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8 Feb 2016

Last year we totally surprised ourselves - we ran a footless comp and somehow it worked. It actually worked so well that we felt like we had to run another one this year. The Climbing Works were keen to host it and a whole load of amazing hold companies got on board to provide a great mix of interesting and unique holds. After a bit of planning, carving wooden holds, building bizarre obstacles, setting bizzare boulder problems and generally messing about we were ready to go.

Ned Feehally reports on this year's BIFF competition. Read more

DJ Gus Hudgins de-lousing The Climbing Works’ very own gorilla - Sam Whittaker, 47 kb

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thumb It's all going down in Patagonia at the moment. Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have made the second ascent and first one-day... Read more

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Press Releases

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thumb Black Diamond Equipment, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), is voluntarily issuing two... Read more

8 Feb 2016

thumb Rockfax and UKC will be at the Telegraph Outdoor Show at the EXCEL Centre in London's Docklands from Thursday 11 Feb to Sunday 14... Read more

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thumb The STC is an exciting new Challenge that is geared to promote healthy competition amongst teams of mountain lovers whilst... Read more

2 Feb 2016

thumb A discount is now available for competitors wishing to compete in this year's SuperBloc Competition at The Telegraph Outdoor Show. Read more

27 Jan 2016

thumb The Rab CWIF takes place on the 12-13th March 2016 with registration for climbing opening on Monday 1st February at Noon.... Read more

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