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Popular Feature Articles of 2006

May 2006

thumb Figure 8? Groove? They're all here (well almost). We couldn't think of anything starting with V, W, X, Y (you surely will). If... Read more

Apr 2006

thumb Dave MacLeod gives us the scoop on his new route, Rhapsody. The first route to be given E11. Paul Diffley of Hot Aches... Read more

Jan 2006

thumb Short haul flights to popular climbing destinations are now the norm for most climbers. But how do you carry that rack of heavy... Read more

Jul 2006

thumb If there was a sport climbing World Cup who would be the contenders and who would win? The editors of the Canadian climbing... Read more

May 2006

I am lying on my hospital bed contemplating my life and drinking. How did it progress from 3 or 4 pints on a Saturday night to up... Read more

Feb 2006

thumb This article is aimed at the hundreds of climbers out there who are leading around the VS/HVS mark, but wistfully looking across... Read more

Mar 2006

thumb Morroco's Jebel Toubkal (13665 ft / 4165 m) is a popular mountaineering objective in North Africa . Robin Eveleigh gives us a... Read more

Oct 2006

thumb The Creagh Dhu Mountaineering Club has a very sad announcement to make. Tam McAulay died on Wednesday 20 September 2006 whilst on... Read more

Popular Destination Articles of 2006

Mar 2006

thumb Steve Mead started climbing in 2002 in 2005 he climbed one of the World's most sought after climbs. This is one man's tale of... Read more

Nov 2006

thumb Wedged between the mountains near the border of the Nagano and Yamanashi prefectures, in a valley whose name I have forgotten,... Read more

Oct 2006

thumb Despite being only 140m tall, most people take 2-3 days to get to and climb the Old Man of Hoy. With a bit of luck with ferries... Read more

Nov 2006

thumb My first day at Ceuse was not an auspicious start. The campsite and crag were full of skinny, sunbronzed pretty-boys and girls,... Read more

Aug 2006

thumb "The Dent looked magnificent, and one look at the new guidebook had me throwing my misgivings to the wind - Les Enfants de la... Read more

Popular Skills Articles of 2006

Jun 2006

thumb Loved by student groups, dreaded by climbers. a series of tips on how to make your abseils run smoother. Read more

May 2006

thumb Monday is washday especially after a weekends cragging. Every woman's favourite washerman Graham Gedge gives us the suds on how... Read more

Jan 2006

thumb Most winters we can anticipate the usual spate of questions about sharpening the tips of axes and crampons on the UKC forums. In... Read more

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