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Popular Feature Articles of 2010

Jul 2010

thumbIn the spring and early summer of 2008, Pete O'Donovan underwent two surgical operations to his hands to alleviate a disabling...

May 2010

thumbAdam Ondra talks openly about his recent trip to the UK, how British grades compare with the rest of the world and what he got...

Feb 2010

thumbLast week, Italian mountaineer Claudio Corti passed away at the age of 81. Corti became famous in the late 50's mainly for his...

Jun 2010

thumbAnother Cerro Torre controversy. What is it about that spire? If fantasies build any peak, they make Cerro Torre. It is...

Apr 2010

thumbThere is little doubt that Stevie Haston is the UK's most accomplished all-round climber and alpinist. His record speaks for...

Apr 2010

thumb"On the mountains we feel the joy of life, the emotion of being good and the relief of forgetting earthly things: all this...

Dec 2010

thumbAre you stuck at grade III or IV? Andy Kirkpatrick tells it like it is - and tells you how to get better! "You're crap......

Dec 2010

thumbA call to visit the North West this winter and sample some of the area's great mountaineering routes. Routes that are often best...

Popular Destination Articles of 2010

Apr 2010

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

Dec 2010

thumbRobbie Phillips travels to the Greek island of Kalymnos, that over the last few years has become one of the world's most popular...

Mar 2010

thumbThe Costa Blanca is Spain's most popular winter sun destination for climbers from all over Europe and further afield. With sport...

Jun 2010

thumbGritstone local and professional photographer Adam Long takes us on a quick tour of Stanage - the queen of grit. We get route...

Oct 2010

thumbImagine a place with more than 150 waterfalls, almost all of which have easy access and a stable climate that guarantees long...

Popular Skills Articles of 2010

Dec 2010

thumbUKC Editor Jack Geldard takes any would-be boulderer through the basics. What is bouldering? How to get started? What kit is...

May 2010

thumbHere professional mountain guide Libby Peter shows us how to use double ropes. This brand new UKC mini-series combines words,...

Mar 2010

thumbThis brand new UKC mini-series combines words, photos, diagrams and video to make clear some of the trickier technical aspects of...


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