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…
March 06, 2019

Petzl Gully v Petzl Ride: 2 ice axes, so similar but so different

Twp ice axes, one brand, and almost identical to look at. We put Petzl's lightweight Ride and Gully up against each other.
February 26, 2019

Olympic hopefuls and amateur enthusiasts to compete side by side at Rab CWIF

The Rab CWIF returns this weekend (2 - 3 March) at Sheffield’s world-renowned climbing wall, The Climbing Works, signalling the start of the 2019 competition season in a year when…