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Understanding Winter Weather With Plas Y Brenin Part 2 – What to Look For in the Weather Forecast

Mountain weather forecasts convey a lot of information, but it's only of value if you know what to make of it all. In part 2, Will examines the key bits of info you should focus on.


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With an eye to the forecasts, we've been able to get out in dreamlike conditions on the Aonach Eagach  © Matt Stygall

Understanding Winter Weather With Plas Y Brenin Part 1 - How Forecasts Work Together

For safe days in the winter mountains, your two biggest concerns are weather and snow conditions. From interpreting the forecasts, to observations out on the hill, this five-part series from instructor Will Nicholls of Plas y Brenin covers all ...

Practising mantles in the bedroom  © Andrew Chen
Practising mantles in the bedroom  © Andrew Chen

Movement Training for Climbing at Home

Nutan Shinde and Dr Andrew Chen explore movement training at home. As many climbers still have no access to a climbing wall during lockdowns or quarantine, how can they train efficiently for climbing at home? While fingerboard and core exercises are...

Jim Pope training on a home board 3x2  © Sam Pratt
Jim Pope training on a home board 3x2  © Sam Pratt

How Lockdown influenced Training for Climbing

Neil Gresham reflects on training throughout lockdown and what the climbing community learnt from embracing new training ideas.

A keen team, good weather and a familiar route: maximising the chances of a safe and successful day  © Will Legon
A keen team, good weather and a familiar route: maximising the chances of a safe and successful day  © Will Legon

Scrambling Scrambling with Kids - A Parent's Guide

Kids are natural climbers, and scrambling as a family can be great fun. But with scrambling comes risk, and there's a...

Sam with the loose block  © Alan James
Sam with the loose block  © Alan James

Removing Loose Rock at Horseshoe

While climbing at the most popular section of the Peak's current most popular crag, Alan James discovered a massive loose block...

Wide isometric holds  © Lattice Training
Wide isometric holds  © Lattice Training

Lattice Home Training Training The Upper Body At Home & Tom Randall Q&A

Josh Hadley, one of the lead coaches from Lattice talks us through how best to train your upper...

In all of these examples below, regardless of what beta the individual climber chooses, the attempts with their Center of Grav  © Udo Neumann
In all of these examples below, regardless of what beta the individual climber chooses, the attempts with their Center of Grav  © Udo Neumann

Understanding Modern Bouldering Understanding Modern Bouldering Pt. 3: Improving Spatial & Temporal Aspects

Climbing coach and movement expert Udo Neumann is producing a UKC series...

10mm Edges  © Lattice
10mm Edges  © Lattice

Lattice Home Training Training at Home and Tom Randall Q&A

How to get the most out of a home wall.  © Dark Sky Media
How to get the most out of a home wall.  © Dark Sky Media

How to Make the Most of a Home Climbing Board

Tomoa Narasaki visualising, even details are perfectly in sync.  © Udo Neumann
Tomoa Narasaki visualising, even details are perfectly in sync.  © Udo Neumann

Understanding Modern Bouldering Understanding Modern Bouldering Part 2: The Power of the Mind

ROCUP TV Applying Pressure and Heel Positions  © ROCUP TV
ROCUP TV Applying Pressure and Heel Positions  © ROCUP TV

ROCUPtv - Technique ROCUPtv - Footwork - Applying Pressure and Heel Positions

IFSC competitors using their limbs to change movement trajectories.   © Udo Neumann
IFSC competitors using their limbs to change movement trajectories.   © Udo Neumann

Understanding Modern Bouldering Part 1: An Introduction

ROCUP TV Footwork Precision and Accuracy  © ROCUP TV
ROCUP TV Footwork Precision and Accuracy  © ROCUP TV

ROCUPtv - Technique Footwork Precision and Accuracy

ROCUP TV Footwear  © Robin O'Leary
ROCUP TV Footwear  © Robin O'Leary

ROCUPtv - Technique How important is good climbing footwear?

Fingerboard training at home.  © Nick Brown
Fingerboard training at home.  © Nick Brown

Tips for Climbing Training at Home


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Graham Lynch on the Mincer (HVS 5a).  © Alan James, ROCKFAX
Graham Lynch on the Mincer (HVS 5a).  © Alan James, ROCKFAX

100 things you learn from experience

What is the ideal object for cleaning rock boots before you climb, and where can you get it? Why do all those E-silly climbers stop at Froggatt to watch peoples' first-ever attempts at the hand-crack of Valkyrie? What always happens on the last climb of the day?...

An undercut - learning how to use different hold types holds is essentila in improving your technique  © Neil Gresham Collection
An undercut - learning how to use different hold types holds is essentila in improving your technique  © Neil Gresham Collection

5 Things to Improve Your Bouldering

Neil Gresham concentrates on bouldering and comes up with a five point plan to get more out of your bouldering. He includes a little scoring system so that you can try and self-evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses.

Training aid for Elbow Tendonitis  © Bart van Deenen
Training aid for Elbow Tendonitis  © Bart van Deenen

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...

Abseiling from the In Pinn  © jez s
Abseiling from the In Pinn  © jez s

Abseiling Tips

Loved by student groups, dreaded by climbers. a series of tips on how to make your abseils run smoother.

Andy Kirkpatrick in his element in Antarctica  © Andy Kirkpatrick Collection
Andy Kirkpatrick in his element in Antarctica  © Andy Kirkpatrick Collection

10 Tips on Staying Warm in Winter by Andy Kirkpatrick

A very 'outdoor' style indoor problem. Audrey Seguy at the Castle Climbing Centre, London, UK. Photo by Aneta Parchanska.  © David Flanagan,  Aneta Parchanska
A very 'outdoor' style indoor problem. Audrey Seguy at the Castle Climbing Centre, London, UK. Photo by Aneta Parchanska.  © David Flanagan,  Aneta Parchanska

Ten Tips For Bouldering Indoors

rope(top of brut)  © James Robertson
rope(top of brut)  © James Robertson

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Standing on tiny holds in a new pair of rock shoes  © Jack Geldard
Standing on tiny holds in a new pair of rock shoes  © Jack Geldard

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