July 22, 2021

Women in the Alps 150 years after Lucy Walker's iconic Matterhorn ascent

“If there is an area particularly characterised by male dominance it’s Alpinism. Glorifying courage, strength and endurance it embodies the exact opposite of what 19-century women were expected to be…”
March 29, 2021

Will Bosi climbs first ascent ‘King Capella’, proposes 9b+

Will Bosi, 22, from Edinburgh, United Kingdom has claimed the first ascent of ‘King Capella’ at Siurana, Spain and has proposed the grade of 9b+.
October 14, 2020

The North Face Explore Fund - Supporting climbing in the UK

For more than 50 years, The North Face has been led by our purpose to lead the world forward through exploration. During this most difficult of years, we once again…
July 13, 2020

Reviewing Black Diamond Solution vs Technician Women’s fit Harness – in a time of lockdown…

October 2019: As an avid Trad climber, who spent every spare window of time calling up friends and arranging climbing sessions on the local Gritstone crags, a product test of…
November 11, 2019

Chombu wins again but Mick Fowler proves his point

Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders have returned to the UK after being repelled for a second time this year by the still unclimbed 6,362m Himalayan mountain Chombu.
October 29, 2019

Project Possible completed as Nims summits 14th 8000er in 190 days

At 8:58 am on 29th October 2019, Nirmal Purja, a 36 year old Nepali born ex UK Special Services soldier, stood at 8,027m above sea level, on the summit of…