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Popular Feature Articles of 2011

Jun 2011

thumbExclusive videos of Adam Ondra redpointing Overshadow (9a+) and onsighting Bat Route (8c), plus interviews with Steve McClure and... Read more

Apr 2011

thumbIn this video feature from The North Face we see Alex Honnold, James Pearson, Renan Ozturk and Mark Synott new routing and... Read more

Jun 2011

thumb"...As I climbed higher I got a deep pit-in-my-stomach feel that something wasn't right... The next thing I knew I was on the... Read more

Feb 2011

thumbIn 1965, Tony Howard, John Amatt and Bill Tweedale succeeded on the British first ascent of Europe's tallest rock face, the Troll... Read more

Jan 2011

thumbUKC's Chief Editor Jack Geldard gives ten top tips for a better winter experience.   From boots and gloves through... Read more

Jan 2011

thumbMick Ward takes us through a brief history of training for climbing. Who were the pioneers? How have standards... Read more

Feb 2011

thumb"The setting is suitably drab. The climbing is on the sunless north side. Rubbish is scatted across the dirt ground. Graffiti... Read more

Feb 2011

thumbThe digital revolution has gone mobile, and if you're not one of the millions of people who've got a 'smart' mobile device, then... Read more

Popular Destination Articles of 2011

Sep 2011

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

May 2011

thumbA destination guide to the sport climbing Mecca of Siurana in northern Spain. Focusing mainly on the lower and mid graded... Read more

May 2011

thumbLocally based climber Mark Reeves gives us a broad article on the history, geology, climbs and culture of the Llanberis slate... Read more

Popular Skills Articles of 2011

May 2011

thumbThis is the first of a series of training articles and is aimed at beginners or people who are operating in the low grades and... Read more

Sep 2011

thumbStrong shoulders aren't necessary healthy shoulders. Ever had pain or twinges in your shoulders? In this classic UKC article... Read more

Apr 2011

thumbIn this article experienced climber Bart van Deenen shares his personal experiences of beating elbow tendonitis and gives us an... Read more


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