Rainer Rettner has been researching the Eigerwand for most of his adult life. The documents he has gathered form one of the most... Read more
Sometimes in life it's good to set a goal, something that takes planning, is measurable and achievable. For me I cope with the... Read more
Over the years Leeds has had several dedicated climbing and outdoor shops, perhaps the most famous being Centresport, which with... Read more
It was a tough task choosing the best boulderers from amongst Britain's bouldering elite. Many UK based boulderers have been... Read more
Sunday evening saw us 'camped' under the most infamous North Face in the World – the Eiger. The ITN film crew had set up base... Read more
Strawberries (E6 6b) is a fierce crack-line taking the challenge of the overhanging headwall at the top of the Vector Buttress on... Read more
"Have you seen that French guy that does it with no ropes?"
In this article Alain Robert, famous for his solo climbs up huge... Read more
Many climbers believe that VS is the first, and the finest, climbing grade. There are many stunning routes at all grades, but VS... Read more
Want to visit the Todra Gorge in Morocco for climbing? Here's a little info to help you on the way. Read more
Jack Geldard takes a trip to Arco, Italy. The birth place of competition climbing and home to some fantastic long mountain... Read more
"Icefall climbing in mainland Europe is becoming increasingly popular, with venues such as Chamonix, Cogne and La Grave getting... Read more
A whirlwind tour of the best routes and boulder problems that this overlooked area of British climbing has to offer. Solitude,... Read more
Le Boffi in France is fast becoming a 'must visit' destination. Acres of clean limestone at all grades and in a beautiful... Read more
A guide to where you should attach your belay plate. To your harness belay loop? Or to your 'rope loop'? Read more
How much should you spend on your first rack of gear?
This short article gives some indication of what you should buy and how... Read more
There is far more to ski mountaineering than quiche eating, mullets and Ray-Ban sunglasses. For many Brits visiting the Alps in... Read more
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