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Pilot Whale at Stanage while Alan James takes on Goodbye Toulouse.  © Charlotte King

Pilot Whale Takes Flight at Stanage

A whale hanging from Flying Buttress at Stanage...now what is that all about? Alan James joined biology lecturer Dave Clay and others to assemble something striking at Stanage, and pause for a little contemplation about how connected we all are. 


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Rockfall in Vivian Quarry 26/11/2020  © Mark Reeves

Major Rockfall Shuts Vivian Quarry

A significant rockfall has taken place in Vivian Quarry, Llanberis, which has impacted several established climbing routes. The area remains unstable and climbing is banned for the time being. 

Hamish MacInnes with one of his early mountain rescue dogs.  © BBC Scotland
Hamish MacInnes with one of his early mountain rescue dogs.  © BBC Scotland

Newsflash Hamish MacInnes dies aged 90

Scottish climber, inventor and mountain safety pioneer Hamish MacInnes has died aged 90 at his Highland home in Glencoe.

Jakob Schubert on La Force Tranquille Direct (8C)  © Jakob Schubert
Jakob Schubert on La Force Tranquille Direct (8C)  © Jakob Schubert

The Ticklist #18 Magic Wood sends, Hard Grit, El Cap in a Day and an Alpine Multipitch

In this week's Ticklist, top boulderers sneak in some hard ascents at Magic Wood before the snow, a free ascent of El Capitan and some hard gritstone bouldering.

Breathtaking K2 - One of the films in the Mountaineering Collection  © Adrian Ballinger
Breathtaking K2 - One of the films in the Mountaineering Collection  © Adrian Ballinger

Top Picks for Kendal Mountain Festival 2020

This year's extraordinary version of Kendal Mountain Festival begins today and the team have done an incredible job...

Kirsty Pallas  © UKC
Kirsty Pallas  © UKC

Video Kendal Mountain Festival - Kirsty Pallas Interview

Kirsty Pallas is an enthusiastic instructor, experienced climber and an advocate for a more diverse outdoor...

Upside Down Wales  © Al Hughes
Upside Down Wales  © Al Hughes

Fri Night Vid Upside Down Wales - The Climbing World of George Smith

This week's Friday Night Video is Al Hughes and Pat Saunders' classic Upside Down...

Mari climbing The Dirty Dozen  © Wideboyz
Mari climbing The Dirty Dozen  © Wideboyz

Video Mari Augusta Salvesen on 'The Dirty Dozen'

In this short film from the Wideboyz, Norwegian climber Mari Augusta Salvesen sets herself the challenge of...


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FATMAP Phone Display  © FATMAP

UKClimbing crags now available on FATMAP

We've partnered with FATMAP to add 16,000 crags to their high-resolution 3D map. You can now see crags pins on FATMAP which are linked to the individual crag pages on UKC.

U27 Membership  © BMC
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. 

© 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 our 5th year through the launch of an exciting new project - 'Climbers like Me'. Set up to celebrate and champion all aspects of our...

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...

Towers of Tigray 1  © The North Face
Towers of Tigray 1  © The North Face

The North Face presents: Towers of Tigray

With a rich history of climbing, the Tigray region of Ethiopia has always provided an incredible...

30-Week Instructor Training 2020/21

Want to get qualified as a mountain-based leader, instructor or coach? Then maybe consider our 30-week training...

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...


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