Digital Features


Humans Of Climbing

DIGITAL FEATURE: Volume 3

Volume 3

Inspired by the popular Humans of New York Facebook series by Brandon Stanton, we thought that sharing short vignettes from a cross section of the climbing community would serve as an antidote to the political polemic of today's society. Here's...

Volume 2

Inspired by the popular Humans of New York Facebook series by Brandon Stanton, we thought that sharing short vignettes from a cross section of the climbing community would serve as an antidote to the political polemic of today's society. Here's Volume 2 collated from our...

Volume 1

Inspired by the popular Humans of New York Facebook series by Brandon Stanton, we thought that sharing short vignettes from a cross section of the climbing community would serve as an antidote to the political polemic of today's society.


The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland

DIGITAL FEATURE: Range East, Pembroke

Range East, Pembroke

The jagged coastline of south Pembrokeshire is undeniably home to some of the best sea-cliff climbing in the UK, perhaps in the world (some would say). In just a few miles of coastline, there are over 3000 routes on some of the best limestone in t...

Wilton

Mike Hutton continues his tour of the UK and Ireland's finest crags with a visit to Wilton Quarries.

Lewis, Outer Hebrides

Far, far away on the rugged coastline of Western Lewis stand some of the wildest sea cliffs in Britain. Lifetimes worth of new routing opportunities lie just waiting to be discovered in one of the most unspoiled locations in Scotland.

Tremadog

Overlooking the village of Tremadog, the sun-blessed cliffs of Craig Pant Ifan and Bwlch y Moch offer over 300 routes ranging from difficult to...

The Roaches

Away from the mayhem of the Eastern Edges, the Roaches enjoys a unique atmosphere of its own. Amongst this mind-boggling cluster of...

Neist Point

Far away on the rugged dolerite sea-cliffs of western Skye is a place where climbers' dreams come true. Mike Hutton recounts his experiences...

Ilkley

Overlooking the picturesque slopes of Wharfedale is a climbing destination of national significance. The distinctive Cow and Calf rocks, plus the...

The Burren

Wimberry

Lower Sharpnose


Photo Awards

DIGITAL FEATURE: Marmot Photography Awards 2017

Marmot Photography Awards 2017

UKClimbing and UKHillwalking are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Marmot Photography Awards. An automatic selection of five photos from each of the categories on site was made based on the votes from the previous 12 months. Users were the...

Marmot Photography Awards 2016

An automatic selection of five photos from each of the catagories on site was made based on the votes from the previous 12 months. Users were then asked to vote for the overall winners of each catagory from this selection. In addition to the category...


Profiles

DIGITAL FEATURE: Jim Herrington - Capturing Rock Stars of the Golden Age

Jim Herrington - Capturing Rock Stars of the Golden Age

Music. Photography. Climbing. This unlikely triad of passions has influenced Jim Herrington's life from a young age, one occasionally pulling him further away from the others, as he strove to find an elusive equilibrium. Over the last t...

Helen Mort - No Map Could Show Them

No Map Could Show Them. The pioneering Victorian women in mountaineering of the early twentieth Century. The women whose narratives and achievements became lost in the mountains, where they forged paths and ascended; their stories brought back...

Leo Houlding: The Man in the Mirror

In July 2015, Leo Houlding led a five-strong team to make the first ascent of Reflections, (E6 6b, A3+, 1250m) on the North West face of the Mirror Wall in Greenland, spending twelve nights on the wall. Although cracking the Mirror was unlikely to...

Barbara Zangerl - Sharing the Line

For Babsi Zangerl, climbing the intimidating Bellavista, one of the hardest alpine multi-pitches in the world at 8c,...

In The Bubble

Andy Earl is one of Britain's most accomplished climbers, from hard, dangerous first ascents in Northumberland, to performing at the...

Jeff Mercier and Nick Bullock - Rive Gauche

British climber Nick Bullock meets his French counterpart Jeff Mercier at the Rive Gauche, a steep...

Starlight and Storm

In this full screen Digital Feature, Jack Geldard and Nick Brown explore the life and tragic death of Alison Hargreaves and...


The Finest Routes In The Alps

DIGITAL FEATURE: Grand Pilier D'Angle North Face

Grand Pilier D'Angle North Face

Located on the upper Peuterey Ridge in the western corner of the Brenva Glacier basin, this is a remote and spectacular part of the Mont Blanc massif. The faces are impressive, and abundantly decorated with huge tottering seracs. The north face of...

Grandes Jorasses

The north face of the Grandes Jorasses is one of the steepest and most beautiful in the Alps. At 1.5km wide and 1200m mile high it is an impressive sight. Alongside the Eiger, Drus, Matterhorn, Piz Badile and Cima Grande di Lavaredo it is one of the six 'classic'...

Lenzspitze

From the west the Lenzspitze appears as a rather modest bump at the southern end of the Nadelgrat. However from Saastal to the east and the Oberland to the north it shows its true form and its beautiful NE snow face, the Dreieselwand, is instantly recognizable.

Aiguille Verte

The jagged silhouette of this magnificent route can be seen high on the skyline when travelling along the Chamonix valley. It is a long,...

Rimpfischhorn

The serrated 'stickleback' profile of the Rimpfischhorn's North Ridge makes it an easily recognisable landmark. It is located on...

Grand Combin

On the Alpine horizon Grand Combin appears like a giant stepping stone. It is isolated as the only 4000m peak between the Mont Blanc...


Black Diamond

DIGITAL FEATURE: The Width of Life

The Width of Life

It's not the length of one's life that matters most; it's the width. Dave, in touching so many of us, led a very wide life, and that is to be admired.

The Master of Moves

FOR ALMOST HIS ENTIRE LIFE, Jacky Godoffe, the 59-year-old French bouldering legend and World Cup routesetter, has lived in the forest of Fontainebleau.


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