UKClimbing.com content in September 2013

by UKC News Oct/2013
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This month we've got 20 new articles, 33 product announcements and 4 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers

 

UKC Feature Articles

thumb The campsite at Magic Wood is overflowing... with human waste. Is this a case of bad behaviour, or should more facilities be... [ full story ]

thumb In this, the second of a five part video series called 'Hand Picked' from Marmot, we see Jack Geldard going ropeless on... [ full story ]

thumb In this, the first of a five part video series called 'Hand Picked' from Marmot, we see Neil Mawson in action on his... [ full story ]

thumb In this article we speak to George Ullrich, firstly in written form covering George's general climbing and adventures, then an... [ full story ]

thumb In this article Pete Robins takes a look at what has been going down on the Trad in Wales over the summer, and that means one... [ full story ]

thumb Despite a near death experience on the wall over a decade prior, when James strayed off route climbing onsight on the E7 Masters'... [ full story ]

thumb In this article Neil Gresham gives us the background to his ascent of Indian Face, a climb that almost ended in... [ full story ]

thumb In this audio podcast, Neil Gresham talks to Jack Geldard about his ascent of Indian Face. [ full story ]

thumb Eight years after Johnny Dawes made his ground-breaking first ascent of Indian Face, the infamous E9 6c at Clogwyn Du'r Arddu, in... [ full story ]

thumb In this UKC Exclusive, legendary climber Johnny Dawes gives us his unique take on Indian Face, how he did it, how it fits with... [ full story ]

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thumb This is the eleventh in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the... [ full story ]

thumb This is the tenth in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the basic... [ full story ]

thumb This is the ninth in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the basic... [ full story ]

thumb This is the eighth in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the basic... [ full story ]

thumb This is the seventh in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the... [ full story ]

thumb This is the sixth in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the basic... [ full story ]

thumb This is the fifth in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the basic... [ full story ]

thumb This is the fourth in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the basic... [ full story ]

thumb This is the third in a 12-part series from Climbing Magazine, Wild Country and Red Chili, demonstrating and explaining the basic... [ full story ]

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

 

thumb Jack Geldard takes the Shield Lite helmet from Edelrid out on the crag testing the comfort and fit. He finds a robust,... [ full review ]

thumb Steve Long takes a look at the Thermo Half Zip from Marmot. This all round lightweight mid-layer hugs the body, is super... [ full review ]

thumb Jack Geldard takes a look at the new coffee table book to the Mont Blanc range... "The overall feel of the book is very well... [ full review ]

thumb Dan Bailey gives a thumbs up to this lightweight, general-purpose wet weather shell [ full review ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

 

thumb The Battle of Britain is back for it's 4th year. This years competition will be at The Depot Nottingham. With £500 up... [ full story ]

thumb For all the hours of preparation, the early mornings, the late nights, the time and the effort put in.  It's all... [ full story ]

thumb Quite simply the best softshell jacket Marmot has ever made... [ full story ]

thumb Andrea Boldrini has a new version of the famous Tiger. This version is similar to the Talisman but gives a better... [ full story ]

thumb A new bolt fund has been set up to support the bolting effort in El Chorro in Spain. The fund is the initiative of ex-pat Tom... [ full story ]

thumb Nadir Khan, one of the rising stars of UK climbing and action photography, will be exhibiting at this years Kendal Mountain... [ full story ]

thumb The Seraction Jacket is part of the Tim Emmett inspired range of apparel and gear from Mountain Hardwear this winter. Using Dry Q... [ full story ]

thumb RAB require a Packer/Dispatch Clerk to work in their busy warehouse in Alfreton, Derbyshire. Duties will involve preparing... [ full story ]

thumb The Pinnacle Climbing Centre in Northampton has a position for a full time Chief/Senior Instructor plus other full and... [ full story ]

thumb Manchester, Harrogate & Reading Climbing Centres have teamed up with Petzl & La Sportiva to bring you this Winter's most exciting... [ full story ]

thumb Come along this Saturday (28th) to the Burbage South Boulders for the Rockfax Bouldering Try-out Day. Test-drive a sample from... [ full story ]

thumb Arethusa Venture Centre wish to recruit an enthusiastic and committed multi-activity instructor to join their dedicated,... [ full story ]

thumb The ultimate collection of climbing films will be premiering on the big screen across the UK this autumn [ full story ]

thumb Great deal on Sherpa Lithang Jacket (Spring 2013 model) [ full story ]

thumb Book early for this years Plas y Brenin and UKClimbing.com Big Winter Climb (Sat 30th Nov - Sun 1 Dec). [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

 

thumb This autumn, Evolv are teaming up with Evolv Performance Retailers around the UK to offer a series of free events. These will... [ full story ]

thumb The Zodiac from EDELRID is a lightweight hybrid helmet well suited to the demands of climbing, mountaineering and Via Ferrata. [ full story ]

thumb The Ghost Whisperer Down Jacket uses Mountain Hardwear's unique 'Ghost Whisperer' fabric, discovered as part of the Ueli Steck... [ full story ]

thumb UKClimbing Limited is looking for an Advertising Manager to join our small team starting at the beginning of 2014. The job is a... [ full story ]

thumb As part of the Alpkit Big Shakeout weekend, UKC/Rockfax are holding a Bouldering Try-out Day at the Burbage South boulders. Come... [ full story ]

thumb BMC Facebook Experiences: win a day in the hills with Kenton Cool and Lakpa Rita Sherpa. [ full story ]

thumb Here is our final report from the huge OutDoor Tradeshow of 2013 - this time it is footwear. We've started with mountain... [ full story ]

thumb Area Sales Manager – North of England/Scotland Lowe Alpine a leading global outdoor clothing and pack brand renowned for... [ full story ]

thumb The new Awesome Walls in Sheffield is set to be the first National Performance Centre for climbing when it opens at the end of... [ full story ]

thumb The Optimus Vega is a high performing lightweight remote canister stove with integrated 4 season mode. [ full story ]

thumb The Patagonia Encapsil Down Parka - Water-repellent, 1000 fill power down [ full story ]

thumb Osprey Packs are recruiting a European Marketing Co-ordinator, based in Poole, Dorset. Job... [ full story ]

thumb Are you passionate about leading, motivating and developing young people? Are you travel wise and enjoy travelling overseas? Do... [ full story ]

thumb Communications Assistant Do you love words? Can you write engaging and lively copy? Are you passionate about the outdoors... [ full story ]

thumb Save £70 on a pair of 60m ropes or scroll through our Special Offer rope section to choose from over 50 deals! [ full story ]

thumb Surrey Sports Park Climbing Centre, Guildford, are looking for enthusiastic, lively and motivated individuals to join the... [ full story ]

thumb Junior Apparel Designer required for Lowe Alpine. Here at Lowe we have successfully launched our first two clothing collections... [ full story ]

thumb Visit our Sheffield store this weekend to take advantage of our great climbing sale – save up to 50% off brands like Scarpa,... [ full story ]

Competitions

thumb There are two 60m Beal Gully 7.3mm Unicore Ropes to win in this Lyon Equipment competition [ full story ]

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