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Toby Roberts


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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Toby Roberts is a GB Junior Climbing Team member. He redpointed 8b at age 11, and in 2020 became the youngest Brit to climb 9a with an ascent of Rainshadow. He won the European Youth Boulder Championships and placed 2nd in the European Youth Lead Championships in 2019.

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The Ticklist #50 Hard Sport Climbing

This week's Ticklist is all about hard sport ascents...

News Toby Roberts Climbs Hubble (9a)

16-year-old Toby Roberts has continued his fine run of form by ticking Hubble (9a) at Raven Tor (Miller's Dale), The Peak District.

News Batman 9a/+ by Toby Roberts

16-year-old Toby Roberts has ticked Batman 9a/+, making the second ascent of the line in just over a week following Josh Ibbertson's ascent earlier this month.

News Three World Titles and Six Medals for GB Juniors in World Youth Championships

GB Climbing's juniors finished off the team's most successful IFSC World...

News Rainshadow 9a by 15-year-old Toby Roberts

15-year-old Toby Roberts has climbed Rainshadow 9a at Malham Cove, becoming the youngest Brit to climb the...

News Silver in European Youth Lead Championships for Toby Roberts

Fresh from his win at the European Youth Boulder Championships in Brixen, Italy, in September,...

News Two GB Medals in European Youth Boulder Championships

GB Junior Climbing Team members Toby Roberts (14) and Max Milne (18) won Gold and Bronze respectively in...


Latest Reviews for Toby's Sponsors

Reviews from the UKC editorial team

Men's Climbing Trousers

Climbing trousers - everyone wears them, but they're often a bit of an after-thought: do you turn up to the crag or the wall in your dirtiest jeans, or brightest Euro-wad pantaloons? In this test we compare 15 pairs of climbing-oriented strides...

La Sportiva Cyklon

Though this trail shoe's ideal habitat is rough and rocky, it's got the grip to deal with wet and muddy ground too, says Rob Greenwood, making it a great all-rounder for more technical hill running in the UK. It'd also be a good choice for walkers in search of a lighter,...

La Sportiva Ultra Raptor II Mid GTX

Is it a shoe, or a boot? Marrying a soft, supportive and shock-absorbing feel with a comparatively light weight, the Ultra Raptor Mid GTX arguably gives you the best of both worlds, says Dan Bailey. For lightweight backpacking, long summer hill days and...

PETZL IKO CORE - gimmick or innovation?

With its unique fit, the IKO CORE is a genuinely different and innovative headtorch. But whether it's much better than...

Comfy All-Day Rock Shoes

For beginners taking their first steps on the rock, or more experienced climbers looking for a foot-friendly rock shoe for long...

La Sportiva Testarossa

The Testarossa MkII will please devotees of the early 2000s original, and route climbers alike, and is a worthwhile addition to La...

Petzl SWIFT RL - One Headtorch to Rule Them All?

The SWIFT RL offers an amazingly heavyweight power output in a light and compact package, says Rob Greenwood,...


Latest News from Toby's Sponsors

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New Climbing Gear Autumn/Winter 2021

For the past couple of months, we've been finding out about all the shiny new gear that's hitting the shops this Autumn/Winter. We've taken a look at everything from the latest harnesses and helmets, to new rock shoes and cool cams. Tak...

New Footwear Spring/Summer '21

In the absence of any trade show this year, we've created our own. Normally, shows tend to focus on products hitting the market in 6 months to a year, but we've asked brands to talk about the new kit available now. In this first round up, we're showing off...

La Sportiva Theory and Solution Comp

La Sportiva have two new shoes arriving for SS'20: the Solution Comp and the Theory. Extreme sensitivity combined with high dynamism allows the Theory to have unprecedented pedidextarity and reactivity on holds. The Solution Comp is a softer and...

La Sportiva Jackal - Mountain Running Shoe

The Jackal is a mountain running shoe dedicated to off-road running over ultra distances

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...

The New Petzl SWIFT RL Headlamp

With 900 lumens of lighting power at only 100 grams, the SWIFT RL is Petzl's brightest compact headlamp. Designed with a...

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...


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