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Dan Turner


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Dan is one of Britain's most accomplished boulderers, having completed problems of the highest standard across the length and breadth of the country. In 2014 he also completed the impressive feat of climbing E8, French 8a+ and Font 8A in a day - so isn't exactly bad at routes either!!

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Video Out of Obsession

A short film focussing on British boulderer Dan Turner which follows his obsession and commitment to bouldering and training. Dan pinpoints five problems which he thought represented some of the best climbing in the UK and filmmaker Rowan Spear-Bu...

News Dan Turner repeats Voyager Sit Start 8B+

Dan Turner has climber Voyager Sit Start (8B+) at Burbage North. This was the 5th  ascent after Ben Moon, Niccolò Ceria, Ned Feehally and David Fitzgerald. Dan has been trying Voyager for the past two years and has faced a protracted battle against...

News Monk Life 8B+ for Dan Turner

Dan Turner has climbed Monk Life 8B+ at Kyloe-in-the-wood (Kyloe-In) in Northumberland. The problem was first climbed in 2003 by Malcolm Smith and has come back into the spotlight recently after a repeat by 17 year-old William Bosi last October.

Video Dan Turner Climbs Lakes E8, 8a+ and 8A in a day

Dan Turner recently took advantage of some good weather in the Lakes and knocked off a triple 8 challenge in a...

Video Isles of Wonder, 8B Repeated by Dan Turner

Dan Turner has just made a quick repeat of Pete Robins' Ogwen Valley 8B Isles of Wonder, a very impressive feat given...


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Scarpa Force - top in class comfort and edging performance

In a market dominated by softer climbing shoes, stiffness and support are hard to come by; but here's a model that bucks the trend. Combining a forgiving fit for all-day comfort, with surprisingly decent performance in the low-to-mid grades, th...

Black Diamond Vapor & Capitan Helmets

Helmets have come a long way in recent years, and what was formerly lightweight is now midweight. Here we look at two different options from Black Diamond - the Vapor, perhaps the lightest climbing helmet on the market, and the Capitan, a knockabout...

Scarpa Mescalito TRK Pro GTX Men's and Women's Boots

"This feels like a nice 3-season walking boot that Scarpa have tried to winterise, without actually making it properly crampon compatible..." say Graham Uney and Sharon Kennedy. But for largely non-snowy use, and assuming the lack of half...

Performance Headtorches - Petzl Nao RL, Silva FREE and Black Diamond Distance 1500

Torch technology moves on fast, and the latest generation of high power...

Black Diamond First Light Stretch and First Light Hybrid Jackets

Designed to be worn on the go in a range of conditions, these midweight synthetic insulated...

Scarpa Veloce Lace - Intermediate Performance Meets Beginner Comfort

On paper, perhaps the Veloce Lace shouldn't work, says Tim Hill; and yet it really does....

Gear of the Year 2023

Our reviewers see a lot of gear, and while most is pretty good there will always be a few real stand-outs. Looking back over the last...


Latest News from Dan's Sponsors

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CWIF 16-17th March 2024 - Registration now open!

Join us on Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th March, climb alongside some of the best climbers in the world on problems set by some of the world's best routesetters.

Scarpa Mescalito Mids - Save 35%

Save 35% and pick up a pair of comfortable, lightweight, three-season hiking boots for just £149! Get ready for summer trekking, hiking and walking adventures.

SCARPA steps forward to sponsor mountain running events

SCARPA has signed up as title sponsor of the Great Lakeland 3Day for the next three editions of the event. In addition, the brand will become the exclusive footwear sponsor of the Montane Dragon's Back Race. Both are organised by...

Outside Deals - Save up to 30% on Scarpa Mojito & DMM Trance harness

The latest deals from Outside are on DMM Trance harness - Save 24% and...

Step By Step: The Nordkette Traverse with Black Diamond Employee Remco Grass

After 33 kilometers, 19 peaks and 3,800 vertical meters, Remco reaches the...

New Gear Autumn / Winter 2021

In our final roundup of new gear for Autumn/Winter 2021, we take a look at an eclectic mix of headtorches, footwear, packs,...

New Climbing Gear Autumn / Winter 2021

For the past couple of months, we've been finding out about all the shiny new gear that's hitting the shops...


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