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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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Cheap Rope?311,70128-Aug-12
Reachy problems a problem for short climber - improve dynos?1195028-Aug-12
Winter Climbing- where to start 771028-Aug-12
Warm winter climbs150127-Aug-12
getting started1063427-Aug-12
BMC Climbing Walls Essentials DVD142526-Aug-12
MIA trainees-56925-Aug-12
Looking For Partners - Cambridgeshire451224-Aug-12
Scottish winter mountaineering/climbing362424-Aug-12
Beginner trad in central Scotland859924-Aug-12
Asking for sponsorship........91,11423-Aug-12
child harness and helmet1759623-Aug-12
sheffield this afternoon139722-Aug-12
Belaying from the top201,09121-Aug-12
outdoor climbing help356020-Aug-12
How to get started779720-Aug-12
Patient lakeland partner needed587319-Aug-12
Oxfordshire / Milton Keynes area climbing partner560617-Aug-12
MIA trainees-52316-Aug-12
climbing buddy-43616-Aug-12
top roping sheffield896816-Aug-12
MIA trainee seeking practice partners July / August61,17315-Aug-12
Adding a strap to your rig .679315-Aug-12
Some advice for a beginner? 468715-Aug-12
belayer and seconder out of hearing range241,39413-Aug-12
New bee Dorset 985412-Aug-12
Causey Quarry Theft111,42611-Aug-12
South West - Easy Access Crag754911-Aug-12
Hi and DWS342910-Aug-12
camping stanage edge689210-Aug-12
Free instruction/ climbing session during school hols-48710-Aug-12
how to tie off a belay plate....121,38208-Aug-12
First-timer advice for Swanage181,10707-Aug-12
Child friendly climbing around Cheddar1286106-Aug-12
cheddar today139806-Aug-12
Incorporate belay loop into harness tie-in?932,11206-Aug-12
MIA Trainee seeking practice partners August.586406-Aug-12
Bolted routes in Northern England for begginer?883805-Aug-12
Active outdoor pursuits instructor course578504-Aug-12
chalk free crags181,54803-Aug-12
late september in the Alps 352501-Aug-12
Help the Newbie plz. Fears and climbing shoes.91,13631-Jul-12
Top Peak E1's1284630-Jul-12
Looking for someone to walk/climb with. Hertfordshire/ Bedford565226-Jul-12
Suggestions for Stanage this afternoon 847726-Jul-12
Free Climbing Tuition in North Wales from MIA Trainee131,50020-Jul-12
Climbing Clubs Chichester440018-Jul-12
Best literature for long multipitch climbing?241,17818-Jul-12
New to climbing Bolton North West area1180717-Jul-12
novice doing ben nevis next week1199316-Jul-12
Confused at the anchor?874,56816-Jul-12
Good climbing walls in London?661216-Jul-12
SPA Crag Days out256116-Jul-12
I fell off, weeks ago293,42112-Jul-12
recomend gear for a begginer 883412-Jul-12
static rope for anchors777311-Jul-12
looking for someone to climb with ?131,87409-Jul-12
beginner climber looking to buddy up in scotland348309-Jul-12
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