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14 Jun 2016

thumb Butterflies in your stomach. Summit Fever. Post-fall hissy-fits. Redpointing can be a highly stressful process, reducing even the... Read more

14 Jun 2016

thumb Ken Wilson, one of the legendary figures of British climbing, passed away on Sunday June 12 after a long illness. His legacy of... Read more

10 Jun 2016

thumb Nothing beats down insulation. Despite decades of synthetic material development we still can't match the stuff that geese and... Read more

7 Jun 2016

thumb 28 year-old Tom Dufton is a climber and instructor based in Stoke on Trent. He recently appeared on the BBC programme Employable... Read more

2 Jun 2016

thumb In this article UKC's Jack Geldard looks back ten years and more to his first adventures on the Lleyn Peninsula in North Wales.... Read more

31 May 2016

thumb What do you do when your ropes are past their functional best? Keep them in a tangled heap in the garage, or chuck them away? One... Read more

26 May 2016

thumb Erika Shorter of Uniform takes a look at the future of technology within climbing and other adventure sports. Does technology... Read more

May 2016

thumb Over the weekend of 14-15 May Nicky Spinks broke the record for a double Bob Graham Round, completing the 132 miles, 84 summit... Read more

May 2016

thumb Ten year-old Ollie Buckle recently made mainstream news with his charity-fundraiser climb of The Old Man of Hoy off the coast of... Read more

May 2016

thumb "Down in the city, I was a girl being treated differently. When I went to the mountains with my Dad, I felt like an equal." For... Read more

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May 2016

thumb "Down in the city, I was a girl being treated differently. When I went to the mountains with my Dad, I felt like an equal." For... Read more

Apr 2016

thumb On the Brits and the art of failing. Viewed by a Frenchie. 'So here's to the British, failing AND succeeding in style, with a... Read more

May 2016

thumb Over the weekend of 14-15 May Nicky Spinks broke the record for a double Bob Graham Round, completing the 132 miles, 84 summit... Read more

May 2016

thumb Our UKC Forums are infamous famous for attracting discussion on all sorts of climbing and non-climbing-related topics. Where else... Read more

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May 2006

thumb Figure 8? Groove? They're all here (well almost). We couldn't think of anything starting with V, W, X, Y (you surely will). If... Read more

Apr 2014

thumb Finger Injuries are almost certainly the most common injuries climbers face. In this article, climbing coach Robin O'Leary... Read more

Feb 2002

thumb Fed up with having to pay to get in to crowded indoor walls? Are they never open when you want them? Let Nick Smith tell you how... Read more

May 2009

thumb 23 years after first visiting Groningen, Alan James makes a return visit and discovers that the scrappy local wall he climbed on... Read more

Jul 2000

thumb Want to know how they did the climbing stuff in Mission Impossible 2? Was it Tom Cruise? An exclusive chat with a guy who did the... Read more

Aug 2012

thumb There is a wonderful feeling of freedom when you can run it out above gear, climbing as hard as you can, totally consumed by the... Read more

Apr 2012

thumb In this detailed article, Matt Fuller and Dr. Mark Taylor explain all the technical details behind waterproof fabrics. "Making... Read more

Apr 2005

thumb Can the climbing media be blamed for using racy images of women to sell to men? They are in business and are they not only... Read more

Apr 2005

thumb "A beautifully packaged reproductive equipment with no external parts", or the perfect form for a rock climber? These questions... Read more