BMC Membership for hill walkers

Membership Benefits

Like to go wild? Hill walkers 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 hill walking and mountain activities worldwide

  • BMC Travel Insurance

    You get access to BMC Travel Insurance policies: designed for hill walking and trekking worldwide

  • Mountain Training Registration

    You can register for Mountain Training awards such as Lowland Leader and Mountain Leader

  • £10,000 Personal Accident insurance cover

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

  • Summit Magazine

    Get biggest outdoor magazine in the UK. Summit is packed full of mountain 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 Mary-Ann Ochota supports the BMC

The BMC works really hard to ensure that we all have access to the wild places that we love. They support conservation projects and footpath maintenance, they represent us to the people in charge, and when you join, you become part of a like-minded community.

Mary-Ann Ochota
BMC Ambassador

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

Be a powerful voice for all hill walkers

Keeping and gaining access to land through negotiations with landowners

Protect our British mountains and lead environmental sustainability

With our conservation campaigns Mend Our Mountains and The Climate Project

Campaign for improved access to mountains

Through lobbying the government for better access such as supporting the Right To Roam campaign

Provide world-class technical and safety advice

With our skills films and our expert staff and volunteers

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

Join nationwide affiliated clubs

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 hill walking club

There are hundreds of 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.


Gift Membership


WATCH: Discover why Mary-Ann Ochota is a BMC member