Robbie Phillips had an outstanding summer last year having climbed three of the hardest multi-pitch rock-routes in the Alps. Phillip’s performance has confirmed the young Scot’s position has one of the country’s leading proponents. Keith Sharples got in touch for the low-down on Robbie.
Stefan originally made his name as a successful sport and competition climber but has now become one of the world's leading adventure climbers with a significant number of expeditions to his name worldwide.
Jordan is one of the finest all-round rock-climbers in Britain having climbed at, or close to, the highest levels in sport, trad and bouldering and even doing well in competitions. This, at a time, when many specialise and rarely cross over to other disciplines. Jordan talks about his background and his attitudes to climbing.
Britain can lay climb to having some of the most talented Alpinists throughout history, a trend that continues with Matt Helliker. He has rightly proved himself as a member of the elite new breed of gifted Alpinists, with hard and stylish ascents around the globe including the UK, Alps, South America, Alaska and Himalaya.
An insightful interview with one of Britian's very best and equally modest climbers who's excelled at hard trad climbing, bouldering and sport climbing. He talks frankly with Ben Bransby, no slouch himself, at his home in North Wales about all things climbing.
A passion for adventure and the mountains drives the impressive climbing partnership of Basque country brothers Iker and Eneko Pou, who have free climbed some of the hardest big walls in the world. Andy McCue finds out what makes the brothers tick.
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 other work. Andy McCue talks to Lynn about climbing and life.
Sílvia Vidal is probably one of the most amazing climbers you've never heard of. From Barcelona she discovering climbing at 24 she became inspired by big wall climbing and is especially known for her solo ascents. She has climbed in many of the world's most remote regions, repeating difficult routes or completing first ascents in the Himalaya (India and Pakistan), Mali (West Africa), Baffin Island (Canada), Yosemite Valley (USA), and many others.