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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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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 stepped back from climbing to concentrate on caving, his influence was still felt across the climbing scene. He...

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 Lemony who placed 1st with a score of 80%. Raffle winners will be selected at random from the list of entrants and contacted this...

Speak To Me Softly  © Outdoor Research
Speak To Me Softly  © Outdoor Research

Fri Night Vid Speak To Me Softly

This week's Friday Night Video takes us inside the mind of climber Jenny Abegg. We follow Jenny up a route as she experiences a range of fears and emotions, whilst fighting self-criticism from the voice we all have in the back of our heads. An original and...

Sébastian Berthe on a free ascent of The Nose  © Alexandre Eggermont
Sébastian Berthe on a free ascent of The Nose  © Alexandre Eggermont

Fri Night Vid Free Climbing The Nose

On November 11, 2019, Belgian climber Sébastien Berthe became only the seventh person to free climb the Nose (VI 5.14a), the...

Hazel Findlay on Magic Line 5.14c/8c+.  © Jacopo Larcher
Hazel Findlay on Magic Line 5.14c/8c+.  © Jacopo Larcher

Interview Hazel Findlay on Magic Line 5.14c/8c+

We recently reported that Hazel Findlay had ticked Ron Kauk's Magic Line 5.14c (8c+) at Vernal Falls in Yosemite...

Sou'wester Slabs, Arran  © BMC TV
Sou'wester Slabs, Arran  © BMC TV

Fri Night Vid Climbing Sou'wester Slabs

To celebrate their 75th birthday, the British Mountaineering Council teamed up with Land and Sky Media to create a film that...

Brad Gobright in Indian Creek  © Gramicci
Brad Gobright in Indian Creek  © Gramicci

Brad Gobright dies in Accident in El Potrero Chico

31-year-old American climber Brad Gobright has died in an accident while descending on the classic multipitch...


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Leo pulling hard through the steep section on pitch 5  © Coldhouse Collective

Update from the Mnt Roraima expedition

During a dreich week here in the UK, here's an update from the Mnt Roraima team in Guyana that will hopefully brighten up your day.

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...

The team - (l-r) Wilson Cutbirth, Waldo Etherington, Leo Houlding, Anna Taylor, Matt Pycroft, Dan Howard  © Coldhouse Collective
The team - (l-r) Wilson Cutbirth, Waldo Etherington, Leo Houlding, Anna Taylor, Matt Pycroft, Dan Howard  © Coldhouse Collective

Leo Houlding and Team arrive in Guyana

After leaving from various locations earlier this week, the full team safely reached Guyana – Leo Houlding, Anna Taylor, Waldo Etherington, Wilson Cutbirth, Matt Pycroft and Dan Howard.  

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...

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....

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...

REEL ROCK Global Tour Returns with Epic New Climbing Films

The international Reel Rock Film Tour is back for 2019, bringing an evening of exhilarating...


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