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The Indian Face  © Alun Hughes

Video The Story of the Indian Face: the UK's first E9

'I'm much better than people understand. I'm a much better climber than they realise.' It's only with hindsight that Johnny's statement, despite being mildly tongue-in-cheek, was proven to be correct. Rarely has anyone moved on rock like the Dawes and the amount of ascents The Indian Face has had since 1986 is a testament to ...

The fire at the weekend at Bamford Edge was one of several in the Peak District  © Rob Greenwood

Lockdown Lifting Sees Increase in Problem Behaviour

The return of large numbers of people to national parks and other upland areas in England has brought a spike in littering, wildfires and mountain rescue incidents. Some issues appear to be worse than during equivalent periods in past years.

The Boss - Font 8B+ Montage Image  © Nick Brown - UKC
The Boss - Font 8B+ Montage Image  © Nick Brown - UKC

Gritstone's Hardest Problem for Ned Feehally?

Ned Feehally has made the first ascent of a new problem that is likely to be one of the hardest on grit. Ned climbed the problem just before the lockdown kicked in during a much cooler and drier period after two winter seasons of attempts. Ned has...

Laura Rogora makes the first repeat of Pure Dreaming Plus 9a+.  © Stefano Ghisolfi
Laura Rogora makes the first repeat of Pure Dreaming Plus 9a+.  © Stefano Ghisolfi

First Repeat of Pure Dreaming Plus 9a+ by Laura Rogora

19-year-old Italian climber Laura Rogora has redpointed her first 9a+ by making the first repeat of Adam Ondra's Pure Dreaming Plus 9a+ at Massone, Arco. Rogora is only the fifth woman in the world to have climbed the grade.

Carrying a casualty in the mountains is a massive undertaking  © Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team
Carrying a casualty in the mountains is a massive undertaking  © Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team

Returning to Welsh Hills and Mountains - A Message from MRTs

Following the Welsh Government's...

A Feather in the West  © Pertex
A Feather in the West  © Pertex

Fri Night Vid A Feather in the West - New Routing on Owey

This week's Friday Night Video is a trip to the small island of Owey. A team of talented Irish...

Climbing walls will need to take special precautions upon reopening.  © Sam Scriven/The Climbing Academy
Climbing walls will need to take special precautions upon reopening.  © Sam Scriven/The Climbing Academy

Climbing Wall Reopenings: An Update from the ABC

The

If they stick to the footholds at Dumbarton, they can stick anywhere  © UKC Gear
If they stick to the footholds at Dumbarton, they can stick anywhere  © UKC Gear

New Corona Advice for Walkers and Climbers in Scotland

With Scotland now in Phase 1 of the journey out of lockdown, the presumption against climbing and...

Kyra Condie competing in the Toulouse Olympic Qualification event.  © Eddie Fowke/The Circuit Climbing
Kyra Condie competing in the Toulouse Olympic Qualification event.  © Eddie Fowke/The Circuit Climbing

In Isolation - Ep. 8: An Interview with Future Olympian Kyra Condie

Aidan catches the lip one handed  © Katie Varian
Aidan catches the lip one handed  © Katie Varian

Rare Ascent of Shallow Groove (Font 8B/+) for Aidan Roberts

Oriane Bertone on Satan I Helvete Bas 8C  © Epic TV
Oriane Bertone on Satan I Helvete Bas 8C  © Epic TV

Satan I Helvete Low (Font 8C) for Oriane Bertone

Jakob Schubert - Walk the Line 9a  © Jakob Schubert
Jakob Schubert - Walk the Line 9a  © Jakob Schubert

Video Lockdown with Jakob Schubert


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Grangers steps up its fight to protect the NHS during Covid-19  © Grangers

Product News Grangers steps up its fight to protect the NHS during Covid-19

Grangers, who have been protecting the world against the elements since 1937, with their cleaning and protection products, are delighted to announce that they have been making grounds in protection for NHS workers and other health care ...

