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Right Unconquerable - Hard Rock  © Vertebrate Publishing

Fri Night Vid Right Unconquerable - Hard Rock

Ken Wilson's classic climbing book, Hard Rock, came out in 1974 and it now approaches the publication of its fourth edition. In this new edition, editor Ian Parnell has ensured Hard Rock continues to honour Ken's original concept, in particular keeping the route, not the climber, centre stage.

Jimmy Webb Off the Wagon Sit  © mellow

2nd ascent of Off the Wagon Sit (Font 8C+) for Jimmy Webb

American climber Jimmy Webb has claimed the 2nd ascent of Shawn Raboutou's Off the Wagon Sit in Val Bavona, Switzerland. The problem was made famous by Chris Sharma and Dave Graham's attempts in the films Dosage 3 & 4 before Nalle Hukkataival fina...

Robbie Phillips Bridge Crack Solo  © Robbie Phillips
Robbie Phillips Bridge Crack Solo  © Robbie Phillips

Video Robbie Phillips - Return to the Bridge

Robbie returns to the perfect splitter hand crack under the bridge in Edinburgh. In scenes reminiscent of Stevie Haston calling out the Wideboyz for pre-placing gear on Century Crack, Robbie challenges his harshest critics and channels his inner Alex...

From Dirt Grows The Flowers - Eliot Stephens  © Craig Davies
From Dirt Grows The Flowers - Eliot Stephens  © Craig Davies

From Dirt Grows The Flowers (8C) for Eliot Stephens

Continuing his superb form into 2020, Eliot Stephens has returned to Ticino and ticked Dave Graham's From Girt Grows The Flowers, Font 8C.

Paul about to summit Helm Crag (summit number 88 of 214)  © Pete Aylward/inov-8.com
Paul about to summit Helm Crag (summit number 88 of 214)  © Pete Aylward/inov-8.com

Video Paul Tierney - Running the Wainwrights - 7pm Premiere

In June 2019, ultra-runner Paul Tierney completed a record-breaking round of the 214 Lake District...

Matt following the first pitch of steeper terrain on Beyond Reason.  © Pete Whittaker
Matt following the first pitch of steeper terrain on Beyond Reason.  © Pete Whittaker

New Routes on Aiguille des Pélerins and Tour Ronde by Bracey, Helliker & Whittaker

Matt Helliker, Jon Bracey and Pete Whittaker recently teamed up to make...

Eli Pritchard.  © UKC News
Eli Pritchard.  © UKC News

Video Rite of Passage - Paul and Eli Pritchard in the Himalaya

In November 2019, 12-year-old Eli Pritchard took his dad, Paul Pritchard, on a father-and-son trip to...

Sport Climber Barbie.  © UKC News
Sport Climber Barbie.  © UKC News

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Sport Climbing Barbie Doll Launched

Toy manufacturers Mattel have launched a new range of Barbie, Hot Wheels and Uno toys and games with an...

A busy February day at Stanage  © Alan James
A busy February day at Stanage  © Alan James

Consultation on the Future of Stanage

The first ski descent of Lhotse.  © UKC News
The first ski descent of Lhotse.  © UKC News

Fri Night Vid Lhotse - The First Ski Descent

Hampi  © Nick Brown - UKC
Hampi  © Nick Brown - UKC

Hampi homes and business to be demolished

Pat Kelly on The Scoop in the early 1920s3x2  © Pinnacle Club Collection
Pat Kelly on The Scoop in the early 1920s3x2  © Pinnacle Club Collection

Pinnacle Club secures National Lottery support for centenary plans


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The Big Bang Tour  © BMC TV

Emma Twyford and The Big Bang: on tour

Watch the award-winning Big Bang film in cinemas and Patagonia stores this March. Join top climber Emma Twyford, comedian Niall Grimes and filmmaker David Petts, as BMC TV and Patagonia present a very special five-date Big Bang Tour.

