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Solenne Piret on Onde de Choc (7B), Fontainebleau  © @signarthur_

Paraclimber Solenne Piret Climbs Onde de Choc in Font

The French Paraclimber Solenne Piret has climbed Onde de Choc (Font 7B) at Apremont Est in Fontainebleau. The 27-year-old was born without a right-hand, making her ascent remarkable because aspirant climbers rely heavily on holds to the right of the arete. 

Pip - The Ripple Effect  © Bendrigg Trust

Fri Night Vid The Ripple Effect

This week's Friday Night Video is about Pip, a 19-year-old with a rare condition called DDX3X. This causes a host of developmental delays, learning and communication difficulties. Pip was first introduced to climbing ...

Ben Bransby on Eau Rouge (23) at The Lost World  © Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing
Ben Bransby on Eau Rouge (23) at The Lost World  © Rob Greenwood - UKClimbing

Further Threats to Access for Australia's Grampians

The saga in Australia's Grampians continues as Parks Victoria have released a draft of their management plan for the area. If the plan is adopted, it would mean that access to roughly 80% of the existing climbing would be banned. 

Indian Creek, Utah  © Robert Durran
Indian Creek, Utah  © Robert Durran

President Biden to Review Bears Ears National Monument

Newly-inaugurated President Joe Biden has signed an Executive Order to review the boundaries and restore protections of Bears Ears and Grand Staircase National Monuments in Utah. Bears Ears contains areas of historical and cultural...

Lockdown Training - Ep 2  © UKC News
Lockdown Training - Ep 2  © UKC News

Video Lockdown Training Ep. 2 - Is Fingerboarding good for beginners?

In this week's episode of Lockdown Training, Neil Gresham, Maddy Cope and Louis Parkinson tackle...

Nicky Spinks on the summit of Raise at dawn, on her double Bob Graham epic  © Dan Bailey
Nicky Spinks on the summit of Raise at dawn, on her double Bob Graham epic  © Dan Bailey

Hill Running Films for when you can't go Hill Running

For most runners, restricted to local exercise, proper hills might currently be off limits; so get some...

One Grain of Sand  © Aniseed Films
One Grain of Sand  © Aniseed Films

Video One Grain of Sand - Moorland Climbing

One Grain of Sand was filmed over a single Autumn & Winter and is a short portrait of lone climbing and...

UKC Christmas Quiz 2020.  © Natalie Berry
UKC Christmas Quiz 2020.  © Natalie Berry

UKC Christmas Quiz 2020 - The Answers

Thank you to all 687 of you who took part in our 2020 Christmas Quiz! The highest score was 83%. Here are the...

A cake rated 8.5/10 by Jake. 'Not 10/10 because the ropes are disgusting-looking and slimy and that kinda freaks me out.'  © Jake Davis
A cake rated 8.5/10 by Jake. 'Not 10/10 because the ropes are disgusting-looking and slimy and that kinda freaks me out.'  © Jake Davis

Video Reviewing Climbing Cakes Based on the Climbing

Oriane Bertone on Super Tanker (Font 8B+)  © Stefano Bertone
Oriane Bertone on Super Tanker (Font 8B+)  © Stefano Bertone

15-Year-Old Oriane Bertone Climbs Font 8B+

First ascent of El Flechazo  © Sean Villanueva
First ascent of El Flechazo  © Sean Villanueva

Fri Night Vid First ascent of El Flechazo - Sean Villanueva & Nico Favresse

An all-Nepali team made the historic first winter ascent of K2.  © Nirmal Purja
An all-Nepali team made the historic first winter ascent of K2.  © Nirmal Purja

Newsflash First Winter Ascent of K2 made by All-Nepali Team


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The Climber's answer to surviving the never-ending UK Lockdowns.

With the huge rise and record-breaking numbers using Netflix, Amazon Prime and other home entertainment services in 2020, whilst seeing Cinemas forced to close and in complete crisis, can the UK's climbers learn anything from this armchair revo...

