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PODCAST: Factor Two - S3 Ep.6: A Play for Voices

Wil Treasure continues to share stories from the climbing world through interviews with both well-known and lesser-known characters. In-depth, personal accounts that aren't read from a page on a variety of themes. Settle down with a cuppa and have a listen... When you look at the books on a shelf of mountaineering literature one thing is quickly apparent: the vast majority are written by men. Wil Treasure speaks to Helen Mort and Anna Fleming, both writers and climbers in an attempt to understand whether they'd been inspired by the same stories in the same ways that he has. 

NEWS: Aidan Roberts Climbs Long-Term Font 8C/+ Project

Aidan Roberts has climbed his long-term project at the Lad Stones, a sit-start Man Power (Font 8A) which he has named Superpower. He has tentatively graded the problem Font...

REVIEW: Rab Torque Pant

I've long been a fan of Rab's Torque Pants (trousers). The current version has remained unchanged for several years, and in a market that seems to make tweaks every season...
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Using a unique fabric with diamond-shaped filaments that lock together, the new Helium Rain Jacket and Pants have five times the tear strength of the current Helium fabric, as well as a 50 percent higher waterproof rating. The new Helium pieces are made with a 2.5-layer, 30D ripstop fabric, Pertex Shield Diamond Fuse, which is being launched exclusively throughout 2020 with Outdoor Research. This bluesign-approved fabric is also slightly lighter in weight than the current Helium fabric.

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COMPETITION: Win a Mammut Sender Harness

The harness for top performance. Jakob Schubert climbed his way into the medal rankings at the 2019 World Championships with the Sender harness. The MAMMUT Pro Team Athlete...

Photo of the Week
'Clo Mor Crack'. A soaring crack line cutting through the heart of the highest sea cliffs on mainland Britain
Hamish Frost

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

There were 193 new photos added added to the Photo Galleries this week

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Peak Limestone update on the Rockfax App

New crags, routes and updates have just been added to the Rockfax App for the Peak Limestone area, including even more sport climbing.

The Rockfax App gives you over 40 guidebooks - from stunning trad in the Lake District to winter sun in Kalymnos, gritstone bouldering in the Peak and winter climbing in Scotland at your fingertips.

That's not all though - with features like offline navigation and user comments, finding your next new route or favourite crag has never been easier. And all this for as little as £3/month!

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