Committee is looking for volunteers; one with specialist IT experience to support our work with online & social media engagement, another to represent National Clubs, and several others to represent clubs from local existing members finish their term.

3 gold medals, 1 bronze for GB Paraclimbing Team at Briançon

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 14:31
It was an amazing performance by the GB Paraclimbing Team in the first IFSC World Cup of the year at Briançon, France. Great stuff all round and awesome to see the team earn three gold medals and one bronze.

Family climbing day with Preston MC

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 01:00
Join us for an outdoor climbing day, especially for families, in the North West of England.