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20 Jul 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

7 Jul 2017

thumb As a follow up to our recent article on bouldering as therapy for depression, Gerard West writes about the taboo topic of men and... Read more

4 Jul 2017

thumb Andy Pollitt follows his interview with Ron Fawcett by reminiscing with another of Britain's top climbers in the 80s and prolific... Read more

28 Jun 2017

thumb As Britain's first female mountain guide, Gwen Moffat never chose the well-travelled or familiar path in life. A free-spirited,... Read more

26 Jun 2017

thumb A recent opinion piece against the contentious wild camping ban in Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park sparked lively... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Two weeks ago the masses were informed about one of the greatest climbing pieces of art that we have heard about. Alex's... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Andy Pollitt passes the microphone to one of Britain's biggest climbing legends - 'Big' Ron Fawcett. Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Nick Bullock writes about an unfulfilled dream: to climb Nightmayer E8 6c. You may call it an incessant nature; some less... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Mikey Cleverdon's story is one of a classic comeback, a ruthless, yet inspirational, determination to overcome a merciless knock... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb A recent study by the University of Arizona suggests that bouldering could be an effective treatment for depression in adults.... Read more

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May 2017

thumb Toby Dunn is a talented climber from Newton Abbot. Having moved north and worked his way through the grades on Yorkshire... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Two weeks ago the masses were informed about one of the greatest climbing pieces of art that we have heard about. Alex's... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Nick Bullock writes about an unfulfilled dream: to climb Nightmayer E8 6c. You may call it an incessant nature; some less... Read more

Apr 2017

thumb Ellen Barber comments on US teenage climbing prodigy Ashima Shiraishi's recently announced sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola, which... Read more

Most Popular Feature Articles Ever

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

Apr 2014

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

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

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

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