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Popular Feature Articles of 2003

Feb 2002

thumbFed up with having to pay to get in to crowded indoor walls? Are they never open when you want them? Let Nick Smith tell you how...

Jul 2000

thumbWant to know how they did the climbing stuff in Mission Impossible 2? