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How much does it cost? Starting from less than £1.56 / month

BMC membership is annual, you get 12 months membership from your date of application.

15% off Cotswold Outdoors

15% off Cotswold Outdoor

15% off from our recommended retail partner Cotswold Outdoor. Read more

15% off Snow+Rock

15% off Snow+Rock

15% off from our recommended retail partner Snow+Rock. Read more

Hotel Planner


As Official Accommodation Supplier of the BMC, HotelPlanner is a booking platform for BMC members where specially negotiated hotel rates across the world can be accessed. Read more

Komoot Maps

Free Komoot Region Bundle

Komoot lets you find, plan, and share adventures with its easy route planner. With a BMC membership, get a Komoot Region Bundle FREE (worth £8.99 each). Read more

Access to BMC Insurance

Access To BMC Travel Insurance

Comprehensive cover designed for hill walking, climbing and mountaineering in the UK, Europe and Worldwide with premiums from 3 days to annual cover. Read more

Instructor Award Schemes

Register for Mountain Training Award Schemes

Entrance to leader and instructor qualifications, including Hill and Moorland Leader, Mountain Leader, Rock Climbing Instructor and Climbing Wall Instructor is available to members. Read more

Civil Insurance Liability

£15M Worldwide Combined Liability Insurance & £10,000 Personal Accident Insurance

BMC Individual members are entitled to both of these benefits, and BMC club members to Combined Liability insurance. Read more

Summit Magazine

Summit, the BMC members magazine

Delivered to your door every quarter - full of climbing, mountaineering and hill walking related feature articles, news, reviews, offers and advice. Read more

Financial Services

Access to Life Insurance, Mortgage Protection and Income Protection

Through Summit Financial Services. Read more

Travel & Accommodation Discounts


Many more retail, travel and accommodation discounts. Read more

Miscellaneous Benefits

A mountain of miscellaneous benefits

Save on medical and first aid training, adventure and instruction courses, bushcraft and survival courses, hot air balloon rides, dining out and more. Read more

Discounts on Magazines

Discounted Magazine Subscriptions

Save at least 25% on the annual cost of Climber, Country Walking, Outdoor Fitness, TGO and Trail magazines.

Reciprocal Rights Card

Reciprocal Rights Card

Joining the BMC allows you to buy this card, which gives you discounts of between 20-50% at Alpine Huts. Read more

BMC Members Handbook

Free Members Handbook

An annual directory providing information on BMC work and member benefits.

Discounts at the National Mountaineering Centre

Discounts at the National Mountaineering Centre

BMC member discounts are available for B&B, equipment hire and group bookings at Plas Y Brenin in North Wales. Read more

Discounts on guidebooks

Discounts on BMC guidebooks, directories, publications and films

As a member you will receive access to a range of hill walking, climbing and mountaineering information written by experts and available either free or at a discount. Read more

Discounts at the BMC Shop

BMC online shop

Save at least 10% on the RRP, and benefit from exclusive offers and products in the BMC online shop. Read more

Discounts at BMC Events

Discounts at BMC events

Reduced rates at BMC events around the country. Read more

How to Join or Renew


Family membership includes up to two adults and three children (under 18) living at the same address.

Club members are eligible for upgrading to full BMC membership at a reduced price. Additional benefits include getting all four issues of Summit, a membership card, Combined Liability insurance and Personal Accident insurance.

Proof of status is required for U18s, fulltime students and the unemployed.
For those living outside the UK there is an additional postal charge of £20 for each magazine subscription and £10 for Summit.

*Discounted Direct Debit prices are only available once per individual/family