A shot of Patrick Edlinger climbing one of the first hard routes in France proved an inspiration for Mike 'Twid 'Turner and one day he would meet him in the flesh.
My Map of the World
27th Mar '20
Niall Grimes takes a stroll down memory lane and recalls his climbing roots in Donegal.
Edge of Myself - Andy Kirkpatrick
21st Mar '20
Award-winning author and climber Andy Kirkpatrick's gripping tale of his solo ascent of Sea of Dreams, a route that retains an aid grade of A4+ ‘if you fall, you die’. From his book, Unknown Pleasures.
A Walk on the Southside – Kinder South Cragging
17th Mar '20
The crags lining the southern edge of Kinder Scout in the Peak District offer some of the best moorland climbing around. Keith Sharples gives a tour of this 'away from it all' venue.
Heptonstall Quarry, Yorkshire Grit
22nd Feb '20
Mark Radtke highlights the history and famous routes at this superb gritstone quarry in West Yorkshire
Cheshire Sandstone Climbing Tour
10th Feb '20
Paul Evans takes us on a whistle-stop tour of some of the major areas in the Cheshire & Merseyside sandstone climbing area.
Fair Head - Northern Ireland’s climbing gem
31st Jan '20
Fair Head is arguably Northern Ireland’s finest climbing venue with stunning rock architecture and routes. Mike Hutton takes us on a trip around this world-class venue.
Over the Moon - Yangshuo in China
8th Jan '20
Yangshuo is the most well-known and popular climbing destination in China and provides amazing climbing and varied travel experiences.
Destination Article: Relish the Red Rocks
30th Nov '19
Set amongst a land of canyons and creeks, a short distance from Las Vegas, is the world class climbing venue of Red Rocks.
Jack Longland, The Accidental Hero
27th Nov '19
Mark Reeves pays tribute to pioneering climber and educationalist, Jack Longland.
Gormenghast, Heron Crag, Lake District - UK Classics
21st Nov '19
A classic Lake District climb of great quality described by Ben Smith.
Shibboleth (E2) Glencoe - UK Classics
31st Oct '19
Kevin Howett describes one of the all-time great rock routes of Scotland high on Buachaille Etive Mor.