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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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Garment Technologist for RabEquipUK-15014-Apr-14
Big Wall Courses at The Castle Climbing CentreThe Castle Climbing Centre117516:41 Wed
Marketing Co-ordinatorOsprey Europe Ltd-7514:12 Thu
Ever wanted to join an Expedition?Hot Rock-28614-Apr-14
23rd April - Jerry Gore: Wall of Paine Tue
Soloing Corvus (or not)noteviljoe402,54010:20 Sat
Newbie(ish) looking for local clubs - YorkshireMark Cutter27117:17 Fri
Indoors / outdoors gradesLobsbelow972420:04 Thu
Anyone running a leading/gear placement course?climbwhenready548420:53 Tue
Good beginner scrambling routes/books?charlielow319213-Apr-14
First alpine mountaineer trip this summer?mc2006231,32912-Apr-14
good crags to take a newbie to in Lake DistrictAdCo82220712-Apr-14
Easter Weekend Climbing AdviceSkorchio2672212-Apr-14
much work for MIAs/ MICs?marzi748611-Apr-14
Multipitch UK gradesEspenK331,34111-Apr-14
Climbing buddy wanted, LondonSebj93242311-Apr-14
Learning to lead on an indoor wallLobsbelow471,74009-Apr-14
5 'hindsight is a wonderful thing' tips for beginnersmegamonkeyman894,50309-Apr-14
Grade limits?Simos877707-Apr-14
Newbie looking for info & locationsGreg_H324907-Apr-14
Pushing my gradessebflynn539906-Apr-14
Where in the peak to practice prussiking up from dead spaceJack Whiteley271,23905-Apr-14
Portland instructionGompertz635604-Apr-14
PyB Alpine course July 2014 - car share?gingerbex-10103-Apr-14
Kilimanjaro climb- organisational help needed please!Jimmy1990520630-Mar-14
Easiest climbing in the Peak District?RyanPrior742329-Mar-14
t shirts and baby vestspunky zebra320127-Mar-14
bolted routes in the lower gradesJosje1179126-Mar-14
Climbing gradesdmaxwilliams130525-Mar-14
First rope?Henrycuillin325024-Mar-14
prusik lengthsBan11358524-Mar-14
Need a climber that's better than me (not difficult)Karabiner Karen181,39922-Mar-14
Self belay on top rope using a Gri Gri & Micro traxion. plogan51069222-Mar-14
Self belay using a Petzl Shuntplogan51170721-Mar-14
Going from bouldering to top. nicholas-c548316-Mar-14
Mont BlancTezbully442,23115-Mar-14
Exercises for climbingsj12951088512-Mar-14
Climbing trouser/Jeans ....Irishpotatos682,73711-Mar-14
Top Roping Pass of BallaterElvisMax1224410-Mar-14
Anyone want to do a trad leading course?Siobhan McGowan131,74010-Mar-14
belaying Connor Hale129409-Mar-14
Sport pursuit crampon sale !!Lennyb182755108-Mar-14
Getting experienceMattArnold531607-Mar-14
Top-roping Aberdeen cliffsElvisMax1848507-Mar-14
New to climbing-nobody to climb withLennyb1821392605-Mar-14
Inspiring a new generationPhil Lyon433004-Mar-14
Best first ice axe to get to use in uk. jamescook1779127-Feb-14
local crags near edinburgh6b-east652426-Feb-14
Sardinia in AutumnIan74416424-Feb-14
Asolo TPS 535 LTH V and CramponsND33-4922-Feb-14
First Winter Munros walked alonerusstyg131,00420-Feb-14
cold weather challenges / trek racesAnonymous-5919-Feb-14
Top Roping Pass of BallaterElvisMax1448719-Feb-14
please vote for WAVE Adventurewoodsy-10417-Feb-14
help designing a training planSlipknot_olly444313-Feb-14
New to winter mountaineering (Snowdonia)Bryn_F232913-Feb-14
Height and weightAlowen963211-Feb-14
Beginner's ice axe questiongman2012869710-Feb-14
Newbie looking for help and advice!fi_merc1183210-Feb-14
UK Sport Climbing zakmacro534809-Feb-14
Belaying from aboveclimbwhenready812,70909-Feb-14
back againstreetfighterjeff663408-Feb-14
New to UK. Snowdoniancpainting837003-Feb-14
trad climbingBethany258803-Feb-14
First trad rack!Finlay.george522,06203-Feb-14
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