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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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Guiding with some instruction on Multi Pitch routes -40720-Sep-13
Climbing buddy269520-Sep-13
Getting the most out of each sessiob338419-Sep-13
Multi Pitch / Scrambling offer-28918-Sep-13
Rigging a top rope with only dynamic rope1086117-Sep-13
The importance of diverse climbing experience994016-Sep-13
Guinea Pigs wanted161213-Sep-13
Need two climbers for tomorrow. 379713-Sep-13
Outdoor experience..91,68212-Sep-13
looking for a third person for a rock guiding day-28412-Sep-13
Anyone go to The Mill @ South Molton?219509-Sep-13
Shoe sizing help?755106-Sep-13
I rally want to start climbing452,32606-Sep-13
Equipment list141,16605-Sep-13
Very minor accident - warning111,47301-Sep-13
Starting Winter Climbing864631-Aug-13
CWA, CWLA and SPA361,37131-Aug-13
First Time on Real Rock249230-Aug-13
Assembling a climbing rack355825-Aug-13
taking a beginner to the climbing wall201,04924-Aug-13
noob question - rope diameters/thickness1187723-Aug-13
Sport Climbing near Leeds948023-Aug-13
Recommendation for Courses in Dorset326723-Aug-13
Nottingham climbing centre..342420-Aug-13
Proper noob question.81,26118-Aug-13
Looking to make the transition from gym to trad? or Scramble?367518-Aug-13
First proper multi pitch advice 547015-Aug-13
Grip Strength, ouch!101,06115-Aug-13
Belaying with joined ropes?1362014-Aug-13
Eastern Grit v Western Grit grades 1665213-Aug-13
Portland - noob kit list231,00212-Aug-13
Are where any sport/lead climbing routes near London?232312-Aug-13
Recommend me a Climbing Instructor in Pembrokeshire Please328109-Aug-13
Boreal Jokers - Do they stretch much?1874708-Aug-13
Partner -30107-Aug-13
Hello everyone!1762006-Aug-13
Climbing Partner - Sheffield565006-Aug-13
bolder climbing147805-Aug-13
climb in cumbria560904-Aug-13
Regular partner wanted in Rugby (Cov/N'hmapton) area-13301-Aug-13
Lakes multi-pitch on a single rope 1052231-Jul-13
Great opportunity to get up some classic climbs and scrambles-38229-Jul-13
buying first cams 261,32026-Jul-13
starting back after a year long break-26024-Jul-13
Recommend a London club?-20624-Jul-13
Outdoor newbie - what to wear1180622-Jul-13
Youth Climbing-21322-Jul-13
Top rope in Cornwall 331022-Jul-13
Climbing in the Peaks this weekend1052220-Jul-13
My 8 year old's first climbing trip437719-Jul-13
Easiest route up scarfell1166319-Jul-13
Sport multi pitch552218-Jul-13
Hand traverse - oh my!251,22016-Jul-13
Climbing with children in Cornwall633516-Jul-13
Looking for a Beginner climbing partner in south west London-18115-Jul-13
B3 Boots: Avoid skin peeling1054315-Jul-13
Leaving the gym?151,38415-Jul-13
Why is it.....612,49412-Jul-13
New to Lead- Question about placing protection211,99112-Jul-13
Scrambling guiding offered671909-Jul-13
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