1191 why i climb
I started out at a local climbing wall and ventured outside fairly soon after. I’ve been hooked ever since...
1066 climbing ropes buying guide
Guide to understanding which climbing ropes to buy, which are best suited to your needs...
3006 harness buying care guide
Harnesses are designed for specific types of climbing, including Sport, Trad, Ice and Mixed and Winter - here's how to care for them
1138 discover via ferrata
Writing for Outdoor Enthusiast Magazine, Hendrik Morkel shares his hints and tips for getting into Via Ferrata and explains why they are…
1106 an interview with andy kirkpatrick
We caught up with Andy Kirkpatrick, one of the UK’s top mountaineers and a big wall ascent specialist, to talk living above the clouds…
1111 an interview with tim emmett
We got the chance to interview Tim Emmett, one of the UK’s most decorated climbers, renowned for his impossibly enthusiastic attitude…
1167 interview with leo houlding
We talk adventure, fatherhood, and risk with British climber Leo Houlding.
1002 8 top tips to improve your climbing
We've picked some useful tips to help you move through the grades...
1168 leo houldings top uk climbing spots
Leo Houlding picks his favourite places to climb here in Britain..
3007 How To Choose Your Harness Helmet And Rock Shoes
Our guide is designed to get you thinking about what to look for when finding the perfect fit.
1159 8 top tips for planning your first climbing trip
Climbing has its highs but planning is key to make sure everything runs smooth, here are some tips to help you set off on the right foot
The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is the voice of climbers across the UK, from novices to professionals. With over 75,000 members, they’re dedicated to helping more people get out and enjoy climbing, and to make this possible their members receive discounts on kit, travel, insurance and more. We've teamed up with the BMC to bring you a complete guide to climbing, whether you're just getting started or ready to take on real rock for the first time.