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UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Choosing a rucksack and fitting it correctly

Rachael and Rob give an overview of different sized packs and show us a variety of sizes, and then explain how to correctly fit them.


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Montane Alpine Preparation Tips for Down Climbing

Rebecca Coles gives her tips on how to safely and efficiently down climb. In the UK, it's rare that you need to down climbing and Rebecca advises on a couple of different methods, from belaying to moving together.

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Mid-Layers Explained

Rachael and Rob take us through mid-layers - possibly the most varied range of garments in the outdoors. They talk about classic fleeces, more modern hybrids and even the pieces that resemble softshells.

Montane Alpine Preparation Racking up for an Alpine Scramble

In this video, Rebecca Coles tells us what she would take on an alpine scramble where a variety of techniques will be utilised such as building belays, moving together, and walking with coils.

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Baselayers Explained

Rachael Crewesmith talks us through baselayers; from how they work, to the differences between materials like merino, synthetic, and...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Down Jackets Explained

Rachael and Rob explain the pros and cons of using down jackets, what features to look out for, and the fit.

Montane Alpine Preparation Scrambling & Climbing Safely and Efficiently

In this episode of Alpine Preparation, Rebecca Coles talks us through how to move safely and...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Synthetic Insulation Explained

Rachael and Rob explain the positives and negatives of synthetic insulation and describe which jacket is appropriate for...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Down vs Synthetic Insulation

Montane Alpine Preparation The advantages of block leading

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Light Alpine Climbing Shells

Montane Alpine Preparation Speed and Efficiency at Belays

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab A Guide to Windshells

Montane Alpine Preparation How to take coils

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab How to Choose a Hillwalking Shell


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UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab

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Montane Alpine Preparation

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Using Boards For Training

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The Female Climber Series

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Understanding Winter Weather With Plas Y Brenin

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Lattice Home Training


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Ten Tips For Bouldering Indoors

In this article, Dave Flanagan gives 10 tips on how to improve at bouldering indoors and also how to use bouldering to improve your climbing outside... 

Abseiling Tips

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

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'?

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?...

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