Cailean Harker Explains His A2 Pulley Rupture

By Cailean Harker (Sponsored by Mammut) - Original article on A2 pulley rupture This summer I had a 5 week bouldering trip to the Rocklands in South Africa booked. It promised to be the trip of a life time. I had prepared well with my training. I was feeling fit, strong and healthy. For the [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Articles, Bouldering, Climbing|0 Comments

Shextreme film festival: Female representation in extreme sports

Shextreme.tv recently held the first ever female film festival. Ruth the founder asked me to be a part of a group panel discussion with the topic being the representation of women in extreme sport and how to even the landscape of the media. The whole night was fantastic, it was full of talented women from [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Climbing|0 Comments

How to climb the 4 most asked about competition problems at Bloc

After the recent competition at Bloc (9/9/15). I recorded myself climbing all the problems with the intention of releasing the videos to help out all those struggling with the solutions. However life got the better of me, it got really busy and I actually forgot I had produced them, I was tempted to leave them unseen [...]

By | October 5th, 2015|Climbing, Climbing Videos|0 Comments

Matt Cox completes Adrenochrome 8a (Deep water solo “Ground up”)

Matt Cox (Sponsored by RedChili) has done it again, in between working hard, creating babies and not much climbing, has, after a few visits completed the Deepwater solo climb Adrenochrome which goes at the solid grade of 8a. Not only did Matt complete Adrenochrome, a must do project of his, he did it "ground up" or I suppose [...]

By | September 27th, 2015|Climbing, Climbing Videos, Deep Water Soloing|0 Comments

ClimbUp Bristol – Changing lives through the passion of climbing

ClimbUp Bristol is a non-profit organisation giving youngsters the opportunity to change their lives through a passion for climbing. Nearly there I am struggling to believe it however its true, ClimbUp Bristol is almost up and running! I think its safe to say, its mostly thanks to the incredible efforts from Jess Solly who has collated [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Climbing, ClimbUp Bristol|0 Comments

Climbing at Tirpentwys

Wow; what a crag! Tirpentwys is an absolutely fantastic crag for those wanting to take the first steps into sport climbing outside or to push their grade from 6a/6a+ upwards with confidence. Highlights: Fantastic bolting. Easy access. 10/10 crag comfort. Almost completely solid rock with little to no chance of falling rocks. 45 minutes from [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|Climbing|0 Comments

Sport Climbing at Tirpentwys

Wow; what a crag! [su_row][su_column size="1/3"] Tirpentwys is an absolutely fantastic crag for those wanting to take the first steps into sport climbing outside or to push their grade from 6a/6a+ upwards with confidence. Highlights: Fantastic bolting. Easy access. 10/10 crag comfort. Almost completely solid rock with little to no chance of falling rocks. 45 [...]

By | July 14th, 2015|Articles, Climbing, Reviews, Rock Climbing|0 Comments

First Deep-water Soloing climbing trip of the year

The deepwater soloing seasons has kicked off for me and kicked off strong, well I had a few wobbles along the way. On-sighting the 2 classics, Animal Magnetism and Horny Little Devil, on the first session climbing above the sea this year has to be the perfect start to any DWS season. Kicking off with the a [...]

By | July 8th, 2015|Climbing|0 Comments

Climbing at Tirpentyws

Climbing at Tirpentyws, wow what a crag! We managed to sneak out of Bristol for a sunny climb this Sunday and it did not dissapoint. A absolutely fantastic crag for those wanting to either take first steps into sport climbing outside or push their grades with confidence (if climbing at the 6b to 6c mark). [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Climbing|0 Comments

Bouldering Kit 101

So you've been to the wall once with a mate, and you're keen as a dog to climb as much as you can. A great way to get off to a good start with your climbing is to get your own equipment. But as with anything requiring gear it's easy to lose out by buying [...]

By | June 21st, 2015|Articles, Bouldering, Climbing|0 Comments