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In early December, UKC received an invitation to review the latest incarnation of the Moonboard. Never one to shy away from a challenge UKC accepted the offer and sent Rob Greenwood along to test it out.

Stonesmith Holds

Jack Geldard tests out the new range of holds carved by legendary climber Malcolm Smith. Did a little bit of Malc's strength rub off? And were the holds any good...?

Metolius Contact Training Board

Steve Long and other Mountain Training UK staff have been getting to grips with a pre-production sample of Metolius' new Contact Training Board. The Contact Training Board has just landed in shops, and is Metolius' most deluxe full-featured training board to date,...

Climbing holds from Planet Holds

Jack Geldard tests a set of holds from the UK based company - Planet Holds. "The holds in general are very basic in...

Beastmaker 2000: Back two - the future?

Simon Lee steps in to the seedy back streets of Sheffield and gets his mitts on the new Beastmaker 2000. "Ned...

Dream Holds

During the summer The Depot Climbing Centre in Leeds were selected to test some of the new Dream Holds, from Extreme Dream in Aviemore....

Holdz Climbing Hold Review

Holdz sent me four sets of crimps, pinches and jugs to test. And test I did. I opened the boxes with a slight smile - imagining my biceps...

Latest News

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SENDit Supplements

To put it simply, we're here to help you perform at your best. Along with smart training, a proper diet and enough rest, nutritional supplements can help you squeeze out that extra progress in your climbing.

Agripp release their competition orientated Dune climbing hold range.

A radical departure from Agripp's trademark precision style, Dune embraces the current trend dominating competition climbing for simple, clean climbing holds shapes.

New Rockcity climbing holds workbook

Rockcity Climbing Holds has been around for a couple of years now. With more new shapes released, in the latest cutting edge materials we decided to catch up with some of climbing's greatest inspirations who we have been fortunate to work with and...

Next edition of Mastermind printed!

Utilising the power of your mind will make the most of your existing strength, techniques and ability to perform under...

Problemsolver Hangboards at Cold Mountain Kit

Training finger strength away from home can be tricky, not having access to a climbing gym or your hangboard...

New Range of Climbing Holds - North Yorkshire Sandstone

Bringing a bit of the outdoors, inside. Coming soon to a climbing gym near you.

Transform your training this winter with Power Station Training

Power Station is the world's first modular, highly adaptable and functional freestanding...

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