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UKC Supporter  © UKC News

Become a Supporter of UKClimbing and UKHillwalking

During the past six weeks, we have seen our traffic increase as people spent more time at home and reached out to their virtual communities for support. At UKClimbing and UKHillwalking we have been proud to have played a small part in facilitating this community spirit with our informative news, inspiring articles and quizzes. In order to con...


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The Pathan Project  © Guillaume Broust

Video The Pathan Project - A Remote Big Wall in Pakistan

An unexplored range in a remote valley of Pakistan, an unclimbed big wall, and a solid team of Belgian, French, and Argentinian climbers ready to combine exploration, music, and humour. Nicolas Favresse, Jean-Louis Wertz, Mathieu Maynadier, and...

Bavarian Direct: Hubers  © Timeline Production
Bavarian Direct: Hubers  © Timeline Production

Video Bavarian Direct - The Huber Brothers tackle Mount Asgard

The Huber Brothers travel to Baffin Island in this feature length film. Their aim was to tackle the 1000m high south wall of Mount Asgard, which had never had a free ascent. The brothers, along with Mario Walder planned seven weeks to...

New Routes table  © UKC News
New Routes table  © UKC News

SITE UPDATES: Logbook and Notifications

The route table on crag/hill pages has been redesigned from the ground up to provide more functionality and ease of use. Alongside this, a new notification system has been launched to keep you up to date with your favourite UKC/UKH content!

Aleš, Tom and Luka at Base Camp.  © Tom Livingstone
Aleš, Tom and Luka at Base Camp.  © Tom Livingstone

Fri Night Vid Latok I from the North

This week's Friday Night Video takes us to the Pakistan Karakoram. In 2018, a British-Slovenian team made up of Tom...

Dave MacLeod: Life is on Ice  © UKC News
Dave MacLeod: Life is on Ice  © UKC News

Video Dave MacLeod - Life is on Ice

Winter climbing in Scotland is a unique experience, often a masochistic one. Harsh weather and precarious protection make...

COVID-19: An impact report on the professional mountaineering industry.  © Calum Muskett
COVID-19: An impact report on the professional mountaineering industry.  © Calum Muskett

COVID-19 - An Impact Report on the Professional Mountaineering Industry

IFMGA mountain guide Calum Muskett has carried out a comprehensive, independent impact...

Outdoor exercise: We all need to keep it local, and make it easy and low-risk  © Dan Bailey
Outdoor exercise: We all need to keep it local, and make it easy and low-risk  © Dan Bailey

Coronavirus: Stay Local, Urge Outdoor Bodies, and Avoid Climbing or Hillwalking

After crowds were seen swamping coastal and remote rural communities at the...


Press Releases

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Louna Ladevant winning gold  © UIAA

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

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

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...

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...


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