18 Dec

BBMC 2016 – entries opening January 2016

It’s that time of year again! Entries for the next BBMC will open in early January 2016. After a fantastic 30th anniversary event this year, we are already excited about next years event, which will be on Saturday 14th May. As always we advise that you enter early to ensure you get place.

19 Mar

On-line entries for BBMC – update

Due to a technical problem the on-line booking system to register for BBMC has been indicating the event is now full. There are however still a small number of places remaining. We are currently working to rectify the problem but in the mean time the system will still allow you to ignore any message and register

19 Feb

Anniversary water bottle – have you ordered yours?

To celebrate both the 50th anniversary of the team and the 30th edition of the Big Black Mountains Challenge, we have teamed up with Trekitt in Hereford who have a produced a special edition Klean Kanteen bottle.  All profits from the sale of these lovely 800ml stainless steel bottles will go to the team. The bottles will be available from early May, in time for this years BBMC. To order yours go to:


13 Jan

Entries for the 2015 BBMC are now open!

Entries for this years Big Black Mountain’s Challenge, which will take place on Saturday 16th May, are now OPEN! As usual places are limited so apply early to avoid disappointment.

Following its successful introduction last year, entries are again through an on-line booking system, the link for which is on the BBMC page.  Please ensure that you download the event information document and in particular have read the conditions of entry before entering.

To celebrate the events 30th anniversary this years A route has been extended to 30 miles.  Download the PDF for details of the route change

We look forward to seeing you all in May

04 Dec

Team Calendar 2015

The 2015 team calendar is now on sale, again featuring stunning pictures of the Black Mountains and surrounding area.  Calendars are available at a number of outlets (£7) or mail order (£9 inc. postage and packing).  Stockists are –

Trekitt, Eign Gate, Hereford

Crickhowell Adventure, Crickhowell

Skirrid Mountain Garage, Pandy

The Crown Inn, Pantygelli

Cheques for £9, made payable to Longtown Mountain Rescue Team, should be sent to

Calendar Offer

Longtown Mountain Rescue team

PO Box 120



21 Nov

Street collections – come and say hello

Members of the team will be out and about in November doing street collections. This is an opportunity not only to raise vital funds for the team but also to meet the public and answer questions about what we do. We will be in Abergavenny on 22nd November and in Hereford on 29th November. If you see our vehicle and lots of red coats come and say hello.