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COP26 and Climate Change in Mountain Environments - What's On

As global leaders meet in Glasgow for the COP26 United Nations Climate Change Conference, UKC and UKH will be sharing our existing climate crisis-related articles and reporting from events in Glasgow. The impact of rising temperatures on sensitive high altitude environments has implications for mountain communities around the world, who depen...


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Fri Night Vid Link Sar - The Last Great Unclimbed Mountain

This week's Friday Night Video takes us to Link Sar (7041m) in the Karakoram range of Pakistan. The mountain had seen nine failed attempts since 1970, including a 2017 attempt by a team consisting of Graham Zimmerman, Steve Swenson and Mark Ric...

Fri Night Vid Lucy Walker - The First Woman on the Matterhorn

150 years ago in 1871, Liverpudlian Lucy Walker became the first woman to climb the Matterhorn. She not only managed the climb in cumbersome skirts and hobnail boots but also overcame a deeply embedded gender bias in mountaineering,...

2021 Boardman Tasker Award Shortlist Announced

The six shortlisted books in the 2021 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature have been announced. This year there were 41 entries, from Great Britain, Canada, Ireland, France, Norway and the USA.

The Ticklist #38 Bouldering in Rocklands, Switzerland and the States

This week's ticklist features some elite bouldering from three different...

The Ticklist #31 - Hard Flash for Raboutou and Big Numbers for Young Guns

An eclectic mix of bouldering, sport and drytooling...

Fri Night Vid Pamir Pilgrimage - Frozen ice, frozen roads, and first ascents in Central Asia

This week's Friday Night Video takes us on a journey through central...

Paul Davies Appointed as BMC CEO

The new CEO of the British Mountaineering Council has been announced today as Paul Davies, who has held the role of...


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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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