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Climb Tasmania Selected Best Climbs - 3rd Edition

Tasmania has some of the best and most diverse rock climbing in Australia, if not the world, and this inspiring and meticulously produced new select guide does it real justice, says Nick Hancock.

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Climbing Psychology – Mind Training for Optimal Climbing Performance by Kevin Roet

Climbing psychology is a complicated subject, not extensively covered in the literature to date. This self-published book by MCI Kevin Roet aims to give you the tools to improve your performance, no matter what level you climb. It's a welcome a...

Christmas Books - Our Top Picks of 2021

Despite Covid-19, 2021 has been a good year for outdoor literature. From inspiring new guidebooks to historical biographies, accounts of epic journeys to mountain-related fiction, the team at UKClimbing and UKHillwalking pick their stand-out titles...

The Fox of Glencoe - Hamish MacInnes

This attractive book is a fitting tribute to a climbing polymath the like of whom we'll probably never see again, says Dan Bailey, and should interest anyone with a passion for Scottish hills, winter climbing, mountain rescue, or the history of...

Joss Naylor's Lakes, Meres and Waters of the Lake District

Brilliantly written, and a visual feast, this book is an inspiring celebration of the landscape and...

The Culm Coast and Baggy Point

"This was the guidebook I was most looking forward to seeing this year" says Rob Greenwood, "and it excelled my highest...

The Red Curtain by Dave Barnes - It's Climbing Jim, But Not As We Know It

Paul Pritchard reviews climbing's space opera, The Red Curtain, which sees two of the...

The Earth Beneath My Feet by Andrew Terrill

In Spring 1997, Andrew Terrill dropped a comfortable suburban life to embark on a 7000-mile solo mountain journey...

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The Vertebrate Big Climbing Books Sale

Need some world-class climbing literature to add to your summer reading list or a guide to inspire your next adventure on rock? Until Friday 3 June, Vertebrate Publishing is offering up to 70% off a huge selection of their climbing narr...

New Eastern Grit - Pre-order now and free on Rockfax Digital until 1 June

We are very excited to announce the publication of a new and fully-updated edition of Eastern Grit: the most popular climbing area in the UK.

Pembroke update and Free Month on Rockfax Digital

For many climbers Easter equals Pembroke. To celebrate this year we're releasing a major update to the Pembroke package on Rockfax Digital. In addition, Pembroke will be free on Rockfax Digital from 1 April to 1 May!

Four new crags from Lancashire and North Wales added to Rockfax Digital

We have just added four new crags to Rockfax Digital - two in Lancashire...

Northern Rock - WIRED Guide

After 6 years of work by a team of over 100 dedicated local volunteers, the long-awaited Northern Rock is here! 608...

Climbing Psychology by Kevin Roet

Climbing psychology is a complicated subject, not very well covered in climbing literature.  As a climbing instructor...

Cyprus now available on Rockfax Digital + free until 13th March

We have just published a new digital guide to some amazing sport and trad...

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