Everything you need to know about training and improving your climbing, the best climbing and bouldering destinations in the UK and overseas, our essential gear reviews and interviews with the top names in climbing and mountaineering.

And if you're baffled by any climbing jargon in the articles don't forget to check out our climbing glossary.

Starting Out

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Top tips, essential info and advice and masterclasses for beginners on skills, technique, safety, gear and training.

To order beginner's climbing DVDs at great prices visit our store - including Neil Gresham's Masterclass and Get Out on Rock with Neil Gresham & Libby Peters

Training & skills

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Improve your technique, fitness and climb harder with our training and skills articles for all disciplines of climbing, including our exclusive Neil Gresham Masterclass series.

To order DVD's at great prices visit our store- including Neil Gresham's Masterclass, Get Out on Rock with Neil Gresham & Libby Peters, plus view a trailer and buy Grit Flick and The Asgard Project from Alastair Lee.

UK crags

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Essential guides to the best crags and classic routes in the UK to add to your tick-list, whether you’re a friction-loving grit monkey or a limestone lat monster.

Destinations & travel

Planning your next climbing trip? Then check out Climber’s in-depth features on the best climbing destinations around the world from bolt-clipping in the sun to alpine peaks and beyond.


From new harnesses and helmets, kit for your rack or a new pair of rock shoes Climber’s expert reviewers test and rate all the latest gear for you.


Get all the latest bouldering scene news and our exclusive Stone Circles guides to the best bouldering circuits in the UK plus destination guides to bouldering overseas.

Interviews & profiles

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Climber’s exclusive interviews, Q&As and profiles with the top names in climbing and mountaineering from past legends to rising stars.

Latest Articles

Video: BMC Beginner's Guide to Climbing Walls - Putting on a harness

The BMC's beginner's guide to climbing walls videos show you everything you need to know to get you through your first visit to the local climbing wall. In Part 2 here we show you how to put a rock climbing harness on.


Lynn Hill. Photo: Tim Davis / 2011 Patagonia
The first free ascent of The Nose on El Capitan by Lynn Hill remains one of the most remarkable feats of recent rock climbing history. Still climbing at 50, she now balances her time on the rock with being a single mother, environmental activist and


A review of the new select guidebook by Niall Grimes on British bouldering, which covers 180 venues and 3,200 problems.


 We have fantastic Books &  DVDs for all climbing disciplines
for the beginner right through to the experienced climber.

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