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The Ridges of Norway's Jotunheim

Majestic and adventurous, the Jotunheim mountains are the true alpine peaks of Norway. If long sharp ridges are your thing, the area is a goldmine. Let local expert Jamie Simpson be your guide...

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Harthill Quarry

Every area has their 'big three': Yorkshire has Malham, Kilnsey and Gordale; the South West has Sennen, Bosigran, and Chair Ladder; and finally North Wales has…well…North Wales just has hundreds of good crags. Here in the Peak we have a similar sort of three greats, which have come to be known as the Triple H: Horseshoe, Harpur Hill, and finally - the dark horse of the trio - Harthill Quarry.

High Altitude Climbing in Peru's Cordillera Blanca

The Andes, second only in height to the Himalayas, is a must-go destination for any mountaineer aspiring to a bigger adventure than the Alps can offer. Nestled in Northern Peru, the Cordillera Blanca offers some of the finest and...

The Yorkshire Coast

A decade ago there was no climbing documented on the sea cliffs north of Filey. In recent years the wealth of crags along the 50 miles or so of this coastline have gradually given themselves to a broad mix of venues, each unique in character and each endowed...

Ulassai - A Sardinian Gem

Beginners' Pembroke

Bohuslän, Sweden

Polldubh Crags

Ötztal - Austria's Outdoor Capital

Ned Feehally's Top Mantelshelves in the Peak District


Moonarie - Australia


10 Multi-pitch Routes Worth Travelling For Part 1

European mid-grade multi-pitch routes that are so good you can base your holiday around them. There's something for everyone from sun-soaked limestone to Alpine granite and even some good old UK trad! Have you done them all?

Margalef: 20 Years of Quality Sport Climbing

The Catalan destination of Margalef is well known throughout the world for its awesome steep walls and super hard routes, hence its popularity for hard first ascents and repeats. Perhaps less well known is the huge variety of easier...

Fair Head - Northern Ireland

Fair Head 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 but beyond that the supposed jewel in the crown British rock climbing begins to look distinctly...

10 Routes to Climb in Chamonix in Winter

Winter Alpinism is cold and serious, and can seem inaccessible. However do not fear! In this article UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard looks at 10 routes that are well suited to that most masochistic of endeavours... winter Alpinism!

The Dolomites - Via Ferrata

Waterval Boven: South Africa's Sport Climbing Mecca

Grade I Winter: 12 Must-Do Routes

Malta and Gozo

10 Multi-pitch Routes Worth Travelling For Part 2

The Dolomites - 5 Easy Route Recommendations

Classic Italian Via Ferrata

The Five Best E2 Routes in the UK?