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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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Brit Rock World Premiere 2nd Oct, Rheged-4410:16 Thu
Ed Drummond Parkinson and cancer fund172,59221:56 Mon
Summer Clearance at Crag X-72819-Aug-14
Receptionist required - Castle Climbing Centre-10210:56 Wed
Backpack Designer170121-Aug-14
Essex Newbie Girl looking for climbing partner-11922:21 Thu
Ice Climbing111621:57 Thu
Free indoor lead climbing day at Leeds Wall 8th Sept.-5718:06 Thu
Child Safety Link428620:46 Wed
Disabled woman would like to try climbing763623:05 Tue
Climbing etiquette 281,63012:40 Tue
Anchor Set-up Approval Needed.1580417:45 Mon
Building Trad Rack (on a Budget)391,18520-Aug-14
MIA Trainee offering free instruction in Scotland469418-Aug-14
Help-Expedition advice and help requires(arctic)536715-Aug-14
Portland Sport2194511-Aug-14
Starting out634011-Aug-14
Beginner climber272,03310-Aug-14
Triglav - Advice, Accomodation and Tips38504-Aug-14
Advice for trad climbing - mixing gear brands 241,62504-Aug-14
Cleeve Hill830702-Aug-14
Learn to lead, Perthshire area, mon/tues, Free-10702-Aug-14
Beginner in Aberdeen needs a partner320502-Aug-14
Offer of climbing/scrambling instruction 2-3rd August114831-Jul-14
Want to get out and sport climb850031-Jul-14
Beginner friendly trad climbing routes Scotland. 2261929-Jul-14
Anka and figure of eight848428-Jul-14
Starting off in Somerset417326-Jul-14
Getting started in South Wales 1436225-Jul-14
What no Commonwealth thread?517824-Jul-14
Exeter Newbie315023-Jul-14
Packing to fly to the Alps1455822-Jul-14
New Climber in the Cheddar Area-8821-Jul-14
Beginner alpine routes around Aig Du Midi for acclimatisation527120-Jul-14
intro to climbing 22 July 11-4 Bolton area 528820-Jul-14
How do you encourage and motivate?1260019-Jul-14
Beginner scramble1156219-Jul-14
Newbie Friendly171,09918-Jul-14
Brand New to Climbing looking for a partner1064817-Jul-14
Bastow buttress Tryfan114017-Jul-14
Looking for half year climbing courses-27014-Jul-14
Too muscular to climb?543,09312-Jul-14
Will I ever learn to lead climb?392,42506-Jul-14
80Litre rucsac1155804-Jul-14
Via Ferrata Costs161,35904-Jul-14
Climbing clubs Central belt Scotland419102-Jul-14
Holds advice441902-Jul-14
Intro into climbing outdoors129926-Jun-14
good second rope433126-Jun-14
Tips on taking my 5 year old neice for her first climb866924-Jun-14
Old Rope...227423-Jun-14
Climbing vacation in northern England/Wales121722-Jun-14
Older guy looking to recapture a previous foothold!586822-Jun-14
Sport climbing kit251,06121-Jun-14
Quiet Crags in Derbyshire181,12520-Jun-14
Climbing in London and further away741018-Jun-14
Looking for suggestions for beginner sports routes1447317-Jun-14
Pregnant rock climbers?145817-Jun-14
Taking children on via ferrata - Briancon, Ailefroide.733915-Jun-14
Right equipment for the job338912-Jun-14
Tendon question527211-Jun-14
Utter utter noob at 45.111,72007-Jun-14
Lowering off301,99707-Jun-14
help with group 10 June Langdale-19603-Jun-14
Multi pitch sport questions1066301-Jun-14
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