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10 years of TCA Glasgow
Take a walk down memory lane as we celebrate 10 amazing years of TCA Glasgow.
Is it possible to climb with kids?
We spoke to parents at TCA to find out how they’ve faced and conquered the challenge of climbing with kids. From encouraging them to making time for yourself. Here's how to make it work.
TCA squad – challenging, friendly, rewarding
Owen Taylor tells us about his time in the youth climbing team
I didn’t expect to be learning a new sport at my age!
We talk to parents of kids who climb in our squad about how climbing has impacted their lives.
Climbing is great for mental health
Tom Stabbins reflects on the ways in which climbing has helped his mental health
Climbing hard and saving lives
TCA climber, Dr Ry McHenry's had an incredible 2020. In between heavy shifts in ICU he managed one of his best climbing years to date
Let’s go outside
A useful skip through lots of the things you should be thinking about if you're starting to climb outside. With guide and coach Trev Massiah
Forgetting to clip auto belay – an interview
Climbing on auto belay is a safe sport, if it is done correctly. But lose focus and any one of us could forget to clip. We speak to Sam about her accident and what we need to do as climbers to stay safe.
Call of Duty Warzone tournament
Join other TCA climbers for a mighty private tournament for fans of Call of Duty warzone.
Climbing as therapy
Pete Burrows from The University of Bristol looks at the science behind the benefits of exercise and climbing.
Hazel Findlay on Mental Health and Climbing
Hazel shares her thoughts on why climbing is so good for your mental health and what can you do to stay positive in lockdown.
Bouldering in the time of coronavirus
The final instalment of Jonny Kydd's travel journal.
The next leg of TCA routesetter and BD Local Hero Jonny's grand bouldering tour
James Rudge climbing at TCA
Paraclimber James talks about getting back into climbing at TCA and we share his brilliant new video.
Travelling during a pandemic
TCA routesetter and BD Local Hero Jonny Kydd gives us a glimpse of life on the road as he tentatively restarts his climbing tour.
As the brand new Dumby guide hits the shelves, co-author and TCA staff member John Hutchinson shares his personal connection to the Clyde's iconic climbing venue.
My Lockdown Motivation
Young Scottish competition climber Hannah Kerr tells us about her lockdown.
Finding adventure a little closer to home
Nat Berry on exploring local climbing venues and getting used to a slower pace of life
A life of climbing – Alan Cassidy
TCA Director Alan reminisces about his journey into climbing and a few of his biggest climbs.
Top tips for cragging safely after lockdown
It is a good time to explore local crags. Roz and Jonny have compiled essential advice for getting restarted.
If you want something to keep your mind and your fingers active, try our new TCA jigsaws
Musings on the art of route-setting
TCA setter Dan talks about the art and challenges of being a route-setter
How to take better climbing photographs
TCA route-setter and photographer Joseph Schenk shares advice on how to become a better climbing photographer.
Kate shares her love affair with climbing
Running into Ropes – Discovering the World of Climbing
Emma Marple shares her joy of climbing and travel, and offers advice on how the wild at heart can keep spirits high during lock-down
Team TCA is staying home
To give COVID the boot! Watch our video
Who’s zoomin who?
Download virtual zoom backgrounds to get back into TCA centres
Secrets to becoming a semi-decent climber
Lucy shares the secrets to her success.
Training at home
Good sources for home-based training ideas.