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14 Nov 2014

thumb Dave Flanagan, author of new bouldering skills book Bouldering Essentials, shares some tips for tackling tricky top-outs... ... Read more

Oct 2014

thumb Bouldering is viewed by many as climbing in its purest, most elemental form, the beauty of this being the ease at which you can... Read more

Aug 2014

thumb In this article, Personal Trainer Isabel Berg takes you through some useful stretches to help you warm up, reduce injury and aid... Read more

Jul 2014

thumb Andy Kirkpatrick shares beta, tips and techniques for any mortals who wish to climb The Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite. "How... Read more

Jun 2014

thumb Dave Searle gives us ten handy hints for our first steps in to the alpine arena. Headed to climb on the big ones this summer?... Read more

Apr 2014

thumb In this article training fanatic and qualified physiotherapist Peter Mortensen shows us his journey to do a pinkie one arm pull... Read more

Feb 2014

thumb With all the snow on the ground, and many mountain goers taking to skiing, we put together an article explaining the different... Read more

Feb 2014

thumb Most climbers are blissfully unaware of the more common injuries, we - as climbers, suffer from. In this article, climbing coach... Read more

Jan 2014

thumb In this article, Dave Flanagan gives 10 tips on how to improve your bouldering experience when venturing outdoors for the first... Read more

Jan 2014

thumb In this article,Dave Flanagan gives10 tips on how to improve at bouldering indoors and also how to use bouldering to improve... Read more

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Oct 2014

thumb Bouldering is viewed by many as climbing in its purest, most elemental form, the beauty of this being the ease at which you can... Read more

14 Nov 2014

thumb Dave Flanagan, author of new bouldering skills book Bouldering Essentials, shares some tips for tackling tricky top-outs... ... Read more

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May 2011

thumb This is the first of a series of training articles and is aimed at beginners or people who are operating in the low grades and... Read more

Sep 2011

thumb Strong shoulders aren't necessary healthy shoulders. Ever had pain or twinges in your shoulders? In this classic UKC article... Read more

Mar 2003

thumb What is the ideal object for cleaning rock boots before you climb, and where can you get it? Why do all those E-silly climbers... Read more

Mar 2007

thumb Neil Gresham concentrates on bouldering and comes up with a five point plan to get more out of your bouldering. He includes a... Read more

Jun 2006

thumb Loved by student groups, dreaded by climbers. a series of tips on how to make your abseils run smoother. Read more

Mar 2007

thumb The first in a series of occasional articles by top climbers aimed at giving concise and easily digestible advice on how we can... Read more

Jul 2008

thumb A guide to where you should attach your belay plate. To your harness belay loop? Or to your 'rope loop'? Read more

Jun 2007

thumb Ever fancied climbing solo above the sea? Mike Robertson, one of the most experienced aqua-climbers in the world answers some... Read more

May 2011

thumb Have you thought "I'm terrified of heights" or "I'm not nearly strong enough to lift myself up by my arms"? We tell you why... Read more

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