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Molly Thompson-Smith


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Molly is a 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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Holly Toothill on the final women's problem in CWIF 2020  © The Climbing Works

News Rab CWIF Final Results

A closed-doors Rab CWIF took place over the weekend and the lack of a crowd certainly didn't mean any lack of competition. In the men's event, international competitors stole the show with Yoshiyuki Ogata (JPN) taking the top spot, clos...

Billy Ridal climbing into the Final of CWIF 2020  © The Climbing Works
Billy Ridal climbing into the Final of CWIF 2020  © The Climbing Works

News RAB CWIF Semi Final Result and Final Livestream

The Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) Semi Finals have just wrapped up and there have been a few surprises and upsets from the morning's action. 

Molly Thompson-Smith clipped the chains of Via del Quim 8b+ in the space of a couple of hours.   © Jan Hojer
Molly Thompson-Smith clipped the chains of Via del Quim 8b+ in the space of a couple of hours.   © Jan Hojer

News 8b+ in a Day by Molly Thompson-Smith

Molly Thompson-Smith has redpointed Via del Quim 8b+ in Margalef, Spain, on her first redpoint go and in a day.

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

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...

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...

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

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

News Young Brits on Form in Magic Wood


Latest Reviews for Molly's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Light but pretty well cushioned, they feel like a good choice for mixed terrain  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa Spin Ultra

Offering generous levels of cushioning and support in a surprisingly lightweight package, the Spin Ultra should be equally at home on long trail running days and gentler local runs, says Dan Bailey. It's worth considering for summer hill walks ...

It's a refined and modern take on the traditional leather boot...  © Dan Bailey
It's a refined and modern take on the traditional leather boot...  © Dan Bailey

Scarpa Mont Blanc Pro GTX

A traditional leather mountain boot with modern refinements, Tom Ripley thinks the updated Mont Blanc Pro GTX would be a good choice for any mountaineer looking for a solid B3 boot that can be used from winter hill walking through to technical ice and mixed...

Bombproof shells group test  © UKC Gear
Bombproof shells group test  © UKC Gear

Bombproof Winter Mountain Shells

What's the ideal shell for Scottish winter climbing and gnarly hill walks? A beefy and protective one! Here we review tough technical jackets from 12 leading manufacturers.

2am on the Cuillin Ridge  © Dan Bailey
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...

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...

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...


Latest News from Molly's Sponsors

Annoucements direct from manufacturers

Ed Jackson approaches the 'summit' of his Everest challenge  © @thatcameraman

Quadriplegic Berghaus Ambassador Completes Charity Mount Everest Challenge at Hom

Ed Jackson, Berghaus ambassador and a quadriplegic former professional rugby player, has scaled the height of Mount Everest up his parents' staircase. The Bath resident made the journey of 8,8...

Mick Fowler bouldering on his home wall...which is also his house...  © Mick Fowler
Mick Fowler bouldering on his home wall...which is also his house...  © Mick Fowler

Mick Fowler shares some thoughts on what to do during the lockdown

Climber Mick Fowler has plenty of experience of dealing with adversity, both on many expeditions, and during his more recent response to cancer. Mick has shared some of his thoughts with Berghaus, which are collected...

Berghaus ambassador Ed Jackson is geared up for his Everest challenge  © Berghaus
Berghaus ambassador Ed Jackson is geared up for his Everest challenge  © Berghaus

Quadriplegic Berghaus Ambassador to 'climb' Mount Everest at home for charity

Ed Jackson, Berghaus ambassador and a quadriplegic former professional rugby player, will take on a home-based climbing challenge for charity this week.

The Big Bang Tour  © BMC TV
The Big Bang Tour  © BMC TV

Emma Twyford and The Big Bang: on tour

Watch the award-winning Big Bang film in cinemas and Patagonia stores this March. Join top climber Emma Twyford,...

A sensitive, flexible shoe enables maximum contact on sloping footholds  © Robbie Phillips
A sensitive, flexible shoe enables maximum contact on sloping footholds  © Robbie Phillips

Scarpa Booster

The Booster is the newest climbing shoe to be introduced to the Scarpa Spring Summer 2020 climbing range. It follows on from the old classic...

ISPO 2020 Footwear  © UKC
ISPO 2020 Footwear  © UKC

ISPO 2020 - New Footwear

We spent earlier this week catching up with brands at the big winter gearfest: ISPO. Despite the fact the show was quieter than...

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


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