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Emma Twyford on The Big Bang 9a.  © Paul Diffley/Hot Aches Productions

Newsflash The Big Bang 9a by Emma Twyford

Emma Twyford has become the first British woman to climb 9a with a redpoint of The Big Bang at Lower Pen Trwyn, North Wales. Emma's ascent is only the third of this route, first climbed in 1996 by Neil Carson.

Pete Dawson climbs his third 9a: La Cabane au Canada.  © Henry Kinman

La Cabane au Canada 9a by Pete Dawson

Pete Dawson has redpointed La Cabane Au Canada 9a at Rawyl, Switzerland, adding another hard line to his impressive British summer ticklist of Hubble 9a, Pilgrimage 8B+ and Sea of Tranquility 8c/c+.

Janja Garnbret placed 2nd in the superfinal after dominating the semi-final round.  © adidas ROCKSTARS
Janja Garnbret placed 2nd in the superfinal after dominating the semi-final round.  © adidas ROCKSTARS

adidas ROCKSTARS 2019 - Report

The 2019 adidas ROCKSTARS event in Stuttgart, Germany took place over the weekend, where climbing and music are mixed to create a spectacular, one-of-a-kind competition. The competition is invite-only, but some participants earned a place by competing in national...

Linda Sjödin climbs New Base Line 8B+.  © Linda Sjödin
Linda Sjödin climbs New Base Line 8B+.  © Linda Sjödin

Interview New Base Line 8B+ by Linda Sjödin

26-year-old Swedish climber Linda Sjödin has ticked Bernd Zangerl's New Base Line 8B+ in Magic Wood, Switzerland. The problem had seen four previous ascents by women, by Shauna Coxsey, Anna Stöhr, Alex Puccio and Mile Heyden. Compared to the first...

China with Jonathan Siegrist  © Arc'teryx
China with Jonathan Siegrist  © Arc'teryx

Fri Night Vid Jonathan Siegrist in China

'China' follows Jonathan Siegrist through a month-long trip across one of the most stunning and unique places in the world,...

At 18 moves long, it's a tricky link!  © Jacob Martin
At 18 moves long, it's a tricky link!  © Jacob Martin

Louis Left (Font 8B) for 15-year-old Leo Skinner

15-year-old Leo Skinner has climbed Louis Left, a Font 8B at Bacon Hole on the Gower in South Wales. It was first...

Shauna Coxsey competes in adidas ROCKSTARS 2017.  © adidas
Shauna Coxsey competes in adidas ROCKSTARS 2017.  © adidas

adidas ROCKSTARS 2019: Semi-final and Final Livestreams

The 2019 adidas ROCKSTARS competition combines climbing with live music and show acts, and is an annual...

Natalie Berry climbing Octopussy (7a) on Ses Tret on Mallorca.  © UKC News
Natalie Berry climbing Octopussy (7a) on Ses Tret on Mallorca.  © UKC News

New Access Problems on Mallorca

There are some new access requirements for climbing in The Sierra de Tramuntana area of Mallorca which covers many of the crags....

Adam Ondra: The Road to Tokyo: Success and Disaster  © Adam Ondra
Adam Ondra: The Road to Tokyo: Success and Disaster  © Adam Ondra

Video Adam Ondra: Success and Disaster

Seb Bouin on La Rage d'Adam 9b/+  © Julia Cassou
Seb Bouin on La Rage d'Adam 9b/+  © Julia Cassou

New 9b/+ for Seb Bouin in the Verdon Gorge

Sean Villanueva Jamming  © Epic TV
Sean Villanueva Jamming  © Epic TV

Fri Night Vid Sean Villanueva: A tricky off-width and first ascent in the Czech Republic

Summit of Kebnekaise  © Matt Smith
Summit of Kebnekaise  © Matt Smith

Sweden's Highest Mountain Shrinks Due to Global Warming


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Crack climbing in Mongolia  © Alex Gorham

Product News Maddy Cope: Climbing the unknown in Mongolia

Mammut UK athlete and climber, Madeleine Cope, has just returned from a three-week trip to Mongolia – not the first place you think of as a climbing location!

Could You Be The Next MoonBoard Master?

The official MoonBoard competition returns with a whole new format for Autumn 2019. Enter the Open Qualifier Round from 16th - 30th September.

