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BMC Club Autumn Lectures and Masterclass series-860
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BMC Climbing Injury Symposium-167
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Andy Cave Lecture - RGS, London-185
Quality mountain day info required!!5457
What harness for very petite woman?7748
Fitness/gym routine for unfit new climber221,060
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What gear is needed for stanage??421,960
What's wrong with this picture?161,674
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Location for top roping kids in Swanage4260
Simple abseiling question392,425
climbing harness6375
The Long Traverse, Torquay. How safe at Low Tide?4255
Bouldering places in the Lake District3149
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Rock Climbing Partner/mentor needed in Snowdonia-151
Easy and accessible crags near London291,006
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Climbing club?6436
Intro to outdoor leadership, Bolton -121
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Climbing etiquette 292,289
Bouldering grades9703
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Ice Climbing5562
Free indoor lead climbing day at Leeds Wall 8th Sept.-128
Child Safety Link4357
Disabled woman would like to try climbing7788
Anchor Set-up Approval Needed.15943
Building Trad Rack (on a Budget)391,336
MIA Trainee offering free instruction in Scotland4815
Help-Expedition advice and help requires(arctic)5425
Portland Sport211,041
Starting out6445
Beginner climber272,225
Triglav - Advice, Accomodation and Tips3135
Advice for trad climbing - mixing gear brands 241,715
Cleeve Hill8366
Learn to lead, Perthshire area, mon/tues, Free-168
Beginner in Aberdeen needs a partner3257
Offer of climbing/scrambling instruction 2-3rd August1205
Want to get out and sport climb8568
Beginner friendly trad climbing routes Scotland. 22692
Anka and figure of eight8541
Starting off in Somerset4227
Getting started in South Wales 14420
What no Commonwealth thread?5211
Exeter Newbie3196
Packing to fly to the Alps14623
New Climber in the Cheddar Area-122
Beginner alpine routes around Aig Du Midi for acclimatisation5320
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How do you encourage and motivate?12640
Beginner scramble11626
Newbie Friendly171,155
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