Mapo Tapo Page collage  © Mapo Tapo
Mapo Tapo Page collage  © Mapo Tapo

'The Climbing Travel Guide' reaches fundraising goal in 19 hours

In just 19 hours the campaign to create the photo-book 'The Climbing Travel Guide' reached its 10K euro fundraising goal to promote sustainable travel.

KMF Christmas Offer  © KMF
KMF Christmas Offer  © KMF

Product News KMF Christmas Special -  7 Day Festival Pass

POW Pledge  © POW
POW Pledge  © POW

Protect Our Winters UK calls on outdoor industry to target Net Zero

Climate advocacy NGO, Protect Our Winters UK, has called on the outdoors industry to...

FATMAP Phone Display  © FATMAP
FATMAP Phone Display  © FATMAP

UKClimbing crags now available on FATMAP

We've partnered with FATMAP to add 16,000 crags to their high-resolution 3D map. You can now see crags pins on...

OIA 1  © OIA
OIA 1  © OIA

UK Outdoor Industry Awards 2021 

Vote and win your favourite new outdoor products online now!

Climate Neutral  © Equip UK
Climate Neutral  © Equip UK

Rab and Lowe Alpine commit to achieve Net Zero by 2030

As a first step, project developer and climate solutions provider South...


Social Media & Marketing Asistant  © Catalyst Climbing

Social Media & Marketing Assistant

Catalyst Climbing are looking for an enthusiastic and digitally-forward social media & marketing assistant to join our team. Catalyst are one of...

JOBS: GB CLIMBING Marketing Consultancy Tender  © BMC Office
JOBS: GB CLIMBING Marketing Consultancy Tender  © BMC Office

GB CLIMBING Marketing Consultancy Tender

GB Climbing is looking for a likeminded Rights Marketing Consultancy company/agency to assist in developing and growing awareness of both the GB Climbing brand and presentation of Climbing as a sport and to secure commercial sponsorship for 2021-24.

Mile End Climbing Wall  © Mile End Climbing Wall
Mile End Climbing Wall  © Mile End Climbing Wall

Mile End Climbing Wall Operations Manager

Mile End Climbing Wall is the original dedicated indoor climbing facility in the UK. We opened our doors in 1986 and have been serving climbers and our local community ever since. Our centre sees continual development and remains one of the best...

The Font - London, SW18 - Multiple Roles  © JoeyPowis
The Font - London, SW18 - Multiple Roles  © JoeyPowis

The Font - London, SW18 - Multiple Roles

The Font is a new London-based indoor bouldering gym with its first site opening in Wandsworth (SW18) in Q1 2021. Our...

Climbing & Outdoor Channel Account Manager  © 2PURE
Climbing & Outdoor Channel Account Manager  © 2PURE

Climbing & Outdoor Channel Account Manager

Are you an active climber, at ease in the digital sphere who is looking to make career progress in the climbing...

Marketing and Communications Managers at Equip  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Marketing and Communications Managers at Equip  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Marketing and Communications Managers at Equip, Alfreton

We have two new exciting opportunities, for an experienced Digital Marketing Manager and Digital...

Various Employment Opportunities Available  © BlocHaus Climbing
Various Employment Opportunities Available  © BlocHaus Climbing

Multiple Positions, BlocHaus Climbing, Manchester

We are looking for experienced staff to fill a number of roles within a new dedicated bouldering centre in...

JOBS: Mile End Operations Manager
JOBS: Mile End Operations Manager

Mile End Operations Manager

Manager Depot Climbing Manchester  © DepotRecruitment
Manager Depot Climbing Manchester  © DepotRecruitment

Manager Depot Climbing Manchester

Librarian, The Alpine Club Library  © UKC Job Ads
Librarian, The Alpine Club Library  © UKC Job Ads

Librarian, The Alpine Club Library, London

Petzl Aftersales Administrator - Full Time  © Lyon Equipment
Petzl Aftersales Administrator - Full Time  © Lyon Equipment

Petzl Aftersales Administrator - Full Time


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