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NEWS: IFSC World Combined Championships Innsbruck: Report

The first senior 'Olympic' Combined event took place at the Innsbruck 2018 World Championships last weekend. Following multiple rounds of qualifiers, semi-finals and finals in the individual discipline competitions, the 6 top-scoring athletes across Speed, Boulder and Lead...

ARTICLE: Steve McClure - Trials & Tribulations on Tioman Island

When Steve McClure attempted to rope-solo a route in Malaysia this summer, things didn't quite go to plan... 'The Dragon will not let you pass easily,' I read that in the...

REVIEW: Edelrid's Bulletproof Karabiners

The Edelrid Bullet was first introduced in 2016, and the range has since extended to include screwgates and HMS belay karabiners. We've had a selection on long-term test....
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Introducing The Patagonia Micro Puff™ Collection

The Micro Puff™ Collection was created for days when you need one piece of insulation to do it all—for startstop activities in cold climates, when space in your pack is crucial and temperature changes inevitable. Using strands of heat-trapping, ultrafine synthetic filaments combined with an innovative construction technique, we've married the best qualities of down and synthetic to create this season's Micro Puff.

Warmer for its weight and more packable than anything preceding it, you'll never again have to ask: which jacket should I pack?

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COMPETITION: Win a Salewa Ortles TirolWool CLT Jacket

This winter, Salewa is rolling out its new wool technology in a variety of garments. And yes, this insulation is genuinely unique. TirolWool Celliant is a reflective...

Photo of the Week
Emma Twyford leading Big Issue last Saturday.
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Congratulations to hwackerhage for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 179 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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Jagged Globe - 2019 Ski Programme

Off Piste Skiing and Freeride Courses

  • Coaching courses in Chamonix and the 3 Valleys.
    • Ski the Vallee Blanche on the last day of our Off Piste Introduction – Chamonix course.
    • A mix of guiding days and instructional days on our Off Piste Improvers – Chamonix course, so you can ski the whole mountain.
  • Early Season Ski Test 3-day weekend in December with Jagged Globe Instructors and Guides.
  • Freeride week with a mix of Instructors and Mountain Guides.

Alpine Ski Touring

  • Learn to Ski tour on our ‘Ski Touring Techniques’ week.
  • Ski the Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt.
  • Week-long ski tours across the Alps – Silvretta, Stubai, Bivio, Andermatt, Gran Paradiso, Oberland, Saas Fee, Chamonix.
  • NEW tours in Val Maira and the Dolomites.

Adventure Ski Trips

  • Adventure Ski Trips with Guide, Jim Blyth to Morocco, the Balkans, Alaska, Arctic Russia and Spitsbergen (very limited places on these tours).
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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: