THE TICKLIST: Will Bosi repeats Return of the Sleepwalker Font 9A/V17

Will Bosi has made the first repeat of Daniel Woods Return of the Sleepwalker (f9A), in Black Velvet Canyon, Red Rocks, Nevada. The ascent comes just under a month after Will climbed the stand start, Sleepwalker (f8C+), which he suggested should be downgraded from 8C+ to 8C.

Photography The North Face Photography Awards 2023 - Category Finalists

UKClimbing and UKHillwalking are proud to announce the category finalists for the 2023...

Mountain Literature Classics: Of Walking in Ice by Werner Herzog

Few have explored the extremes of outdoor life further than Bavarian film-maker Werner Herzog. As well as his many films - some strange, some disturbing - Herzog is a long-distance walker, and a writer too. Of Walking In Ice is only...

The Edge of Time

Niall Grimes writes about Crispin Waddy's recent ascent of Master's Edge E7 6c at Millstone and how watching friends on the route brought back memories of his own experience on the intimidating arête many moons ago... 'And so back at Millstone, where Pat's shadow made...

Classic Winter - East Ridge of Beinn a' Chaorainn

On a sunny winter day there's nothing better than a classic snowy ridge, reckons Dan Bailey. Here's a good one that should hit the spot for mountaineers of all abilities... 

The Six Classic North Faces Of The Alps

Luke Davies shares tips and tactics for climbing the six classic north faces of the European Alps—with some history to boot... In the 1950s, Gaston Rebuffat, one of France's leading Alpinists devised the list of what he called the 'Six Great...

Book Extract: Harold Raeburn - The Steps of a Giant

From 'en pointe' to Redpoint: How Ballet Can Improve Climbing Footwork and Foot Health

Destination Guide Dartmoor Bouldering - Gems in a Granite Setting

Opinion Are the Lake District Fells Too Busy?

Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Arc'teryx Proton Heavyweight Hoody

Warmer and more weatherproof alternatives are better for winter belaying duty, while the Proton Heavyweight is notable chiefly for its balance between insulation and breathability, says John McKenna. There can't be many synthetic jackets this t...

Edelrid's New Rage Ice Axe

The new version of Edelrid's most technical axe, the Rage, is well-made, well-designed, and a lot of fun to climb with, says Toby Archer. 

Performance Headtorches - Petzl Nao RL, Silva FREE and Black Diamond Distance 1500

Torch technology moves on fast, and the latest generation of high power models are mind-bogglingly bright. Here we compare three headtorches that feature a dazzling 1000+ lumens of output. While they all...

Open Comp Win a Mountain Equipment Shelterstone Jacket.

Warm, resilient and packable insulation for climbers and mountaineers in the toughest weather.

Open Comp WIN a SOTO WindMaster stove worth £64.95

Enter this competition to win a high performance SOTO WindMaster stove - compact, robust and lightweight, it delivers a high level of performance in a wide range of conditions and temperatures all year round.

Open Comp Win a The North Face FutureFleece Hooded Jacket

When you're facing high-alpine expeditions in challenging conditions, the Summit Series™ FUTUREFLEECE™ Hooded Jacket is built to deliver exceptional protection and support. Here's your chance to win one...

Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

SOTO extends range of expedition cooking kit

Expedition stove and cookware brand SOTO has recently added to its range of lightweight kit available in the UK. New to the market are SOTO's Thermolite Pot Set and Navigator Frying Pan, joining the likes of the popular Thermostack Cook Set Com...

The Great Wilderness Book - Photographs of the Scottish Highlands

"The Great Wilderness" is a luxury hardback photography book depicting one of Scotland's most remote mountain areas. It shows the Highlands at their most beautiful during ephemeral moments of light, dramatic weather and seasonal...

Latest Deals

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Centre Manager - BIG Depot Manchester

Want to be involved in something BIG? We're one of the UK's leading providers of indoor climbing, and we're on the lookout for a Centre Manager for what will be the UK's biggest state-of-the-art climbing centre in Wythenshawe, South Manchester.

Route Setters Wanted - Swansea and Reading

Our vision is to inspire happier, healthier more connected people through our route setting.  You will be responsible for ensuring the Hangar has a positive impact on people's lives and driving our commercial success by setting incredible boulder...

Field Guide - British Antarctic Survey

We are hiring! BAS are currently recruiting mountaineers to work as Field Guides.  British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are looking for mountaineers...

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