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May 2008

thumb Rainer Rettner has been researching the Eigerwand for most of his adult life. The documents he has gathered form one of the most... Read more

May 2008

thumb Sometimes in life it's good to set a goal, something that takes planning, is measurable and achievable. For me I cope with the... Read more

Oct 2008

thumb Over the years Leeds has had several dedicated climbing and outdoor shops, perhaps the most famous being Centresport, which with... Read more

Sep 2008

thumb Strawberries (E6 6b) is a fierce crack-line taking the challenge of the overhanging headwall at the top of the Vector Buttress on... Read more

Jan 2008

thumb Sunday evening saw us 'camped' under the most infamous North Face in the World – the Eiger. The ITN film crew had set up base... Read more

Nov 2008

thumb "Have you seen that French guy that does it with no ropes?" In this article Alain Robert, famous for his solo climbs up huge... Read more

Feb 2008

thumb It was a tough task choosing the best boulderers from amongst Britain's bouldering elite. Many UK based boulderers have been... Read more

Dec 2008

thumb Dave Gill has produced an excellent short clip of a flash attempt of Gaia, at Black Rocks. Climber George Ullrich goes for the... Read more

Popular Destination Articles of 2008

Feb 2008

thumb Want to visit the Todra Gorge in Morocco for climbing? Here's a little info to help you on the way. Read more

Jan 2008

thumb Jack Geldard takes a trip to Arco, Italy. The birth place of competition climbing and home to some fantastic long mountain... Read more

Feb 2008

thumb "Icefall climbing in mainland Europe is becoming increasingly popular, with venues such as Chamonix, Cogne and La Grave getting... Read more

May 2008

thumb A whirlwind tour of the best routes and boulder problems that this overlooked area of British climbing has to offer. Solitude,... Read more

Oct 2008

thumb Le Boffi in France is fast becoming a 'must visit' destination. Acres of clean limestone at all grades and in a beautiful... Read more

Popular Skills Articles of 2008

Jul 2008

thumb A guide to where you should attach your belay plate. To your harness belay loop? Or to your 'rope loop'? Read more

Feb 2008

thumb How much should you spend on your first rack of gear? This short article gives some indication of what you should buy and how... Read more

May 2008

thumb As an expert on avoiding and loathing training the question of 'how to train' is to me overshadowed by the far more important... Read more


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