Greg Boswell


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Greg Boswell is one of Scotland’s most experienced young climbers. Having started climbing in 2004 at the age of 13 he has since then tried to excel in most aspects of the sport. He has travelled all over the world to pursue many different routes and conditions. 

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Greg Boswell makes the third ascent of Anubis XII/12.  © Hamish Frost Photography

News 3rd Ascent of Anubis XII, 12 by Greg Boswell

Greg Boswell has made the third ascent of Dave MacLeod's 2010 route Anubis XII, 12. The route follows the line of a summer E8, Anubis, also first climbed by MacLeod. Visiting Swiss alpinist Dani Arnold made the first repeat of the winter line i...

Greg Boswell  © UKC News
Greg Boswell  © UKC News

News The Forge X/10 by Boswell and Robertson

Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have started the Scottish Winter season as they mean to go on, by making the first ascent of a two-pitch new route on An Teallach's Hayfork Wall, which they have named The Forge X/10. Greg onsighted each pitch, spending 4...

Greg on the \'Super Skinny\' pitch.  © Guy Robertson
Greg on the \'Super Skinny\' pitch.  © Guy Robertson

News Lost Arrow Winter Variation X 10 by Boswell & Robertson

The formidable axe-wielding duo Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made a promising start to their 2017/18 Scottish winter campaign with a hard first ascent on Church Door Buttress, Bidean nam Bian. As the name suggests, Lost Arrow...


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Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear

Lightweight Sport Climbing Harnesses

For a dedicated sport climbing harness you will want something light, comfortable and fairly simple. In this group test the UKC team go through some of the best lightweight sport harnesses on offer.

The Vapour V, once bedded in, smears surprisingly well  © UKC Gear
The Vapour V, once bedded in, smears surprisingly well  © UKC Gear

Scarpa Vapour V

The original Vapour V came out in 2010, but the latest version has seen some big changes. This is very much a shoe of two halves, says Rob Greenwood, and not necessarily an improvement on the older models.

Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear
Women's down jackets thumbnail  © UKC Gear

Women's Midweight Down Jackets

Ten women's down jackets from leading brands go head-to-head in this comprehensive group test. What does 'midweight' even mean? And by that definition, which models stand out? All will be revealed...

Leki Carbon Black Series Pole - on Win Hill in the Peak District  © Alan James
Leki Carbon Black Series Pole - on Win Hill in the Peak District  © Alan James

LEKI Black Series Micro Vario Carbon Pole

This is a superb and well-designed folding pole that improves on previous LEKI models. The new mechanism may become the...

mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear
mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear

All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

Mountaineering involves all sorts of terrain, so a general mountain boot has to be an all-rounder. We look at eight models that...

ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown
ISPO 2019 top 10 montage  © Nick Brown

ISPO 2019 - Best in Show

The annual ISPO outdoor trade show has just wrapped up for 2019. Among the many new products shown to us by attending brands, a number...

Lightweight down jackets montage  © UKC Gear
Lightweight down jackets montage  © UKC Gear

Lightweight Down Jackets

Whether you're climbing, camping or walking - or even just out in town - a light and packable down jacket is a versatile layer...


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LEKI Micro Vario Carbon Folding  © Leki

LEKI Micro Vario Carbon: the classic folding pole just got better

The Micro Vario Carbon [£164.95] walking pole is always a first choice – no matter whether trekking, multi-day cabin touring or heading up fixed-rope routes. Featuring LEKI's new ELD technology, the Micro Vario Carbon poles just got smaller, light...

ZG Thumbnail  © Scarpa
ZG Thumbnail  © Scarpa

The Scarpa Zero Gravity Collection

The Zero Gravity (ZG) family of product represents a new class of product for Scarpa, designed around a fluid and dynamic rolling gait concept and sits alongside the traditional hiking range. The core of the ZG range is a new last shape (called TRM)...

Kinetic Alpine Action 2  © Rab
Kinetic Alpine Action 2  © Rab

Rab Kinetic Alpine Jacket and Pants

Forget everything you think you know - the Kinetic Alpine will change the way you dress in the mountains. Fully waterproof, highly breathable and stretchy, this is a radical re-approach to protective yet comfortable clothing systems. Perfectly...

Rab Down  © Rab
Rab Down  © Rab

Rab Sleeping Bag Range

Driven by a pursuit of excellence, we believe the best way to ensure the quality of our sleeping bags is to fill them in our own...

Exosphere lifestyle  © Mountain Boot Company
Exosphere lifestyle  © Mountain Boot Company

The Upgraded Deuter Exosphere

Deuter's Exopshere range of sleeping bags has been totally revamped for Spring 2019, offering unparalleled comfort and a...

Instinct VS WMN  © Scarpa
Instinct VS WMN  © Scarpa

Scarpa - Women's Collection: Instinct VSRW, Maestro, Vapor, Arpia

For 2019 Scarpa has released three new women's specific climbing shoes, with an adapted...

Arpia  © Scarpa
Arpia  © Scarpa

Scarpa - Arpia and Vapour V

The Arpia is especially designed for climbers who want to step up to their first high performance shoe. It combines performance...