Women’s Trad Festival

06 August, 2021

WTF director, Gilly McArthur, chats about inclusivity, community, and her aspirations.

Back to Rock

04 August, 2021

Reflections on getting back to rock as lockdown restrictions eased.

From Cakes to Medals

30 July, 2021

Find out how competition climbing started in the UK before becoming an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Games.

Going Sideways

02 July, 2021

Nick Bullock and Mick Lovatt repeat the 1240 ft epic traverse, War and Peace, 24 years after its first ascent.

McHaffie Completes Extreme Rock

27 May, 2021

James McHaffie’s name goes down in British climbing history as the first person to climb all 180 routes in Extreme Rock.

Ready for Rock

08 April, 2021

Alan Halewood shares his thoughts on getting back to rock climbing as pandemic restrictions ease and spring arrives.

Bosi earns King Capella Crown

29 March, 2021

Will Bosi's King Capella with a proposed 9b+ grade, would make him the first Brit to achieve this level of difficulty.

Space Force (8a+/230m)

24 November, 2020

Impressive new multi-pitch climb in Val Bavona, Ticino, Switzerland.

Big Canopy Campout

06 November, 2020

Paul Pritchard didn’t let hemiplegia stop him from joining the Big Canopy Campout in Tasmania.

Going Pink for October

02 October, 2020

October is the traditional time of year when we support Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a special edition pink product.

Megos' milestone ascent: Bibliographie 9c (5.15d)

07 September, 2020

On the 5th of August, Alex Megos climbed his long-term Ceuse project, Bibliographie, with ‘one last go’.

Business as Unusual

30 March, 2020

We are all in uncharted territory and facing difficult adjustments at work and home.

Crossing the Years

29 March, 2020

During the COVID-19 crisis, climbers are having to get their fix vicariously. This early piece of Nick Bullock’s writing should help.

Do Climbers Dream of Electric Vans?

05 February, 2020

Glyn Hudson has been on a mission to reduce his carbon footprint, and that includes getting to and from the crag.

Taghia Gorge

17 December, 2019

Thomas Dauser is a physicist and likes numbers. Over 11 days in Taghia he climbed 84 pitches totalling 2850 metres. 

Kyra's Olympic Goal

27 November, 2019

Aged 11, Kyra Condie, required surgery to fuse ten vertebrate. This year, in the Combined World Cup she earned an invite to the Toulouse Olympic qualifying event.

Into the Black

22 November, 2019

Nick Bullock and Tim Neill share their impressions of the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, known for its serious trad climbing and sombre atmosphere.

How Many Roads…

21 November, 2019

Ben Bransby adds a difficult new route, How Many Roads… (E7/8), to the popular Peak District crag, Millstone Edge.