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Crowdfunding push and EOCA success takes Mend Our Mountains up to £520,000

After an £118,500 crowdfunding push and success in a Europe-wide conservation award, the Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million appeal to raise funds for path repair and combat erosion across Britain has climbed past half a million pounds in total, with some of its biggest projects well on the way to being funded. Thanks to you, it has been a good month for Mend Our Mountains. Yesterday evening, the second ever national Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding drive came to an…

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Light Night: Hundreds of walkers create dazzling display

Last night 600 people came together to create a spectacular show of support for Mend Our Mountains – a human light chain stretching for two miles. Now is your chance to get a memento of the event. Joined by the unlikely duo of TV presenter Julia Bradbury and Made in Chelsea’s Sam Thompson, the ‘Great Ridge Light Night’ saw a line of hundreds of people illuminate the two mile length of the famous ridge from Mam Tor to Lose Hill.…

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Take on a challenge and raise money for Mend Our Mountains

Do you want to take on a challenge and raise money for Mend Our Mountains at the same time? Download our new fundraising pack to help you on your way. You know the score by now – Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million is a call to action to everyone who values the hills, mountains and landscapes of Britain. Through a year-long appeal we aim to raise £1 million in total for a range of vital projects within the UK’s entire family…

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How to add Gift Aid to your Mend Our Mountains donation

If you give regularly to charity, you’ll know how Gift Aid works. It’s a scheme enabling registered charities to reclaim tax on a donation made by a UK taxpayer, effectively increasing the value of a donation to a given charity by 25% – at no cost to the donor themselves.  Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million is an appeal run by the BMC Access and Conservation Trust (ACT). ACT is a charity registered in England and Wales (no 1089516) so is eligible for Gift Aid.  If you donate to…

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Montane gets its weight behind Mend Our Mountains

In a sign of growing backing for our big appeal to fix our hills and mountains, leading British outdoor clothing and pack maker Montane has announced it will donate 1% of its website sales to Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million for the rest of the campaign. Northumberland-based manufacturer Montane is already the BMC’s recommended clothing and pack manufacturer, but has now announced it will be doing its bit to reach the ambitious £1 million target we are striving towards to help…

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7 ways to make a difference for the mountains

We need to raise £1 million to fix runaway erosion in mountains and precious landscapes across Britain, and we need your help to do it. Here’s how you can make a difference. Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million is a call to action to everyone who values the hills, mountains and landscapes of Britain.  We need to raise £1 million in total for a range of vital projects to repair paths and prevent runaway erosion within the UK’s entire family…

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The big push to Mend Our Mountains starts in Sheffield!

After months of hard work behind the scenes, Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million launched to the public at Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) last weekend, with a variety of successful events and promotions over the weekend to show what the campaign is all about. If you somehow haven’t heard of the campaign yet (where have you been?!), Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million is a year-long appeal to raise £1 million in total for a range of vital path repair projects within the UK’s…

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Help us start the big climb for Mend Our Mountains this weekend

This weekend the big climb to mend our mountains starts. Join us, Mary-Ann Ochota, Alan Hinkes, and Niall Grimes in Sheffield for a fun Friday night to celebrate our massive new campaign. Mend our Mountains – our award-winning, headline-grabbing initiative which raised more than £100,000 to repair Britain’s hills and mountains in 2016 – has returned. This time, we’re raising our sights 10 times higher. Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million aims to raise £1 million for a range of…

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Notorious B.O.G: How a damaged trail is bringing outdoor tribes together in the Peak District

It’s a trail described as “one of the jewels in the crown of UK mountain biking”, but the campaign to repair it is being backed by horse riders, runners, ramblers – and the BMC’s Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million campaign. We speak to mountain biker Chris Maloney about why it’s so important. Compared to the likes of Kinder Scout, Stanage Edge or Mam Tor, it is not exactly one of the Peak District’s ‘household names’ – but among some…

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The man who climbed Everest (sort of) for Mend Our Mountains

Want to give something back to the wild and wonderful places you care about? Take a leaf out of James Forrest’s book and take on a sponsored challenge in the hills and mountains. James Forrest went the extra mile to help Mend Our Mountains. A thousand of them, in fact. Over the course of six months, he walked over 1,000 miles, ascended the height of Everest five times over, and wild camped in the hills more than 50 times as part of…

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Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million is a call to action to everyone who values the hills, mountains and landscapes of Britain. It aims to galvanise mass support for things we all use: the paths, bridleways and bridges which underpin our experiences in the great outdoors. Through a year-long appeal we aim to raise £1 million in total for a range of vital projects within the UK’s entire family of 15 National Parks. Navigate our website to find out more.
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