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GROUP TEST: Summer Softshells

Lightweight softshell jackets are a summer staple for both walkers and climbers. We compare 11 models here.

NEWS: British Bouldering Championships 2018 - Report

The 2018 British Bouldering Championships took place at Devonshire Green, Sheffield last weekend. A huge crowd gathered to watch the UK's top bouldering stars, as well as...

NEWS: Kilian Jornet Breaks Bob Graham Record

Kilian Jornet has set a new record on the Bob Graham Round. His time of just under 13 hours knocks about one hour from the previous fastest time, a record which stood for 35...
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Win a trip to the Climbing World Champs with Ellis Brigham

Watch climbers battle it out on the world stage this September at the IFSC Climbing World Championships in Innsbruck, Tirol!

Ellis Brigham have teamed up with our friends at Visit Tirol, Innsbruck and Black Diamond to give you the chance to be our guest at this amazing competition for 3 days from Friday 14th September – Monday 17th September

You and a friend will fly to Innsbruck to watch the world’s finest climbers fight it out. You can take part in numerous events and workshops and explore the fantastic city of Innsbruck plus you’ll be there to enjoy the closing ceremony of the Championships on the 16th September before flying home on Monday 17th September.

It’s a prize package worth over £3000 and it could be yours! Simply follow the link below to enter.

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COMPETITION: Climb a Route and Pocket a Rab Prize - Round 1: Lesser-Known Grit Classics

This year Rab have teamed up with four of their athletes to produce lists of lesser-known but highly worthwhile routes from around the UK. In an effort to get people out of...

Photo of the Week
Alex Moore on Floating Point [7C] at St Bees, Lake District.
Tom Bunn

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Congratulations to allenp for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 211 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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Mountain Drop-offs Airport Transfers: the hassle-free way to get to Chamonix this summer!

The Mountain Drop-offs team are all geared up to whisk you from Geneva Airport to Chamonix this summer.

Whether you are a climber, alpinist, runner, hiker, paraglider or a mountain-biker, they know that you want to make the most of your hill time and get from the airport to the door of your accommodation quickly and cost-effectively.

Book securely online at www.mountaindropoffs.com and choose a fare that suits you best – they all come with Mountain Drop-offs’ customer service promise backed by its TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2018. Every transfer is door-to-door and your kit is carried for free*.

Add promo code UKCCHX to your booking for discounted rates until 10 September 2018.

Discover for yourself why Chamonix’s major sporting events - Marathon du Mont Blanc, Arc’teryx Academy and the Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc - have all made Mountain Drop-offs their official transfer partner.

  • Every transfers is door-to-door
  • Kit bags and boxed bikes are carried for free*
  • A choice of shared, private and VIP transfers to suit every budget
  • Always available with real people manning the phones
  • TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016, 2017 & 2018
  • 5* Reviews on Google
  • Discount Code UKCCHX for savings on SuperSaver Airport Transfers
  • Friendly English-speaking team

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Events Diary
View the Events Diary for Competitions, lectures and even club meets. Here's some for the next 7 days: