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23 Nov 2017

thumb Andy Pollitt passes the microphone to another 80s legend: John Redhead. 'A cunning, mischievous Rasputin-esque chap – or the... Read more

22 Nov 2017

thumb Where are all the birds of prey on Britain's grouse moors? Raptor persecution is the dark secret of our uplands, says campaigner... Read more

20 Nov 2017

thumb A bouldering competition in Rennes, France was recently organised around the theme of reusing and repurposing objects and... Read more

15 Nov 2017

thumb An article and film about Pat Littlejohn and Peter Biven's audacious first ascent of Moonraker on The Old Redoubt: A journey back... Read more

14 Nov 2017

thumb With Kendal Mountain Festival just around the corner, another round of films, talks, adventure and beer will be on tap. But the... Read more

9 Nov 2017

thumb Pete Kirton sadly passed away last week at the age of 57. Whilst his name may not be familiar with many, his contribution to... Read more

7 Nov 2017

thumb UKC user Lizard Ollie (Ollie Thomas) has scoured the UKC logbooks notes and categorised the curious mix of comments left behind... Read more

6 Nov 2017

thumb In this new podcast series, Wil Treasure shares stories from the climbing world through interviews with both well-known and... Read more

1 Nov 2017

thumb Canadian author and editor Bernadette McDonald is one of the most lauded climbing and mountaineering writers of our time, with a... Read more

26 Oct 2017

thumb Tom Livingstone is a blonde, bold, brash Englishman living in North Wales. Uisdean Hawthorn is a quieter, yet equally determined... Read more

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Oct 2017

thumb Comments made by Sir Chris Bonington pertaining to mountain rescue services recently made their way into articles in both The... Read more

Oct 2017

thumb Formerly terms such as "Bumbly!" and "Filthy top-roping scum!!" were mortal insults. But times have changed. Nowadays we're all... Read more

Sep 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

Oct 2017

thumb In this essay, Ed Douglas ponders an observation made by many a climber over the years...Why do climbing and mountaineering seem... Read more

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Apr 2014

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

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

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

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

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

Apr 2012

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