Ailsa Graham is 20 years old and from Nottingham. Two years ago she was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome. In this article Ailsa talks about her autism and how climbing has helped her overcome certain aspects of the condition.
SNAP's menu of Wrap pads are selling fast across the UK and now you have the chance to win one for yourself. Just answer the question below, and you could be the proud owner of one of these revolutionary bouldering pads.
Adventurous rock climbing and mountaineering in Ethiopia. Sun, dust, rock, wildlife and cries of Farenji! "The views out of the truck morphed from a bustling city full of people stocking up on supplies ready for an Easter Sunday feast, to countryside views of rolling hills, valleys and jagged mountains and escarpments. The shops turned to green pastures […]
Tonight's Friday Night Video features Austrian climber Hansjörg Auer making the first ascent of a route on the Kristallwand of Kirchkogel (3280m) in the Ötztal Alps, named “The Music of Chance” (6c/A3/500m). Hansjörg climbed the line in Winter 2012 alongside his brothers Vitus and Matthias.
Yet again Round 4 of the Blokfest Tour was another smasher. This season after a break we returned to Bristol, The Climbing Academy to be exact. The Bristol scene has always been a lively and fun affair but it has really expanded in the last few years going from one to four large climbing centres. TCA is the original boulder centre there and they are always r […]
Stéphanie Bodet and Arnaud Petit climb Octogénèse a 300 m, 8a+, slab at Aiguilles de Bavella on Corsica. Stéphanie's take on climbing is a tad more poetic than say "If you don't let go, you can't fall off!" or "Height has nothing to do with it, it is your strength that counts.", but then again, she is French. Quite a nice v […]