UKClimbing.com content in July 2014

Aug/2014
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This month we've got 12 new articles, 29 product announcements and 5 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers

 

UKC Feature Articles

thumb Gaz Leah is a Brit living in New York, and has released a guidebook to bouldering in the Big Apple. Here he talks about his... [ full story ]

thumb At just 21 years old, Shauna Coxsey is already the undisputed star of modern British competition climbing. This year, Shauna... [ full story ]

thumb Duncan Campbell picks his top E2 climbs. From the crumbly Mousetrap to the epic Prophecy of Drowning... But wait... why... [ full story ]

thumb In April 2014 16 Sherpas were killed in an avalanche on Everest. In a series of articles Everest operator Russell Brice looks at... [ full story ]

thumb A summary of all the latest content on UKClimbing.com from the past month, including: 20 new articles, 42 product announcements... [ full story ]

UKClimbing FAQs

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

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

 

thumb Roca Verde is a brand new guide from Richie Patterson, encompassing Asturias, Cantebria and Leon in North-West Spain. Niall... [ full review ]

thumb Looking for some new cragging clothing, but want to stand out at the wall or crag? Heather Florence and Jonny Baker test out... [ full review ]

thumb When I first saw a JetBoil back in 2004 I remember being highly cynical, too specialised and very limited in terms in its uses.... [ full review ]

thumb Regular UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe puts the Mountain Equipment Compressor Hooded Jacket through its paces: "The first... [ full review ]

thumb The latest climbing guide from the Scottish Mountaineering Club covers the traditional rock climbing of the Inner Hebrides and... [ full review ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

 

thumb The single-wall tent design efficiently utilizes two standard trekking poles to shave weight. [ full story ]

thumb In an effort to create Keswick's premier tourist attraction King Kong Climbing Walls have begun construction of their flagship... [ full story ]

thumb Rockcity Climbing Centre in Hull has just started a £250,000 expansion/refurbishment and is looking for an experienced and... [ full story ]

thumb Arc'teryx is proud to announce the Lakeland Revival, taking place in the beautiful Lake District National Park throughout the... [ full story ]

thumb UKClimbing Limited is looking for an Assistant Editor to join our small team starting towards the end of 2014. The job is a... [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

 

thumb For 40 years, Petzl has been creating headlamps with the same focus on innovating lighting technologies, improving brightness,... [ full story ]

Totem Basic Cam 24-Jul-14

thumb Basic in name only. The Basic Cam uses internal springs and sheath trigger systems to get a narrow head and a very flexible... [ full story ]

thumb The new-generation ABSOLUTE TRX features MILLET TRIAXIALE® technology and raises safety, longevity and absolute efficiency a... [ full story ]

thumb Wild Country Wild Wire Quickdraw Bundle Deal x 5 [ full story ]

thumb The Axiom is a technical all-rounder ideally suited to the trad climber looking to push into and through the 'E' numbers. [ full story ]

thumb This an exciting opportunity to join a Technical team with a highly successful and fast moving outdoor brand. Rab is one of the... [ full story ]

thumb Windproof and highly efficient personal stove system wins 2014 OutDoor Industry Award [ full story ]

thumb The Bergelmir is Jottnar's flagship technical mountain shell, built for total protection and uncompromised performance.... [ full story ]

thumb Three new MSR snow shovels offer unparalleled strength and efficiency. MSR (Mountain Safety Research®), the Seattle-based... [ full story ]

thumb An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time (30 hours a week) Climbing Duty Officer at Surrey Sports Park's Climbing... [ full story ]

thumb An opportunity to be part of our lively reception team at The Castle has arisen. We are looking for a receptionist to work on our... [ full story ]

thumb The Epicentre Summer Mega Sale starts in store on Monday 21st June [ full story ]

thumb The eagerly anticipated biography of iconic British climber Martin Boysen is now available. Hanging On – the latest book to be... [ full story ]

thumb Situated on the west bank of the River Adur, AOAC was built in 1973 by West Sussex County Council as a facility for social,... [ full story ]

thumb The new Dolomites ; Rock Climbs and Via Ferrata Rockfax guide is being published in the first week of August. Pre-order a copy... [ full story ]

thumb Are you new to climbing? Or are you looking to improve your climbing skills? Then this new special edition magazine Get into... [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

 

Boreal Satori 08-Jul-14

thumb The Satori is a shoe for the most demanding climbers with a great fit, support and sensitivity. Excellent toe hooking... [ full story ]

thumb Lightweight wind-proof jackets are an essential part of the modern British climber's gear list. Here we give a selection of... [ full story ]

thumb Are you young-ish and are up for fun? On Saturday 12th July (possibly the 13th) we have some sequences to film in the Peak... [ full story ]

thumb VauxWall is a facility of The Lakeland Climbing Centre Limited. We are driven by our passion for climbing and the positive... [ full story ]

thumb Marmot and UKC ran a competiion a few weeks ago for the chance to win a Mens Artemis / Wm's Adroit jacket and then review it for... [ full story ]

thumb Having trouble affording your next expedition due to the cost of the kit and clothing? Then why not hire from Expedition Kit Hire? [ full story ]

Totem Cam 02-Jul-14

thumb Totem have thought outside the traditional cam design box to create the Totem Cam with the best holding power of any camming... [ full story ]

thumb We've got some cracking deals on down sleeping bags this month, with some models reduced by as much as 34%.  All of our down bags... [ full story ]

Competitions

thumb Not only is the Reactor Stove System the fastest and most fuel efficient stove ever made, it's the only one that delivers that... [ full story ]

thumb Back in 2011 Adidas acquired the Five Ten brand, and with it their legendary Stealth rubber - generally considered to be the... [ full story ]

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thumb LEKI are one of the industry's true specialists, all they make are poles – ski poles, trekking poles and nordic walking poles –... [ full story ]

thumb La Sportiva has devised the revolutionary "No Edge" Technology: a construction method that allows for the elimination of "edges"... [ full story ]

thumb In this series of videos, Wild Country sponsored climber and MIA Katherine Schirrmacher explains the skills needed to make your... [ full story ]

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