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Women in Adventure Film Competition 2020.  © UKC News

Women in Adventure 2020 Film Entries Announced

The annual BMC TV & Womenclimb Women in Adventure Film Competition received 30 entries this year and the list of films has now been released online. The competition was launched in an attempt to get more women in front of and behind the camera in the context of adventure and the outdoors.


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UKC Christmas Quiz  © Natalie Berry

Christmas Quiz 2019 - The Answers

Thank you to all 1133 of you who took part in our 2018 Christmas Quiz - our highest number of entries ever! Congratulations to Lemony who placed 1st with a score of 80%. Raffle winners will be selected at random from the list of entrants and co...

Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse  © Garry Robertson
Everest, Nuptse and Lhotse  © Garry Robertson

Statement on Proposed Changes in Nepali Mountaineering Regulations

The Alpine Club (AC) has released a statement written in collaboration with the BMC, the UIAA and the mountain guiding body, the IFMGA on proposed changes to mountaineering regulations in Nepal. Following a spate of deaths on...

'Mountains are extremely fragile. They are home to unique species that are particularly vulnerable to climate variations.'  © Natalie Berry
'Mountains are extremely fragile. They are home to unique species that are particularly vulnerable to climate variations.'  © Natalie Berry

International Olympic Committee launches Mountain Protection Group

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced the launch of The Mountain Summit, a group of sporting organisations linked to mountain activities who are committed to protecting the mountain environment. The project...

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

Fri Night Vid Climbing and Skiing Lhotse

Our Friday Night Video this week takes us to the Himalaya and the world's 4th highest peak: Lhotse. In 2018, Hilaree Nelson and...

Guy on the final bulge on pitch 3.  © Guy Robertson
Guy on the final bulge on pitch 3.  © Guy Robertson

Local Hero - An Teallach VIII,9 by Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson

Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have kicked off their Scottish winter season by...

Kendal Mountain Festival 2019.  © Kevin Moran
Kendal Mountain Festival 2019.  © Kevin Moran

Kendal Mountain Festival 2019 - Report

Another edition of the Kendal Mountain Festival has been and gone. 2019 proved to be a vintage year, judging by the...

Tim Emmett Interview  © Nick Brown - UKC
Tim Emmett Interview  © Nick Brown - UKC

Video Kendal Rekindled: Tim Emmett Interview

Tim Emmett is a top all-round climber. He's climbed 5.14R, 8c+, E10, WI 12, been nominated for the Piolet D'Or and tried his...


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Mick Fowler (left) and Victor Saunders (right)  © Berghaus

Chombu wins again, but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a second time this year by the still unclimbed 6,362m Himalayan mountain Chombu. After overcoming numerous permit challenges, bad weather and terrible climbing condit...

Leo Holding and Anna Taylor  © Berghaus
Leo Holding and Anna Taylor  © Berghaus

Leo Houlding leads new team to explore heights of the lost world

Leo Houlding has revealed details of a major expedition that will start next month. Leading a team of six, Leo will set out to climb a new route on the 600m, continually overhanging Prow of Roraima in Guyana. In a trip...

FL 1  © The North Face
FL 1  © The North Face

The North Face FUTURELIGHT™ - The Technology behind the Innovation

The North Face changed the future of the outerwear industry with the unveiling of FUTURELIGHT™ jackets, pants, and bibs in its Summit Series™, Steep Series™ and Flight Series™ collections. Developed using...

TRAD Action 1  © Hansi Heckmair
TRAD Action 1  © Hansi Heckmair

Ortovox Safety Academy Part 3: How to pack your climbing pack for alpine climbing

Alpine climbers need to pack light. Whether for the approach or on the...

Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders  © Berghaus
Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders  © Berghaus

Mick Fowler returns to the Himalaya in bid to make first ascent with a colostomy

Mick Fowler has returned to the Himalaya in his quest to be the first...

Belaying  © Ortovox
Belaying  © Ortovox

Ortovox Safety Academy Part 2: Abseiling

In the second part of the safety academy Ortovox show you how to safely build belays and use bolted anchors whilst...

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...


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