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Arc'teryx Alpine Academy /
Basic Crevasse Rescue

In this instructional film, Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us the simplest way of rescuing a partner who has fallen in a crevasse.


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Arc'teryx Beginner Trad Tips /
Building confidence in gear

Charlie Woodburn gives us his top beginner's trad tips and in this video tells us the importance of building up confidence in gear.

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy /

Arc'teryx Alpine Academy Equipment for Crevasse Rescue

Mountain Guide Peter Mason shows us the equipment needed for travelling on a glacier in the event that someone needs rescuing from a crevasse.

Neil Gresham Technique And Training /

Neil Gresham Technique And Training Technique - Use of the Toe

In this article, Neil Gresham examines the main ways to use the toe. Most will know the basic definitions, so instead he focusses on common errors and key tips for improvement.

Arc'teryx Beginner Trad Tips /

Arc'teryx Beginner Trad Tips Racking up for a climb

In this video series, we have teamed up with the Arc'teryx Lakeland Revival and Charlie Woodburn, to cover a...

From Punter to Crusher: How to Climb Sport 7a

Lecturer, writer and recent member of the 7a club, Paul Sagar, shares some tips on breaking into the...

Using SARLOC for Rescue on your Smartphone

Getting smart with your smartphone might just save your life in an emergency, writes Judy Whiteside, Editor of...

Arc'teryx Beginner Trad Tips /

Arc'teryx Beginner Trad Tips Using a Guidebook

Charlie Woodburn gives us his top beginner's trad tips and in this video explains the importance of using the...

Lattice Training Weight Lifting for Climbers

Lattice Training Boulder Mileage

Lattice Training Pull up Bar Exercises

Lattice Training Fingerboarding

Skills Smartphones & Hills - Common Issues, and How to Fix Them

Neil Gresham Technique And Training Technique - Choosing your footwear

Respecttherock #RespectTheRock - The Countryside Code

Lattice Training Evening out grip strength


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Glenmore Lodge Winter Skills


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10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick

Despite climbing winter routes all over the world, Hull's second best climber has never had the hotaches... In this article Andy Kirkpatrick shares his tips for staying warm and consequently staying alive!

Belaying - 'Rope Loop' or 'Belay Loop'?

A guide to where you should attach your belay plate. To your harness belay loop? Or to your 'rope loop'?

How to Heal Elbow Tendonitis

In this article experienced climber Bart van Deenen shares his personal experiences of beating elbow tendonitis and gives us an exercise routine that worked for him. The instructions are clear and simple and include photos and a short video. We hope it works for...

Ten Top Tips for Buying Rock Shoes

In this article we look at tips and hints for buying rock shoes / rock boots. The tips and advice are aimed primarily at beginners, but some are also useful for experienced climbers. The article also contains links to our UKC rock shoe reviews and gives...

Become A Better Climber Training to Become a Better Climber - Part 1

Steep Ice Climbing Technique

Abseiling Tips

Ten Tips For Bouldering Indoors

Become A Better Climber /
Training to Become a Better Climber - Part 2

100 things you learn from experience

5 Things to Improve Your Bouldering

Climbing Shoulder Injuries - Exercises and Tips


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