Articles - UK crags - Bouldering
Posted: 31 Jan 2012
A review of the new select guidebook by Niall Grimes on British bouldering, which covers 180 venues and 3,200 problems.
Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Home to Yorkshire gritstone's only 4-star route amid a sea of other bona fide classics, John Horscroft dodges the cowpats to tackle the brute that is Almscliff.
Posted: 21 Dec 2010
We pick out some of the best reader photos uploaded to the galleries on www.climber.co.uk during 2010 – and there’s everything from classic trad to peak bouldering, sensational alpine scenery, hard sport climbing and winter ice.
Posted: 20 Apr 2010
In this brand new series we look at different types of bouldering problems each month and give you the beta on how to do a classic. This month Jamie Maddison goes horizontal in search of the best traverses.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010
In this new series we'll look at different types of bouldering problems each month and give you the beta on how to bag a classic. This month Jamie Maddison tackles the art of highballing and gives you a step-by-step guide on how to nail 'Go West'.
Posted: 10 Feb 2010
In this review Jamie Maddison examines the brand new (and dirt cheap) climbing film, Running at Rocks. Get ready for sunshine, sick problems and loads of inspiring footage of the quality bouldering to be had throughout India, Thailand and China.
Posted: 20 Jan 2010
A guide to a bouldering circuit at the scruffy limestone of Stoney Middleton, the ultimate eliminate venue and birthplace of modern hardcore bouldering.
Posted: 11 Jan 2010
In this month’s Beginners’ Guide article, Jamie Maddison takes a lightning video tour over all the possible bits of gear an aspiring boulderer is likely to need.
Posted: 02 Dec 2009
A brand new series exclusive to Climber.co.uk, Playing Games is a motley collection of short films, chronicling the everyday challenges of your average, mid-grade climber. Part 1 – Northern Rains, details Jamie Maddison’s one week of isolation at Craig y Longridge, trying to climb his hardest in less than ideal weather.
Posted: 29 Oct 2009
The next article in the Esoterica Series, this feature looks at the dark and powerful bouldering to be found in Bristol's northern suburbia. (All photos taken by Emily Miles, photos edited by Jamie Maddison)