A profile of Edinburgh-based charity Urban Uprising. Without promising to resolve the world's poverty issues or to stop crime for good, Urban Uprising's Director Stuart Green speaks of a desire to provide opportunities to underpriviledged young people - to give them the equipment to independently climb their way out of their situation, without rely […]
As this year's Petzl RocTrip comes to a close, Jack Geldard reports on the climbing around Antalya in Turkey, with a new super crag and some classic limestone at the well known venues. But did you know that the Petzl RocTrip is open to the public?
Bouldering is viewed by many as climbing in its purest, most elemental form, the beauty of this being the ease at which you can practice and enjoy climbing without the hassle of excessive gear – be it indoors or out. Additionally, as a discipline that feeds well into sport, trad and other aspects of climbing, it's a fantastic way to hone your strength a […]
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 […]
In tonight's Friday Night Video, we see Alex Honnold soloing Heaven 5.12d in Yosemite Valley. The route starts 3000ft above the valley floor and despite being "only 18 moves long" over 30 ft of climbing, the exposure and scenery doesn't disappoint. This short film made by Jimmy Chin for Squarespace gives an insight into Alex's mind a […]
On the 18th and 19th October Red Bull hosted the 'White Cliffs' drytooling event on the chalk cliffs of the Isle of Wight. Ten of the world's best ice and alpine climbers speed-climbed their way to the top of the 400ft cliff.
Feathers have been ruffled in Ft.William with news that Sheffield is looking to promote itself as the UK's 'Outdoor Capital City'. The Lochaber region, which has been marketed under the brand 'Outdoor Capital of the UK' for 12 years, is taking a dim view of its South Yorkshire rival.
I just had the pleasure of watching CHANGE the latest release from Petr Pavlicek who made The Wizard's Apprentice. Change is a documentary about Adam Ondra, Norway and a line in the Hanshelleren cave at Flatanger that was to become Change, the first 9b+ in the world. This is not a review really, but if you ask me, if you would only buy one climbing rela […]