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George Band  © Band

Band, Cooksey and Gregory in New Year Honours List

Snowdon from Crib y Dysgyl  © indigo

Snowdon - 17 People Rescued Since Christmas

North Face of the Eiger taken from the Kleine Scheidegg station  © bigglesbutcha

Kirkpatrick Solo on the Eiger North Face

Shawn Diamond climbs Luminance - V11  © Wills Young -

New Bishop Highball - V11 - E?

Ian Smith reading out the winning entry at the Kendal Film Festival  © UKC Articles

Kendal Mountain Festival - Full Report

Father Christmas at Stanage  © Mick Ryan -

Christmas Crack, Stanage........ Route Name Changes!

Guy Robertson on steep ground - The God Delusion  © petebenson1002

Stunning Winter Route by Benson and Robertson

trad 2008  © Alastair Lee

End of Year Articles on UKC

Metolius Master Cam Range  © Metolius

METOLIUS competition: Surprise Super Prize... a full set of Master Cams

I'm a dad!

JOB ALERT: North Wales

Job Alert North Wales

Stevie Haston 8c+ at 52  © UKC News

Stevie Haston 8c+ at 52

Gaia Screen Shot  © Dave Gill

Video Gaia - New Media = New Rules?

Gift Splash  © UKC Gear

Climbing Shops - FIVE GIFT IDEAS

The LowDown: Once again we jumped the gun...  © UKC News

Once again we jumped the gun...

Rebecca  © Glenmore Lodge

Tooling, Now South of the Border


Metolius Comp Last Three Questions

Chris Sharma on Golpe De Estado 9b?  © Big Up Productions

Video Chris Sharma on Golpe De Estado 9b?

Chris' new 9b

The LowDown: Honnold changes pebbles for bigwall  © UKC News

Honnold changes pebbles for bigwall

Chris Sharma, seemingly quite happy after his on-sight ascent of Paper Mullat (8b+/8c). The beard came off that night!  © Pete O'Donovan

Sharma..... new 9b

Andy Kirkpatrick  © Mick Ryan

Andy Kirkpatrick on Radio 4

Alex Honnold  © Alex Honnold

Alex Honnold Free Big Wall Then Hard Sport

Christmas Eve doesn't get much better - Sunset on Cerro Torre  © groovejunkie

21 climbers summit Cerro Torre by West Face Route

Leap of Faith  © Glenmore Lodge

Scottish Tooling Series - THE FINAL

Seatoller and Honister Pass from Lingy End  © sheep

£17,000 raised for Mountain Rescue in Cumbria

Tom Bolger climbing in Spain  © Maria Torres

Tom Bolger - Another F8c+

The LowDown: The enigma that is Gaskins  © UKC News

The enigma that is Gaskins

alpinist cover  © UKC News

Climbing Magazine Going Cheap

Dave Graham on The Island, his V15 problem at Fontainebleau, France.  © Stéphan Denys, courtesy of

Sam Edwards repeats The Island, Font 8c

Second thoughts...

Kevin Jorgeson makes the second ascent of The Groove at Cratcliffe  ©

Friday Video Rock Star or Rock Star?

Winner.....Keith Bradbury  © UKC Articles


Graham Parkes on Pterodactyl, HVS 5a, Craig y Forwen, c1980  © Chris Craggs

Craig y Forwyn finally free

Tom Bolger climbing,   © Maria Torres

Tom Bolger: Ingravids Extension F8c+

How do you grade endurance?

The LowDown: Ramonet roams the rock  © UKC News

Ramonet roams the rock

The North Face of  Kalanka (6,931 m) in the Garhwal region of India  © Nick Bullock

British explore remote Garhwal Valley

Lynn Hill  © Mick Ryan

Lynn Hill Cranks V11/12, Onsights 8a

The LowDown: It's Catalunya time!  © UKC News

It's Catalunya time!

Lynn Hill climbs 8A/+

Chris Sharma on-sighting Humildes pa Casa (8c)  © Pete O'Donovan

Catalunya Report - F8c onsight, F9a new route

The LowDown: The Rhapsody issue  © UKC News

The Rhapsody issue

Gift Splash  © UKC Gear

UKC Supporting Shops - FIVE GIFT IDEAS

Ben Bransby making the second ground-up ascent (5th overall ascent) of The Promise (E7) at Burbage North  © Alan James

The Promise - Ground Up - (VIDEO)

Ryan Pasquill just before he slipped from the top move of Superbloc  © Gaz Parry

Dan Varian Repeats Superbloc E8/Font 8a

Island prophet climbs new 8C

The LowDown: There's something rotten in the state of France...  © UKC News

There's something rotten in the state of France...

Friday Night Video
Hard SL8, by Mark Reeves

The Climbing Academy  © The Climbing Academy

Bristol's Climbing Academy Opens Next Tuesday

Bolts  © BMC

BMC Better Bolts Campaign 2008-9

The epic approach to Infinite Gravity  © Gaz Parry

Local News Infinite Gravity - Re-Equipped

The LowDown: Who's Mike Foley?  © UKC News

Who's Mike Foley?

The new Articles Page  © UKC News

Major Upgrade to UKC Articles pages

Premier Post: Gogarth North sample pages are here!  © Simon Panton

New Gogarth Guide is Finished + New Font Guide

Leah Crane on Bus Stop V9 - Llanberis Pass  © Leah Crane

Leah Crane - Bus Stop V9

Cloggy - The Indian Face  © Jack Geldard

Video The Indian Face (Interview with Johnny Dawes and Nick Dixon)

Alex Puccio  © Alex Puccio collection

Alex Puccio Climbs Her Fourth 8A+/V12

The LowDown: Alex Puccio makes FFA of A maze of death  © UKC News

Alex Puccio makes FFA of A maze of death

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk on Brad Pit (Font 7c+), Stanage, Peak District  © Mina Leslie-Wujastyk

Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbs Brad Pit (Font 7c+), Stanage, Peak District

Katy Whittaker psyching up before climbing Master's Edge E7  © Alex Messenger

Katy Whittaker - Master's Edge E7 6b/c

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