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Tom is a trad climber at heart, whose passion for the unknown in climbing has lead to numerous new routes both in the UK and overseas.

FA's of multiple 5.14 trad routes, repeats of many of the world's hardest cracks and one side of The Wideboyz duo.

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Pete Whittaker on Recovery Drink  © Epic TV

Fri Night Vid Pete Whittaker climbs Recovery Drink (8c+)

This week's Friday Night Video takes us back to Pete Whittaker's multi-year battle on Recovery Drink on the Profile Wall in Jøssingfjord, Norway. Thought of as one of the hardest crack climbs in the world, Recovery Drink has at...

Pete wrestles with the Black Mamba 5.14b.  © Talo Martin
Pete wrestles with the Black Mamba 5.14b.  © Talo Martin

Fri Night Vid The Wideboyz Crack on in Canyonlands

Earlier this year Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker (AKA the Wideboyz) travelled back to their favourite crack haunt of Canyonlands National Park in Utah, where they established another hard first ascent in the White Rim – Black Mamba 5.14b –...

Pete wrestles with the Black Mamba 5.14b.  © Talo Martin
Pete wrestles with the Black Mamba 5.14b.  © Talo Martin

News Hardest Crack Line yet for the Wide Boyz - Black Mamba 5.14b

Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall have made another hard first ascent in the Utah desert – Black Mamba 5.14b – which may be their hardest roof crack yet. This latest ascent comes just days after they made the first repeats of...

Pete Whittaker repeating Necronomicon in White Rim.  © Tom Randall
Pete Whittaker repeating Necronomicon in White Rim.  © Tom Randall

News Roof Crack Repeat by Randall and Whittaker - Necronomicon 5.13d/14a

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker AKA The Wideboyz have made the first repeat of another monster...

Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall on Freerider  © WideBoyz
Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall on Freerider  © WideBoyz

Interview Perfect Partners #15: Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker, better known as the Wide Boyz are one of Britain's most prolific climbing...

Wide Boyz - All Tooled Up  © Rab
Wide Boyz - All Tooled Up  © Rab

Fri Night Vid Wide Boyz - All Tooled Up

Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker (known collectively as The Wide Boyz) are no strangers to hard climbing. Between them, the pair...

Keith Sharples climbing into his 60s.  © Keith Sharples
Keith Sharples climbing into his 60s.  © Keith Sharples

Skills Lattice Training Series with Tom Randall - Part 7: Training Lessons from the Over 50's

Crack connoisseur, training guru and director of Lattice Training, Tom...

Tendon Glides are a great low load exercise for finger injuries  © Lattice Training
Tendon Glides are a great low load exercise for finger injuries  © Lattice Training

Article Lattice Training Series with Tom Randall - Part 6: Finger Injuries

Tom Randall training on the campus board  © Lattice Training
Tom Randall training on the campus board  © Lattice Training

Article Lattice Training Series with Tom Randall - Part 5: Finger Strength Rules

Maddie Cope doing The Typewriter.  © Lattice Training
Maddie Cope doing The Typewriter.  © Lattice Training

Article Lattice Training Series with Tom Randall - Part 4: Conditioning & Mobility

Building up strength and power through bouldering.  © Lattice/Crimpd
Building up strength and power through bouldering.  © Lattice/Crimpd

Skills Lattice Training Series with Tom Randall - Part 3: Strength & Power

Training alone on an auto belay.  © Lattice Training
Training alone on an auto belay.  © Lattice Training

Skills Lattice Training Series with Tom Randall - Part 2: Power Endurance

Maddie Cope leading at The Foundry.  © Lattice Training
Maddie Cope leading at The Foundry.  © Lattice Training

Skills Lattice Training Series with Tom Randall - Part 1: Endurance

Lattice Training Series  © UKC
Lattice Training Series  © UKC

Skills Lattice Training: Long End Power Endurance

Lattice Training Series  © UKC
Lattice Training Series  © UKC

Skills Lattice Training: Anaerobic Capacity

Tom Randall on the first trad ascent of La Fuerza de la Gravedad 8b+.  © Talo Martin
Tom Randall on the first trad ascent of La Fuerza de la Gravedad 8b+.  © Talo Martin

News First Trad Ascent of Spain's Hardest Crack By Tom Randall

Cedar Wright entertains the crowd  © Ola Stepien
Cedar Wright entertains the crowd  © Ola Stepien

Article 10 People You'll Meet...at Kendal Mountain Festival 2017

Crack School at the Foundry  © Band of Birds
Crack School at the Foundry  © Band of Birds

Product News Wide Boyz Crack School in association with Wild Country tour dates announced

Wide Grandadz  © Dark Sky Media
Wide Grandadz  © Dark Sky Media

Fri Night Vid Wide Grandadz

Tom Randall  © UKC News
Tom Randall  © UKC News

News VIDEO - Wideboyz in the Czech Republic

Wideboyz and the Staffs Nose  © UKC News
Wideboyz and the Staffs Nose  © UKC News

