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Easy Multi-pitch climbs in chedder14640
Learning to jam in the Peak?291,100
Hi all from Derby3423
Technique Question - Height523,101
Best climbing club for beginners3688
gear4rocks trad gear341,980
Am i in the right place81,027
university mountaineering clubs171,721
A few very noob questions181,453
Bouldering safety7619
Beginners Trad climbing. 221,680
New Forum User - Congleton and Formby8804
Hanging belay - management of half ropes261,696
Help! Snowdon / Skills?-364
Sweaty palms6655
La Sportiva Katanas 5576
QMD - Mountain Leader Award121,010
Ben lomond10595
So 8wks in to returning to climbing and...71,667
high altitude beginner!141,011
climbing buddy61,218
abseiling/top roping8911
Mobile Phone in the Mountains1121361
sore knuckles6584
Rate my rack251,874
Next steps4508
How many quickdraws and which rope?6849
snow hole tuition13972
Fort William Mountain Festival -275
Protecting the environment vs yourself - "ethical" climbing441,574
adjusting harness leg loops3620
Twisted my knee8550
3 peaks challenge321,720
First foray into the Peak District241,224
climbing course recommendations-348
Introductory Leads, Glasgow area?5513
mountaineers in norfolk-312
Trad Lead Course - Any Recommendations?9899
need advice and contacts4696
Assisting a SPA qualified instructor3807
Begginer - Finger & Grip Strength191,799
4yr olds climbing582,948
winter essentials-389
Improving151,251
Climbing Trousers282,078
best easy leads in snowdonia17980
Free winter skills instruction in Scotland 6th-11th January 5828
Alps Advice3565
To Club or not to Club??51,312
New Zealand Mountaineering courses - opinions?2451
Starting out2549
Sweden unclimbed peaks4878
How to climb this?141,493
Intensive/accelerated/fast track instructor courses81,248
via ferrata grades131,079
Emergency survival bag6746
First noticeable thump onto the bouldering mat81,323
sport climbing411,404
Should I be logging my climbs152,364
Newbie snow belay questions4754

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