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UK Climbing & Mountaineering Gallery


James Edwards enjoying the warm, dry rock and evening light at Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales


Evening Light on Snowdon's mighty crag, Cloggy. Northern Snowdonia

Dun Mingulay

The ultimate British sea cliff climing experience at Dun Mingulay, Hebrides


Andy Houseman finishing the pumpy pitch of 'Wombat' at Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales

Scafell Sunrise

View from the summit of Scafell Pike, highest mountain in England, at dawn. Lake District

Pleasure Dome

Doug 'feeling the pump' on the wickedly sustained and utterly brilliant, big Pembroke sea cliff pitch "Pleasure Dome" (E3), South Wales


'Poor Mans Peutery' at Craig Pant Ifan, Tremadog set against the fields of green of the Glaslyn Estuary, Snowdonia, North Wales


Blair Fyffe going for the redpoint on the mega sustained Tunnel Wall classic 'Tribeswoman' (7c+), Glencoe

Snowdonia Hill Running

The final descent of Moel Cynghorion on the Peris Horseshoe Fell Race, Snowdonia

Sophie going for the slap on the 'Mooses Tooth', Cym Glas Bach, Snowdonia

'Bouldering' is a great way of training movement skills for rock climbing

Last Munro

Bernard and Jean on their last Munro in the Southern Highlands, Scotland


Doug Ranford on the final headwall of the Sharpnose special 'Out of the Blue', North Devon.


Sophie pushing it out on the highly sustained Dinas Cromlech crack climb 'The Foil' (E3), North Wales


The brilliant 'Sugar Cane County' (E4) at Pabbay, Scottish Hebrides


IFMGA Guide Hannah Burrows-Smith contemplating the big pitch of 'Toiler on the Sea', Wen Zawn, Gogarth, North Wales


The famously butch gritstone pitch of 'The Sloth', Roaches, English Peak District

A Helping Hand

Big brother offers a helping hand on the North Ridge of Tryfan, Snowdonia

Ardverikie Wall

Steve De Luca enjoying the perfect conditions on the classic rock route 'Arverikie Wall' (HS), Scottish Highlands

Gorse & Cuillin

Gorse in Glen Brittle with the Black Cuillin Ridge beyond, Skye, Scottish Highlands

Cuillin Ridge Bivi

Dinner at dusk as the sun set over Blaven on a traverse of the Black Cuillin Ridge, Scottish Highlands

Nearing Journeys End...

On the Northern end of the Black Cuillin Ridge nearing the end of a full traverse, Skye, Scotland

Cioch Nose

Jon enjoying the quality rough sandstone and big handholds on the 'Diff to end all Diffs', Cioch Nose, NW Scottish Highlands.


Andy 'Turnermater' setting off up Ed Grindley's Glen Nevis brilliant 'Extreme Rock' route, 'Edgehog', Scottish Highlands

Soup on the Grochan

Soupie engages with the pushy start to the Joe Brown special 'Surplomb', Clogwyn y Grochan, Snowdonia


Blair Fyffe psyching up for the powerful first pitch of 'Cosmopolitan', Glen Nevis, Scottish Highlands


Bernard Jarvis on Bamford Edge (and heading for 'Jarvis Clough'), The Peak District

The exposed pinnacles of the Aonach Eagach Ridge, Glencoe


The Descent of Am Bodach

Aonach Eagach Ridge, Glencoe

Case Dismissed, Creag Dubh

Mike feels the burn on the Creag Dubh (Newtonmore) classic & butch E3 crack line


Blair tackles the crux of the tough Cuthbertson / Latter E4 6a in Glen Nevis

Sabre, Glen Nevis

Blair leading the tough Blade Buttress E3 5c, 'Sabre', Scottish Highlands

Spreadeagle E4 6a

Blair on the easier but bolder lower section of the Cuthbertson / Latter Glen Nevis E4, 'Spreadeagle', Scottish Highlands

Hodad, HVS 5b

IFMGA Guide Dave Hollinger climbing the tough HVS crack on Pinnacle Ridge, Glen Nevis, Scottish Highlands

High Mountain Guides Skye Team....

....enjoying the bank holiday weekend on the Black Cuillin, Glen Brittle, Scottish Highlands