THE TICKLIST: CWIF 2023, Bosi on Burden, and Hazelnutt Slab

In this week's episode of The Ticklist, we talk about one of the most outrageous feats of strength we've seen for a long time, Will Bosi's livestreams from Burden of Dreams (Font 9A), and Anna Hazelnutt's ascent of Prinzip Hoffnung (E9/10).

My Move to the Mountains: Life in Lochaber

Running guide Keri Wallace moved to Ballachulish 15 years ago, intending to stay only a year. But the place grew on her and...

Destination Guide Ultimate Circuits: Llanberis Pass - Roadside and Wavelength Boulders

The Llanberis Pass is a place of mountainous majesty. It's hard not to get carried away by the sheer amount of rock, because it's everywhere. Upon first acquaintance it can be mind-blowing to come to a place...

A Father and Daughter Adventure in the Lake District

We topped-out on our first objective before I found my legs lacking under the weight of my rucksack, but kept on, finding that the further we went the less tired I got. 'Athlete's high', it was called, Dad said. The brisk breeze cooled...

Simple Items That Might Save Your Life: Group Shelter

On a cold and stormy Ben Nevis, a humble bothy bag proves to be the most useful thing in Dan Bailey's rucksack. Here's why you should always have one on the hills.

Destination Guide Ultimate Circuits: Robin Hood's Stride and Cratcliffe

There's a lot more to Peak grit than sweeping edges among barren moorland. Join Rob Greenwood in the softer surroundings of Cratcliffe and Robin Hood's Stride, for a bouldering circuit with something lovely for everyone.

Menlove montage  © Ronald Turnbull

Mountain Literature Classics: Menlove

Alison Hargreaves  © Mark Twight

Feature Herstory 4 - Alison Hargreaves: Climbing Her Mountain

A lightweight down jacket is a versatile insulating layer for year-round use  © Dan Bailey

Simple Items That Might Save Your Life: Spare Warm Jacket

Gear Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Montane Anti-Freeze Hooded Jacket - Men's and Women's

"In a crowded market, Montane have succeeded in making something that stands out"... Rob Greenwood and Penny Orr try the men's and women's versions of this lightweight, versatile down jacket.

Cicerone Guide - Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe

Conveniently split into two portable volumes in one purchase, Winter Climbs: Ben Nevis and Glen Coe is an excellent resource to an amazing area, says John McKenna, and should be equally handy whatever your grade.

Silva Terra Scout - eco friendly headtorch

Made of hemp and recycled plastic, superbly simple to use, and with a lovely quality of light, the Terra Scout is a really interesting product. For local walks and camping it'd be the bee's knees, says Dan Bailey, but it's let down on the hills by...

Open Comp Win a Deuter Guide 30

Climate neutral, PFC free and light weight are the hallmarks of the Guide backpack with no-fuss handling. Here's your chance to win one!

Open Comp Win a The North Face Summit Series™ Casaval Midlayer Hoodie.

The North Face is giving you the chance to win a Summit Series™ Casaval Midlayer Hoodie. 

Open Comp Win a set of Edelrid Clothing

For the first time ever on UKClimbing, EDELRID are giving you the chance to win a full set of clothing.

Gear News

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

The Science of Climbing Training

An evidence-based guide to improving your climbing performance

The North Face Summit Series™ Casaval Midlayer Hoodie

The North Face Summit Series™ Casaval Midlayer Hoodie is an essential layer you can dial up or down depending on the temperature and conditions.

Stoppers from £6 each? That's nuts!

We dive into Kouba's collection of trad climbing stoppers, covering everything from micros to hexes, offsets to Abalaks.

Latest Deals

These are announcements direct from manufacturers

Scarpa R-EVO GTX hiking boots now £139

Grab yourself a pair of light, agile and waterproof Scarpa boots - brilliant for trekking over fell or dale. Super comfortable three season hiking and trekking boots, Scarpa's R-EVO GTX boots will keep you dry and comfy mile after mile.

Sales and Accounts Administrator

We are seeking to appoint a full time Sales and Accounts Administrator to join the Petzl UK Agency. The role will be based at our office in Tebay, Cumbria. 

Cycles Assistant Manager (Customer Support)

We are looking for a Sales Advisor to join our team and cement our reputation for award winning service. We are looking for a motivated manager, with a passion for cycling and service.

Reception/Front of House

The Boardroom Climbing Ltd Wimbledon Reception/Front of House We are looking for enthusiastic and passionate individuals with high levels of...

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