Last year, Finn McCann wrote an article about climbing El Capitan with his terminally ill father Seamus, who had been diagnosed with a form of lung cancer 8 years earlier. This year, Finn embarked on a trip to Greenland with his brother Niall to climb previously untouched mountain routes and descend by speed-wing from the summits. Venturing into the unknown […]
Montane's Spitfire One is a mountaineering belay jacket built for tough, cold conditions, perfect for climbers like Montane's Andy Kirkpatrick. Have a look at this quick competition to have a chance of winning one of these great jackets.
Kendal Mountain Festival is by far the largest and most varied event of its type in the world - it is also the main social event for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK. In this competition KMF are providing the opportunity to win one of 10 pairs of All-Day Film Passes.
From a personal point of view, photographing the night sky is one of the most difficult, frustrating yet ultimately rewarding aspects of photography. It requires perseverance and ultimately commitment, not least because any sane person would be in bed at 2am, rather than scrambling around in the dark with a load of camera kit. Here are a few tips to get you […]
Nina Caprez has made the second ascent of Nartanesi, 8c, a route at Cidtibi put up by Gabri Moroni shortly before Nina's ascent. And yes, you guessed it, it was also the first female ascent. The crag as, according to Kairn (and Google translate) situated between Olimpos* and Geyik Bayiri in southern Turkey. *If you start looking for "Olympos", […]
This week's Friday Night Video is an interview with Mina-Leslie Wujastyk filmed by Nick Brown. On 14th October 2014, Mina Leslie-Wujastyk climbed Mecca Extension 8c at Raven Tor in the Peak District. This interview gives an insight into the process Mina went through to climb her hardest sport route to date and the ups and downs of climbing at an elite l […]