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9 Mar 2017

thumbThe limestone crags around the town of Leonidio in the Peloponnese region of mainland Greece have been described as "the new... Read more

28 Feb 2017

thumbUp until the 1970s Iran was a regular destination for international teams, travelling to experience its undiluted culture whilst... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbWhen thinking of world class climbing destinations, the Isle of Man might not be the first place that springs to mind. Home to... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbDespite being the out of season stomping ground for the likes of Joe Brown and Twid Turner for many, many years, the Quartzite... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbIn the past decade, Rocklands has emerged as one of the worlds most popular bouldering destinations. Each summer, the Northern... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbThe first thing you notice when you wake up on the train or bus that is taking you to Hospet, is the amount of granite... Read more

Dec 2016

thumbWelcome to the Blue Mountains, a world heritage site entwined in Aboriginal legend (and climbing legend too!) In the "Blueys" as... Read more

Dec 2016

thumbWhen people think of UK granite climbing, Dartmoor is quickly forgotten behind the famous Cornish sea cliffs or the paradise isle... Read more

Nov 2016

thumbMost people associate Swiss climbing with bouldering: Magic Wood, Cresciano and Chironico are just some of the destinations on... Read more

Nov 2016

thumbIceland is a destination often on people's wishlist, for Northern Lights, Winter Sun, Midnight Sun, Whales, Volcanoes, Rivers,... Read more

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28 Feb 2017

thumbUp until the 1970s Iran was a regular destination for international teams, travelling to experience its undiluted culture whilst... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbThe first thing you notice when you wake up on the train or bus that is taking you to Hospet, is the amount of granite... Read more

Feb 2017

thumbWhen thinking of world class climbing destinations, the Isle of Man might not be the first place that springs to mind. Home to... Read more

Jan 2017

thumbIn the past decade, Rocklands has emerged as one of the worlds most popular bouldering destinations. Each summer, the Northern... Read more

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Oct 2013

thumbIn this Mont Blanc destination article, Chamonix resident and UKC Gear Reviewer Charlie Boscoe takes us through the two easiest... Read more

Feb 2009

thumbThe beautiful forested area around Fontainebleau is well known amongst climbers as a bouldering "Mecca." However for newcomers it... Read more

Sep 2011

thumbJon Jones is an instructor at Glenmore Lodge, Scotland. He holds the Mountain Instructor Certificate and is an extremely... Read more

Oct 2009

thumbWith its warm winter climate and perfect limestone, Turkey is becoming the holiday destination of choice for the rain-washed... Read more

Apr 2011

thumbIn this article, UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard takes us up the North Face of the Eiger. With kit lists, tactics and route info,... Read more

Aug 2011

thumbDescribed by many as "the finest crag in the World", Ceuse, in the Haute Alps near Gap, offers summer sport climbing from 6a to... Read more

Jan 2005

thumbChris Moor has compiled a series of Questions and Answers on the Dolomites of Italy. In Chris's words, "these are my opinions... Read more

Apr 2010

thumbThe peaks of the Dolomites are characteristically steep, with huge faces and towering summits often breaching 3000m in... Read more

May 2002

thumbWant a free guidebook to some of Britain's most spectacular sea cliff climbs? Chris Mellor has made his Sea Stack guidebook... Read more