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Since 2010 UKC/UKH have carried out a readership survey every three years and it is now time for a new one. To help improve UKC/UKH we need to know all about you: what activities you do, what sort of gear you buy and what you think about us. In return we're able to offer a wide selection of prizes, courtesy of the many brands that work with us on site.


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Hazel Findlay on Magic Line 5.14c/8c+.  © Jacopo Larcher

Interview Hazel Findlay on Magic Line 5.14c/8c+

We recently reported that Hazel Findlay had ticked Ron Kauk's Magic Line 5.14c (8c+) at Vernal Falls in Yosemite National Park, placing all gear on lead. This is the first 8c+ lead by a British woman (after Emma Twyford skipped to 9a), whether ...

Routesetting at Hachioji 2019.  © FlatHold
Routesetting at Hachioji 2019.  © FlatHold

Video Behind the Scenes: Routesetting at the Hachioji World Championships

The 2019 IFSC World Championships in Hachioji, Japan was the first chance for athletes to earn a Sport Climbing quota place for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Yet the pressure was on not only for the climbers, but also for the...

Mat Wright on Serendipity 8B+ 3X2  © Marsha Balaeva
Mat Wright on Serendipity 8B+ 3X2  © Marsha Balaeva

Serendipity (Font 8B+) for Mat Wright

Mat Wright has climbed Serendipity (Font 8B+) at Impossible Roof near Roche Abbey. The problem was first climbed by Dan Varian as a sit start to Mike Adam's Serenity (8B). Mat climbed the stand back in February, which was his first 8B.

Sou'wester Slabs, Arran  © BMC TV
Sou'wester Slabs, Arran  © BMC TV

Fri Night Vid Climbing Sou'wester Slabs

To celebrate their 75th birthday, the British Mountaineering Council teamed up with Land and Sky Media to create a film that...

Eliot on Arzak - one of many Font 8Cs climbed by Fred Nicole  © Eliot Stephens Collection
Eliot on Arzak - one of many Font 8Cs climbed by Fred Nicole  © Eliot Stephens Collection

Hard ascents in Switzerland for Eliot Stephens

Eliot Stephens has returned from a successful month-long trip to Switzerland where amongst an excessive amount of...

Whoever gets in, we can expect more tradeoffs between landscape amenity and renewable energy  © Dan Bailey
Whoever gets in, we can expect more tradeoffs between landscape amenity and renewable energy  © Dan Bailey

Election 2019 - What Do Party Promises Mean for the Outdoors?

With a General Election in the offing, we trawl through the manifestos to look at what the main...

Tomoa Naraksaki Font 8B+ Flash  © shintaozawa
Tomoa Naraksaki Font 8B+ Flash  © shintaozawa

Font 8B+ Flash for Tomoa Narasaki

Japanese climber Tomoa Narasaki, best known for his outstanding competition results, has joined a group of elite climbers who have...

French Speed star Bassa Mawem will join his brother Mickaël in Tokyo 2020.   © Eddie Fowke/IFSC
French Speed star Bassa Mawem will join his brother Mickaël in Tokyo 2020.   © Eddie Fowke/IFSC

IFSC Combined Qualifier Toulouse - Report

Moonboard Masters 2019  © Moon
Moonboard Masters 2019  © Moon

MoonBoard Masters 2019 Highlights Premiere

The North Face Presents: Lhotse  © The North Face
The North Face Presents: Lhotse  © The North Face

Fri Night Vid Climbing and Skiing Lhotse

Bob Shepton  © UKC
Bob Shepton  © UKC

Video Kendal Rekindled: Captain Bob Shepton


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Wilson, Waldo, Edward, Anna, Troy, Leo on the summit of Roraima  © Matt Pycroft/Coldhouse Collective & Berghaus

Leo Houlding and team climb new route on the prow of Roraima

Leo Houlding has led a team to successfully complete a new free climbed route on a huge big wall in the Amazon rain forest. In a trip sponsored by Berghaus, the team of six, plus two local guides, climbed a new route on the 600m, continually overh...

