Molly Thompson-Smith


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Molly is a Berghaus athlete and member of the GB Climbing Team, holding multiple British Championship titles. In 2017, Molly won bronze in a Lead World Cup and earned a top 10 World Ranking. She is currently working towards Olympic selection while pushing her grade outdoors on sport routes and boulders. 

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Molly Thompson-Smith looking strong on the powerful women's final route in Chamonix.  © Dark Sky Media

News Molly Thompson-Smith - The 2019 Season so Far #2

In this new series, GB Climbing Team member and Berghaus athlete Molly Thompson-Smith reports from IFSC events as she works towards qualification for Tokyo 2020. In her first diary entry, Molly reflects on the start of the the 2019 IFSC Lead se...

Molly qualifying in Wujiang, China.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC
Molly qualifying in Wujiang, China.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC

News Molly Thompson-Smith - The 2019 Season so Far

In this new series, GB Climbing Team member and Berghaus athlete Molly Thompson-Smith reports from IFSC events as she works towards qualification for Tokyo 2020. In her first diary entry, Molly reflects on a difficult start to the 2019 IFSC...

Molly Thompson-Smith climbing in Thailand.  © UKC News
Molly Thompson-Smith climbing in Thailand.  © UKC News

News Rollito Sharma Extension 8c by Molly Thompson-Smith

Molly Thompson-Smith has followed her recent redpoint of La Fabelita 8c at the Santa Linya cave with an ascent of Rollito Sharma Extension 8c. Molly has been travelling back and forth to Spain and returned earlier this month for some...

Molly Thompson-Smith climbing to 16th place in Kranj.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC
Molly Thompson-Smith climbing to 16th place in Kranj.  © Eddie Fowke/IFSC

News La Fabelita 8c by Molly Thompson-Smith

21 year-old Molly Thompson-Smith has climbed her first 8c with an ascent of La Fabelita 8c in Santa Linya, Catalonia,...

Billy Ridal in Magic Wood  © Billy Ridal
Billy Ridal in Magic Wood  © Billy Ridal

News Young Brits on Form in Magic Wood

Recently a group of young British climbers descended on Magic Wood. Among them, young talent such as Billy Ridal, Orrin Coley,...


Latest Reviews for Molly's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

2am on the Cuillin Ridge  © Dan Bailey

Compact Headtorches

Modern front-mounted headtorches are neat and lightweight, yet pack enough power for most needs. Here we look in depth at five alternatives across the price spectrum.

QUARK montage  © Tom Ripley
QUARK montage  © Tom Ripley

Petzl QUARK

Last winter Petzl brought out a revamped range of technical axes. We covered the NOMIC and ERGONOMIC back in March, but a broken leg put our review of the updated QUARK on hold. So here it is...

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...

20L packs montage  © UKC Gear
20L packs montage  © UKC Gear

Day Packs Around 20 Litres

We check out 11 smaller rucksacks for lightweight days.

The Volta is a good durable triple-rated rope for UK trad  © Tom Ripley
The Volta is a good durable triple-rated rope for UK trad  © Tom Ripley

Petzl VOLTA 9.2mm & VOLTA GUIDE 9mm Triple Rated Ropes

From Red Rocks to the Alps, UK trad to Scottish winter, Tom Ripley conducts a long-term test on these...

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,...


Latest News from Molly's Sponsors

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Wilson, Waldo, Edward, Anna, Troy, Leo on the summit of Roraima  © Matt Pycroft/Coldhouse Collective & Berghaus

Leo Houlding and team climb new route on the prow of Roraima

Leo Houlding has led a team to successfully complete a new free climbed route on a huge big wall in the Amazon rain forest. In a trip sponsored by Berghaus, the team of six, plus two local guides, climbed a new route on the 600m, continually overh...

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.

En:Spire  © En:Spire
En:Spire  © En:Spire

En:Spire: Raising Awareness of Relative Energy Deficiency in Climbing

Following on from the thought provoking article, 'Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport - A Cautionary Tale', Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has teamed up with the BMC and Awesome Walls Sheffield to organise an event which...

Leo pulling hard through the steep section on pitch 5  © Coldhouse Collective
Leo pulling hard through the steep section on pitch 5  © Coldhouse Collective

Update from the Mnt Roraima expedition

During a dreich week here in the UK, here's an update from the Mnt Roraima team in Guyana that will hopefully...

Above the Slime Forest  © Coldhouse Collective & Berghaus
Above the Slime Forest  © Coldhouse Collective & Berghaus

Berghaus Expedition to Mnt Roraima, Guyana: Update

Along with their local support team, the core crew of Leo Houlding, Anna Taylor, Waldo Etherington,...

Mick Fowler (left) and Victor Saunders (right)  © Berghaus
Mick Fowler (left) and Victor Saunders (right)  © Berghaus

Chombu wins again, but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a second time this...

The team - (l-r) Wilson Cutbirth, Waldo Etherington, Leo Houlding, Anna Taylor, Matt Pycroft, Dan Howard  © Coldhouse Collective
The team - (l-r) Wilson Cutbirth, Waldo Etherington, Leo Houlding, Anna Taylor, Matt Pycroft, Dan Howard  © Coldhouse Collective

Leo Houlding and Team arrive in Guyana

After leaving from various locations earlier this week, the full team safely reached Guyana – Leo Houlding, Anna...