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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
Guinea Pigs wantedgibbermonkey1
Need two climbers for tomorrow. skiascent3
Outdoor experience..jono_nwk9
looking for a third person for a rock guiding dayskiascent-
Anyone go to The Mill @ South Molton?devon_roadie2
Shoe sizing help?CallumKX7
I rally want to start climbingcheek to the...45
Equipment listActionSte14
Very minor accident - warningDandelion11
Starting Winter Climbingadamre128
CWA, CWLA and SPATomDisomma36
First Time on Real RockSoloist2
Assembling a climbing rackmoonchip3
taking a beginner to the climbing wallouttathaway20
noob question - rope diameters/thicknessmoonchip11
Sport Climbing near Leedspoigol50439
Recommendation for Courses in DorsetMadMermaid3
Nottingham climbing centre..jono_nwk3
Proper noob question.iiswoz8
Looking to make the transition from gym to trad? or Scramble?alpinismo.uk3
First proper multi pitch advice Ahogg165