Panama Margay Expedition 2022/2023
Arborist Drew Bristow was invited on a conservation expedition to help record the margay, a small and elusive arboreal wild cat living in the rainforests of Panama.
On 6th August 2022 Alex Luger realised his long-held dream of climbing Seventh Direction free in a single day.
The first ever carabiner with a built-in pulley wheel appeared in 2004. It is still widely used today.
A true oval connector providing effective centralising of loads—forerunner of the compact PerfectO, AmericanO and XSRE.
Hitch Climber Pulley
The story behind the iconic Triple Attachment Pulley at the core of the Hitch Climber system.
Going pink for October
October is the traditional time of year when we support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special edition pink product.
McHaffie Completes Extreme Rock
James McHaffie’s name goes down in British climbing history as the first person to climb all 180 routes in Extreme Rock.
Womens Trad Festival
WTF director, Gilly McArthur, chats about inclusivity, community, and her aspirations.
From cakes to medals
Find out how competition climbing started in the UK before becoming an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Games.
Bosi earns King Capella Crown
Will Bosi's King Capella with a proposed 9b+ grade, would make him the first Brit to achieve this level of difficulty.
Ready for rock
Alan Halewood shares his thoughts on getting back to rock climbing as pandemic restrictions ease and spring arrives.
Megos' milestone ascent: Bibliographie 9c (5.15d)
On the 5th of August, Alex Megos climbed his long-term Ceuse project, Bibliographie, with ‘one last go’ on the last day of his trip.
Big Canopy Campout
Paul Pritchard didn’t let hemiplegia stop him from joining the Big Canopy Campout in Tasmania.
Nick Bullock and Mick Lovatt repeat the 1240 ft epic traverse, War and Peace, 24 years after its first ascent.
Alex Megos on living the dream
Now back home in the Frankenjura, and having had time to catch his breath, Ray Wood asked Alex a few questions about his time away.
Crossing the Years
During this COVID-19 crisis, climbers are having to get their fix vicariously. This early piece of Nick Bullock’s writing from around 2002/3 should help.
Do Climbers Dream of Electric Vans?
Glyn Hudson, based in north Wales, has been on a mission to reduce his carbon footprint, and that includes getting to and from the crag.
Our destination for 11 days was Taghia, a remote village in Morocco's High Atlas mountains, surrounded by deep orange limestone faces, several hundred metres high.
Into the Black
Nick Bullock and Tim Neill recently returned wide-eyed with excitement from a four-week climbing trip to the imposing Black Canyon of the Gunnison in western Colorado.