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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Interview: Hazel Findlay crushes on El Cap again

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13/12/2017

BMC ambassador Hazel has just become the second Brit to free climb (i.e. trad climb - using no aid techniques) the classic route, Salathé Wall, which takes the most natural line up El Cap in Yosemite.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Sweet dreams: why do big brands crave climbers?

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14/08/2017

Coke has started to sponsor pro climbers. Should the climbing community embrace support from big drinks brands or fight back against their sugary fingers? Hazel Findlay takes a look at this sticky issue.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Incredible comeback for Hazel Findlay

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17/03/2017

BMC ambassador Hazel Findlay has suffered with shoulder injury for seven years. Despite this, in 2014, she became the first British female to climb an 8c sport route, but it made her shoulder worse. Three years of pain, surgery, and rehab later, Hazel has just climbed another 8c. Sarah Stirling finds out the process behind such an epic recovery.
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SKILLS

Climb skills: how to go deep-water soloing

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22/02/2017

The prime DWS season is fast approaching. The sea isn't warm enough yet though, so don't start packing your bag immediately. Since the water's so cold in the UK for most of the year, we've updated our safety guidance. Have you heard about cold water shock? If not, read on to protect yourself from this deadly danger.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

How to make the most of your New Year's climbing resolutions

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14/01/2016

Trying out some New Year resolutions? Perhaps this time you're aiming for steely fingers or hoping to just stick to that training plan? Well read on to get the latest inside info from our star-studded panel of experts that will help you stick to those resolutions and improve your climbing this year.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

BMC Ambassador Hazel Findlay: how mental coaching could change your life

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11/12/2015

BMC ambassador Hazel Findlay talks five years in her van making a living out of climbing, eastern philosophy, why she's only interested in coaching the mental side of climbing, and how it has made her better at dealing with life in general.
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YOUTH & EQUITY

Keeping it in the family: climbing on Father’s Day

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13/06/2014

It’s a great family activity, so what better way to celebrate Father's Day this Sunday than with a family climb. Claire-Jane Carter caught up with five climbing fathers, sons and daughters to ask them about having climbing in their blood, and how they share their passion.
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INTERNATIONAL

BMC ambassador James McHaffie sends Salathé Wall free

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24/05/2014

Brits James McHaffie and Dan McManus recently returned to the horizontal after spending seven days free climbing the Salathé Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite. Hazel Findlay finds out more.
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INTERNATIONAL

Hazel Findlay wins the race to F8c

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07/04/2014

It’s no secret that British women are climbing harder than ever before. But until this weekend, only four British women had climbed F8b+ and everyone was wondering who’d be the first to crack F8c. The wait is over, and we have a winner: Hazel Findlay with her ascent of Fish Eye at Oliana.
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INTERNATIONAL

Fitz boys: Honnold and Caldwell's perfect Patagonian link up. Exclusive interview.

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20/02/2014

Two days ago, jaws dropped around the world as news broke of Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell teaming up for a mega link-up in Patagonia. Hazel Findlay tracked Alex Honnold down to talk suffering, snow blindness and sharing a sleeping bag.
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