Katherine Choong


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Glovelier, Switzerland
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Katherine Choong is a sport and competition climber who has climbed two 9a's and competes regularly in the IFSC Lead World Cups.

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Katherine Choong on Jungfraumarathon (9a)  © Julia Cassou

News Katherine Choong climbs Jungfraumarathon (9a)

Swiss climber Katherine Choong has climbed Jungfraumarathon, her second 9a. The route is at Gimmelwald, hidden between the snowy peaks of the Jugfrau region and has an extensive selection of sport climbing.

Katherine Choong competing in Villars 2018  © Björn Pohl
Katherine Choong competing in Villars 2018  © Björn Pohl

News Cabane au Canada, 9a, by Katherine Choong

Katherine Choong has repeated Pirmin Bertle's Cabana au Canada, 9a, at Rawyl in Switzerland's Valais region. This was her first of the grade.


Latest Reviews for Katherine's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Masao Light montage  © Dan Bailey

Mammut Masao Light Jacket

If you're after a lighter shell for less-rigorous mountain use, but keen not to sacrifice too many useful features, then the Masao Light could be it, says Pegs Bailey.

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...

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,...

...or you could wear it like a giant silver scarf  © UKC Gear
...or you could wear it like a giant silver scarf  © UKC Gear

OutDoor 2019 - Best in Show

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. Over three long days we saw a lot (and we mean a lot)...

Sport Climbing Harness review  © UKC Gear
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 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...


Latest News from Katherine'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.

Dani Arnold Nordwand Action  © Mammut
Dani Arnold Nordwand Action  © Mammut

Mammut Nordwand Pro Hooded Jacket

The Eiger, Matterhorn and Grand Jorasses – names that have come to epitomize the supreme mountaineering discipline: the north face. We therefore felt that it was only fitting that our best hard shell should be named according to the purpose it was...

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 built around the latest Essential AC sole platform which is lightweight, and cushioned but also extremely burly and durable. The TPU...

Crack climbing in Mongolia  © Alex Gorham
Crack climbing in Mongolia  © Alex Gorham

Maddy Cope: Climbing the unknown in Mongolia

Mammut UK athlete and climber, Madeleine Cope, has just returned from a three-week trip to Mongolia – not...

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...

Ducan High GTX  © Mammut
Ducan High GTX  © Mammut

Mammut Ducan High GTX

A super-sporty and agile hiking shoe for multi-day outings, trekking excursions or fast-paced hikes in the mountains, incorporating...

OutDoor 2019 - Climbing Gear  © UKC
OutDoor 2019 - Climbing Gear  © UKC

OutDoor 2019 - New Climbing Gear

We're just back from the annual summer gear-fest that is the OutDoor trade show. As Europe sweltered in the heat the...