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Bishop: the Buttermilks and Beyond...

If you were to ask a child to draw a prototypical boulder, the chances are they'd sketch something similar to the Buttermilks. When combined with the alpine backdrop, this must make Bishop one of the most aesthetic places to boulder in the world, but it doesn't stop there. Add into the mix other nearby venues such as the Happy + Sad Boulders, a ...

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Hostile Terrain - Trad Adventures in North Devon & Cornwall

Devon's honorary Brummy Stu Bradbury takes a look at some of the more esoteric offerings of the South West's North Coast. Be warned: this article should come with a public health and safety warning, so tread lightly...

Spittal Crag, Northumberland

Franco Cookson shares the delights of Spittal Crag in Northumberland... In 2005 Cassim Ladha, Steve Burdett and Ged Desforges decided to investigate a crag Steve had seen when working near Berwick. Packed into an old Vauxhall Astra, they drove until...

Hodge Close Quarry - An Unlikely DWS Paradise

Neil Gresham takes a closer look at what could either be a chossy hole in the ground or a quirky treasure trove filled with some of the least likely DWS classics you've ever seen.


Carinthia - Austria

Lost Rock

Cochamó: Multipitch Madness in Chilean Patagonia

South Devon

The Ridges of Norway's Jotunheim

Harthill Quarry

High Altitude Climbing in Peru's Cordillera Blanca


The Dolomites - 5 Easy Route Recommendations

The Dolomites have a fearsome reputation when it comes to trad climbing and when viewing the peaks with their characteristically steep faces it is easy to see why.... but it isn't all desperate! There are plenty of easy routes to go at in terms of...

Margalef: 20 Years of Quality Sport Climbing

The Catalan destination of Margalef is well known throughout the world for its awesome steep walls and super hard routes, hence its popularity for hard first ascents and repeats. Perhaps less well known is the huge variety of easier...

10 Multi-pitch Routes Worth Travelling For Part 1

European mid-grade multi-pitch routes that are so good you can base your holiday around them. There's something for everyone from sun-soaked limestone to Alpine granite and even some good old UK trad! Have you done them all?

Grade I Winter: 12 Must-Do Routes

You don't have to be a beginner to enjoy a classic grade I. From easy snow gullies in grand settings to famously airy ridges, these are some of the greatest days out in the winter hills.

Waterval Boven: South Africa's Sport Climbing Mecca

10 Routes to Climb in Chamonix in Winter

Malta and Gozo

10 Multi-pitch Routes Worth Travelling For Part 2

Ned Feehally's Top Mantelshelves in the Peak District

Portland Bouldering

The Dolomites - Via Ferrata

Fair Head - Northern Ireland