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Lattice Training Series with Tom Randall - Part 1: Endurance

Crack connoisseur, training guru and director of Lattice Training, Tom Randall, shares some training tips in this 4-part series, complete with live Q&A sessions in the forums from 7-9pm every Wednesday for the next 4 weeks. Ask him anything! (Within reason...!) Download Lattice's new (and free) training app Crimpd to assist with these drills....


Refine Your Style: Top Ten Tips for Delaying Forearm Pump

We've all been there: climbing smoothly, precisely and in control until suddenly the inevitable happens: your arms turn to fudge and no matter how hard you try to keep going, they become as much use as a chocolate teapot. The aim of this...

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

This is the second piece in a series of training articles and is aimed at low to intermediate climbers (Approximate grade range of around UK Severe to HVS, Sport grade F5 to 6b or bouldering grade V1 / UK Tech 5c). With a specific training plan,...

Everything You Wanted to Know About Ropes

Some answers for the most frequently asked questions about ropes on the UKC forums. Single, double, twin? How long? When to retire? Fall Factor?

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