Climbing

The Terrible Reality of Climbing a Mountain

Amy Baker | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Baker

Have you ever wanted to lie down and die? To give up and fall theatrically to your bruised knees right where you stand because you have absolutely no strength left, everything hurts and it would just be easier to give up. That is how I felt...

Professional Climbers Aid Scientific Discovery in Southern Africa

Will Ross | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Sport
Will Ross

It's not everyday that you hear of world-first rock climbing ambitions meet with scientific research on the same perilous face in Southern Africa. But for a group of professional rock climbers and international scientists, Mozambique's Mt. Namuli set the stage for such a collaboration - The Lost Mountain project.

WATCH: 'Free Climbers' Defy Death And Reason On Crane Above London

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Tech

An infamous 'free climber' has posted a first-person video shot on a crane hundreds of feet above London. The video, recorded with a head-mounted m...

The Best Things in Life Are Trees

David Bond | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
David Bond

This week is the 40th anniversary of National Tree Week. Coordinated by the Tree Council, it marks the start of the winter tree planting season. There are events all over the country, bringing together community groups, schools, and conservation charities...

Climbing the World

Outdoorbuzz.net | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Outdoorbuzz.net

OutdoorBuzz is always keen to find out about new challenges being undertaken by inspirational men and women taking part in outdoor adventure sports. One such woman is professional climber Paige Claassen - who is changing the face of her sport with her exceptional global rock climbing tour called Lead Now.

LOOK: Climber Attaches Chair 350ft Up A Cliff Face

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Comedy

As you do. When you're Redditor Dallin Smith. "Had some retired climbing rope laying around," he writes, nonchalantly. "I made this lounge and plac...

Bodies Found Off North Wales Coast Are Missing Climbers

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK

Two bodies have been recovered from the sea off the north Wales coast, police confirmed. The bodies have not been formally identified but the disco...

Nspcc/Tait 2013 Everest Expedition - Dispatch 15

David Tait | Posted 28.06.2013 | UK
David Tait

My name is David Tait - I'm an NSPCC Trustee and 'charity mountaineer' having now successfully climbed Mount Everest four times - in 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. I climb to raise both awareness and money for the many violated kids - one of whom was I.

NSPCC/Tait 2013 Everest Expedition - Dispatch Nine

David Tait | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK
David Tait

We had been assured by the Katmandu Helicopter Company that the aircraft would be with us soon after 07:15, but in typical Nepali style, if finally clattered into view at the foot of the valley an hour late. This wouldn't have been too much of a problem were it not for the extreme cold.

NSPCC/Tait 2013 Everest Expedition - Dispatch 7

David Tait | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK
David Tait

With a bitter wind at our backs we set off across the boulder strewn river plain at little more than a snails-pace - our priority to get Ethan to Lobouche on one piece.

The Only Way Is Up... Baby

Alex Hawley | Posted 11.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Alex Hawley

I'm a little bit frightened of all the usual things - death, dentists and décolletage decorum - but I'm completely and utterly terrified of heights, especially those with me at the wrong end of them.

Glencoe Avalanche Victims Named As Junior Doctor And Ph.D Students

PA | Posted 22.03.2013 | UK

Two Phd students and a junior doctor were among four people killed in an avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Una Rachel Finnegan, 25, from County ...

Talk About Ledging Your Bets

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK

It's not Spider-Man. It's not even that guy they call the "French Spider-Man" who climbs really tall buildings for fun. No, this is just your aver...

Climber Live-Tweets Terrifying Ascent Of Mount Everest

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Tech

If you're going to climb Mount Everest, you might as well tell people about it. But live-Tweeting the whole climb? That's quite an effort when you're ...

Matthew Safe From His Climb to the Top of the World

Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Sport
Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton

Matthew safely made it to the summit of Everest in the early hours of Saturday morning. He is now back at Base Camp, resting.

Base Camp - Just the Start

Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Sport
Matthew Dieumegard-Thornton

I've arrived at Base Camp (5350m) - which marks the starting point of where I'll begin my true trip up the mountain. From base camp, climbers typically train and acclimate by travelling and bringing supplies back and forth through the often treacherous Khumbu Icefall.

WATCH: 22-Month-Old Takes On A Climbing Wall... And Makes It To The Top

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Comedy

This astonishing video of a 22-month-old girl bouldering up a homemade climbing wall has made us think many things, but before we can even begin to ut...

10 Tips For Winter Climbers and Walkers

Fiona Russell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Fiona Russell

The darker evenings have caught me unawares a couple of times recently. Fortunately, I've not been far from home and I've had access to lights for my bike so I've coped with relative safety. But being caught in the dark on the hills in Scotland is never a good idea.

84-Year-Old Breaks World Record Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Richard Byerley | Posted 22.02.2012 | UK
Richard Byerley

At age 84, I'm glad I made it to the top of Kilimanjaro and back down again, but truth is I missed my wife, Beth. We've been married for 63 years, and we're pretty much inseparable.