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West Summit of Link Sar for Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman

Chamonix-based British alpinists Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman have just returned from Pakistan having made the successful first ascent of the West summit of Link Sar, 6,938m, climbing the Northwest Face via a route they have called ‘Fever Pitch’. Link...

Gold and Silver for GB in European Youth Bouldering Championships

The GB Junior Bouldering Team had a stunning competition in L'Argentière-la-Bessée, France last weekend, with Aidan Roberts becoming Britain's first...

REVIEW: Fixe-Roca Free 10.5 mm Rope

Back in their early days, climbing was a big part of what Alpkit did. Their bouldering mats were very well priced and, unsurprisingly, became many people’s first...
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Win a £250 voucher with holidaycottages.co.uk

Head to Wales and tackle the peaks of Snowdonia and mountain ranges of the Brecon Beacons. Base yourself in a holidaycottages.co.uk property for ultimate comfort after a...

Photo of the Week
The Amazing Port Vasgo
Steve Perry

Congratulations to Francesco Politi for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 214 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

Events Diary
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