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14 Nov 2018

We have heard some very sad news - Chris Moor, known by many on UKC as 'Chris the Tall', has been killed in a snorkeling accident on the Costa Blanca. Read more

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14 Nov 2018

thumb Kendal Mountain Festival is almost upon us, but for those short of change what is there to do? Thankfully as the festival has...

13 Nov 2018

thumb The Rockfax and UKC/UKH team will be at the Kendal Mountain Festival for all four days from the opening on Thursday 15 through to...

13 Nov 2018

thumb Pete Whittaker has rope-soloed Half Dome and El Capitan in Yosemite in 20 hours and 19 minutes. This is believed to be the first...

13 Nov 2018

thumb Kendal Mountain Festival begins this Thursday evening and there's still time to book tickets! As always, we thought we would let...

13 Nov 2018

thumb US climber Carlo Traversi has made the long-awaited first repeat of Beth Rodden's Meltdown 5.14c/8c+ at the Upper Cascade Falls,...

12 Nov 2018

thumb Adam Ondra has made the first onsight ascent of the legendary Just Do It on the Monkey face at Smith Rock, Oregon. The route...

9 Nov 2018

thumb This week's Friday Night Video takes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Free Solo. The short documentary takes a look at...

5 Nov 2018

thumb Kendal Mountain Festival have released the trailer for 2018 and it is a corker! KMF trailers always stand out and this year is no...

2 Nov 2018

thumb In May 2018, three British climbers Malcolm Bass, Paul Figg and Guy Buckingham set out to attempt the first ascent of Janhukot, a...

1 Nov 2018

thumb The Scottish Highlands have seen their first burst of cold weather this season, briefly bringing some higher mixed routes into...

31 Oct 2018

thumb In June, 8-year-old Edward Mills became the youngest person to free Orkney's Old Man of Hoy (137m) and raised over £30,000...

31 Oct 2018

thumb In September, the Alpine Club honoured Polish climbers Krzysztof Wielicki, Adam Bielecki, Denis Urubko, Piotr Tomala and...

26 Oct 2018

thumb How do you climb a trad route when you have absolutely no idea about traditional climbing? Blake McCord and Jeff Snyder set out...

Press Releases

16 Nov 2018

thumbAll our ski servicing is done in-store by fully qualified ski technicians, if you have any particular concerns or queries there's...

12 Nov 2018

thumbThe Reel Rock Film Tour is returning to the UK and Ireland bringing a collection of climbing's greatest stories, stars and sends...

1 Nov 2018

thumbNo matter what part of the world you are planning to travel to, make sure you pop along to the Climbers Shop in Stony Stratford...

31 Oct 2018

thumbTake advantage of our early bird offer.  Book your Summer 2019 Glenmore Lodge adventure and pay 2018 prices.  Offer open until...

30 Oct 2018

thumbThroughout October The North Face has published four short films which explore their 2017 expedition to Queen Maud Land,...

Competitions

17 Nov 2018

thumbWIN a pair of return transfers from Geneva Airport to anywhere in the Chamonix valley from Mountain Drop-offs.

15 Nov 2018

thumbThe beauty of utility. The Thorium AR is the durable workhorse for around camp, ski transitions and rest phases, delivering...

12 Nov 2018

thumbDevelopments in technology and design allow Petzl to offer tools for all disciplines. From glacier travel, to pushing the limits...

Outdoor Industry Jobs

14 Nov 2018

thumbAt Mountain Equipment we are proud to make some of the finest clothing and equipment in the world. We believe in what we do; we...

13 Nov 2018

thumbBurton McCall are a leading multi-channel sales, marketing and distribution company managing world-class brands throughout the...