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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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Peak District / Pennine Way-22920-May-13
Sheltered beginners crag western peak?545318-May-13
We're climbing Kilimanjaro and making a blog about it!!1385816-May-13
Ice Axes; self arrest implications of pick & shaft shapes 445016-May-13
Just got the climbing bug... now what?241,38514-May-13
Outdoor is hard!202,83414-May-13
Newbie climber looking for climbing partner to gain experience365113-May-13
Top rope solo's using a shunt (again!)161,88012-May-13
Aid Climbing1269408-May-13
Climbing/ Mountaineering Club Recommendations - Glasgow543807-May-13
Kids rock shoes question536305-May-13
Turket Trip 22 April 2013 to 30 April 2013113604-May-13
It's just like starting over.... but better. -43804-May-13
Bra advice for those climbers with big breasts HELP!!424,09903-May-13
climbing walls355301-May-13
Giggleswick south 1071330-Apr-13
Just been climbing191,48527-Apr-13
Good workouts231226-Apr-13
bolted climbing walls in cornwall?548126-Apr-13
Car Share - Kent/London to Chamonix227424-Apr-13
Getting started on CWA & SPA qualifications.758022-Apr-13
Views on Scarpa Vantage shoes?251,21421-Apr-13
Finger strength...111,10818-Apr-13
Looking for guest blogger for youth outdoor activity website-22117-Apr-13
Need more practice.464116-Apr-13
Starting out450014-Apr-13
anyone struggled with graceful?382,57710-Apr-13
Personal Liability Insurance for climbing - do you have it?1597410-Apr-13
Looking to try real rock667209-Apr-13
sore hands974308-Apr-13
struggling to make the leap157706-Apr-13
New , from Leeds - A bit of experience on sport/trad649203-Apr-13
Back country snowboarding advice for an Aussie431703-Apr-13
Fairly new to climbing, basd in Scarborough.-20102-Apr-13
Research Survey for Backpack Use in Outdoor Pursuits-19102-Apr-13
Looking for a partner! (Shropshire)-21401-Apr-13
Peak Conditions Tuesday325431-Mar-13
Top rope belaying468931-Mar-13
Pain in Elbow1075530-Mar-13
Newbie wanting some advice please594029-Mar-13
New thrills.235029-Mar-13
Why somthink pulling me to mountains161,26126-Mar-13
Please Help With My Survey Question For School.2099425-Mar-13
via ferrata chamonix area recomendations225924-Mar-13
Novice climber North West keen to get climbing 161,16122-Mar-13
Which is best?1296421-Mar-13
need a partner LONDON237716-Mar-13
British Standard to Tying In/Belaying?141,31615-Mar-13
New an keen to get learning81,07208-Mar-13
Easy Multi-pitch climbs in chedder1463108-Mar-13
Learning to jam in the Peak?291,09406-Mar-13
Hi all from Derby341905-Mar-13
Technique Question - Height523,09105-Mar-13
Best climbing club for beginners368104-Mar-13
gear4rocks trad gear341,97002-Mar-13
Am i in the right place81,01902-Mar-13
university mountaineering clubs171,71101-Mar-13
A few very noob questions181,44428-Feb-13
Bouldering safety760227-Feb-13
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