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BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

Peak conservationists to tackle Dambusters run to help fix 'bog of doom'

Conservation staff and national park employees will tackle a 10-mile run to help fix a moorland ‘bog of doom’.

Lynn Robinson elected first woman BMC president as members vote for new structure

Members of the organisation that represents climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers in England and Wales have elected its first woman president.

British Mountaineering Council members urged to vote ahead of crucial meeting

Members of the British Mountaineering Council are being urged to vote on crucial proposals ahead of the organisation’s annual meeting in Kendal.

New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

Shauna Coxsey heads medal hopes as climbing gets £630,000 Olympic boost

The UK’s Olympic sport climbing hopes were boosted today with the announcement that up to £630,000 is being made available to support the push for medals at the Tokyo games in 2020.

Dismantle current governing structure of BMC, review body says

The governing structure of the troubled British Mountaineering Council should be dismantled and a new one put in its place, a QC-led review body says.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

BMC seeks two volunteers to join its governance review

The British Mountaineering Council is seeking two volunteers to join a review of the way it is governed.

Mend Our Mountains on track as appeal reaches a third of £1m target

The British Mountaineering Council said its appeal to raise a million pounds for path improvements on British hills is on track to meet its target.

Sport England welcomes BMC members' vote in favour of reform

Sport England has welcomed British Mountaineering Council members’ vote to reform the organisation’s structure.

British Mountaineering Council's new president Lynn Robinson: lots of work to do

The mountaineering body's first woman president talks about her vision for the organisation...

Julia Bradbury and Sam Thompson join walkers to light up Peak District ridge

Hundreds of walkers joined television celebrity Julia Bradbury in illuminating the Peak District hills.

Mountaineering council annual meeting put back two months for review changes

The annual meeting of the British Mountaineering Council is likely to be put back by two months to allow further consultation on proposed governance changes.

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

Kendal Mountain Festival: the land of white waterproofs and false moustaches

As another Kendal Mountain Festival winds up, ponder the need for false moustaches and white waterproof jackets.

The death of mountaineering? One climber's view of the recent British Mountaineering Council turmoil

Last April saw an attempt to remove the board of the BMC. Alpine Club member Phil Bartlett ponders whether he witnessed the demise of the activity ...

Tearful BMC president Rehan Siddiqui resigns despite defeating no-confidence call

The chair of the British Mountaineering Council has resigned, despite defeating a vote of no confidence in his executive.

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