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18 Oct 2018

thumbDan Moore reflects on a harrowing experience on the Matterhorn, which caused him to question his actions prior to the incident...

17 Oct 2018

thumbCrack connoisseur, training guru and director of Lattice Training, Tom Randall, shares some training tips in this 4-part series,...

4 Oct 2018

thumbIn addition to being Britain's first female mountain guide and a talented climber, Gwen Moffat carved out a career as an...

3 Oct 2018

thumbMarc Langley interviews Mina Leslie-Wujastyk about dedication, overcoming a head injury and shifts in focus...

1 Oct 2018

thumbAsh Routen discusses with Reinhold Messner success versus failure, suffering versus fun, and the strong sense of history that has...

26 Sep 2018

thumb'80s legend Chris Hamper was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease after a long career of enthusiastic climbing and training. He has...

25 Sep 2018

thumbA recent article on UKC - 'Growing Pains - The Weight of Womanhood' - focused on body image and eating disorders in climbing....

24 Sep 2018

thumbPublished in 1978, 'Classic Rock' is Ken Wilson's compilation of some of the best rock climbs in the UK. With 82 routes, the vast...

20 Sep 2018

thumbTom Livingstone reflects on what style means to him in the context of climbing, and beyond... Style is embodied in adventure of...

Sep 2018

thumbWhen Steve McClure attempted to rope-solo a route in Malaysia this summer, things didn't quite go to plan... 'The Dragon will...

Popular Feature Articles

Sep 2018

thumbWe all know that Brits are typically perceived as grumpy, tea-drinking so and sos with stiff upper lips, right? But what defines...

Aug 2018

thumbIt has been a record-breaking season for helicopter rescues in Pakistan, with four recent high profile rescues making headlines...

Sep 2018

thumbWhen Steve McClure attempted to rope-solo a route in Malaysia this summer, things didn't quite go to plan... 'The Dragon will...

18 Oct 2018

thumbDan Moore reflects on a harrowing experience on the Matterhorn, which caused him to question his actions prior to the incident...

Most Popular Feature Articles Ever

Apr 2014

thumbFinger Injuries are almost certainly the most common injuries climbers face. In this article, climbing coach Robin O'Leary...

May 2006

thumbFigure 8? Groove? They're all here (well almost). We couldn't think of anything starting with V, W, X, Y (you surely will). If...

Feb 2002

thumbFed up with having to pay to get in to crowded indoor walls? Are they never open when you want them? Let Nick Smith tell you how...

Jul 2000

thumbWant to know how they did the climbing stuff in Mission Impossible 2? Was it Tom Cruise? An exclusive chat with a guy who did the...

May 2009

thumb23 years after first visiting Groningen, Alan James makes a return visit and discovers that the scrappy local wall he climbed on...

Apr 2012

thumbIn this detailed article, Matt Fuller and Dr. Mark Taylor explain all the technical details behind waterproof fabrics. "Making...

Aug 2012

thumbThere is a wonderful feeling of freedom when you can run it out above gear, climbing as hard as you can, totally consumed by the...

Feb 2014

thumbElbow injuries (tendonitis) are arguably the most common along with finger injuries. In this article, climbing coach Robin...

Apr 2005

thumbCan the climbing media be blamed for using racy images of women to sell to men? They are in business and are they not only...