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A Feeling for Rock, by Sarah-Jane Dobner

"Reading this book as the end of the third lockdown comes into sight reminded me of all the little things, and the big emotions, that I've missed from climbing" says Ian Parnell.

Latest Reviews

These are reviews from the UKC editorial team

Boulder Britain 2nd Edition

As well as being a fantastic resource that shines a light on some hitherto under-publicised areas, this guidebook is fun through and through, says Rob Greenwood - and that's what bouldering is all about (apart from the grades...).

The Munros - the definitive new hill guide from the SMC

The fourth edition of this classic guide not only offers the most detailed and comprehensive route descriptions to Scotland's 3000-foot peaks available in print, but it looks great too, with a smart layout and quality...

Christmas Books - Our Top Picks of 2020

If lockdowns have hit our outdoor lives this year, then at least many of us have had more time for reading. In our annual festive feature, staff and contributors at UKClimbing and UKHillwalking review their favourite books of 2020. It's a varied...

The Great Sea Cliffs of Scotland 

"Even if you're only vaguely into Scottish rock climbing, I can't see how your life is going to be complete without this...

Irish Peaks - A Celebration of Ireland's Highest Mountains

This attractive new large format guide is an inspiring addition to Irish hill literature, covering...

Uncoiling the Ropes - memoir of trailblazing Irish climber Clare Sheridan

Clare Sheridan has been a leading Irish climber for decades, coming of age in an era...

FRCC Lakes Sport & Slate

There's a lot more to the Lake District than its traditional mountain crags, and this attractive new guide brings coverage of the...

Latest News

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New Sicily guide added to Rockfax Digital

The brand new guide to Sicily is now available on Rockfax Digital. Sicily is about to become the new winter sun destination everyone's talking about: sunshine, brilliant routes at every grade, glittering sea and beautiful scenery aren't...

Rockfax VRS

Announcing the Rockfax Virtual Runner System - the perfect solution to choosing the right runner every time.

North Wales Bouldering Volume 1: Mountain Crags

Here we go again, fast forwarding from the 2nd edition in 2017, via a strange but ultimately very creative 2020, screeching to a halt at the start of the spring 2021. A new Ground Up book is here, the first volume of the hotly...

A Feeling for Rock, by Sarah-Jane Dobner

A Feeling for Rock is a visceral exploration of rock climbing as a passion and lifestyle. Through a mix...

New Sicily guide - Pre-order Now

The brand new 

The Munros (SMC)

This fully revised edition of the Scottish Mountaineering Club's original and best-selling guidebook The Munros describes the...

South Wales Rock

From the Brecon Beacons through The Valleys and onto the Coast, this guide contains 1500 of the best routes in South Wales. This...

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