Plywood Masters 2020 - with a new format and some big names.  © BoulderUK
Plywood Masters 2020 - with a new format and some big names.  © BoulderUK

Plywood Masters 2020 - Watch the Livestreams

The Senior Plywood Masters is changing in 2020 and looks set to be bigger and better than ever. The event will be held over two days on 22nd and 23rd February at Boulder UK, Preston. There will be two qualification sessions on Saturday,...

© Lena Drapella  © UKC Gear
© Lena Drapella  © UKC Gear

Climbing trips in Sardinia with Patxi Usobiaga and Hazel Findlay

In 2020, Climbing Ulassai Association brings you 2 unmissable climbing events. Are you ready to step up your climbing game or are you after a unique female focused holiday? Either way, take your climbing journey to the...

© Jessie Leong  © UKC Gear
© Jessie Leong  © UKC Gear

Women's Trad Festival 24-26 July - Leader Applications Now Open!

Join us for a weekend of trad climbing at the fifth Women's Trad Festival in the Peak...

Castle Launches New Sustainability Fund! Applications Open

The Castle Climbing Centre is proud to launch the Castle Sustainability Fund: a fund created to...

Percy Bishton  © Band of Birds
Percy Bishton  © Band of Birds

Percy Bishton appointed Chief Routesetter for Bouldering at the Tokyo 2020 Games

The Climbing Works co-owner Percy Bishton has been appointed Chief...

Lake District Fell Top Assessors in MHW Exposure 2 Gore-Tex Pro Jacket and Alpine Light backpack  © Mountain Hardwear
Lake District Fell Top Assessors in MHW Exposure 2 Gore-Tex Pro Jacket and Alpine Light backpack  © Mountain Hardwear

Mountain Hardwear puts Fell Top Assessors in gear for winter season

Outdoor performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear is continuing to...


Ambleside Climbing wall Logo  © UKC Gear

Ambleside Climbing Wall Instructor and Day Manage

Climbing Wall Instructor required full time at Ambleside Climbing Wall. Salary £17,000-£21,000. To apply for this position please send: Current...

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

TCA Bristol – Climbing Instructor/Coach

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

JOBS: Castle Climbers Café Manager Wanted  © The Castle Climbing Centre
JOBS: Castle Climbers Café Manager Wanted  © The Castle Climbing Centre

Castle Climbers Café Manager Wanted

Join our team! The Castle Climbing Centre near Finsbury Park, London is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic leader to take on the role of...

C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987
C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix  © benbellamy1987

C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix

C# developers in Chamonix, France 28 hours per week Approximately 6 months: April to September 2020 ... but dates...

Boulders Cheltenham is now hiring!  © HR@Boulders
Boulders Cheltenham is now hiring!  © HR@Boulders

Boulders Cheltenham is now hiring!

Established in 2008, Boulders has helped to grow and support the South Wales climbing community for 12 years. Building on the...

The Climbing Lab in Leeds is HIRING !  © The Climbing Lab
The Climbing Lab in Leeds is HIRING !  © The Climbing Lab

The Climbing Lab in Leeds is HIRING !

The Climbing Lab is recruiting a receptionist/instructor.

Sell Through Support Rep North England & Scotland  © Equip Outdoor Technologies
Sell Through Support Rep North England & Scotland  © Equip Outdoor Technologies

Sell Through Support Rep North England and Scotland, Equip Outdoor Technologies

Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd specialise in the design and marketing of...

JOBS: Chair of Comp Climbing Performance Group  © BMC Office
JOBS: Chair of Comp Climbing Performance Group  © BMC Office

Chair of Comp Climbing Performance Group

Arch 3x2  © The Arch Climbing Wall
Arch 3x2  © The Arch Climbing Wall

Full-time Routesetter - The Arch Climbing Wall

Yonder Head Coach  © Josh from Yonder
Yonder Head Coach  © Josh from Yonder

Yonder Head Coach, London

Climbing Sales Representative, DMM  © DMM Wales
Climbing Sales Representative, DMM  © DMM Wales

Climbing Sales Representative, DMM



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