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21 Sep 2017

thumb In July 2014 I saw a picture that made my jaw hit the floor. The news item, entitled "John McCune Climbs Ireland's Ultimate... Read more

19 Sep 2017

thumb Vedauwoo is crack climbing gem of a location, that's virtually unknown amongst Brits. It's situated in Wyoming, just North of... Read more

15 Sep 2017

thumb Tensleep Canyon: one of America's best sport climbing destinations. Hidden away in rural Northern Wyoming, this paradise of... Read more

Aug 2017

thumb Touching skin with Virginia and ten hours from New York City, a spectacular gorge hides in rural Kentucky in a place not likely... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Rob Greenwood takes a look at the jewel in the crown of Irish rock climbing: Ailladie. A limestone paradise littered with cracks,... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Targassonne is a beautiful village in the French Pyrenees, 10 minutes from Spain, an hour from Andorra, with access to skiing,... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb The Val di Mello in Italy has become famous internationally over the past decade through the Melloblocco bouldering festival,... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb If you were to ask any dedicated boulderer about Europe's best spots, the answers you'd get would be pretty predictable:... Read more

May 2017

thumb Liam Postlethwaite lets us in on China's best kept secret: Liming Read more

May 2017

thumb On the west coast of America, in central California lies Yosemite National Park. The King of climbing destinations. Perhaps... Read more

Popular Destination Articles

21 Sep 2017

thumb In July 2014 I saw a picture that made my jaw hit the floor. The news item, entitled "John McCune Climbs Ireland's Ultimate... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Rob Greenwood takes a look at the jewel in the crown of Irish rock climbing: Ailladie. A limestone paradise littered with cracks,... Read more

Aug 2017

thumb Touching skin with Virginia and ten hours from New York City, a spectacular gorge hides in rural Kentucky in a place not likely... Read more

19 Sep 2017

thumb Vedauwoo is crack climbing gem of a location, that's virtually unknown amongst Brits. It's situated in Wyoming, just North of... Read more

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Oct 2013

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

Feb 2009

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

Sep 2011

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

Apr 2011

thumb In 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

Oct 2009

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

Aug 2011

thumb Described 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

thumb Chris 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

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

Nov 2009

thumb Situated in Lochaber, Scotland at the west end of the Grampian mountains and close to the town of Fort William, Ben Nevis is the... Read more