Rockcity Climbing Holds are going to Tokyo 2020

The Catalogue T20 contains every hold, macro and volume that will be used next year in Tokyo. Rockcity Climbing Holds has made this exclusive list alongside the worlds leading producers.

Moonboard Masters 2019  © Moon
Moonboard Masters 2019  © Moon

Watch the MoonBoard Masters Grand Final

The international MoonBoard Masters final will be available to watch online for free from 6pm on Saturday 30 November 2019

En:Spire  © En:Spire
En:Spire  © En:Spire

En:Spire: Raising Awareness of Relative Energy Deficiency in Climbing

Following on from the thought provoking article, 'Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport...

Leo pulling hard through the steep section on pitch 5  © Coldhouse Collective
Leo pulling hard through the steep section on pitch 5  © Coldhouse Collective

Update from the Mnt Roraima expedition

During a dreich week here in the UK, here's an update from the Mnt Roraima team in Guyana that will hopefully...

BF 1  © Alpkit
BF 1  © Alpkit

Alpkit doubles donations to Alpkit Foundation for Black Friday

Alpkit will be doubling its donation to the Alpkit Foundation for the duration of the Black...

Embracing the steepness at White Goods  © White Goods Festival
Embracing the steepness at White Goods  © White Goods Festival

White Goods Festival of Drytooling Report

The first weekend of November saw many people eating toffee apples and heading out to bonfires and firework...


Assistant Head Coach @ Westway  © Westway

Assistant Head Coach @ Westway

The Assistant Head Coach (AHC) position at Westway Climbing has become available. As the largest coaching team in the country, and the central training hub for Everyones Actives south region, this position requires the right candidate to assist in...

JOBS: TCA Bristol – Counter Staff  © The Climbing Academy
JOBS: TCA Bristol – Counter Staff  © The Climbing Academy

TCA Bristol – Counter Staff

At TCA we are always looking for some passionate people to join our team. We are looking for individuals to work across both of our busy centres in Bristol as part-time counter staff. The includes the Mothership - our bouldering centre which recently expanded...

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

TCA Bristol part time Instructor/Coach

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

3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK
3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK

Business Developer, Part-Time - 3RD ROCK

3RD ROCK is a sustainable activewear brand bringing innovation to active, fun-filled lives. Based in Derbyshire, we...

3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK
3rd Rock logo 3x2  © 3RD ROCK

Product Developer - 3RD ROCK

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the creative team at 3RD ROCK as a Product Developer. Be a key player in developing...

JOBS: Climbing and High Ropes Jobs in the USA
JOBS: Climbing and High Ropes Jobs in the USA

Climbing and High Ropes Jobs in the USA

Wild Packs Summer Camps are looking for outdoorsy folk to fill adventurous roles at camps in the USA. Positions include...

Climbing Wall Supervisor/Instructor  © Jon Wilson
Climbing Wall Supervisor/Instructor  © Jon Wilson

Climbing Wall Supervisor/Instructor, Calshot

This is a Fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic climber to join the climbing wall team at the South's Premier...

Operations Manager - The Climbing Hub  © Ramon Romero
Operations Manager - The Climbing Hub  © Ramon Romero

Operations Manager - The Climbing Hub, Bradford

Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham  © Alpkit
Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham  © Alpkit

Marketing Assistant, Alpkit, Nottingham

JOBS: Trainee Route Setter at Castle Climbing  © The Castle Climbing Centre
JOBS: Trainee Route Setter at Castle Climbing  © The Castle Climbing Centre

Trainee Route Setter at Castle Climbing

The Climbing Academy Glasgow - Operations Manager  © The Climbing Academy
The Climbing Academy Glasgow - Operations Manager  © The Climbing Academy

The Climbing Academy Glasgow - Operations Manager



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