In the spring and early summer of 2008, Pete O'Donovan underwent two surgical operations to his hands to alleviate a disabling... Read more
Adam Ondra talks openly about his recent trip to the UK, how British grades compare with the rest of the world and what he got... Read more
Last week, Italian mountaineer Claudio Corti passed away at the age of 81.
Corti became famous in the late 50's mainly for his... Read more
Another Cerro Torre controversy. What is it about that spire? If fantasies build any peak, they make Cerro Torre. It is... Read more
There is little doubt that Stevie Haston is the UK's most accomplished all-round climber and alpinist. His record speaks for... Read more
"On the mountains we feel the joy of life, the emotion of being good and the relief of forgetting earthly things: all this... Read more
In this exclusive excerpt from his new book Rock Athlete, Ron Fawcett, one of Britain's most influential climbers, talks openly... Read more
A call to visit the North West this winter and sample some of the area's great mountaineering routes.
Routes that are often best... Read more
The peaks of the Dolomites are characteristically steep, with huge faces and towering summits often breaching 3000m in... Read more
Imagine a place with more than 150 waterfalls, almost all of which have easy access and a stable climate that guarantees long... Read more
Robbie Phillips travels to the Greek island of Kalymnos, that over the last few years has become one of the world's most popular... Read more
Someone once described the bouldering around Bishop as 'better than Hueco or Font even'. Mick Ryan gives us the definitive... Read more
Gritstone local and professional photographer Adam Long takes us on a quick tour of Stanage - the queen of grit.
We get route... Read more
UKC Editor Jack Geldard takes any would-be boulderer through the basics.
What is bouldering? How to get started? What kit is... Read more
This brand new UKC mini-series combines words, photos, diagrams and video to make clear some of the trickier technical aspects of... Read more
Here professional mountain guide Libby Peter shows us how to use double ropes.
This brand new UKC mini-series combines words,... Read more
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