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Dave MacLeod: Life is on Ice  © UKC News

Video Dave MacLeod - Life is on Ice

Winter climbing in Scotland is a unique experience, often a masochistic one. Harsh weather and precarious protection make for bold routes with a ferocity that belies their relatively short length. For the moment, we have to admire Ben Nevis in all its splendour from a distance, and remember that it will still be the...

Ben Cossey Groove Train  © Smitten

Video Lockdown - Free Sport Climbing films to get you through isolation

We've trawled the web once again and come up with a list of free and inspiring sport climbing films to get your hands sweating during lockdown. Tell us some of your favourites below and we'll add to the list if they're worthy!

COVID-19: An impact report on the professional mountaineering industry.  © Calum Muskett
COVID-19: An impact report on the professional mountaineering industry.  © Calum Muskett

COVID-19 - An Impact Report on the Professional Mountaineering Industry

IFMGA mountain guide Calum Muskett has carried out a comprehensive, independent impact report on COVID-19 to forecast its effect on the UK's professional mountaineering industry. Muskett surveyed members of the four UK...

Malcolm Smith - Stone Love  © Slackjaw Films
Malcolm Smith - Stone Love  © Slackjaw Films

Video Classic Bouldering Film - Stone Love

We're a couple of weeks into lockdown and a lot of climbing filmmakers are kindly uploading their back catalogues for us to enjoy. Ben Pritchard and Rich Heap have uploaded the classic bouldering documentary, Stone Love. The film is the story of five...

Rampage  © Reel Rock
Rampage  © Reel Rock

Fri Night Vid Rampage - Classic Bouldering Flick with Chris Sharma

This week's Friday Night Video is the quintessential bouldering film: Rampage. Released in...

Oceana Mackenzie and Janja Garnbret at Meiringen 2019.  © Eddie Fowke/The Circuit Climbing
Oceana Mackenzie and Janja Garnbret at Meiringen 2019.  © Eddie Fowke/The Circuit Climbing

Video In Isolation - Ep. 1: Meiringen Boulder World Cup 2019 Women's Final ft. Oceana Mackenzie

Disappointed to miss out on 2020 IFSC competition action? The...

It's amazing how much you might find when you start looking  © #SoftAndStrong
It's amazing how much you might find when you start looking  © #SoftAndStrong

Climbers and Walkers Urged to Donate 'Backpack Bogroll'

In this time of crisis Britain's hill-goers have been called on to dig deep, by donating spare toilet...

Since Speed walls are inaccessible, fingerboarding will be a new Olympic discipline.  © Dark Sky Media
Since Speed walls are inaccessible, fingerboarding will be a new Olympic discipline.  © Dark Sky Media

Fingerboarding to Replace Speed Climbing in Tokyo 2020 Games

Due to the impact of COVID-19 on the climbing competition calendar - including the...

Elizabeth (age 6) enjoying her new maths classes.   © David Bryant
Elizabeth (age 6) enjoying her new maths classes.   © David Bryant

Good News Climbing by Numbers: Dad uses Shed Climbing Wall to Teach Kids Maths

Wild Scotland  © Wild Scotland
Wild Scotland  © Wild Scotland

Video Lockdown - Free Films from the Hills to Keep You Sane

In Isolation  © UKC News
In Isolation  © UKC News

In Isolation - New UKC Competition Climbing Video Series

Pete Whittaker on Recovery Drink  © Epic TV
Pete Whittaker on Recovery Drink  © Epic TV

Fri Night Vid Pete Whittaker climbs Recovery Drink (8c+)


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Support the Sherpas

Please support our campaign to raise funds for Nepal staff whose income has been wiped out due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

CAC Stair Challenge  © CAC
CAC Stair Challenge  © CAC

CAC: Active Isolation Stair Speed-Climbing Championships

Last weekend would have been our 2nd 'Mountain March Challenge' - a weekend of climbing vertical meters to raise money for the research into Cancer.  Last year, hundreds of you all around the globe, took part and made it a...

