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Kendal Mountain Festival 2020  © KMF

Kendal Mountain Festival - Ask Tom Randall Questions and Early Bird Offers

Kendal Mountain Festival is just around the corner and the event is going online this year for the first time. As always, the team behind the festival have been hard at work putting together a programme of films, sessions, lectures and the Literature Festival. Despite this year's obvious difficulties, the team have doubled down to bri...

Bouin spent countless sessions trying to find a sequence for the upper section  © Raphael Fourau

New 9b/+ for Seb Bouin

French climber Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of a new 9b/+ at Pic Saint-Loup, France. The route is 50m in total and breaks down into a 9a+, followed by a Font 8A+ boulder problem. He has named the route Beyond Integral.

Simon Bischoff on Firetail, Flinders Island  © Adventure Types
Simon Bischoff on Firetail, Flinders Island  © Adventure Types

Fri Night Vid Australian Double Bill - Taipan Wall and Flinders Island

For this week's Friday Night Video slot, we have a double bill of some extraordinary climbing in Australia. The first video shows the captivating headwall on the Taipan Wall classic Groove Train (f8c) and the second is from...

Britain's children have missed out on residential trips for most of 2020 - so what are the prospects for 2021?  © PGL
Britain's children have missed out on residential trips for most of 2020 - so what are the prospects for 2021?  © PGL

Scottish Government Pledge £2 Million Support for Residential Outdoor Ed Centres

The Scottish Government has announced a £2 million support package for the residential outdoor education sector, which has taken a severe financial hit due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Jakob Schubert in Arco  © Jakob Schubert Collection
Jakob Schubert in Arco  © Jakob Schubert Collection

The Ticklist #14 Hubble, Bleau Blocs and more Hard Sport

In this week's round-up, a mix of hard sport and bouldering from Europe and the US...

Solly Kemball-Dorey on the first ascent of The Speed of Light (Font 8B+)  © Mikey Cleverdon
Solly Kemball-Dorey on the first ascent of The Speed of Light (Font 8B+)  © Mikey Cleverdon

New Font 8B+ for Solly Kemball-Dorey at Hartland, Devon

19-year-old Solly Kemball-Dorey has climbed his first Font 8B+ at Hartland Quay, Cornwall. The...

Robbie Phillips on Achemine (E9 6c)  © Robbie Phillips
Robbie Phillips on Achemine (E9 6c)  © Robbie Phillips

Video Robbie Phillips on Achemine (E9 6c)

Earlier this month we reported that Robbie Phillips had made the third ascent of Dave MacLeod's Achemine (E9 6c)...

James Pearson makes the second ascent of Tribe.  © Tristan Hobson
James Pearson makes the second ascent of Tribe.  © Tristan Hobson

Second Ascent of Tribe - World's Hardest Trad Route - by James Pearson

James Pearson has made the second ascent of the trad climb 'Tribe' at Cadarese,...

Alizee Dufraisse in the Ali Baba Cave, Rodellar  © Alizee Dufraisse Collection
Alizee Dufraisse in the Ali Baba Cave, Rodellar  © Alizee Dufraisse Collection

Alizée Dufraisse Climbs 9a at Rodellar

Emma trained hard throughout lockdown to prepare for her hardest route to date.  © Andrew Rutherford Photography
Emma trained hard throughout lockdown to prepare for her hardest route to date.  © Andrew Rutherford Photography

Quick Release by Emma Powell

Billy pulling hard with his heel on the Fat Lip spike  © Billy Ridal Collection
Billy pulling hard with his heel on the Fat Lip spike  © Billy Ridal Collection

A Big Day Bouldering for Billy Ridal

Plans to expand oil drilling platforms 4km from the Fontainebleau forest have drawn criticism from climbers.  © Nick Brown
Plans to expand oil drilling platforms 4km from the Fontainebleau forest have drawn criticism from climbers.  © Nick Brown

Fontainebleau Oil Drilling Plans Opposed


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U27 Membership  © BMC

Product News Support the BMC for £1 / month

The BMC has launched a brand-new digital-only membership for the U27s. This new membership not only supports the great work of the BMC, but it's also packed full of personal benefits. 

