Here is the itinerary for my ultimate longest day - hopefully this will give you some ideas and inspire you to get outside and make the most of it.
Think festival: think Glasto, Reading, Leeds, knee-deep quagmires, terrible toilets and trashed tents, right? But how about climbing, caving, mountain biking, and proper camping? We share a pick of our top UK outdoor adventure festivals!
Llanberis is the climbing heart of Wales. The diverse range of climbing on offer makes it the perfect setting for our team training and to get to grips with the latest hardware
Your first climbs outdoors can feel very different to an indoor wall. A good stepping stone is to go “sport climbing” on bolted routes. The rope work and gear used being the same. Gaining experience on these routes will help you move towards “traditional” rock climbs.
For climbers who are looking at travelling abroad, it's essential to understand how UK climbing grades translate into foreign routes. Not only for the safety of yourself, friends and other climbers it also enables you to make the most of your time on holiday and challenge yourself (safely).
REEL ROCK returns for its twelfth season and we are proud to partner with the team behind the film screenings again to bring you even more edge-of-your-seat action, globe-trotting exploration, big laughs and true inspiration. Full details & tickets available here.
We sit down with free soloing legend Alex Honnold to chat about The North Face 'Walls Are Meant For Climbing' event and what drives him in the dangerous world of free solo climbing
Whether you’re just starting out or flashing 7a's, our guide to climbing courses provides all the info you need to help push your climbing to the next level
Has there ever been a time where you’ve thought to yourself, “Man, I wish I’d recorded that”, the very moment you land that trick you’ve been trying for months but don’t have a cameraman to prove it… Or maybe you just want to re-live an experience from your own point of view? If so, then maybe it’s high time you owned a GoPro.
A beginner's overview of the different climbing disciplines, the gear, essential vocabulary and courses to get you started.
Want to spice up your hill walks? We cover the basics of scrambling, dip into some of the finer details and answer some of the questions you may have.
Over 20 years of hard-shell design and manufacturing has lead to the latest incarnation of the the Arc'teryx Alpha FL Jacket. Having first been produced in 2012, the Artery'x team refined the design in 2014 before revisiting the jacket to produce this year's version. We got our hands on one of the jackets and checked out if it lives up to its predecessor's reputation.
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