Nathan Phillips


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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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Nathan Phillips is a top British boulderer who has competed for many years. He won a Youth World Cup in his late teens and in 2019 won the CWIF in Sheffield.

On rock he has flashed Font 8B and climbed multiple 8B+s

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Nathan Phillips: men's champion 2019.  © Pete Burnside

News British Bouldering Championships 2019 - Report

Last weekend the 2019 La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships, supported by Clif Bar, took place on Devonshire Green in Sheffield. The event attracted its highest number of entries ever, with 110 of Britain's best boulderers vying for ...

Nathan Phillips on Never Ending Story  © Nathan Phillips Collection
Nathan Phillips on Never Ending Story  © Nathan Phillips Collection

News Hard boulders for Nathan Phillips and Tara Hayes in Magic Wood

Nathan Phillips and Tara Hayes have had a successful trip to Magic Wood, Switzerland. Nathan managed two classic Font 8B+s and Tara climbed two 8As and two 7C+s. Both were taking a break between the busy competition schedule this...

2019 CWIF Champion Melissa Le Nevé  © The Climbing Works
2019 CWIF Champion Melissa Le Nevé  © The Climbing Works

News Rab CWIF 2019: Finals Report

The Rab CWIF took place over the weekend and the festival featured the usual mix of cheap Rab clothing and Scarpa shoes, fancy dress, a new haircut from Gareth Parry and some hard climbing thrown in for good measure. British climber Nathan Phillips and France's...

Dave Barrans in the BoB2018 Final.  © Archibald Douglas Photography
Dave Barrans in the BoB2018 Final.  © Archibald Douglas Photography

News Battle of Britain 2018 Report

BoB2018 has been and gone - another explosive event in the Depot Climbing Calendar.This Saturday we held the 8th iteration of our...

Nathan Phillips took his first senior BBC title.  © Alex Messenger
Nathan Phillips took his first senior BBC title.  © Alex Messenger

News British Bouldering Championships 2018 - Report

The 2018 British Bouldering Championships took place at Devonshire Green, Sheffield last weekend. A huge crowd...

Nathan Phillips 8B Flash  © Nathan Phillips
Nathan Phillips 8B Flash  © Nathan Phillips

News Nathan Phillips flashes Font 8B

Nathan Phillips has flashed Ropes of Maui (8B) in Llanberis Pass. This is the hardest flash of a boulder problem on British soil....

Nathan Phillips on Mystic Styles 8B+  © Tara Hayes
Nathan Phillips on Mystic Styles 8B+  © Tara Hayes

News First 8B+ for Nathan Phillips in Magic Wood - Mystic Styles

22 year-old Nathan Phillips has just returned from a successful month-long trip to Magic Wood, Averstal,...

Nathan Phillips on Director's Cut 8B  © Nathan Phillips
Nathan Phillips on Director's Cut 8B  © Nathan Phillips

News Director's Cut 8B by Nathan Phillips

Destination Magic Wood  © UKC News
Destination Magic Wood  © UKC News

Fri Night Vid Destination Magic Wood

Nathan Phillips on Loaded Direct  © Max Ayrton
Nathan Phillips on Loaded Direct  © Max Ayrton

News Nathan Phillips: V13 in Hueco Tanks


Latest Reviews for Nathan's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

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, yet more supportive and technically capable than a running shoe. In this group test we check out ten models from big brands.

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...

mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear
mountain boots group test  © UKC Gear

All Round B1-B2 Mountain Boots

Mountaineering involves all sorts of terrain, so a general mountain boot has to be an all-rounder. We look at eight models that...

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...

Entries within the Performance Rock Shoe Group Test  © UKC Gear
Entries within the Performance Rock Shoe Group Test  © UKC Gear

Performance Rock Shoes

'Performance' is a huge category, so with UK sport climbing in mind we've narrowed the focus of this review to down-turned, supportive...


Latest News from Nathan's Sponsors

Annoucements direct from manufacturers

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.

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...

Friction Labs  © Friction Labs
Friction Labs  © Friction Labs

Friction Labs Secret Stuff + AF

Secret Stuff is FrictionLabs answer to liquid chalk. Rub a small amount on your hands, let dry, and a perfect layer of the highest purity Magnesium Carbonate magically appears. Also, new for 2019, we have introduced our newest liquid chalk...

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...

OutDoor 2019 - Footwear  © UKC
OutDoor 2019 - Footwear  © UKC

OutDoor 2019 - New Climbing Shoes and Footwear

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

ZG Thumbnail  © Scarpa
ZG Thumbnail  © Scarpa

The Scarpa Zero Gravity Collection

The Zero Gravity (ZG) family of product represents a new class of product for Scarpa, designed around a fluid and dynamic...

Instinct VS WMN  © Scarpa
Instinct VS WMN  © Scarpa

Scarpa - Women's Collection: Instinct VSRW, Maestro, Vapor, Arpia

For 2019 Scarpa has released three new women's specific climbing shoes, with an adapted...