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 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, Spain, marking a rapid return to fitness following her finger injury and subsequent surgery earlier this year. She adds La Fabelita to a...

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, Molly Thompson-Smith, Alex Waterhouse, Jonny White and Aidan Roberts. Most of them predominantly indoor and competition climbers, the...


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Reviews from the UKC editorial team

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.

They're a fantastic all-round technical tool  © UKC Gear
They're a fantastic all-round technical tool  © UKC Gear

Petzl NOMIC and ERGONOMIC

Martin McKenna makes the best of a lean season to trial Petzl's two new top-end technical ice tools.

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 caught our attention in particular...

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...

A wild night out in Storm Callum  © Dan Bailey
A wild night out in Storm Callum  © Dan Bailey

Petzl TIKKID Children's Headtorch

With its kid-friendly features, the TIKKID is ideal for younger users. Just don't expect to see far with it, says Dan Bailey

Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear
Women's all-round harnesses group test  © UKC Gear

Women's All-Round Harnesses

Many climbers are all-rounders, so there's a need for harnesses that can do a bit of everything too. We look at nine...

Half ropes montage  © UKC Gear
Half ropes montage  © UKC Gear

Half Ropes for UK Trad

Over the last few months the UKC Test Team have been putting six pairs of half ropes through their paces. Though they're all good, we...


Latest News from Molly's Sponsors

Annoucements direct from manufacturers

On Chungukang North - not the usual victorious selfie, but a probable unclimbed summit nonetheless  © Mick Fowler

Mick and Vic vow a return to Chombu after weather frustrates them

Appalling weather conditions have foiled Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders during their latest Himalayan expedition. After a cancer diagnosis for Mick had delayed his long-held dream to climb the mountain, he set out with Vic on a trip sponsored by...

Enhanced Protection  © Petzl
Enhanced Protection  © Petzl

Petzl Helmets - Top and Side Protection

Petzl's latest helmets guarantee a certain level of protection throughout the entire helmet and not just the top. These helmets carry Petzl's proprietary label--TOP AND SIDE PROTECTION--for easy identification.

Neil Talbott tackles the infamous Crib Goch ridge on day one of the 2017 Berghaus Dragon's Back Race  © @iancorless
Neil Talbott tackles the infamous Crib Goch ridge on day one of the 2017 Berghaus Dragon's Back Race  © @iancorless

Excitement builds for biggest ever Berghaus Dragon's Back Race

Anticipation is building as the world of mountain running turns its eyes to Wales and the return of the legendary Berghaus Dragon's Back Race® in May. The 2019 race will be the biggest ever, with 450 anticipated starters...

ispo 2019 Climbing Hardware  © UKC
ispo 2019 Climbing Hardware  © UKC

ISPO 2019 - New Climbing Hardware Roundup

The annual ISPO trade show, which brings the world's outdoor industry together under one roof (or a series of...

The Spectre team (L-R): Jean Burgun, Mark Sedon, Leo Houlding  © Berghaus
The Spectre team (L-R): Jean Burgun, Mark Sedon, Leo Houlding  © Berghaus

Berghaus Heads to Kendal for a World Premiere, and Evening with Adventurous Women,

Berghaus is preparing for a busy few days at this year's Kendal Mountain...

Outside Crag Clean Up 2018  © Outside
Outside Crag Clean Up 2018  © Outside

Outside Crag Clean Up 2018

It's that time of year again! Let's all go out and give our crags, hills and woods a spring clean (yeah alright, we know it's...

Let the Berghaus Expedition Mules take the load for the long haul

Tough, practical and lightweight, the new Berghaus Expedition Mules are built to transport...