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20 Tips for More Sustainable Climbing

Cragging, bouldering, mountain climbing… whatever your pursuit, here are 20 tips to build into your planning to make for more sustainable climbing.


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Top Tips for Learning to Sport Climb Outdoors

If you're enjoying lead climbing indoors and want to transfer your skills to rock, sport climbing can be a fantastic means of experiencing some scenic outdoor spots in the UK and beyond.  While the basics are the same...

From 'en pointe' to Redpoint: How Ballet Can Improve Climbing Footwork and Foot Health

Climbing is a sport of constant challenges and exhilarating heights, but it's also a sport that can take its toll on your feet. Whether cramming into your performance climbing shoes in order to tackle...

Where Climbers Go Wrong with Fall Practice

Hazel Findlay shares the bad habits that climbers can pick up - and fall into - when it comes to practising falling... Fall practice is a slightly sticky subject in climbing. Aside from being neglected or completely overlooked, it's often done...

Skills 12 Ways to Save Cash on Outdoor Gear

As the cost of living continues to soar, we're all looking to limit spending. To help make a modest dent in the outdoor...

Psychological Skills for Climbing - Analysing Strengths and Weaknesses

Dr Rebecca Williams, performance psychology coach and consultant clinical...

UKC Gear Guide - Supported By Rab Packing for Sport Climbing

Rob Greenwood talks through what he would pack for a day of sport climbing. He explains, in detail, what equipment will be needed and...

Strength-Based Yoga and its Benefits for Climbing

Climber, yoga teacher and wellbeing coach Tiffany Soithongsuk outlines the transformational benefits of...

Camping Environmental Etiquette - the dos and don'ts on hills and crags

How to Get Back to Grips with Climbing Post-Lockdown

Can Watching Climbing Videos Improve your Skills? What Science Suggests


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