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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Will Bosi suggests 9b+ for his first ascent of King Capella

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29/03/2021

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+. If confirmed, it would make him the first British climber to climb the grade (and sixth in the world).
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Climbing coach Leah Crane named on UK Sport's coach leadership programme

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28/01/2021

Sport climbing head coach Leah Crane has been named on UK Sport’s new female coach leadership programme which begins today. Leah joins 26 coaches from 15 sports, coming together as part of a plan to more than double representation in the Olympic and Paralympic high-performance community by Paris 2024.
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad 2020-2021

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08/01/2021

Please find the athletes who are members of the GB National Development Squad 2021 as per the selection policy.
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COMPETITIONS

UK Sport funds GB Climbing to uncover the champions of tomorrow

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18/12/2020

With plans for £352million investment in Olympic and Paralympic sport, UK Sport has announced Progression Funding for seven sports – including climbing – to uncover and support the champions of tomorrow.
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COMPETITIONS

National Climbing Competitions: 2021 and Beyond

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26/11/2020

Despite the many challenges of 2020 the BMC team have been working hard, along with support from Mountaineering Scotland and Mountaineering Ireland, to develop a proposal to make significant changes to the structure of the national competition climbing calendar across the UK and Ireland.
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INTERNATIONAL

Bronze for Molly Thompson-Smith in European Lead Championships 2020

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26/11/2020

Molly Thompson-Smith climbed her way to a bronze medal in the Lead final of the IFSC European Continental Championships, currently taking place in Moscow, Russia.
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WALLS

GB Climbing & Climbing Works collaborate to create elite training centre

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19/08/2020

The GB Climbing Team now have a new home to prepare for international competitions: The Climbing Works in Sheffield.
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COMPETITIONS

GB National Development Squad 2020: Update

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02/07/2020

Take a look at the update on the GB National Development Squad for 2021 whilst we navigate the easing of lockdown.
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WALLS

Return to Climbing Training Plan

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19/06/2020

GB Paraclimbing Coach Belinda Fuller has put together a great guide giving climbing specific, fun ways to come back to climbing as strong, fit and connected as possible after this lockdown phase away from climbing walls.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Multi-award winning Climbing Blind on BBC4 this Wednesday

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19/05/2020

Last year, blind climber Jesse Dufton led every pitch of the classic East Face Route (E1 5b) on the Old Man of Hoy, placing all his own gear. Renowned adventure filmmaker Alastair Lee made a cracking film, supported by Montane and BMC TV, based around the ascent, which has been scooping up awards and is, amazingly for a climbing film, going to be shown on British telly. To top off the good news story, Jesse has just won a BMC Volunteer Award.
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