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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 ...

Mountaineers fear new National Trust charges will hit outdoor leader training

Mountaineers fear the introduction of fees for commercial use of land owned by one of the country’s biggest conservation charities could hit outdoor training.

Gathering of experts will put mountain charity challenges under spotlight

Charity challenge walks will come under the spotlight at a gathering organised by the British Mountaineering Council.

British Mountaineering Council to draw up wild land charter south of border

The British Mountaineering Council said it will draw up a landscape charter to guide its representatives on how to deal with developments in the few remaining wild places in England and Wales.

BMC membership rising, but so are insurance costs, Turnbull says

The head of the representative body for hillwalkers and climbers told a festival gathering that, although it is in good financial shape, the growing trend to owning land will put a strain on its resources in the future.

MacLeod will coach mountain instructors

Mountaineering instructors will be able to improve their technique with a masterclass by two experts at their annual meeting.

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.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Ramblers 'overjoyed' as 2020 announced as England Coast Path end date

The country’s biggest walkers’ charity has welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement of a completion date for the England Coast Path.

Outdoor bodies step up Westminster campaign to get the country hillwalking

Outdoor industry and mountaineering bosses met Westminster politicians to push for greater recognition of the benefits of hillwalking.

Expert gatherings will look at outdoors future

Outdoor experts will gather this week at a conference looking at recreation and conservation in Britain’s mountains and hills.

Mountain leader meeting for Wales

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