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PRESS

How to watch climbing in the Olympics

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23/07/2021

In a matter of days, 40 climbers from all around the globe will battle it out across three climbing disciplines of speed, lead and bouldering on the world's most watched wall of the year. Two-time Boulder World Cup Champion Shauna Coxsey, will be among them representing Great Britain in Sport Climbing's Olympic debut. But how and where can you watch all the action? We have all the answers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Dark knights: eight tips for night bouldering sessions

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27/04/2021

Is bouldering at night the perfect time to try your long-time project? It's true that the lower temps can mean better friction, plus you won't have to queue up for rock, but are there any issues with climbing in the dark? We highlight what's best if you're planning on cragging at night.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Guidance for new outdoor climbers

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14/05/2020

As the lockdown comes to an end in parts of the UK and many climbing walls remain shut it could mean that more people than usual are thinking about venturing outdoors to get their climbing fix. This article is aimed at giving some general advice for people who wish to make the transition.
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COMPETITIONS

Report: The BMC Youth Open Bouldering Competition 2019

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21/02/2019

Keep them coming! The BMC Youth Open Bouldering competition last weekend was absolutely buzzing. Loads of psyche from all our young guns and loads of laughs. Here's what went down and the full results.
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COMPETITIONS

It's crunch time: the BMC Youth Open Bouldering 2019

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09/01/2019

The BMC Youth Open Bouldering Event is a great competition for all enthusiasts and will take place at Rock Over Climbing Centre in Manchester, the home of the GB Senior Squad's training wall, on 16 February 2019.
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SKILLS

Bouldering indoors: the low-down

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14/11/2018

Indoor bouldering is arguably the most accessible form of climbing and requires the least amount of equipment, says Jordan Buys, one of the UK’s top climbers.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Destroyed: Whitehouses relationships and rock

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07/02/2018

Whitehouses bouldering crag, a small but high quality gritstone venue in Yorkshire, has been irreparably damaged and a no climbing sign has been installed.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Funding kids' sense of adventure: The Climbing Hangar, BMC

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19/12/2016

The Climbing Hangar has joined forces with the British Mountaineering Council to offer a group of kids from disadvantaged backgrounds a scholarship on its bouldering award scheme.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Meet the Blocheads

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11/11/2016

Alastair Lee has filmed some of the biggest adventures on the planet. But this year he's focused his lens on the hardcore world of British bouldering. Sarah Stirling caught up with him to find out just what excited him about bouldering and where you can see the film.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Celebrating Women's Sport Week

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11/10/2016

Last week (3-9 October) was the return of Women’s Sport Week, which aims to celebrate and showcase women’s sport at every level, from the grassroots to the elite. The overall ambition is to get more women and girls physically active and playing sport
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