There are so many ways to meet up with others who share our passion for the hills and enjoy hillwalking, climbing and mountaineering activities these days. With busy lives, many people expect choice, want flexibility and look online for activities, events and companions.
It can sometimes be a challenge for established clubs to reach out and bring in new members, or retain those they've got, in this busy 'market place'.
However with more people interested in escaping to the mountains, or climbing walls, than ever before, there is plenty your club can do to ensure you stand out and attract members, or just help ensure those you do have remain active and involved.
Here are our top tips for increasing membership in your club: