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Psychological Skills for Climbing - Analysing Strengths and Weaknesses

Dr Rebecca Williams, performance psychology coach and consultant clinical psychologist, shares a chapter from her upcoming book Climb Smarter: Mental Skills and Techniques for Climbing. Part and parcel of setting appropriate goals for yourself is having a really clear sense of where your strengths and weaknesses lie...


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Skills How to Prolong Your Phone's Battery Life Outdoors

Climbers and hillwalkers will be familiar with the outdoor equivalent of range anxiety - the fear that your phone battery will run out before journey's end. These tips and tricks from Rachel Koktava should help you keep your phone going for lon...

Winter 12 Tips and Tricks to Stay Warm Outdoors in Winter

Whether you're winter climbing, walking, or indulging in the ultimate masochism of a sub-zero camp, having all the right gear is only half the battle. From cuddling a hot bottle of juice all night, to changing your baselayer on a windy hillside,...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Packing for Winter Hillwalking

Rachael Crewesmith talks through what she would pack for a day of winter hillwalking.

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Winter Gloves Explained

Rachael Crewesmith runs through the features to look out for on winter gloves and explains the differences between a general purpose...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Different Types of Glove

Rachael Crewesmith and Rob Greenwood talk us through the overwhelming number of gloves on the market; from power stretch, wool,...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab When To Use A Larger Pack

Rachael Crewesmith talks us through the situations where it would be applicable to use a larger rucksack and examines some of the...

Altitude And Acclimatisation Understanding and Managing the High-Altitude Environment

Stephen Taylor explores the challenges that living and moving in high-altitude environments...

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