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Popular Feature Articles of 2012
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
In this detailed article, Matt Fuller and Dr. Mark Taylor explain all the technical details behind waterproof fabrics.
"Making... Read more
Chris Sharma, the 31 year old American sport climber, is perhaps the most famous rock climber in the world. His achievements in... Read more
In this interview Jack Geldard talks to Sasha Digiulian, the 19 year-old, 9a climbing, puppy-loving, pink-wearing American who... Read more
With winter conditions firmly established on the hills, here's a timely look at the science of staying warm. In this detailed... Read more
Mina Leslie-Wujastyk recently climbed the classic 8b+ Mecca, the mid-life crisis at Raven Tor in the Peak District - making her... Read more
In part 1 of this comprehensive two-stage article Matt Fuller, Dr. Matthew Morrissey and Dr Mark Taylor discussed the science of... Read more
Popular Destination Articles of 2012
Sue Hazel takes us on a tour of the sunny island of Tenerife.
"The rock is volcanic rock. It feels a bit like fine granite to... Read more
Bruce Goodlad shows us the classic North Ridge of the Piz Badile, Bregalia, Switzerland.
"The North ridge of the Piz Badile has... Read more
Paul Bennet gives us the lowdown on the famous conglomerate towers of Riglos, Spain.
"When the nearby tufa paradise of... Read more
A traverse of the Cuillin Ridge on Skye is a classic expedition that many people aspire to.
What many people underestimate is... Read more
Trad Climbing in the African sun - Checkout this article on a great winter destination Read more
Popular Skills Articles of 2012
In this article UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard takes a lighthearted look at a deadly serious topic - staying alive whilst climbing... Read more
This is the fifth of a series of training articles and is aimed at climbers who are operating in the mid to high grades and need... Read more