BMC Membership for climbers

Membership Benefits

Think life is better when it’s vertical? Climbers get great personal benefits from joining the BMC.

  • 15% discount in Cotswold Outdoor, Snow+Rock and Runners Need

    Get 15% off Cotswold Outdoor, Snow+Rock and many more retail discounts across the country

  • £15 million Combined Liability insurance 

    Cover yourself for trad and sport climbing activities worldwide

  • BMC Travel Insurance

    You get access to BMC Travel Insurance policies: designed for rock climbing worldwide

  • Mountain Training Registration

    You can register for Mountain Training awards such as Rock Climbing Instructor and Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor

  • £10,000 Personal Accident insurance cover

    As a BMC member, you’re covered for £10,000 of personal accident cover (aged 3 – 80) when out climbing

  • Summit Magazine

    Get biggest outdoor magazine in the UK. Summit is packed full of climbing inspiration and skills

Join the BMC

Choose the BMC membership that’s right for you.

Support our work and discover great benefits.

Get 25% off your first year with Direct Debit.


Discover why Steve McClure supports the BMC

For me, it’s all about access and maintaining access for all the beautiful places that we want to climb. I’d recommend any climber to join today.

Steve McClure
BMC Ambassador and top climber

And by joining 83,000 BMC members, you’ll help us:

Be a powerful voice for all climbers

Keeping and gaining crag access through negotiations with landowners

Protect our crags and mountains and lead environmental sustainability

With our conservation campaigns Mend Our Mountains and The Climate Project

Campaign for improved access to climbing areas

Through lobbying the government for better access

Provide world-class technical and safety advice

With our skills films and our expert volunteers and staff

Help climbers like you improve their skills, confidence and achieve personal ambitions

With our Ready To Rock courses and nationwide affiliated club

Keep climbing heritage alive

With our members publication Summit and our charity Mountain Heritage Trust

BMC Membership Benefits

BMC members receive a plethora of discounts on maps, accommodation, gear and huts though our benefits scheme.


Join a climbing club

There are hundreds of climbing clubs around England and Wales you can join. Find out more and use our local club finder.


Explore nationwide huts

Book a mountain hut around Britain. As a BMC member you get exclusive access to our three national huts. There are also many huts around Britain that can be used if you are a member of a mountaineering or climbing club.


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WATCH: Discover why Steve McClure supports the BMC