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NEWS: Kendal Mountain Festival Top Film Picks

Kendal Mountain Festival begins this Thursday evening and there's still time to book tickets! As always, we thought we would let you know about some of the films we're most excited about. From huge big walls to challenges in the Scottish hills and squats in Sheffield -...

NEWS: Pete Whittaker rope-solos Half Dome and El Cap in a Day

Pete Whittaker has rope-soloed Half Dome and El Capitan in Yosemite in 20 hours and 19 minutes. This is believed to be the first sub-24 hour 'Big Linkup' since Dean Potter...

INTERVIEW: Perfect Partners #13 - Jerry Moffatt and Ben Moon

In this series of articles, Tom Ripley interviews some well-known - and lesser known - climbing partnerships to dig up their dirty secrets and find out what they really think...
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COMPETITION: Win a Mountain Equipment Janak Jacket from Trekitt

The definitive all-round Gore-Tex Pro mountaineering jacket in 2 Colours that are exclusive to Trekitt. It will keep out a decent UK downpour and even a good-sized Scottish...

Photo of the Week
Clouds rolling over the Arête du Diable
Hamish Frost

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

There were 101 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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  • Learn the skills for greater self-sufficiency in winter conditions.
  • Prepare for the Alps or for Expedition mountaineering in the Greater Ranges.
  • Superb Instructors deliver a flexible programme tuned to your objectives.
  • Based near Glen Coe in the Western Highlands.
  • Courses run from mid-January until the end of March
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Events Diary
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