Climbing the Matterhorn

Mountains don't come much more iconic than the Matterhorn. Mountain guide, Dougal Tavener, outlines what is involved and how best to prepare for tackling its Hörnli Ridge.

01 January, 2015

Scrambling rope work and equipment

Supported by DMM and presented by AMI, BMC TV has just launched a series of six videos highlighting the rope work and knowledge that is useful in tackling a technical scramble.

30 October, 2014

Clipping Bolts: Part 2

In this second video on clipping bolts Emma Twyford highlights how efficient clipping can make all the difference between redpoint success and failure. She also explains what is meant by back-clipping a quickdraw and how it could have serious consequences.

30 September, 2014

Big wall reality

The follow-up to 'Big Wall Dreaming'. Andrew Cherry and Stefan Morris, arrive in Yosemite and set-off on their first big wall: El Cap's 3,000 foot Triple Direct route. Did they realise their dream and did it match their expectations?

08 September, 2014

Big wall dreaming

Andrew Cherry and Stefan Morris are simply your everyman climbers with the dream of climbing El Cap. Although they're big wall virgins they've been doing plenty of training and preparation for their trip.

22 August, 2014

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