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Culm

Culm Culm Dancing - Salute to the Admiral


First Ascents

First Ascents An Oral History of the First Winter Ascent of K2

On 16 January 2021, against the backdrop of a global pandemic, a ten-strong all-Nepali team made history in more ways than one. One Magar and nine Sherpas started out in three separate teams, but united to reach a common goal. With mere...


Photo Awards

Photo Awards Marmot Photography Awards 2020

UKC and UKH are proud to announce the winners of the 2020 Marmot Photography Awards

Photo Awards Marmot Photography Awards 2019

UKC and UKH are proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Marmot Photography Awards

Photo Awards Marmot Photography Awards 2018

UKC and UKH are proud to announce the winners of the 2018 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 then asked to vote for...

Photo Awards Marmot Photography Awards 2017

UKClimbing and UKHillwalking are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Marmot Photography Awards. An automatic...

Photo Awards 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...


The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland Curbar

Occupying a majestic position above the Derwent Valley is a playground that is home to some of the peak district's finest lines. Although Curbar has a bit of a reputation for tough grades is does offer a multitude of areas with very distinctive st...

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland Rhoscolyn

Nestling on Holy Island's south-west coast is a crag for connoisseurs. Hidden amongst the sparkling zawns, sea caves and secluded bays is a metamorphic masterpiece. Mike Hutton strolls down the rocky road to Rhoscolyn on a quest for quartzite.

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland Almscliff

Occupying a small area north of Leeds, on the flat lands of the lower Wharfedale valley, is a crag that is possibly Yorkshire's finest. A lifetime's worth of routes - over 170 to date - lies waiting for those who like to punch and thrash their way up brutal cracks. The...

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland 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...

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland Wilton

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

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland 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...

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland 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 Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland The Roaches

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland Neist Point

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland Ilkley

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland The Burren

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland Wimberry

The Finest Crags In The UK & Ireland Lower Sharpnose


Humans Of Climbing

Humans Of Climbing 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...

Humans Of Climbing 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...

Humans Of Climbing 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.


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