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  • Starlight and Storm 29 March 2015
    In this new Digital Feature, Jack Geldard and Nick Brown explore the life and tragic death of Alison and how her achievements have influenced her son, Tom. With stunning, historical images and exclusive video, this feature captures the experiences of Alison and Tom in an absorbing and aesthetic style.
    Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor
  • COMPETITION: Win a Mammut 10.0 Galaxy Dry 60m Rope 27 March 2015
    This Spring sees Mammut relaunch its range of ropes with a series of exciting new technologies to cater for all climbers – from those heading out for a day's cragging to Alpine mountaineers.
  • Dolomites - Ski Mountaineering and Snowshoeing 26 March 2015
    The Dolomites boast one of the largest pisted ski areas in Europe: The 'Sella Ronda' - a circular network of lifts and pistes that can be completed in either direction around the Sella Massif is particularly popular and draws thousands of visitors every year. However away from the hustle and bustle of the piste lies an intricate network of peaks, r […]
    James Rushforth
  • Are you ready for a sea cliff adventure? 25 March 2015
    Sea-cliffs can be super rewarding places to climb, the memories lingering far longer than most climbing experiences, but to climb on them requires a whole new set of skills to keep yourself safe and have a fun day. Have you got what it takes?!
    Stu McInnes


  • VIDEO: Dave Macleod: Project Fear 30 March 2015
    Last summer Dave Macleod made the first ascent of a new route on Cima Ovest in the Italian Dolomites - named Project Fear. Struggling with career-threatening injury, climbing this route took all the determination and perseverance he could muster. This new video by Mountain Equipment and Coldhouse Collective tells Dave's story of first discovering, worki […]
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  • New Arbroath E8: Bolts or No Bolts? 30 March 2015
    Robbie Phillips and Neil McGeachy climbed a new E8 6b on the Arbroath sea cliffs earlier this year, named Deil or No Deil. Following their ascent, there was talk of bolting the line - in-keeping with the cliffs' history. We caught up with Robbie and Neil to find out more about the route.
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  • Major New Article Format for UKC for 2015 30 March 2015
    Starting today with a piece on Alison Hargreaves and her son Tom Ballard, UKC are rolling out a major new article format, using full page photo and text viewing as well as integrated video.
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  • Multiple ascents by Megos in Australia 30 March 2015
    After Japan, Alex Megos is now in Australia for the next couple of months. He has only been there for a few days, but has already made quite a few hard repeats. Straight from the airport, he went to Crumbly, where he flashed Abacus, ~8A+, and Mushi Brain, ~8A, and made a rare ascent of Genesis, ~8B. The next day, now in the Blue Mountains, he flashed Lee Cos […]
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