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14 Feb 2017

thumbWe know that our forums have played Cupid over the years: furtive glances in the form of winky faces and flirty replies to the... Read more

13 Feb 2017

thumbRecent marketing material from Adidas is indicative of a wider trend in the climbing community, one of commercialisation that... Read more

7 Feb 2017

thumbEmma Atkinson recalls growing up with a mother serving on Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team, and the influence it's had on her own... Read more

6 Feb 2017

thumbSome photographers are synonymous with the subjects and landscapes which they capture. When you think of a war photographer you... Read more

24 Jan 2017

thumbTales of climbing and mountaineering adventures have long been written, read and shared. In this new series of interviews, we... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbWill Hunt writes about discovering new problems in Colsterdale, which he has documented on his website Unknown Stones - a free... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbBothies would be great if not for the other people you have to share them with. At the risk of insulting practically everyone,... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbAn account of climbing the Heckmair Route on the Eiger North Face, focussing on a more hospitable perception of the face and the... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbDanny MacAskill's talents in trials riding are well-known, thanks to his multiple viral videos featuring stunts you couldn't even... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbAlongside the Huber brothers, Iker and Eneko Pou are one of the most well-known sibling pairs in climbing. Born in the Basque... Read more

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Jan 2017

thumbBothies would be great if not for the other people you have to share them with. At the risk of insulting practically everyone,... Read more

Dec 2016

thumbDesperate not to let the Christmas period interrupt your climbing plans? For those of you who can escape the dinner table and... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbDanny MacAskill's talents in trials riding are well-known, thanks to his multiple viral videos featuring stunts you couldn't even... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbAs we welcome in 2017, it's likely that you've had a chance to reflect on your past year of climbing (amongst other events, of... Read more

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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... Read more

Apr 2014

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

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... Read more

May 2009

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

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... Read more

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... Read more

Apr 2012

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

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... Read more

Apr 2005

thumb"A beautifully packaged reproductive equipment with no external parts", or the perfect form for a rock climber? These questions... Read more