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Crag Notes Gritstone Dreaming

I want to write about gritstone. Well, actually I want to move around it... but it's raining out, the rock will be soft and vulnerable and it's best to leave it be. Writing will have to do.

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Crag Notes In the Limelight at Malham Cove

Seasoned UK sport climbers would do well to make a pilgrimage to Malham's limestone amphitheatre at least once in their climbing career. At the beginning of my climbing journey two years ago, I had eyed Malha...

Crag Notes North of the Wall at Crag Lough

In this month's Crag Notes, Peter Goulding heads North of the Wall in Northumberland, to Crag Lough. "There's plenty there, especially in mid or lower grades, but the North facing location, loneliness, and scratchy plants give it a feeling of entry-level...

Crag Notes The Dewerstone

You can hardly blame Nick White, for his beloved South Devon & Dartmoor Guide is brimful of demons and goblins, but its pages did shape my expectations of The Dewerstone. The Devil's Rock, Raven ButtressĀ and route names like 'Leviathan', all gave it a certain foreboding....

Crag Notes Shifting Seasons

In this month's Crag Notes, Natalie Berry writes about shifting seasons and the impact of climate change on the Plan de...

Crag Notes Dunderstruck!

Twelve thirty finds us spinning down like spiders on thread, upper ledges out of reach of the foaming drink. Lower ledges glisten wet...

Crag Notes A Local Haunt

Within this month's Crag Notes, Jane Blackbourn visits the lesser known bouldering area hidden within Sally in the Woods.

Crag Notes June Emanations

Mark Goodwin shares a poetic June contribution about climbing Outside Edge on The Great Slab on Craig yr Ogof.

Crag Notes Waiting for the White Stuff to Arrive

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