International Women's Day Call for Pitches - Women Writers Welcomed!

On International Women's Day, we'd like to encourage more women to pitch writing ideas to and In recent years, we have increased our in-house coverage of women's climbing and women in the outdoors, alongside more female-specific gear and training editorial, but we'd still love to feature more freelanc...

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Sadpara, Snorri and Mohr Missing on K2; Rescue Mission Temporarily Suspended

Three experienced high altitude mountaineers have been missing on K2 (8,611m) in Pakistan since 5 February. Pakistani climber Muhammad Ali Sadpara, John Snorri of Iceland and J.P. Mohr Prieto of Chile were last sighted by their teammate...

UKC Christmas Quiz 2020 - The Answers

Thank you to all 687 of you who took part in our 2020 Christmas Quiz! The highest score was 83%. Here are the answers. You can still take part in the quiz if you missed it...just stop scrolling now!

Coronavirus: New Lockdown Guidance Issued

Following the announcement of national lockdowns across the country, political leaders have set out new guidelines and legislation on travel, exercise and recreation, some of which relate to climbing and hillwalking.

The Ticklist #22 - New Scottish Winter Climbs and Bouldering Repeats

This week's Ticklist features some hard new Scottish Winter lines, repeats of difficult...

2020 - A Year of Climbing News

2020 will be a year that most will hastily forget, with COVID-19 overshadowing the majority of the year. With much of the...

Changabang and the Mirrors of a Repetition

This week's Friday Night Video takes us to the Himalayan peak of Changabang where we follow three alpinists...

Fri Night Vid The Ghosts Above

This week's Friday Night Video recently took home the Best Mountain Film award at

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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. 

Climbing success for Mountain Hardwear climbers Louna Ladevant and Hugo Parmentie

Double gold for Louna Ladevant in the 2020 Ice Climbing World Cup First 9b route for Hugo Parmentier

Mountain Hardwear puts Fell Top Assessors in gear for winter season

Outdoor performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear is continuing to ensure a safe winter season for the Lake District Fell Top Assessors, by equipping the experienced team of three with its latest range...

White Goods Festival of Drytooling Report

The first weekend of November saw many people eating toffee apples and heading out to bonfires and firework...

The North Face FUTURELIGHT™ - The Technology behind the Innovation

The North Face changed the future of the outerwear industry with the unveiling of...

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...

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...

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