Andy Kirkpatrick talks cameras, technology and what he feels gives photographs a meaning so that you can capture those moments of fear, hardship or pure joy whilst in the hills and on the crags. "Style is a personal thing. When it comes to photography, for me, the rougher the better. I don't like views, I don't like sunsets, I don't like […]
With autumn rapidly approaching (clocks go back in a few short weeks folks) we thought it was an opportune time to spread some light and cheer around. So with the help of our friends at Lyon Outdoor we're offering one Petzl Nao headtorch to one lucky winner and to minimise disappointment, we've got three smart new Tikkina headtorches as runner up p […]
Rob Greenwood takes us on a pumpy outing with his 5 favourite E5s. Right Wall? Nope! Strapadictomy? Nope..! So which ones have made the cut? Rob says: "I know it's arbitrary, but everyone has their favourite grade. Usually it tends to hover around that point between success and failure, that fine line tends to create quite a vivid experience. For m […]
To many UKC users Jon Griffith will need little or no introduction. Over the past few years Jon's stunning photography has featured heavily throughout the site, regularly achieving the Photo of the Week and currently occupying the No.1 spot in our Photo Galleries.
Dan Turner recently took advantage of some good weather in the Lakes and knocked off a triple 8 challenge in a single day, climbing a Font 8A boulder problem, an E8 trad route and an 8a+ sport climb. Here's the video...
Dan Varian and Ned Feehally haven't been letting the hot summer stop them from climbing hard problems up to 8B, including a number of first ascents. Highlights incude; Tumble. Stop. Repeat. a highball 7C+/E8 7a at Eastwood Rocks from Ned and Wilson, a highball 8A from Dan...
This week's Friday Night Video is an awesome 30 minute film from Scottish climber Robbie Phillips. Robbie has just had a successful trip to the Dolomites where he climbed Bellavista on the north face of Cima Ovest in the Italian Dolomites.