David Fitzgerald


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David on Bügeleisen (8B+)  © Sam Walker
David on Bügeleisen (8B+)  © Sam Walker

News Hard Boulders in Europe for David Fitzgerald

David Fitzgerald has climbed Bügeleisen (8B+) in Maltatal and Big Paw (8B+/8C) in Chironico. David worked the problems over two trips, struggling with the weather and the difficulty, but quickly became obsessed with climbing both.

Soul Resolution - An Irish Bouldering FIlm  © David Fitzgerald
Soul Resolution - An Irish Bouldering FIlm  © David Fitzgerald

Video Soul Resolution - An Irish Bouldering Film

Soul Resolution is an Irish Bouldering film made by David Fitzgerald. The main areas that the film covers are based in County Wicklow and it showcases some of the best bouldering in Ireland over a period of two years.

David on Voyager SS  © Sam Walker
David on Voyager SS  © Sam Walker

News David Fitzgerald - Voyager Sit 8B+

This week's Friday Night Video follows Irish climber David Fitzgerald on Voyager Sit Start 8B+ at Burbage North. After sending Deliverance 7B+ and The Ace 8B, David set his sights on Voyager sit start 8B+. Remarkably, David has only been climbing for five...

David Fitzgerald on Wonderland 8b, Glendalough  © Ellie Berry
David Fitzgerald on Wonderland 8b, Glendalough  © Ellie Berry

News 8B and 8B+ in a day for David Fitzgerald

Almost three years to the day after Michael Duffy did the first ascent of Ireland's hardest problem, Soul Revolution 8b+ in Glenmalure, it has been repeated for the first time by David Fitzgerald. He also managed the second ascent of the neo-classic...


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How many is too many?  © Penny Orr

Mid-Sized Bouldering Mats

Bouldering mats have come a long way since the beer towel. Not only do modern pads give a better landing, they are also bigger, easier to carry and boast useful extra features. This test highlights the range of options currently available.

Group Test Rope Bags MOntage  © UKC gear
Group Test Rope Bags MOntage  © UKC gear

Dedicated Rope Bags

Most climbers own a rope bag, but few take much trouble in choosing one. Considering how much use you'll get out of it, however, a little extra thought could prove worthwhile. We compare 11 current models.

gift guide montage  © UKC Gear
gift guide montage  © UKC Gear

Christmas Gift Guide: Goodies for £40 and Under

Christmas is nearly here, and as usual we've left present buying til the last minute. From seasonal staples like hats and torches to climbing hardwear and ultralight packs, here are some ideas that won't break the bank.

Moon clothes montage  © Heather Swift
Moon clothes montage  © Heather Swift

Moon Women's Cyphette Pant and Sigma Vest

Bold, bright and sassy: Moon's Sigma Vest and Cyphette Pants pull no punches, technically or visually, says Heather...

Moonboard Review Montage Image  © Nick Brown - UKC
Moonboard Review Montage Image  © Nick Brown - UKC

Moonboard

In early December, UKC received an invitation to review the latest incarnation of the Moonboard. Never one to shy away from a challenge UKC accepted the...

Moon review  © UKC Gear
Moon review  © UKC Gear

Moon Pants and Jackets

Paul Phillips and Ola Stępień take a look at a selection from the 2016 Moon clothing range. "As with all gear the devil...

stocking fillers montage 2  © Dan Bailey
stocking fillers montage 2  © Dan Bailey

Christmas Special - Gifts Ideas under £40

Stuck for a few last minute stocking fillers for the climber in your life? Here's a few quick ideas for small...


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Summer Clothing  © Moon

Moon Summer Clothing

With the summer upon us and the UK basking in glorious weather it's high time to update your summer climbing gear, here we have some choice offerings from Moon Climbing, 100% designed for climbing in the toastiest of temperatures.

Moonboard Masters  © Moon
Moonboard Masters  © Moon

The North Face MoonBoard Masters

18-months ago, with ten solid years of hard training under its belt, the MoonBoard received its first major update with the introduction of the LED System and Smartphone App. Since then, more than 20,000 registered MoonBoard users have climbed and...

OutDoor 2018 Montage  © UKC
OutDoor 2018 Montage  © UKC

OutDoor 2017 - Mountain Clothing and Footwear

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video interviews with brand representatives, who talked us through the key features of their latest creations in mountain clothing,...

OutDoor 2018  © UKClimbing
OutDoor 2018  © UKClimbing

OutDoor 2017 - Climbing Gear and Rock Shoes

The UKC team recently returned from the annual gear-fest in Friedrichshafen that is OutDoor. Here are some video...

The MoonBreak in action at Stanage  © UKC Gear
The MoonBreak in action at Stanage  © UKC Gear

Moon Climbing launch the MoonBreak

After years of top secret development Sheffield based MoonClimbing are psyched to launch their latest Bouldering...

Moon Climbing  © Moon Climbing
Moon Climbing  © Moon Climbing

MoonClimbing 2017

It has been an incredible 12 months for us at MoonClimbing, with the international success of the MoonBoard keeping us very busy. Now is...

Ben Moon  © Moon
Ben Moon  © Moon

Moon Junior Team go to School

We decided a to get the Moon Junior team together at Ben's gym 'The School Room' to have a bit of a training session, and to...