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18 Apr 2018

thumbUKC user Paul Sagar has sent in a tricky quiz involving cryptic clues for the names of popular crags around the UK. Test...

16 Apr 2018

thumbThe cold winter has delighted walkers & climbers, but also put pressure on our crumbling roads. Some of the worst potholes can...

12 Apr 2018

thumbIn this series of articles, Tom Ripley interviews some well-known climbing partnerships to dig up their dirty secrets and find...

11 Apr 2018

thumbUKClimbing and Rockfax Director Alan James makes the case for omitting specific route length information from route descriptions...

6 Apr 2018

thumbAndy Pollitt dusts off the photo albums and reminisces with another of Britain's top climbers in the '80s - Stevie Haston....

4 Apr 2018

thumbThe Peak Bolt Fund is managed by a small community of climbers who are putting in the time and effort to get out there and...

30 Mar 2018

thumbOnce in a blue moon Kinder Downfall freezes over and turns into the Peak District's premier ice climbing venue. The social media...

27 Mar 2018

thumbIn the early 20th Century, Swiss aviator and photographer Eduard Spelterini took a series of glass-plate photographs during a...

Mar 2018

thumbTom Livingstone pens a tribute to Marc-André Leclerc, who died earlier this month near Juneau, Alaska together with his climbing...

Mar 2018

thumbAmericans Alex Honnold and Colin Hayley are de facto members of world climbing's A list. Whilst Alex is best known for his rope...

Popular Feature Articles

27 Mar 2018

thumbIn the early 20th Century, Swiss aviator and photographer Eduard Spelterini took a series of glass-plate photographs during a...

Feb 2018

thumb'All my climbing life I've been dedicated to the pursuit of climbing such needles. Like a hunter of pointed trophies.' On Friday...

Jan 2018

thumbHow many climbing wall users know that the very existence of their local wall - and the popularity of walls generally - came from...

Feb 2018

thumbThe last Ice Age ended 10,000 years ago, but the mountains of Britain and Ireland remain as evidence. Peter Roberts has had a bit...

Most Popular Feature Articles Ever

Apr 2014

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

May 2006

thumbFigure 8? Groove? They're all here (well almost). We couldn't think of anything starting with V, W, X, Y (you surely will). If...

Feb 2002

thumbFed 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...

Jul 2000

thumbWant 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...

May 2009

thumb23 years after first visiting Groningen, Alan James makes a return visit and discovers that the scrappy local wall he climbed on...

Apr 2012

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

Aug 2012

thumbThere is a wonderful feeling of freedom when you can run it out above gear, climbing as hard as you can, totally consumed by the...

Feb 2014

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

Apr 2005

thumbCan the climbing media be blamed for using racy images of women to sell to men? They are in business and are they not only...