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This site is all about rock climbing, mountaineering, hill walking & mountain biking in the UK and beyond. Hopefully you will find something of use. The best approach is to dive straight in, browse around and see what you can find. If you'd like a few more pointers then some of the site highlights are listed below.

Giles Thurston

Winter Climbing Conditions

Winter climbing in the UK is becoming more and more fickle as the years go by.  However, the excellent condition reports combined with a basic understanding of climatic conditions that lead to good conditions, mean that you stand a good chance of being in the right place at the right time. 

In this article we’ll give you some hints and tips on how to predict when the best time to climb is and also point you towards other useful resources on the web


Gallery Highlights

Latest Articles

Interview with Renan Ozturk

Cheaptents.com have recently published an interview with Renan Ozturk, another of North Faces sponsored climbers. 

Renan has combined the two great passions of his life and become a very well accredited climber and artist in his own right.  He continues to push himself harder each time he takes to climbing a new face and only last year, Renan became one of the first people to rediscover ancient murals of Budha in the semi-autonomous zone of Mustang in Tibet, after a tip-off by a local sheep farmer. 

Read our excerpt from his recent interview with cheaptents.com


Other Recent Articles

Latest Reviews

With Bare Hands by Alain Robert

Alain Robert, the world famous urban solo climber has just released his autobiography, With Bare Hands: The Story of the Human Spider (published by Maverick House Publishers, £16.99). Also known as the French Spiderman, Robert’s biography will have you clutching at the pages, holding on and hardly daring to breathe, as Robert tells of clinging to giant buildings.

Alain’s publishers have been kind enough to allow us to publish an excerpt of his autobiography, so why not read on and enjoy!


Other Recent Reviews

UK Forecasts

Select the relevant mountain area from the map or list below to view the forecast:

UK Mountain Weather Forecasts Peak District Lake District North Wales Brecon Beacons North East Highlands North West Highlands

Mountains & Routes

UK Mountain Database

The mountain database contains details of all 3000 peaks in UK over 150m. You can browse by area or all the major ticklists including Munros and Wainwrights.

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Route Database

The route database contains details of walks, scrambles, rock climbs, mountaineering routes, ice climbs and alpine routes added by our visitors. Why not log your own routes and share them with others?