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Alpine and European Climbing Guidebooks 7899
Chamonix Sport Aventure : Chamonix No. 1 Heliski-12
Trainee Instructor 172,031
Quality mountain day info required!!5413
What harness for very petite woman?7745
Fitness/gym routine for unfit new climber221,056
Where to go for sport routes in UK?11753
What gear is needed for stanage??421,960
What's wrong with this picture?161,672
Why is it dangerous to climb with a single half rope ?493,351
Location for top roping kids in Swanage4260
Simple abseiling question392,425
climbing harness6374
The Long Traverse, Torquay. How safe at Low Tide?4255
Bouldering places in the Lake District3149
Need information on setting up a commercial bouldering centre.-159
Rock Climbing Partner/mentor needed in Snowdonia-148
Easy and accessible crags near London291,005
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Climbing club?6436
Intro to outdoor leadership, Bolton -121
FREE Intro to climbing wed 24 Sept Bolton area -93
Climbing etiquette 292,289
Bouldering grades9702
Essex Newbie Girl looking for climbing partner4823
Ice Climbing5561
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.15942
Building Trad Rack (on a Budget)391,336
MIA Trainee offering free instruction in Scotland4815
Help-Expedition advice and help requires(arctic)5425
Portland Sport211,038
Starting out6444
Beginner climber272,223
Triglav - Advice, Accomodation and Tips3135
Advice for trad climbing - mixing gear brands 241,714
Cleeve Hill8366
Learn to lead, Perthshire area, mon/tues, Free-167
Beginner in Aberdeen needs a partner3257
Offer of climbing/scrambling instruction 2-3rd August1205
Want to get out and sport climb8567
Beginner friendly trad climbing routes Scotland. 22691
Anka and figure of eight8541
Starting off in Somerset4226
Getting started in South Wales 14420
What no Commonwealth thread?5211
Exeter Newbie3196
Packing to fly to the Alps14622
New Climber in the Cheddar Area-122
Beginner alpine routes around Aig Du Midi for acclimatisation5320
intro to climbing 22 July 11-4 Bolton area 5330
How do you encourage and motivate?12640
Beginner scramble11626
Newbie Friendly171,153
Brand New to Climbing looking for a partner10712
Bastow buttress Tryfan1190
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