Conor McGovern on Midnight Lobster  © Matt Pycroft
Conor McGovern on Midnight Lobster  © Matt Pycroft

"A Feather in the West" - upcoming Owey climbing film from PERTEX

PERTEX presents their latest film, 'A Feather in the West', produced by Peak District based production company, Coldhouse.

Volunteers working on the Hardknott forest project  © Restoring Hardknott Forest Project
Volunteers working on the Hardknott forest project  © Restoring Hardknott Forest Project

Restoring Hardknott Forest

Hardknott Forest is a 600 hectare conifer plantation in the upper reaches of the Duddon valley in the Lake District. It was planted in the 1930s after strong local opposition. Now, over 70 years later, the forest plantations are reaching maturity. After...

EB T Shirt Design  © Spring PR
EB T Shirt Design  © Spring PR

Coronavirus and the Outdoor Industry:  Brands doing Good

As we enter week seven of lockdown and wait with bated breath for the announcement...

Joe Browns, Capel Curig  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop
Joe Browns, Capel Curig  © Joe Browns/The Climbers Shop

Joe Brown/The Climbers Shop: We're Back - Online Only For Now

In line with Government advice and after speaking with our staff team,  we are confident...

Ed Jackson approaches the 'summit' of his Everest challenge  © @thatcameraman
Ed Jackson approaches the 'summit' of his Everest challenge  © @thatcameraman

Quadriplegic Berghaus Ambassador Completes Charity Mount Everest Challenge at Hom

Ed Jackson,...

Mick Fowler bouldering on his home wall...which is also his house...  © Mick Fowler
Mick Fowler bouldering on his home wall...which is also his house...  © Mick Fowler

Mick Fowler shares some thoughts on what to do during the lockdown

Climber Mick Fowler has plenty of experience of dealing with adversity, both...


3RD ROCK is looking for an experienced copywriter  © 3RD ROCK Clothing

3RD ROCK is looking for an experienced copywriter

3RD ROCK is a sustainable activewear brand bringing innovation to active, fun-filled lives. We aspire to make you look great, feel amazing, whilst...

Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Surve  © UKC Job Ads
Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Surve  © UKC Job Ads

Field Guide - Antarctica, British Antarctic Survey

The British Antarctic Survey is offering a unique opportunity as Field Guide in Antarctica. What is the role about? Field Guides will assist...

JOBS: Passion for Climbing? Climbing Arena Supervisor position at EICA Ratho
JOBS: Passion for Climbing? Climbing Arena Supervisor position at EICA Ratho

Passion for Climbing? Climbing Arena Supervisor position at EICA Ratho

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to continue the development of our Climbing Programme and Climbing Instructors.  You will support them...

JOBS: Hiring! Duty Managers & Climbing Wall Attendants - The Climbing Hub, Bradford
JOBS: Hiring! Duty Managers & Climbing Wall Attendants - The Climbing Hub, Bradford

Hiring! Duty Managers & Climbing Wall Attendants - The Climbing Hub, Bradford

WE'RE HIRING – THE CLIMBING HUB - BRADFORD DUTY MANAGERS & CLIMBING WALL...

JOBS: Redpoint Bristol - Instructor Vacancies
JOBS: Redpoint Bristol - Instructor Vacancies

Redpoint Bristol - Instructor Vacancies

We are looking for both in-house and freelance instructors to join our friendly team here at Redpoint Bristol.

Joe Swales testing the volume texture and wall friction at Rockcity Climbing in Hull  © Rockcity
Joe Swales testing the volume texture and wall friction at Rockcity Climbing in Hull  © Rockcity

Assistant Centre Manager, Rockcity, Hull

With the continuation of the centre's expansion and development, constantly moving forward for 25 years, Rockcity Climbing...

Ambleside Climbing wall Logo  © UKC Gear
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...

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

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

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

C# Developer - Spring/Summer 2020 in Chamonix

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

Boulders Cheltenham is now hiring!



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