Fri Night Vid Wideboyz Smash Staffordshire Nose Record

Tom Randall - Supersonic Montage  © Mike Hutton
Tom Randall - Supersonic Montage  © Mike Hutton

News New Dorset E8 for Tom Randall

Tom Randall - Obsession  © Rab
Tom Randall - Obsession  © Rab

News VIDEO - Tom Randall: Obsession

Tom on Silence Of The Lambs, 5.13b  © Mike Hutton
Tom on Silence Of The Lambs, 5.13b  © Mike Hutton

News The Millennium Arch 5.14: 300ft Roof Crack by Wide Boyz

Tom on Silence Of The Lambs, 5.13b  © Mike Hutton
Tom on Silence Of The Lambs, 5.13b  © Mike Hutton

Interview Wide Boyz at Large in America

Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall break the Staffs Nose record by 2 hours 14 minutes!  © Dark Sky Media
Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall break the Staffs Nose record by 2 hours 14 minutes!  © Dark Sky Media

News Crown of Thorns 5.14a - World's Biggest Roof Crack by Wideboyz

Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall break the Staffs Nose record by 2 hours 14 minutes!  © Dark Sky Media
Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall break the Staffs Nose record by 2 hours 14 minutes!  © Dark Sky Media

News Wideboyz Smash Staffs Nose Record by Two Hours

Infusoria breaches the biggest roof on sandstone in the UK  © Coldhouse Collective
Infusoria breaches the biggest roof on sandstone in the UK  © Coldhouse Collective

News Tom Randall Climbs Franco Cookson's Roof Project: Infusoria E7 6b

Pete W Offwidth  © Pete W
Pete W Offwidth  © Pete W

News New Mega-Offwidth for Wide-Boy Pete W

WideBoyz Minions  © Hot Aches / BMCTV
WideBoyz Minions  © Hot Aches / BMCTV

Friday Night Video WideBoyz Minions

Tom Randall's Stamina Training  © Lois Frost
Tom Randall's Stamina Training  © Lois Frost

Video Stamina Training with Tom Randall

Tom Randall, working and cleaning the line of Dan Dare, Rora Head, Hoy  © Calum Muskett
Tom Randall, working and cleaning the line of Dan Dare, Rora Head, Hoy  © Calum Muskett

Video Hoy Boys - Tom Randall, Calum Muskett - E7s

Tom Randall tip-toeing up an Appointment with Death (E9 6c)  © Wild Country / Hotaches (Screenshot from film)
Tom Randall tip-toeing up an Appointment with Death (E9 6c)  © Wild Country / Hotaches (Screenshot from film)

Video Tom Randall on Appointment With Death E9 6c

Tom Randall on the first ascent of Nah'han - E8 6c Gardoms  © Screen Shot from film
Tom Randall on the first ascent of Nah'han - E8 6c Gardoms  © Screen Shot from film

Video New Grit E8 for Tom Randall

Wide boyz  © Hot Aches productions
Wide boyz  © Hot Aches productions

Review Wide Boyz DVD


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Rab Cirrus Flex Vest

Gilets may not be the most exciting category of clothing, but they're really versatile, says Dan Bailey - and this lightweight synthetic insulated vest from Rab ticks all the boxes for year-round use both climbing and on the hills.

The part-elasticated hood is roomy and easily adjusted  © Sarah Jane Douglas
The part-elasticated hood is roomy and easily adjusted  © Sarah Jane Douglas

Rab Women's Meridian Jacket

The Meridian is a good, lightweight shell that's ideal for hillwalking, backpacking and all-round three season use, says Sarah Jane Douglas.

Using the Zenith Jacket as a windproof on the Crianlarich hills  © Dan Bailey
Using the Zenith Jacket as a windproof on the Crianlarich hills  © Dan Bailey

Rab Zenith Jacket and Pants

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

Bombproof Winter Mountain Shells

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The drawstring is easy to use one-handed  © Dan Bailey
The drawstring is easy to use one-handed  © Dan Bailey

Rab Pivot GTX & Guide II GTX Gloves

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ISPO 2020 montage  © UKC/UKH Gear
ISPO 2020 montage  © UKC/UKH Gear

ISPO 2020 - Best in Show

The first major trade show of the new decade brought the world's outdoor industry to Munich in an annual pageant of product fondling and...

Making a chilly belay bearable... just  © Kevin Woods
Making a chilly belay bearable... just  © Kevin Woods

Rab Photon Pro Jacket

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Equip CEO Matt Gowar visiting a factory in Myanmar.   © Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd.
Equip CEO Matt Gowar visiting a factory in Myanmar.   © Equip Outdoor Technologies UK Ltd.

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ISPO 2020 Clothing  © UKC
ISPO 2020 Clothing  © UKC

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Pivot GTX Close up  © UKC Gear
Pivot GTX Close up  © UKC Gear

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