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Sébastien Cuomo with his creation.  © Sébastien Cuomo

Article Mountains in Miniature - A LEGO Mont Blanc Massif

Sébastien Cuomo didn't expect the 3000 notifications and 400 shares that animated his phone when he posted a photo of his latest Lego build on Facebook. Although countless iconic buildings have been replicated in plastic and in miniature thanks to the versatility of Lego, comparatively few landscapes have been built brick by brick. Fo...


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Exposed to The Naked God (E6 6a), Blackchurch.  © Stu Bradbury

Article Extreme Culm - Recollections of Climbing on the Coast

Stu Bradbury provides some great personal recollections and highlights of climbing on the Culm coast.

Saddle Head.  © Heather Dawe
Saddle Head.  © Heather Dawe

Article A Pembrokeshire Summer

Author Heather Dawe shares an excerpt from an upcoming book in which she reflects on her climbing adventures twenty years ago, as she slowly gets back into the sport... Scrambling down closer to the sea, I looked for the beginning of the route. The water was calm,...

Distancing is easier with small groups, or one-to-one, as here on Curved Ridge  © Al Halewood
Distancing is easier with small groups, or one-to-one, as here on Curved Ridge  © Al Halewood

coronavirus The Impact on Outdoor Centres, Guides and Instructors

According to conventional wisdom, Lockdown has given us all a greater awareness of nature and an appreciation for the outdoors; but the measures to control Coronavirus continue to have a major impact on the outdoor activity industry....

A Lego route map.   © Dan Bailey
A Lego route map.   © Dan Bailey

Article How Lego helps a Blind Climber to Route-Read

As Matthew Shifrin ties-in at his local climbing wall in Boston, his belayer breaks open the Lego. A...

Empire of the Sun at Anstey's Cove  © Toby Dunn
Empire of the Sun at Anstey's Cove  © Toby Dunn

Article Close to Home - Climbing & Travel in a Post-Pandemic World

Toby Dunn examines the possibility of a post-pandemic world where travelling abroad is a...

Padarn at night  © johnhenderson
Padarn at night  © johnhenderson

Running Run-Swim the Puddle Buckley, a New Way to See Snowdonia

Do you fancy a Paddy Buckley round, but also enjoy getting wet? This amphibious alternative takes the best bits...

Old friends  © Dan Moore
Old friends  © Dan Moore

Article Mystery on the Piz Badile - Lamborghini Underpants

Dan Moore looks back on an adventure to the Piz Badile where he found an unlikely pair of...

Sébastien Berthe: style first.  © Damien Largeron
Sébastien Berthe: style first.  © Damien Largeron

Interview Sébastien Berthe on his Summer of Sends

Caff on Comes the Dervish (E3 5c)  © Marc Langley
Caff on Comes the Dervish (E3 5c)  © Marc Langley

Interview James McHaffie - The Cumbrian

Crag Notes: Mowing Word  © Ray Wood
Crag Notes: Mowing Word  © Ray Wood

Crag Notes Mowing Word

First ascent of Rimmon Wall, Ravenstones, Tony Howard,   © Tony Howard Collection
First ascent of Rimmon Wall, Ravenstones, Tony Howard,   © Tony Howard Collection

Article The Early Climbing Years: The First Saddleworth - Chew Valley Guidebook, 1965

A strong team of support runners made a big difference on the Paddy Buckley  © Math Roberts collection
A strong team of support runners made a big difference on the Paddy Buckley  © Math Roberts collection

Running Breaking a Big Hill Record - What Does it Take?

Gwen Moffat on the last stance of Diocese.  © Johnnie Lees
Gwen Moffat on the last stance of Diocese.  © Johnnie Lees

Article Gwen Moffat on Diocese

Nicole McLaughlin: designer, climber and upcycling icon.  © Nicole McLaughlin
Nicole McLaughlin: designer, climber and upcycling icon.  © Nicole McLaughlin

Article Nicole McLaughlin: Designer, Climber and Upcycling Icon

Eating disorders montage shot  © Abbie Robinson
Eating disorders montage shot  © Abbie Robinson

Eating Disorders: Being More Open in the Outdoors

Gordon Robb, AKA @fatoldclimber.  © Gordon Robb
Gordon Robb, AKA @fatoldclimber.  © Gordon Robb

Article An Interview with A Fat, Old Climber

Parked up in the Langdales  © Charlie Low
Parked up in the Langdales  © Charlie Low

Article How to Convert a Camper Van into a Climbing Home on Wheels

'It took me years to love Portland.'  © Sarah-Jane Dobner
'It took me years to love Portland.'  © Sarah-Jane Dobner

Article Portland: Here be Dragons

Hannah Toward on The Roaring Boys (E6 6b)  © Hannah Toward Collection
Hannah Toward on The Roaring Boys (E6 6b)  © Hannah Toward Collection

Article The Roaring Girl - An Interview with Hannah Toward


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