Kieran Forrest


Llanrug, United Kingdom
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Kieran Forrest is a GB Climbing Team member and has made hard sport ascents up to 9a, including the fourth repeat of The Big Bang. 


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News The Big Bang 9a by Kieran Forrest

Continuing his exploration Lower Pen Trwyn, 19-year-old Bangor-based Kieran Forrest has made the fourth ascent of The Big Bang 9a, just under two months after

News Kieran Forrest ticks Pilgrimage (Font 8B+ / 9a)

Bangor-based Kieran Forrest has ticked Malcolm Smith's 2004 Parisella's Cave testpiece Pilgrimage. Fresh from success on Liquid Ambar, the 19-year-old competition climber has shifted his focus onto rock in the past couple of months, with...

News 4th Ascent of Liquid Ambar 8c+ by Kieran Forrest

19-year-old Bangor-based youth Kieran Forrest has made the fourth ascent of Jerry Moffatt's Liquid Ambar 8c+ at Lower Pen Trwyn, North Wales. First climbed in 1990, the route was originally graded 8c and had subsequently only been repeated by...

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La Sportiva Miura VS - If it ain't broke...

The Miura VS has been a much-loved favourite for over 15 years, says Tim Hill, and in a world of soft climbing shoes the good news is that the recent update has not watered down what this model does best - supportive edging performance.

Mountain Equipment Vega - update of a classic

A versatile midweight down jacket, the Vega is warm enough for winter mountains but light enough to remain packable, says Tom Ripley. In fact he rates it so much, he's on his third...

Mountain Equipment Earthrise Jacket - Down Needn't Cost The Earth

Lightweight down jackets are ubiquitous these days, so one way to stand out in this crowded market is to offer a more sustainable product. The Earthrise Hooded Jacket successfully combines environmentally conscious materials...

Mountain Equipment Switch Pro Hooded Jacket and Switch Trousers

Quick-drying, breathable, and very warm for their minimal weight, these lined softshells make a...

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...

Mountain Equipment Tupilak 14 Vest Pack

"You'd get the most out of this pack if you like keeping things fast, efficient, and minimalist. If you are inclined to...

Mountain Equipment Aerotherm Softshell and Firefly Shell - not just for running

Designed for running and fast-paced walking in the hills, this softshell jacket...

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Women's Trad Festival 2022

This August saw the Women's Trad Festival return to the Peak District for a joyous and action-packed weekend of climbing....

La Sportiva launches UK recycling programme

A new recycling programme has been launched in the UK by La Sportiva, aiming to provide an easy way for people...

Forging Ahead: Celebrating 40 years of DMM

Innovative, made in Wales, premium quality, and a little off the wall are all words that get mentioned...

New Clothing Autumn / Winter 2021

We have spent the last couple of months catching up with brands up and down the country and checking out their quality...

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