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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...

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 Jim Morrison set off to climb and complete the first ski descent of the 27,940-foot Lhotse. A beautifully shot high budget film...

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...

Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk  © The North Face
Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk  © The North Face

Fri Night Vid Life Coach: Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk in Alaska

When climbing in Alaska, things don't always go to plan. Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk's aim was to...


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Lake District Fell Top Assessors in MHW Exposure 2 Gore-Tex Pro Jacket and Alpine Light backpack  © Mountain Hardwear

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 of clothing and equipment for...

Embracing the steepness at White Goods  © White Goods Festival
Embracing the steepness at White Goods  © White Goods Festival

White Goods Festival of Drytooling Report

The first weekend of November saw many people eating toffee apples and heading out to bonfires and firework displays, but a group of around 40 people who headed for north wales to make sparks of a different kind fly.

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...

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...

Fell Top Assessors l-r Jon Bennett, Graham Uney and Zac Poulton  © Mountain Hardwear
Fell Top Assessors l-r Jon Bennett, Graham Uney and Zac Poulton  © Mountain Hardwear

Product News Mountain Hardwear helps Fell Top Assessors reach their Peak

Performance apparel and equipment brand Mountain Hardwear has ensured a safe Winter season for...

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...


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