Discover the four pillars that make up Hanwag's production philosophy

Hanwag knows that the right footwear can make or break any adventure in the great outdoors and for this reason it has followed the same production philosophy ever since it was first founded in 1921. With almost a...

Belaying  © Ortovox
Belaying  © Ortovox

Ortovox Safety Academy Part 2: Rappelling, Using Bolted Anchors and Building Bela

In the second part of the safety academy Ortovox show you how to safely...

Rockstars 2017 4  © adidas
Rockstars 2017 4  © adidas

adidas ROCKSTARS 14th September 2019 + Trailer

International stars of the bouldering scene will gather together for the high profile adidas ROCKSTARS...

Trad climber Anna Taylor has joined the Berghaus team  © Berghaus
Trad climber Anna Taylor has joined the Berghaus team  © Berghaus

Berghaus aims high as trad climber Anna Taylor joins the team

Berghaus has announced that up and coming young British trad climber Anna Taylor has joined...

Hazel Findlay  © Speakers from the Edge
Hazel Findlay  © Speakers from the Edge

Hazel Findlay - 'The Climb Within Lecture' Tour

Hazel Findlay – Hazel has been climbing for 21 of her 29 years, and started out trad climbing on the...


JOBS: Commercial Studio Photographer

Commercial Studio Photographer

Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd specialises in the design and supply of technical outdoor clothing, packs and equipment under two leading brands - Rab and Lowe Alpine. We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced studio photographer to...

JOBS: Head of Development, Rab
JOBS: Head of Development, Rab

Head of Development, Rab

Combining years of experience with the latest technologies and fabrics, we are proud to create groundbreaking products that revolutionise the way people dress in the mountains. Always embracing innovation our clothing and equipment shows a deep understanding of the...

Duty Manager - Redpoint Bristol  © Redpoint Bristol
Duty Manager - Redpoint Bristol  © Redpoint Bristol

Duty Manager - Redpoint Bristol

Duty Manager Vacancy - Redpoint Bristol Start Date 1st November 2019Training From 22nd October 2019 - dependent on experience About us We are a...

Full Time Shop Floor Staff Required - Ambleside  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop
Full Time Shop Floor Staff Required - Ambleside  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop

Full Time Shop Floor Staff Required - The Climbers Shop, Ambleside, Cumbria

Full Time Shop Floor Staff Required - The Climbers Shop, Ambleside, Cumbria

Climbing Instructors Wanted at Boulders Cardiff  © HR@Boulders
Climbing Instructors Wanted at Boulders Cardiff  © HR@Boulders

Climbing Instructors Wanted at Boulders Cardiff

Boulders is looking for climbing instructors to join our Cardiff team. We have full time and part time positions...

Climbing Wall Manager Wanted - Wycombe  © danielleHS
Climbing Wall Manager Wanted - Wycombe  © danielleHS

Climbing Wall Manager Wanted - Wycombe

We are seeking a Climbing Wall Manager to help lead our team of instructors at our Wycombe climbing wall, located within the...

Duty Manager vacancy: Big Rock, Milton Keynes  © Big Rock & Beacon Climbing Centre
Duty Manager vacancy: Big Rock, Milton Keynes  © Big Rock & Beacon Climbing Centre

Duty Manager vacancy: Big Rock, Milton Keynes

We are currently looking to expand our team with an additional Duty Manager to work at both Big Rock Bond in Bletchley...

Centre Assistant vacancy: Big Rock, Milton Keynes  © Big Rock & Beacon Climbing Centre
Centre Assistant vacancy: Big Rock, Milton Keynes  © Big Rock & Beacon Climbing Centre

Centre Assistant vacancy: Big Rock, Milton Keynes

JOBS: Climb Huddersfield Ops Manager, Instructors
JOBS: Climb Huddersfield Ops Manager, Instructors

Climb Huddersfield Ops Manager, Instructors

Arctic Adventures Iceland Winter 2020 vacancies.  © GlacierGuides
Arctic Adventures Iceland Winter 2020 vacancies.  © GlacierGuides

Arctic Adventures Iceland Winter 2020 vacancies.

Multiple Opportunities at White Spider - Surbiton  © Spider Climbing Group
Multiple Opportunities at White Spider - Surbiton  © Spider Climbing Group

Multiple Opportunities at White Spider - Surbiton



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