Rock Climbing

Reaching The Summit Of Mont Blanc, With No Mountaineering Experience

The Tempest Two | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
The Tempest Two

The reason we took on Mont Blanc, was to show that ordinary people can go and take on these challenges. We could have easily come back down and said it was easy, a walk in the park. But what is the point of that?

Impressive 8-Month-Old Started Rock Climbing Before Walking

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK Parents

An impressive toddler has been rock climbing for more than a year, having started before she knew how to walk. Ellie Palmer, now two, will regularl...

Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway: Five Pulse Racing Challenges You Can Set Yourself

Tayana Simons | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Tayana Simons

We've all heard of that saying 'feel the fear and do it anyway'. It's emblazoned on every outdoor clothing company t-shirt from here to the surfing beaches of Southern California. But could adrenaline rushes actually be good for us? Some scientists seem to think so.

Climbers Scale Peak So Difficult They Had To Wait For Their Skin To Grow Back Midway

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Sport

Two free climbers have made history after becoming the first people to climb the daunting El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without aids. In...

Professional Climbers Aid Scientific Discovery in Southern Africa

Will Ross | Posted 05.10.2014 | 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.

Rock Climber Alex Honnold Looks Ahead to 2014

Will Ross | Posted 15.02.2014 | UK Sport
Will Ross

For many of us, just the thought of clambering around to grab something from above the kitchen cabinet is dizzying. But for rock climber Alex Honnold, who makes a living out of vertical opportunities, the picture is very different.

Briton Falls To His Death In NZ Beauty Spot

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 16.09.2013 | UK

A British climber has fallen 2,000 feet to his death in New Zealand, while climbing to a small hut on Mount Sefton in the Aoraki-Mt Cook National Park...

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.

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...

Barcelona - Fitness Holiday with a Difference!

Marc Marchant | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Marc Marchant

The past decade has seen a rapid rise in the popularity of fitness holidays, boot camps and yoga retreats. Whether it's learning to kite surf in Tarif...