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Popular Feature Articles of 2017

May 2017

thumb Toby Dunn is a talented climber from Newton Abbot. Having moved north and worked his way through the grades on Yorkshire... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Two weeks ago the masses were informed about one of the greatest climbing pieces of art that we have heard about. Alex's... Read more

Jan 2017

thumb Bothies would be great if not for the other people you have to share them with. At the risk of insulting practically... Read more

Mar 2017

thumb Lynn Hill needs little introduction. As a pioneer of free climbing in the 80s and 90s, Lynn is regarded as one of the most... Read more

19 Oct 2017

thumb Comments made by Sir Chris Bonington pertaining to mountain rescue services recently made their way into articles in both The... Read more

18 Oct 2017

thumb Formerly terms such as "Bumbly!" and "Filthy top-roping scum!!" were mortal insults. But times have changed. Nowadays we're all... Read more

Mar 2017

thumb If you're in the market for a new sleeping bag it can be a baffling choice. From fill and fabrics to temperature ratings and... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb Nick Bullock writes about an unfulfilled dream: to climb Nightmayer E8 6c. You may call it an incessant nature; some less... Read more

Popular Destination Articles of 2017

May 2017

thumb On the west coast of America, in central California lies Yosemite National Park. The King of climbing destinations. Perhaps... Read more

Feb 2017

thumb Up until the 1970s Iran was a regular destination for international teams, travelling to experience its undiluted culture whilst... Read more

Sep 2017

thumb In July 2014 I saw a picture that made my jaw hit the floor. The news item, entitled "John McCune Climbs Ireland's Ultimate... Read more

Jun 2017

thumb If you were to ask any dedicated boulderer about Europe's best spots, the answers you'd get would be pretty predictable:... Read more

Jan 2017

thumb The first thing you notice when you wake up on the train or bus that is taking you to Hospet, is the amount of granite... Read more

Popular Skills Articles of 2017

Jul 2017

thumb Phoning for help in the mountains - we all hope we'll never need to, but if the worst happened would you know what to do?... Read more

Feb 2017

thumb When I was new to climbing, Font 7A was a grade that I looked up to and thought 'one day.' It was a grade that heroes climbed and... Read more

Jan 2017

thumb Low temps, stormy weather and deep snow make camping in winter a challenge. But with the right gear and a few key tricks and... Read more


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