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28 Sep 2016

thumb Stefan Morris writes about growing up in - and growing out of - Pembroke. 'I wrote this after meeting UKC's Rob Greenwood on... Read more

26 Sep 2016

thumb Dan Varian has more bouldering first ascents of 8A and above than anyone else in Britain. With 123 first ascents of problems from... Read more

23 Sep 2016

thumb Mick Ward used to dream of a secret crag: 'It was never in the same place twice. And, when I'd wake up, it seemed so real, yet I... Read more

22 Sep 2016

thumb Despite the setbacks that chronic illness entails, top UK trad climber Charlie Woodburn has approached his goals with great... Read more

15 Sep 2016

thumb What do you do once your climbing gear is past its best? The best option for getting rid of old gear would be to donate it to a... Read more

14 Sep 2016

thumb Former student Oli Grounsell shares his experience of university life and climbing in Bangor. DISCLAIMER: To future students - do... Read more

8 Sep 2016

thumb Author Dan Richards recently published a book about retracing the steps of his great-great aunt - the pioneer of women's climbing... Read more

7 Sep 2016

thumb Our plan was to canoe the Little Nahanni and Nahanni rivers, a twenty-day white-water trip that would bring us within striking... Read more

5 Sep 2016

thumb As we leave behind the UK's pathetic excuse of a summer, many of us will have been mixing our climbing up. Eschewing sun-baked... Read more

31 Aug 2016

thumb Hard Severe is a funny old grade. Not quite VS but often far from easy. The very best ones feature interesting climbing... Read more

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Jul 2016

thumb In mainland Europe, climbing is gaining ground as an alternative form of therapy for both physical and psychological injuries and... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb Admit it, you're guilty. When you fall off, it's never your fault. The conditions weren't right, your belayer is an inattentive... Read more

31 Aug 2016

thumb Hard Severe is a funny old grade. Not quite VS but often far from easy. The very best ones feature interesting climbing... Read more

Jul 2016

thumb Dave Birkett: a name synonymous with hard Lakeland mountain trad climbs. A dark horse who has rarely sought media attention, but... 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