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Statement of Youth - Trailer (c) UKClimbing TV

The 1980’s saw climbing standards rise exponentially. At the start of the decade, 7b+ was cutting edge, but by the end of the 80’s 9a was the new world standard.

Why We Climb (c) UKClimbing TV

Earlier this year UKClimbing and Rab teamed up to create a film that captured the heart and soul of the Women's Trad Festival. Irrespective of whether you're young or old, male or female, new or experienced, the reasons why we climb are much the same: for the friends, for the movement, for the people, for the places, and perhaps most of all - because it's fun.

Steve McClure climbs Britain's hardest climb: Rainman 9b (c) teamBMC

Where is your limit? Would you recognise it? For Steve McClure it’s an endless series of matchstick edges and nothing holds, high above the Yorkshire Dales. If this climb was one move longer, it would still be a dream… instead it’s the UK’s hardest-ever climb.

Plywood Masters 2018 (c) Posing Productions

Cracking little featurette of the 2018 Plywood Masters indoor bouldering competition held at Boulder UK, Preston. Features many British climbing team members, seriously dirty crimps and fat slice of Lancashire wit. Awesome climbing with plenty of japes and laughs along the way.

Twenty-Year-Long 8b+ Boulder Problem Finally Climbed (c) EpicTV

After twenty years, this unclimbed problem, The Rail, Font 8b+ has been worked, worked again and finally has a first ascent from Dan Varian. 'The Rail' at Bowden Doors, Northumberland had been a project for over twenty years.

Adam Ondra tries Rainman (9b): Britain's hardest climb (c) teamBMC

One of the highlights of 2017 was Steve McClure climbing Britain's first 9b: Rainman at Malham. In November 2017, Adam Ondra paid a flying visit to the UK to speak at Kendal Film Festival.

One Winter In The Peak (c) LawsonBetaProductions

Now that we both live in Sheffield, 'The Peak' is our local climbing area, meaning we were able to get out loads over the Grit season. This video showing a selection of what we got up to.

David Fitzgerald on 'Voyager' (8B+) (c) Puzzleglass

This film follows Irish climber David Fitzgerald (instagram.com/dv_fitzgerald), who after taking up the sport only 5 years ago travelled to the Peak District to try the hardest bouldering problems on grit.

Ben Moon und Jürgen Reis auf der OutDoor 2016 (c) Archiv Reis

Bereits in seiner frühesten Jugend wurde Ben Moon vom Klettervirus "positiv befallen". Ein Klettertrip führte ihn mit 17 zu seinen damaligen Vorbildern wie Jerry Moffat und Martin Atkinson. Seit dem ist der zurückhaltende, auch medial sehr selektive Brite quasi ein Fixpunkt in DER Klettegeschichte!

Ben Moon: Past, present and future (Part 1) (c) Boreal Outdoor

Ben Moon talks bouldering progression, sport climbing and where it's all headed. He's firmly back to sport climbing now, and has a new personalised training plan for the winter courtesy of Tom Randall and Lattice Training. Ben has set his sights on 9a Northern Lights at Kilnsey in the UK, and has no doubt it will go down.

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David Lama (c) Manuel Ferrigato, Red Bull Content Pool

David Lama ist die Erstbegehung des Lunag Ri gelungen – und das auch noch im Alleingang! Am 25. Oktober 2018 stand der österreichische Extrembergsteiger als erster Mensch auf dem Gipfel des 6907 Meter hohen Himalaja-Riesen.