/ NEW ARTICLE: Some Thoughts For Young Alpinists by Andy Cave

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UKC Articles - on 16 Sep 2009
[Andy Cave in the Alps, Spring 2007  .1, 2 kb]Andy Cave has over twenty years of alpine climbing experience.

He is a qualified UIAGM mountain guide and author of two books; Learning to Breathe and the sequel Thin White Line that was published in early 2008.


In this article and interview Andy shares some thoughts on safety, gear and the alpine philosophy.


Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/articles/page.php?id=2075

Yanchik - on 16 Sep 2009
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... and waste no time whatsoever practising climbing upwards.

Get fit and fast by all means, but

...spend a large amount of your practise time on rapid, prolonged, descents on steep loose ground.

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Morgan Woods - on 16 Sep 2009
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great stuff but unfortunately no london dates - or am i missing something?
galpinos - on 16 Sep 2009
inuklm - on 16 Sep 2009
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Fantastic Article!
maybe_si - on 16 Sep 2009
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what a gre at article, andy cave, clearly a hero! i love that everything he says seems to make perfect sense it direct and to the point!
southern sam - on 17 Sep 2009
Epsom is nearly London, its the one i'll be going to from South London anyway, fantastic article, a real inspiration as always.
gingerdave13 - on 17 Sep 2009
In reply to UKC Articles: decent article,, well worth a read.
Rebecca Varley on 19 Sep 2009 - host86-165-134-229.range86-165.btcentralplus.com
In reply to Morgan Woods: Andy is giving two talks at the RGS this autumn (not organised by us) are for RGS members plus guest I think, so if you know anyone who's a member give them a shout.
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bouldery bits - on 21 Sep 2009
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Thats got me psyched to go and do something big. Now to save...

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