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please vote for WAVE Adventurewoodsy-
help designing a training planSlipknot_olly4
New to winter mountaineering (Snowdonia)Bryn_F2
Height and weightAlowen9
Beginner's ice axe questiongman20128
Newbie looking for help and advice!fi_merc11
UK Sport Climbing zakmacro5
Belaying from aboveclimbwhenready81
back againstreetfighterjef...6
New to UK. Snowdoniancpainting8
trad climbingBethany2
First trad rack!Finlay.george52
Weekly climbing partner in London wantedSPhil2
First timer in proper snow...Mike5057
Toubkal in March adviceBib_Bob_Euroslap5
Miura VS sizingezzle6
alternative uses of gear loopBan159
Meeting Alpine Club Membersdutybooty2
Spork?Yetiman57510
Looking for new climbing bud: EdinburghLHumble1
Beginner winter routes in Scotland tennantbell1
Crampons choice help!adamholden7
Guides for the Peak districtorigamib8
boots, crampons or axes for a beginnerKurtisbromilow1
Looking to get into climbing (Stafford)Robo199211
What is so special about guide pants?nutme9
quickdraw to quickdrawBan168
ice axe lengthmaxsmith56
placing hex'sshumidrives36
looking for climbers in BelfastUrko-
learn to trad climbingjim11
Boots fit?JonLongshanks9
Bad belayingbalmybaldwin44
Best Indoor Climbing Wall for Kidsrichie40882
winter skills martinlevya828
First multi pitch reccomendationsJack Whiteley22
Starting out - looking for climbers in stockportVapour3
first harness rustyford4
5yr olds climbing flopsicle4
getting off sport routesrosssss22423
Are you looking to become a Mountaineer?threepeaks10
Designing an outdoor facilities for people with disabilities.DavidMR6
B2's for Ice climbing??????????????Benbrady118
Looking to get into climbing (London)Sebj935
Thors cave, pushing my limit? spud_2313
sea cliff abseilspff45
Where to start?Cal037
Grip - practise makes perfect?sjbland6
Best UK Climbing SpotsLizBail11
We Need YouDooZeePete-
First ropeclimbwhenready34
Email where art thouSempafi2
Time to start climbing outdoorseddhewett7
Belays, anchors, vectors, maths!Tarquell29
Looking climbing buddy - new to climbing - Northern IrelandTony5005
have I missed the post explaining the new thread icons?aln2
Partner wanted, Reading climbing centre.Lee 761
Best Mont Blanc Book with room to improverusstyg7
New climber looking for partner in North London areaelsag4
belayers needed tomorrow MCCwoodsy-
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