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16 Apr 2015

thumb How being influenced by those around you can have a bigger impact on your ambition for the sport. Read more

9 Apr 2015

thumb When the chips are down, where do you draw the line on chipping, gluing and reinforcement of routes and boulder problems? If a... Read more

6 Apr 2015

thumb In this new series of interviews, we whisk off some of Britain's best climbers to a lonely desert island (we might give them a... Read more

31 Mar 2015

thumb On 1st April the UK's search and rescue helicopter service begins a transition to Bristow Helicopters Ltd. Mountain rescue expert... Read more

24 Mar 2015

thumb This week instructor Ian Fenton has let us into his gear store. In this series of short articles, we ask climbers that... Read more

Mar 2015

thumb This summer a new event will for the first time bring mountaineering into UK hill racing. The Glen Coe Skyline includes serious... Read more

Mar 2015

thumb In this new series of interviews, we'll be whisking some of Britain's best climbers off to a lonely desert island and asking them... Read more

Mar 2015

thumb First coined by military reserve members, the phrase "Weekend Warrior" is used to describe those who spend their weekends chasing... Read more

Mar 2015

thumb UKC User Samuel Wainwright gives a brief overview of the joys and motivations of chimney climbing. Joe Simpson once described... Read more

Mar 2015

thumb Stéphanie Bodet recently featured in the video "Of the Rock I asked for the Moon", balancing her way up a delicate slab and... Read more

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Feb 2015

thumb If you spend a lot of time in climbing walls you will see people falling off. Falling off bouldering walls, top ropes, lead... Read more

Feb 2015

thumb What will make the future's hardest boulders? Will they come from incredibly talented boulderers who are able to attempt problems... Read more

Feb 2015

thumb James McHaffie reflects on the changing status of sponsorship and professional climbing, as the social media obsession leaks into... Read more

Feb 2015

thumb Ailsa Graham is 20 years old and from Nottingham. Two years ago she was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. In this article Ailsa... Read more

Most Popular Feature Articles Ever

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

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

Apr 2014

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

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

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