Thanks to our meticulously designed logbooks, photo galleries and forums, we are privy to plenty of numerical data on people's climbing, photography and forum habits. You can keep track of your own peaks and troughs, but what were the annual trends in 2016? Paul Phillips delved deep into the UKC and UKH data mines to see what he could find and produced these interactive graphs...
Total logged ascents: 519,069 (1,422 ascents/day)
Here are the top 150 logged crags. Stanage 'Popular' lives up to its name once again...
Limestone managed to beat gritstone this year...
This one splits the top rock types by discipline.
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US alpinist Colin Haley has made the first solo ascent of the North Buttress of Mt Hunter - also known as... Read more
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North Wales climber Pete Robins recently accumulated 105 'V points' - as in the sum of Hueco 'V' scale numbers - in just one... Read more
2016/17 - the season that was...Rebecca Coles sums up a tough season for Scottish winter. The winter of 2016/17 is not going... Read more