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British Mountaineering Council


The British Mountaineering Council

The BMC is the national governing body for climbing activities in the UK. The organisation involves itself in a wide range of climbing and walking activities from climbing clubs to education, guide books, technical information and safety and has wide reaching international links with other climbing organisations across the World.

The BMC is also involved with the activities of the Mountain Rescue Committee, and the Mountain Leader Training Board in the UK.

The web site to which you can link contains a wide range of updated information on all main BMC topics such as access and safety, it also holds a fully updated directory of indoor climbing walls, including opening times and admission/fees.

The BMC is the leading organisation for climbing activities in the UK and their head office is able to answer requests for help and advice on all climbing topics. They also house a vast technical archive on most climbing related topics.