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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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spa trainees-mid week help in the peak369518-Oct-12
High Neb352717-Oct-12
Trad protection on a seawall....81,05716-Oct-12
Novice climber looking for people to learn with - Aberdeen-35516-Oct-12
moving on up450615-Oct-12
Centres with Trublue Self-Belay?262213-Oct-12
Sport climbing etiquette 111,67012-Oct-12
Need advice/tips on clearing the base of a bouldering wall553211-Oct-12
outdoor climbing157711-Oct-12
Novice looking for someone to climb with in Aviemore657211-Oct-12
Climbing in Bastion?302,27110-Oct-12
London based aid climbing "teacher" wanted481209-Oct-12
Bringing up a Second and Third on a Scramble861809-Oct-12
injured elbows and training HELP!654508-Oct-12
Needing advice on starting out!!!784707-Oct-12
top rope climbs North Yorkshire Moors366405-Oct-12
Climbing comp stupid question262802-Oct-12
Is a nutkey just a nutkey ?482,50701-Oct-12
Climbing and mountaineering 61,18030-Sep-12
Complete Amateur in Derbyshire269530-Sep-12
Climbing partner wanted indoor notts/derbyshire146029-Sep-12
That knot's important61,90829-Sep-12
Rigging Rope - Type268728-Sep-12
What do to when you think you might fall indoors212,42727-Sep-12
Question about tying in..91,46427-Sep-12
climbing/mountaineering club257826-Sep-12
Newish user saying hi 1277326-Sep-12
Hi/climbing club north london453623-Sep-12
climbing strength 41,13821-Sep-12
new shoes....HELP..!!!!990721-Sep-12
trad rack71,10620-Sep-12
Belaying with Double ropes271,27219-Sep-12
6b Beginner Looking for Some Basic Insight51,22618-Sep-12
mountaineering fitness141,46418-Sep-12
Altitude experience climbing november355017-Sep-12
Learning to climb in Birmingham658817-Sep-12
learning how to climb trad61,30415-Sep-12
Blisters... HELP!!152213-Sep-12
another top rope sheffield587212-Sep-12
Live in Bolton? multi activity course in The Peak 16-19 Oct249112-Sep-12
Peak District Sport for Beginners154612-Sep-12
Sport Climb taboo464,36211-Sep-12
witches quarry guide555111-Sep-12
Training at Sea 354910-Sep-12
Expedition Training Program/Jobs?146510-Sep-12
Buying gear887008-Sep-12
Tips for "sit starts" - indoor bouldering211,98606-Sep-12
Chalk Talk - Novice scrambing/rock climbing days in North Wales-47231-Aug-12
Self belay climbing centre 171429-Aug-12
Where best to start trad climbing - cornwall/Devon664929-Aug-12
I want to learn Trad !71,11429-Aug-12
starting outside1290929-Aug-12
Instructor Recommendation597328-Aug-12
Climbing two days in a row?891528-Aug-12
Cheap Rope?311,70028-Aug-12
Reachy problems a problem for short climber - improve dynos?1194828-Aug-12
Winter Climbing- where to start 770928-Aug-12
Warm winter climbs149827-Aug-12
getting started1063227-Aug-12
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