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…
August 16, 2019

Scottish Climber becomes first Brit to complete renowned ‘Alpine Trilogy’

Scottish climber Robbie Phillips, 29, has become the first Briton to finish the ‘Alpine Trilogy’, a trio of the hardest rock climbs in Europe.
June 10, 2019

Black Diamond Women’s First Light jacket tested and reviewed

Described as the ultimate in lightweight, highly breathable insulation that eliminates the need for constant layering changes my first impressions with the Black Diamond Women’s First Light jacket… it looked…
June 07, 2019

James Dufton complete first blind lead of The Old Man of Hoy

At 22:10 on 4th June Jesse Dufton and sighted partner Molly Thompson made history when they summited the Old Man of Hoy – Jesse was the first blind person to…