Outside lockdown  © Outside
Outside lockdown  © Outside

An update from Outside

If you don't know Outside, we are an outdoor shop and cafe in the heart of the Peak District, just a stone's throw from Stanage Edge. Owned and run by two generations of the Turnbull family, we've been a hub for climbers, walkers and outdoor enthusiasts for 33...

Sustainability Report thumbnail  © Alpkit
Sustainability Report thumbnail  © Alpkit

Alpkit 2020 Sustainability Report

At its purest, Alpkit is a bunch of designers who share their love of the outdoors and playing outside. There was a...

© Jessie Leong  © UKC Gear
© Jessie Leong  © UKC Gear

Women's Trad Festival 2020 Cancelled - An open letter from the organisers

It is with very heavy hearts that we announce the cancellation of the...

Louna Ladevant winning gold  © UIAA
Louna Ladevant winning gold  © UIAA

Climbing success for Mountain Hardwear climbers Louna Ladevant and Hugo Parmentie

Double gold for Louna Ladevant in the 2020 Ice Climbing World...

The Big Bang Tour  © BMC TV
The Big Bang Tour  © BMC TV

Emma Twyford and The Big Bang: on tour

Watch the award-winning Big Bang film in cinemas and Patagonia stores this March. Join top climber Emma Twyford,...


Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Surve  © UKC Job Ads

Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Survey

The British Antarctic Survey is offering a unique opportunity as Field Guide in Antarctica. What is the role about? Field Guides will assist...

JOBS: Passion for Climbing? Climbing Arena Supervisor position at EICA Ratho
JOBS: Passion for Climbing? Climbing Arena Supervisor position at EICA Ratho

Passion for Climbing? Climbing Arena Supervisor position at EICA Ratho

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to continue the development of our Climbing Programme and Climbing Instructors.  You will support them...

JOBS: Hiring! Duty Managers & Climbing Wall Attendants - The Climbing Hub, Bradford
JOBS: Hiring! Duty Managers & Climbing Wall Attendants - The Climbing Hub, Bradford

Hiring! Duty Managers & Climbing Wall Attendants - The Climbing Hub, Bradford

WE'RE HIRING – THE CLIMBING HUB - BRADFORD DUTY MANAGERS & CLIMBING WALL ATTENDANTS/ INSTRUCTORS 

JOBS: Redpoint Bristol - Instructor Vacancies
JOBS: Redpoint Bristol - Instructor Vacancies

Redpoint Bristol - Instructor Vacancies

We are looking for both in-house and freelance instructors to join our friendly team here at Redpoint Bristol.

Joe Swales testing the volume texture and wall friction at Rockcity Climbing in Hull  © Rockcity
Joe Swales testing the volume texture and wall friction at Rockcity Climbing in Hull  © Rockcity

Assistant Centre Manager, Rockcity, Hull

With the continuation of the centre's expansion and development, constantly moving forward for 25 years, Rockcity Climbing...

Ambleside Climbing wall Logo  © UKC Gear
Ambleside Climbing wall Logo  © UKC Gear

Ambleside Climbing Wall Instructor and Day Manage

Climbing Wall Instructor required full time at Ambleside Climbing Wall. Salary £17,000-£21,000. To apply...

JOBS: TCA Bristol part time Instructor/Coach  © The Climbing Academy
JOBS: TCA Bristol part time Instructor/Coach  © The Climbing Academy

TCA Bristol – Climbing Instructor/Coach

PART-TIME CLIMBING INSTRUCTOR/COACH At TCA we are always looking for some passionate coaches and instructors to join our...

JOBS: Castle Climbers Café Manager Wanted  © The Castle Climbing Centre
JOBS: Castle Climbers Café Manager Wanted  © The Castle Climbing Centre

Castle Climbers Café Manager Wanted

C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987
C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987

C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix

Boulders Cheltenham is now hiring!  © HR@Boulders
Boulders Cheltenham is now hiring!  © HR@Boulders

Boulders Cheltenham is now hiring!

The Climbing Lab in Leeds is HIRING !  © The Climbing Lab
The Climbing Lab in Leeds is HIRING !  © The Climbing Lab

The Climbing Lab in Leeds is HIRING !



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