Black Diamond ambassadors Rahel Schelb and Felicitas Feller travelled to Li Ming earlier this year. Black Diamond are giving you the chance to win the equipment they trusted on while discovering new sectors.
It's Andy Cave's turn to select his eight favourite climbs from around the world. Beginning in the depths of the Yorkshire coal mines and rising to Himalyan peaks, Andy's climbing journey has included a mixture of disciplines, styles and locations which is well reflected in his eclectic choice of career-defining routes.
In a humorous yet sincere tribute to the late Dean Potter - who died in a BASE jumping accident this week - Niall Grimes talks about his brief flush with fame in a Moab coffee shop toilet. "I looked down and in the gap under the partition I could see an enormous left foot, bare, tanned and streaked with street dirt. I recognised it. It's Dean Potte […]
The BMC have released a groundbreaking video documenting their fastidious efforts to resolve a burning question of the moment - What is the true grade of Scoop Wall? In order to scientifically validate the correct grade of Scoop Wall, the BMC sent their Grade Measuring Team to Stoney Middleton to calculate the precise grade of Scoop Wall with irrefutable acc […]
The well used and popular Ridge Climbing Centre in Swindon is due to be closed this summer causing the local climbing community to start a petition to keep the wall open. "The (partly) 30 year old Ridge Climbing Wall in Swindon - the only one around - is being closed down by the private company that took over Swindon's leisure facilities from the c […]
If you're at all interested in competion climbing, you already know the results in Innsbruck. There was a live stream and the results aren't exactly difficult to find. So, this is more of my personal account of what went down. Next time, you should go there yourself! Thursday The cab picked me up at the utterly ridiculous time of 04.10 in the morni […]
Last weekend the IFSC European Bouldering Championship took place in Innsbruck, Austria and kicked off the 2015 international bouldering competition season. As usual, Innsbruck put on a show that didn't disappoint, with performances from the athletes that matched the high quality spectacle of the event. German couple Jan Hojer and Juliane Wurm both took […]