Aidan Roberts


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Cumbria, United Kingdom
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Aidan Roberts on Jade (8B+)  © mellow
Aidan Roberts on Jade (8B+)  © mellow

Video Aidan Roberts bouldering in Colorado

Earlier in the year, we reported on Aidan Roberts' world-class trip to Colorado where he repeated several hard boulders including Jade (8B+), Chocolate Jesus (8B+), Ode to the Modern Man (8B+) and added his own Railway (8C). Mellow have just...

Aidan Roberts on his Font 8C Railway  © Aidan Roberts Collection
Aidan Roberts on his Font 8C Railway  © Aidan Roberts Collection

News A World Class Trip to Colorado for Aidan Roberts

Youthful crimper Aidan Roberts has returned from Colorado where he managed amongst other things, to climb the hard classic Jade (Font 8B+) on his 3rd attempt. He also added his own problem nearby called Railway, which he describes as his hardest...

Aidan Roberts on Power of One 8B  © Aidan Roberts Collection
Aidan Roberts on Power of One 8B  © Aidan Roberts Collection

Interview Aidan Roberts on Rocklands

Aidan Roberts has returned from a very successful winter in Rocklands, where he feels his form was 'a step up' from the bouldering trips he's been on in the past. Aidan had one month in Rocklands and came back with a varied tick list which included first...

The Rocklands   © Nick Brown
The Rocklands   © Nick Brown

News Hard Boulders in Rocklands for Aidan Roberts

Aidan Roberts has had a productive first week in Rocklands, SA, climbing several 8B's or above very quickly. The highlights include quick ascents of Power of One (8B), Bloody Mary (8B+) and Fred Nicole's Oliphant's Dawn, which he climbed on his 3rd...


Latest Reviews for Aidan's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

2am on the Cuillin Ridge  © Dan Bailey

Compact Headtorches

Modern front-mounted headtorches are neat and lightweight, yet pack enough power for most needs. Here we look in depth at five alternatives across the price spectrum.

QUARK montage  © Tom Ripley
QUARK montage  © Tom Ripley

Petzl QUARK

Last winter Petzl brought out a revamped range of technical axes. We covered the NOMIC and ERGONOMIC back in March, but a broken leg put our review of the updated QUARK on hold. So here it is...

LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear
LV shoes group test  © UKC Gear

Performance Rock Shoes - Women's/LV Fit

In this group test we compare nine pairs of performance shoes with a women's / low volume fit. How did they all do...?

Comfortable out of the box on Beinn a' Chrulaiste  © Dan Bailey
Comfortable out of the box on Beinn a' Chrulaiste  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa R-Evo GTX

"A non-techy walking boot that can eat the miles without chewing your feet up too, the R-Evo is built for comfort" reckons Dan Bailey...

20L packs montage  © UKC Gear
20L packs montage  © UKC Gear

Day Packs Around 20 Litres

We check out 11 smaller rucksacks for lightweight days.

The Volta is a good durable triple-rated rope for UK trad  © Tom Ripley
The Volta is a good durable triple-rated rope for UK trad  © Tom Ripley

Petzl VOLTA 9.2mm & VOLTA GUIDE 9mm Triple Rated Ropes

From Red Rocks to the Alps, UK trad to Scottish winter, Tom Ripley conducts a long-term test on these...

Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear
Approach shoes group test   © UKC Gear

Approach Shoes

Whether you're approaching a mountain crag or out on a scramble or via ferrata, an approach shoe will be lighter and more nimble than a boot,...


Latest News from Aidan's Sponsors

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Scarpa Veloce

The Veloce offers comfort and technology with special focus on indoor climbing. A slightly downturned shape with an extra spacy toe box is the secret to its high level of comfort.

TNF Belay Parka action  © The North Face
TNF Belay Parka action  © The North Face

The North Face Summit L6 FUTURELIGHT™ Belay Parka

FUTURELIGHT has been tested extensively for more than 400 continuous days by 15 members of the brand's global athlete team, proven through use in the highest peaks and harshest environments, including the Himalayas' Lhotse and...

The New Petzl SWIFT RL Headlamp

With 900 lumens of lighting power at only 100 grams, the SWIFT RL is Petzl's brightest compact headlamp. Designed with a reflective two-part headband for a stable and secure fit, this lamp is ideal for outdoor recreation with a mixed beam pattern for...

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...

Mont Blanc Pro  © Scarpa
Mont Blanc Pro  © Scarpa

Scarpa Mont Blanc Pro GTX

The Mt Blanc Pro is a warm and durable boot designed for technical mountaineering and winter climbing. The new Mt Blanc Pro is...

Friction Labs  © Friction Labs
Friction Labs  © Friction Labs

Friction Labs Secret Stuff + AF

Secret Stuff is FrictionLabs answer to liquid chalk. Rub a small amount on your hands, let dry, and a perfect layer of the...

Phantom Tech  © Scarpa
Phantom Tech  © Scarpa

Scarpa Phantom Tech

The Phantom Tech is a super light, technically precise, gaitered boot for cold weather mountaineering and ice climbing. The new...