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Eder Lomba repeats Rainman (9b) at Malham

In this week's episode of The Ticklist, we report on Eder Lomba's second ascent of Steve McClure's route Rainman (9b) at Malham Cove.

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Podcast Mountain Air - 6. Rob Woodall, Britain's Greatest Peak Bagger?

From Munros to Marilyns, TUMPs to Ultras, Dan Aspel meets a man with perhaps more summits on...

Podcast Lyme Disease - What You Need to Know

Think you know all you need to about ticks and Lyme disease? Think again, says John Burns. In this episode of his Outside In podcast, expert Julia Knight from Lyme Disease UK debunks some common misconceptions, and offers useful advice on tick bite...

Beyond the Front Lines, Ukrainian Mountaineer aids War Effort

One of Ukraine's most-celebrated mountaineers - currently seeking asylum in the UK - explains how climbing has helped with the tough choices forced upon him by the war. 'We can prepare for the mountains. In a war, you never know...

Opinion Should Schools Promote Indoor Climbing and Outdoor Pursuits?

School teacher Olivia Bruton shares her experience of taking a group of children to a climbing taster session, and states her case for more cooperation between climbing walls, organisations and schools.

The Rise of the UK Paraclimbing Community

Paraclimber Jeantique Hommel writes about the development of paraclimbing in the UK, and shares resources for those wanting to get involved. Our community is also rapidly growing and changing. Over the last few years, there have been big changes...

Between a Rock and a Hard Place montage  © Ronald Turnbull

Mountain Literature Classics: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The dark sandstone of Barawatau Mountain.  © Alex Outhwaite

History at a Height - Mountain Petroglyphs in Guyana

Janja Garnbret: Olympic Champion.  © Natalie Berry

Interview Climb for Gold - Janja Garnbret, Olympic Champion


Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Scarpa Instinct S

Combining performance, sensitivity, and comfort, the Instinct S is surprisingly versatile. If you've had doubts about slippers in the past, then they might well turn your head, says Rob Greenwood.

Montane Alpine Resolve

While the Alpine Resolve is Montane's current top of the range shell for alpine climbing and winter mountaineering, it wouldn't be overkill for foul weather hillwalking too. It's not cheap, but compared to some of the competition it represents really good value, says...

Silva Trail Runner Free H - more than just a runner's headtorch

With its smooth tilting head and power lead cleverly integrated into the headband, the Trail Runner Free is a much more adaptable torch than the name suggests, and will be of interest not just to runners, but to hillwalkers too....


Open Comp Win a Pair of Mountain Equipment Anvil Pants

We're offering one lucky winner a pair of Anvil Men's or Women's pants. A comfortable, stretch pant for climbers at home everywhere from local boulders to iconic cliffs.

Open Comp Win a Rab Kinetic Ultra Jacket

Enter our competition to win a Kinetic Ultra jacket from Rab's new Skyline Collection designed for mountain running.

Open Comp Win an EDELRID #climbGREEN package

Environmental consciousness and sustainability have long been two of EDELRID's key company values. Our #climbGREEN range takes this a step further.  We are now giving one lucky climber the chance to win a rope, harness and belay kit from our...


Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

New climbing shoes from Red Chili: from top-end bouldering to multipitch trad

Red Chili have some exciting new models for 2022. From top-end bouldering to multipitch trad, we have something for every style and every climber.

Tenaya partners with Zara to launch a new women's range of clothing and shoes

Global fashion brand Zara and climbing shoe company Tenaya are teaming up for a product collaboration, launching on 5 May 2022. The limited-release women's capsule includes clothing items, an approach shoe,...

New Eastern Grit - Pre-order now and free on Rockfax Digital until 1 June

We are very excited to announce the publication of a new and fully-updated edition of Eastern Grit: the most popular climbing area in the UK.


Latest Deals

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

5.10 Rock Shoe Deals

With the summer months rolling in, save over 30% on Five Ten rock shoes!

Be ready for action whatever the Easter holiday weather

Be ready for action whatever the Easter holiday weather


BMC IT Support Assistant

We are looking for an IT Support Assistant to provide support, guidance and assistance to our volunteers and staff across the organisation, ensuring...

Join the Serious Climbing Sales Team

We are seeking a meticulous and adaptable Sales Administrator/Representative to manage our purchase orders and invoices. In this role, you will...

Climbing Centre Manager, Shropshire

Climbing Centre Manager Permanent position, full time (40 hours per week) Location: Newport, Shropshire Availability: Immediate Newport...

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