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Eiger action: major repeats by Jasper and Schäli, MacCleod and Muskett. 27 Aug 2013 | 02:02 pm

Robert Jasper (Germany) and Roger Schäli (Switzerland) made a rare repeat and first free ascent of the Ghilini-Piola Direttissima, the third, major, first free ascent for this duo on the Eiger's north...

First ascent of Indian 7,000er; Andy Parkin evacuated by Air Force 24 Aug 2013 | 03:16 am

An Indian expedition from the Kolkata section of the Himalayan Club has made the long awaited first ascent of Plateau Peak (7,287m) in the East Karakoram. Later, a second team, which originally had th...

Seven superb off the beaten track treks – with a members discount! 23 Aug 2013 | 10:07 pm

Save money on incredible treks. The BMC has teamed up with KE Adventure Travel to offer its members an exclusive discount on seven superb off-the-beaten-track treks in India, Nepal, Central Asia, Moro...

Boulder World Cup showdown: watch live 23 Aug 2013 | 09:24 pm

The IFSC Boulder World Cup draws to a close this weekend (24/25 August) with the final round under the glass roof of Munich stadium.

Caroline Ciavaldini takes on British trad 23 Aug 2013 | 03:17 pm

World-class French competition climber Caroline Ciavaldini has once again turned her hand to trad climbing: ticking an E8 and an E9 in one week. Katy Dartford caught up with her to find out just what ...

Six surprising scientific facts about walking 22 Aug 2013 | 03:27 pm

It helps you cope at work, 'heals' your brain, makes you more creative and it could even be better for you than running. Here are six ways walking could be more powerful than you realise.

Hill skills: how to go lightweight camping 22 Aug 2013 | 05:00 am

Lightweight camping always seems like a great idea – especially when slogging uphill strapped to a 90-litre monster. But packing light is a dark art – some mountaineers can squeeze all their gear for ...

Is Google going to digitise our countryside? 20 Aug 2013 | 09:18 pm

A new backpack-mounted camera which can be worn by walkers to capture images for Google Street View is being pioneered on Britain's canals. The Wales Coast Path could be next. Is our countryside about...

GB juniors show of strength continues at world championships 20 Aug 2013 | 07:37 pm

The GB Junior Lead Climbing Team followed up their excellent qualification round results with strong performances in the semi-finals of the IFSC World Youth Championships in Canada.

How to bounce back from injury 20 Aug 2013 | 05:00 am

A climbing injury can have a lasting impact both physically and mentally. Overcome your setbacks with the help of Rebecca Williams, clinical psychologist and climbing instructor.

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