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Popular Feature Articles of 2012

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...

Aug 2012

thumbChris Sharma, the 31 year old American sport climber, is perhaps the most famous rock climber in the world. His achievements in...

Dec 2012

thumbIn part 1 of this comprehensive two-stage article Matt Fuller, Dr. Matthew Morrissey and Dr Mark Taylor discussed the science of...

Dec 2012

thumbWith winter conditions firmly established on the hills, here's a timely look at the science of staying warm. In this detailed...

Apr 2012

thumbElite runners and running guides Iain and Sarah Ridgway of www.runsnowdonia.co.uk offer some tips and advice on getting started...

Feb 2012

thumbIn this interview Jack Geldard talks to Sasha Digiulian, the 19 year-old, 9a climbing, puppy-loving, pink-wearing American who...

Jun 2012

thumbWe speak directly to Alex Honnold about his speed solo of 'The Triple'; the three biggest faces in Yosemite Valley, in a single...

Popular Destination Articles of 2012

Feb 2012

thumbSue Hazel takes us on a tour of the sunny island of Tenerife. "The rock is volcanic rock. It feels a bit like fine granite to...

Jun 2012

thumbA traverse of the Cuillin Ridge on Skye is a classic expedition that many people aspire to. What many people underestimate is...

May 2012

thumbPaul Bennet gives us the lowdown on the famous conglomerate towers of Riglos, Spain. "When the nearby tufa paradise of...

May 2012

thumbBruce Goodlad shows us the classic North Ridge of the Piz Badile, Bregalia, Switzerland. "The North ridge of the Piz Badile has...

Oct 2012

thumbTrad Climbing in the African sun - Checkout this article on a great winter destination

Popular Skills Articles of 2012

Apr 2012

thumbThis is the fifth of a series of training articles and is aimed at climbers who are operating in the mid to high grades and need...

Jan 2012

thumbIn this article, Glenmore Lodge Senior Instructor George McEwan takes a look at a study of ice anchors and explores the...

Apr 2012

thumbIn this article UKC Chief Editor Jack Geldard takes a lighthearted look at a deadly serious topic - staying alive whilst climbing...


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