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A forum for asking questions, whether you are deciding to get into climbing or have just started and need something explained. is visited by many experienced climbers, including climbing and mountaineering guides, who will gladly help out. Please check the UKClimbing FAQs before posting.
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ROCfest 2015-36510-Sep-14
Expedition Hot Rock Trip 2 announced!-2,11308-Jul-14
Brit Rock World Premiere 2nd Oct, Rheged-65128-Aug-14
Single Pitch Award Assessment at Ratho 27th 28th -36610-Sep-14
Will Gadd Climbing Masterclasses23,57724-Jun-14
Need information on setting up a commercial bouldering centre.-9214:29 Mon
Rock Climbing Partner/mentor needed in Snowdonia-8820:27 Sun
FREE course in N Wales248521:54 Fri
Easy and accessible crags near London2995316:38 Fri
Improver looking to form bouldering group at Westway-7302:53 Fri
Climbing club?635617-Sep-14
Intro to outdoor leadership, Bolton -8216-Sep-14
FREE Intro to climbing wed 24 Sept Bolton area -6715-Sep-14
Climbing etiquette 292,18809-Sep-14
Bouldering grades963405-Sep-14
Essex Newbie Girl looking for climbing partner475729-Aug-14
Ice Climbing550129-Aug-14
Free indoor lead climbing day at Leeds Wall 8th Sept.-10128-Aug-14
Child Safety Link432727-Aug-14
Disabled woman would like to try climbing772626-Aug-14
Anchor Set-up Approval Needed.1588425-Aug-14
Building Trad Rack (on a Budget)391,27420-Aug-14
MIA Trainee offering free instruction in Scotland476118-Aug-14
Help-Expedition advice and help requires(arctic)539115-Aug-14
Portland Sport2199011-Aug-14
Starting out639711-Aug-14
Beginner climber272,14710-Aug-14
Triglav - Advice, Accomodation and Tips310504-Aug-14
Advice for trad climbing - mixing gear brands 241,66704-Aug-14
Cleeve Hill833402-Aug-14
Learn to lead, Perthshire area, mon/tues, Free-13502-Aug-14
Beginner in Aberdeen needs a partner322902-Aug-14
Offer of climbing/scrambling instruction 2-3rd August117331-Jul-14
Want to get out and sport climb853031-Jul-14
Beginner friendly trad climbing routes Scotland. 2265029-Jul-14
Anka and figure of eight851528-Jul-14
Starting off in Somerset419126-Jul-14
Getting started in South Wales 1438825-Jul-14
What no Commonwealth thread?519324-Jul-14
Exeter Newbie316823-Jul-14
Packing to fly to the Alps1458922-Jul-14
New Climber in the Cheddar Area-10321-Jul-14
Beginner alpine routes around Aig Du Midi for acclimatisation529620-Jul-14
intro to climbing 22 July 11-4 Bolton area 530420-Jul-14
How do you encourage and motivate?1261519-Jul-14
Beginner scramble1158919-Jul-14
Newbie Friendly171,13518-Jul-14
Brand New to Climbing looking for a partner1067917-Jul-14
Bastow buttress Tryfan116417-Jul-14
Looking for half year climbing courses-29114-Jul-14
Too muscular to climb?543,14112-Jul-14
Will I ever learn to lead climb?392,48006-Jul-14
80Litre rucsac1157704-Jul-14
Via Ferrata Costs161,39104-Jul-14
Climbing clubs Central belt Scotland421102-Jul-14
Holds advice444702-Jul-14
Intro into climbing outdoors132126-Jun-14
good second rope435026-Jun-14
Tips on taking my 5 year old neice for her first climb869424-Jun-14
Old Rope...229323-Jun-14
Climbing vacation in northern England/Wales123322-Jun-14
Older guy looking to recapture a previous foothold!590022-Jun-14
Sport climbing kit251,08921-Jun-14
Quiet Crags in Derbyshire181,15220-Jun-14
Climbing in London and further away743218-Jun-14
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