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Rock, Shock and Three Smoking Classics

Earlier this summer, when the golden sun warmed the rock of North Wales, alpinist and trad climber Nick Bullock seized the opportunity of dry crags and strong arms to tick three of his dream routes. Here he recounts his adventures... The Jubjub Bird – Big Chris....

Exeter Deep Water Solo Competition

, as well as a few GB Team members, Quay Climbing Centre team and US climber and media mogul Sierra Blair-Coyle. The location was perfect as the  wall had been...

OUT NOW: One Day As A Tiger - Alex MacIntyre and the birth of li

‘The wall was the ambition, the style became the obsession.’ In the autumn of 1982, a single stone fell from high on the south face of Annapurna and struck...
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The winter season starts in only 85 days!

Action Outdoors offers over 90 different ski and snowboard courses across its 12 centres in the French Alps. Whether you are a complete novice to the sport or have been ski touring for years, we provide one of the easiest and cheapest ways to get out onto the slopes or into the backcountry safely.

Each holiday with Action Outdoor includes:

  • Accommodation
  • All Meals
  • Ski/Snowboard and Boot Hire
  • Lift Pass
  • Instruction/Guiding
  • Evening Entertainment

Whether travelling by yourself, as a couple or with friends, you will find that you are individually placed into an ability group where you are pushed beyond what you thought possible yet can relax and relive the day with your friends in the evening whilst enjoying a drink in the bar, a sauna or even expending more energy on the indoor bouldering wall. It is quite simply one of the most fun and memorable winter holidays that you could ever have.

Action Outdoors are the official UK partner for UCPA, a French non-profit organisation set up to encourage people into the outdoors. UCPA are the largest employer, and training establishment, of French ski instructors and IFMGA Mountain Guides.

With an average price of £640 for a 7 day holiday it is silly to look elsewhere!

For more information take a look at www.action-outdoors.co.uk.

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COMPETITION: Win 1 of 10 Mountain Equipment Lhotse Jackets

The Lhotse and Manaslu Jackets represent the pinnacle of waterproof protection for the most serious mountain all-rounders. Combining GORE-TEX® Pro with our STORM...

Photo of the Week
Emily Roo Saying goodbye to the sunshine for a few hours. Grand Capucin on the...
Dave Searle

Congratulations to Graham Hoey for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 249 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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Grivel Twingate Carabiners IN STORE NOW

Grivel have revolutionised the world of carabiners with the advent of the Twin Gate system.

This new design improves carabiner safety massively, while making them quicker and easier to use than the classic screwgates they replace. The Omega Twingate has been designed to use as a replacement for the classic HMS carabiner.

RRP £11.00

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Events Diary
View the Events Diary for Competitions, lectures and even club meets. Here's some for the next 7 days: