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20 Oct 2017

thumb Johnny Dawes' historic first ascent of Indian Face E9 6c in October 1986 was widely regarded as a new benchmark in climbing and... Read more

19 Oct 2017

thumb Comments made by Sir Chris Bonington pertaining to mountain rescue services recently made their way into articles in both The... Read more

18 Oct 2017

thumb Formerly terms such as "Bumbly!" and "Filthy top-roping scum!!" were mortal insults. But times have changed. Nowadays we're all... Read more

16 Oct 2017

thumb Statistically, only a small percentage of those working in rope access identify as women. This fact may come as no surprise, as... Read more

12 Oct 2017

thumb In this essay, Ed Douglas ponders an observation made by many a climber over the years...Why do climbing and mountaineering seem... Read more

3 Oct 2017

thumb 'It's funny how these interesting events unfold, but it's only if you put yourself in a position to be open for these things to... Read more

29 Sep 2017

thumb Logan Barber is a 34 year old geologist from Perth, Australia. A well-travelled climber with an international ticklist, some... Read more

28 Sep 2017

thumb The tables are turned as 80s legend and routesetter Mark 'Zippy' Pretty declines an interview and offers to interrogate Andy... Read more

26 Sep 2017

thumb Top climber and aspirant mountain guide Calum Muskett wishes to highlight the importance of the current consultation on Wales'... Read more

22 Sep 2017

thumb Ahead of the 2017 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature, Stephen Venables reflects on the legacy of Peter Boardman and... Read more

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18 Oct 2017

thumb Formerly terms such as "Bumbly!" and "Filthy top-roping scum!!" were mortal insults. But times have changed. Nowadays we're all... Read more

19 Oct 2017

thumb Comments made by Sir Chris Bonington pertaining to mountain rescue services recently made their way into articles in both The... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb In this new series of articles, Tom Ripley interviews some well-known climbing partnerships to dig up their dirty secrets and... Read more

Aug 2017

thumb On 3rd June, Alex Honnold stunned the climbing and non-climbing world alike into awed silence with his solo ascent of Freerider... Read more

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Apr 2014

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

May 2006

thumb Figure 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

Feb 2002

thumb Fed 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

Jul 2000

thumb Want 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

May 2009

thumb 23 years after first visiting Groningen, Alan James makes a return visit and discovers that the scrappy local wall he climbed on... Read more

Aug 2012

thumb There 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

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

Apr 2005

thumb Can 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

Feb 2014

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