Recommend a Route #2 – Henry Castle – Morris Dancers On Ecstasy HVS

Morris Dancers On Ecstasy (HVS 5a, 5a, 5a, 4c, ***) Grey Wall, Snuff Mills.   Winter 2015 has not been the best in terms of climbing conditions. Or any conditions for that matter. Weeks and weeks of rain and wind have dished out 3 days of good weather over a month. But don't be disheartened [...]

By | December 31st, 2015|Articles, Climbing, Interviews, Recommend a Route, Rock Climbing|0 Comments

Recommend a Route #1 – James Marshall

Winter is here. In these dark, let’s face it, dank, winter months, heading inside is, of course, the normal climber’s thing. It’s a bit grey, miserable, the forecast is unpredictable and even if it is dry outside, the rock isn’t necessarily going to be. Hence why, having a few routes to keep your psyche up [...]

By | November 20th, 2015|Articles, Climbing, Interviews, Recommend a Route|0 Comments

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

How Do We Better Represent Women In Extreme Sports

  These questions were asked of Steve Winslow and the other panel speakers at the recent Shextreme.tv film festival, Steve has written up his answers and shared them with us. 1. What does this topic of the representation of women in extreme sports mean to you? A greater representation of women in all extreme sports [...]

By | October 25th, 2015|Articles, Interviews|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

Bristol Climbing Wall Profiles

  In this article I’ve compiled a quick overview of the four climbing centres in Bristol. Giving you some quick and handy information, plus a mini review of what these places have to offer. Winter is upon us, and the days of t-shirt weather are nearly coming to an end. For me out here in [...]

By | October 15th, 2015|Articles, Indoor Climbing Walls, Reviews|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

Behind the Books

  A brief look at where British rock books first started, and where they are heading to. Lurking behind your climbing destination guidebook are human specimens which devote hours upon hours, months upon months, to enable us to reach our rock havens. In the past 50 years, guidebooks have changed dramatically all around the world. Before [...]

By | October 3rd, 2015|Articles, Bristol Climbing News|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