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DESTINATION ARTICLE: Fair Head - Northern Ireland

 is – in the words of the Irish – the world’s best crag. Stretching for 5km it has one thing in common with England’s pride and joy, Stanage: length. Beyond that the supposed jewel in the crown of British rock climbing begins to look...

10 Multi-pitch Routes Worth Travelling For Part 2

Looking for a long, amazing route to get you psyched for a summer trip? We've compiled a list of 10 of the best in Europe! Following on from the first five routes in...

NEWSFLASH: Divided Years (E8/9) Ground Up - McHaffie & Pasquill

DMM have just tweeted that both James McHaffie and Ryan Pasquill have yesterday managed ground-up repeats of the famous John Dunne route  (E8/9) at the  in Northern...
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Rock+Run Deal of the Week: Mammut Sphere UL - Under Half Price

The Mammut Sphere UL Winter is an extremely lightweight and compact four-season sleeping bag, which utilises high spec design, minimalist yet tough materials and ethically sourced European goose down. All this makes for one of the lightest, most packable and exceedingly durable four season sleeping bags currently available.

  • -11 Comfort Sleep Limit
  • 850 Fill Power
  • 750g of European Goose Down
  • Ultra Light: 1150g
  • Super Compact: 24 x 20 cm

Comparable to Rab’s Neutrino sleeping bag range the Mammut Sphere UL bags are a go-to product for serious mountaineers and backpackers alike.

For more info follow this link: Mammut Sphere UL 750 Sleeping Bag

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COMPETITION - Win a Pair of La Sportiva Genius

  Since the 1970s La Sportiva has been at the forefront of innovation. With the introduction of the Speedster and "No Edge" technology  developed by...

Photo of the Week
Paul Fleuriot on Les Voyageurs
Sam Simpson

Congratulations to Ben Tibbetts for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 221 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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SALEWA Ergo Belay System

Some things, like safety, are best left out of your hands. The Ergo Belay System, does just that, removing the need to swop hands or take one off the rope to pay it out. Thanks to its unique ergonomic design and grip, the braking hand never has to leave its position on the Ergo Belay System – whether paying-out or taking-in the rope. 

That means better efficiency, smoother handling and a safer experience.

- Responsive blocking function, with ease of release

- Ergonomic and intuitive handling, design accommodates risk of user error

- Ideal for lead belaying: faster rope feeding, quick and smooth transition between locked and unlocked state

- Easily controlled lowering action

- Maximum safety, design ensures both hands remain on the rope at all times

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