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Deja Fabian Buhl  © Petzl

8c+ Multi-pitch by Fabian Buhl

This week's Friday Night Video takes us to Ratikon in Switzerland. Fabian Buhl attempts the route Déjà, which was bolted in 1992 by Michi Wyser and Andres Lietha. The pair spent two years bolting the line and after attempting the route realised that they couldn't climb the crux pitch, so left it as an A0 aid climb. Buhl spent a couple of seasons...


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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 ...

Hamish Mcarthur on A Muerta 8c+/9a.  © Hamish Mcarthur
Hamish Mcarthur on A Muerta 8c+/9a.  © Hamish Mcarthur

Two x 8c+/9a by Hamish Mcarthur

17-year-old Hamish Mcarthur has ticked two 8c+/9as in Siurana, Spain in just two sessions per route, jumping from a previous personal redpoint best of 8a. Hamish is known for his junior indoor competition podium results, but this was his first serious sport...

Dave MacLeod Rainbow Wall  © Dark Sky Media
Dave MacLeod Rainbow Wall  © Dark Sky Media

Fri Night Vid Dave MacLeod climbing Rainbow Warrior (8b)

This week's Friday Night Video is an extra from the new film from Dark Sky Media: Undiscovered. The film explores Dave's obsession with exploration and climbing new routes in some of Scotland's most remote and scenic corners. This outtake...

Beth's Traverse Goldsborough  © Ian Cummins Collection
Beth's Traverse Goldsborough  © Ian Cummins Collection

Obituary of Ian Cummins

Richard Waterton looks back on the life of Ian Cummins, who sadly passed away recently at the age of 58. Whilst in recent years Ian had...

The Cutting Edge, Joshua Tree  © Rob Schoenborn
The Cutting Edge, Joshua Tree  © Rob Schoenborn

Fri Night Vid Joshua Tree - The Cutting Edge

This week's Friday Night Video takes us to Joshua Tree as Jeremy Schoenborn and Robbie Phillips attempt one of the hardest...

Laura Rogora onsighting 8b+  © federico frullani
Laura Rogora onsighting 8b+  © federico frullani

8b+ onsight and 9a's for Laura Rogora

Laura Rogora has had a busy few weeks in Spain. After climbing Pal Norte (8c+/9a) at Margalef at the end of 2019, the European...

UKC Christmas Quiz  © Natalie Berry
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...


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Jerry Moffatt Mastermind interview + Signed Copies of Mastermind available

Mastermind by climbing legend Jerry Moffatt is a guide to mental training for climbers. Drawing on his own personal experiences, as well as inspiring stories from the current elite of the sport including Alex Megos, Adam Ondra, Alex Honnold and Ba...

Gary on the FA of Ghost Train, Pembroke  © Hazel Gibson
Gary on the FA of Ghost Train, Pembroke  © Hazel Gibson

'Blood, Sweat and Smears' by Gary Gibson + Kendal Mountain Festival talk 17.11.19

Gary Gibson's autobiography Blood, Sweat and Smears is now available to purchase. It tells the story of his life and passion for his often controversial climbing career, a passion which continues to...

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 limestone sea cliffs of Pembrokeshire. She dabbled in competition climbing - becoming the British junior champion six times - but at...

Scarpa Pro Store affiliation for Joe Brown and The Climbers Shop

We are very proud that Joe Brown Shops and The Climbers Shop are the first shops in the UK...

Statement of Youth Trailer  © UKC
Statement of Youth Trailer  © UKC

Statement of Youth - Sheffield Premiere 25th April

On Thursday 25th April, join us for the Sheffield premiere of Statement of Youth and a Q&A with stars of...

Women Rock 3  © Climbing Ulassai Association
Women Rock 3  © Climbing Ulassai Association

Women Rock - an invitation to a women focused climbing event with Hazel Findlay

This is an invitation to all women from the world to join our clan in...

REEL ROCK 13 - Big Screen Sends and Stories

The Reel Rock Film Tour is returning to the UK and Ireland bringing a collection of climbing's greatest...


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