Kendal Mountain Festival 2020  © KMF
Kendal Mountain Festival 2020  © KMF

Product News Kendal Goes Online - Early Bird Offer

This November Kendal Mountain Festival is going fully online. We're seizing this huge opportunity to Share The Adventure with the world, pouring all our effort and energy into creating a new, amazing digital experience.

Climb Europe new site  © Climb Europe
Climb Europe new site  © Climb Europe

Climb Europe - the international guidebook specialist - launches new website

Climb Europe is a trusted source of information.  We have been selling international rock climbing guidebooks and providing information about rock climbing areas around the World for over 15 years.  The...

B Corp 1  © Alpkit
B Corp 1  © Alpkit

Alpkit certified as a B Corporation

Alpkit is excited to announce that we've reached a significant milestone: achieving certification as a B...

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

Womens Trad Festival - Climbers Like Me

Women's Trad Festival might not have been able to go ahead this year, however, we are still keen to mark...

Friends   © Wild Country
Friends   © Wild Country

Product News Wild Country Product Lifespan Update

Wild Country is soon changing the official product lifetime. The potential lifespan of metal products is...

Grangers Wear and Care Survey  © Grangers
Grangers Wear and Care Survey  © Grangers

Product News Grangers Wear and Care Survey

Grangers have been championing environmentally-responsible aftercare since 1937. Innovation and sustainability are...


Senior Climbing Instructor, University of Warwick  © Ad-Seeker

Senior Climbing Instructor, University of Warwick

UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK Senior Climbing Instructor Department: Commercial - Warwick Sport £22,417 - £25,941 per annum Permanent, Full-time Ref:...

Depot Pudsey Centre Manger  © DepotRecruitment
Depot Pudsey Centre Manger  © DepotRecruitment

The Climbing Depot Pudsey, Centre Manger

Depot Climbing are looking for a proactive and experienced Centre Manager to work alongside and develop its current incredible team! This is an exciting opportunity to work at the epicenter of Depot activity in the place where is all began.

DMM  © DMM
DMM  © DMM

DMM Brand Manager

DMM are pleased to announce that we are now hiring for the newly created role of DMM Brand Manager. We are looking for an innovative, experienced, organised and professional Brand Manager to help us communicate the story of our brand and our products worldwide.

DMM  © DMM
DMM  © DMM

User Instructions – Technical Graphics & Writing

We are looking for a highly organised, technically minded individual with strong graphic and written...

Full Time Duty Manager Position  © Hickinson
Full Time Duty Manager Position  © Hickinson

Full Time Duty Manager, Redpoint Worcester

Main Roles of this position: Managing the day to day running of the centre and assisting the Centre Manager Being...

Flashpoint  © Lena Drapella
Flashpoint  © Lena Drapella

Head Coach Flashpoint/Freedog Swindon - Deadline Extended

The role will initially be to settle into our current system. You will be trained up in all our current...

JOBS: Duty Manager Flashpoint/Freedog Swindon
JOBS: Duty Manager Flashpoint/Freedog Swindon

Duty Manager Flashpoint/Freedog Swindon

We are looking to welcome a new crew member to our growing Duty Manager team here at Freedog/Flashpoint Swindon. 

Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club  © The Alpine Club
Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club  © The Alpine Club

Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club

Duty Managers, Roc-Bloc bouldering, Cardiff  © Steve Mayers
Duty Managers, Roc-Bloc bouldering, Cardiff  © Steve Mayers

Duty Managers, Roc-Bloc bouldering, Cardiff

Climbing Center Manager  © JamesYonder
Climbing Center Manager  © JamesYonder

Climbing Center Manager, Yonder, London

Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.  © Alpkit
Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.  © Alpkit

Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.



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