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This month we've got 15 new articles, 25 product announcements and 5 independent gear reviews from the UKC testers

UKC Feature Articles

thumb This is a video of Adam Ondra climbing in the stunning Zillertal area of Austria. Adam is training for an upcoming World Cup... [ full story ]

thumb Belgian climber Nicolas Favresse reports on his recent successful trip to Baffin Island: Sean Villanueva, Stephane Hanssens,... [ full story ]

thumb On November 7-8, Plas y Brenin are running an Expedition Symposium. This is an ideal opportunity to learn about organising an... [ full story ]

thumb Andy Cave has over twenty years of alpine climbing experience. He is a qualified UIAGM mountain guide and author of two books;... [ full story ]

thumb Heather Morning, the Mountain Safety Advisor for the MCofS, explores the thorny subject of mountain accidents and potential... [ full story ]

thumb Take a look at what's in the October 2009 issue of Climb Magazine. [ full story ]

thumb Alex Puccio is one of the USA's top female boulderers. She featured strongly in the UKC End of Year Articles 2008. She recently... [ full story ]

thumb Have you got a summer adventure to share with us in photographs? A week in the Peak, a California roadtrip, an alpine ascent, a... [ full story ]

thumb It's not all sitting in front of a computer at UKC, or being on the phone, or visiting outdoor companies, sometimes I actually... [ full story ]

thumb The best bouldering weather is just round the corner (we hope!): cool and crisp days when your fingers and shoes stick to the... [ full story ]

thumb Have you got a summer adventure to share with us in photographs? A week in the Peak, a California roadtrip, an alpine ascent, a... [ full story ]

thumb UKC User Heike has recently had quite an adventure... Was it a big sea cliff? A mixed route on the Ben? Multi Pitch Sport?... [ full story ]

Destination Articles

thumb If "crazy verticality and lonely freehanging abseils in cathedral silence" sound like your kind of thing, then you better read... [ full story ]

UKClimbing FAQs

How To Videos 22-Sep-09

thumb Videos explaining how to use some features of [ full story ]

thumb The abrasive nature of the rock combined with the moisture-absorbing properties of chalk will dry your skin out. When your skin... [ full story ]

Gear Reviews

Independent reviews from the UKC gear testers

Torque Nuts 23-Sep-09

thumb DMM Torque Nuts are protection devices based on the hexcentric theme. But do they have a place in the current market? Toby... [ full review ]

Cobra Ice Axe 14-Sep-09

thumb The Cobras perform brilliantly on big routes and ice falls, with even better looks. Will Sim tests the ultimate carbon fibre... [ full review ]

thumb Steve House's first book, Beyond the Mountain, may not be a masterpiece, but it's the rare climbing book that I felt compelled to... [ full review ]

thumb "And so a couple of months ago arrived a pair of Red Chilli Matador's. They have been designed by Stefan Glowacz along with Red... [ full review ]

thumb "I've been using the Z35 since June and in that time I've used it as both a walking and climbing day sack. I've taken it on... [ full review ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb A great micro fleece offer for UKC readers! One of the simplest pieces of clothing in the Mountain Equipment range, but this... [ full story ]

thumb The Quick-draw Kids Club have joined forces with The MCofS to organise a day-long festival celebrating youth climbing in Scotland... [ full story ]

thumb This years lecture is a double billing not to be missed. Regularly to be seen together on the rock, now hear Tim Emmett and Leo... [ full story ]

thumb Technical multi-use stretch back glove from Outdoor Designs. [ full story ]

thumb A close fitting high performance, highly breathable layering garment available in men's and women's fit. [ full story ]

thumb Be the first to experience a new way of buying climbing gear as Mountain Works Ltd launch their brand new - direct from... [ full story ]

thumb Facewest is a established and growing outdoor sports internet retailer. We are looking for someone to assist our buying director... [ full story ]

thumb Durable, stylish, super safe and priced to sell the 360 is an exceptional polycarbonate helmet built with style and the safety... [ full story ]

thumb Since its acquisition in March 2008, Mammut UK has been steadily establishing itself as a serious brand in the UK. Now the... [ full story ]

thumb A good-looking compact HMS 'biner with perfect bar-stock size, great weight and a nice price. [ full story ]

Latest Product News

Announcements direct from the manufacturers

thumb Llangollen at last is getting a climbing wall to go with the five miles of superb limestone cliffs above the town, so when you... [ full story ]

thumb The Montane eVent® Evolution Jacket is the replacement for the award winning and highly popular Super-Fly Jacket. [ full story ]

thumb For the winter season 2009/2010 Black Diamond lifts the evolution of the Cyborg, Serac, and Sabretooth crampons to new spheres... [ full story ]

thumb Great Deal on Faders box sets of 6 Quick Draws. SSP £72.50. Only £45.00 [ full story ]

thumb Recently the clothing company Chunky Monki announced they were supporting the British Junior Climbing Team, supplying clothing... [ full story ]

thumb Next weekend (19th and 20th of September) the British Mountaineering Council and EICA:Ratho (Edinburgh International Climbing... [ full story ]

thumb For Winter 09 Rab is combining the ultimate in waterproof breathable technology with the ultimate in insulation – an eVent®... [ full story ]

thumb The HB Brass Offsets, offset micro wires developed a fanatical following and after re-introducing the larger alloy Offsets 12... [ full story ]

thumb Metolius' full-feature crash pad, some serious stopping power. [ full story ]

thumb The Alpine Shield is the first of a new generation of helmets from Wild Country and comes with a unique removable cover that... [ full story ]

thumb On 11th of September we will be opening Phase 2 of the Depot with a fun bouldering competition and an opening party at the award... [ full story ]

Pembroke 03-Sep-09

thumb The latest book from Rockfax is a new version of the famous Pembroke guide from 1995. This new version is twice as thick, has... [ full story ]

thumb UKC Editor Jack Geldard takes a look behind the scenes at the new Joe Brown's shop in Llanberis. The full shop is due to open... [ full story ]

thumb Boot designed for the modern requirements of the alpinist: waterproof, lightweight, insulated, high performance. The ideal... [ full story ]

thumb The Metolius M16 Bouldering Brush - Shoot off to your local shop and pick one up! [ full story ]

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