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Best UK Climbing SpotsLizBail11
We Need YouDooZeePete-
First ropeclimbwhenready34
Email where art thouKassius2
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-
70 metre rope, 30 metre climbFirestarter9
How do you tie into a doubled up rope?Otis57
Alpine and mountaineering boots. General usage advice.Delta Wolf7
Winter skills coursesDurkules11
haul loop use...Pesda potato10
Back To The Rock (after 16 years! :S)Mi718
I really want to get into winter walking / basic routesOliiver4
Forced sporadic training!BellX13
Scrambling guiding offeredpocosjoe3
rappel / abseil rings?Pesda potato7
prusik rope diameter advice pleasePesda potato12
Recommend first trad rack - Tony50035
where's them climbs chimpers3
ice ice ice chimpers4
Ice ToolsTony50012
New to Nottingham - Where to top ropeLord Nemis3
New Climber looking for a regular climbing partner in LiverpoolAzzabhoy2
Is it ever to late to start trad climbingTony50030
NEWBIElinnit5
Pull ups?Simos84
Great footwork exercises?Simos21
Knot in end of abseil rope, not joiningQue Sera Sera28
How/where to find cheap climbing shoesChilli Bee13
Noob question - is chalk necessary for all?Simos32
Questions about 'silent feet'Simos22
Fitness tips for nearly fiftyFirestarter9
Strength Plateau and TendonitisSimos20
Anyone climb at Kilnworx???WiseManDave4
Top rope setup Qs - static rope or extending slingsbadgerjockey18
Pregnancy climbing, skiing and instructingbumpy15
climbing with soft tissue damage & swollen hand/fingerfayeness3
Best club to join in the midlands for a noobHelios716
Climbing coaching?MrsSeychelles12
leavingAnonymous4
female indoor buddy birminghamMinky874
Worn slings on hexesFirestarter18
fear of falling while boulderingDandelion5
Tip for a Noobchrisa8723
Alpine ClimbingDanbow734
Abseiling in or around Wiltshire?joss_bouncer23
How can I get into winter climbing?BradleyWhite13
Freelance Insurance?BradleyWhite5
Guiding with some instruction on Multi Pitch routes skiascent-
Climbing buddyblakejacob2
Getting the most out of each sessiobtomholdenoid3
Multi Pitch / Scrambling offerskiascent-
Rigging a top rope with only dynamic ropedl_wraith10
The importance of diverse climbing experiencedl_wraith9