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Cloggy & Snowdon For Sale?

The famous mountain crag of Cloggy (Clogwyn D'ur Arddu) could be up for sale along with up to 250 hectares (600 acres) of Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) according to a report on the BBC News website. Snowdon is one of the busiest mountains in the UK and Cloggy is a crag...

Happy 80th Birthday to Chris Bonington

Details have been announced of plans to mark the 80th birthday of Sir Chris Bonington, the UK's most famous mountaineer and a global climbing icon. Bonington turned...

Emma Twyford Flashes Bucket Dynasty - Lakes E7

On a recent trip to the Lake District with James McHaffie (Caff), top British climber Emma Twyford made an impressive flash ascent of Bucket Dynasty, E7 6b, at Dove...
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Tent Care 101: Keeping Your Tent Clean and Dry

  • What's the best way to store your tent between trips?
  • How do you prevent your tent from growing mildew?
  • What's the best way to clean your tent?

MSR has some answers on how to keep your tent in good working order, CLICK HERE
to read more.

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COMPETITION: Win a Rab Xiom Jacket and Pants

Rab have long been known for making high quality hardshells. This summer sees the arrival of the first products produced using 3 layer Pertex Shield+, a waterproof fabric...

Photo of the Week
A Remarkables Proposal
Andrew Peacock

Congratulations to mac fae stirling for being voted Gallery of the Week by UKC users.

There were 177 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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Applications for Hanwag's first ever Alpine Experience are now open

Bavarian boot-maker Hanwag has opened applications for its exclusive Alpine Experience 2014 event which will take place between the 14th and 17th of September. Offering you the opportunity to tackle the Zugspitze - Germany's highest peak - places on the Alpine Challenge will be strictly limited to just 36 participants. With four routes to the summit to choose from, the 36 Alpine Experience participants will be divided into four teams, each led by a dedicated mountain guide.

The Alpine Experience 2014 offers an exciting opportunity for any climber or mountaineer to push themselves to the limit. At the mountain's summit all four teams will celebrate their achievements, enjoying a traditional Bavarian breakfast party while taking in the stunning alpine scenery.

The overall cost of the event is €190 and you will need to register by 15th August 2014. The participation cost includes:

  • Three nights accommodation (2x hotel, 1x en route)
  • All food and drink including snacks
  • Provision of state-certified mountain guides
  • Hire of Black Diamond climbing equipment
  • Summit party

n.b. participants will be required to make their own way to Munich Airport.

To find out more or register please click here.

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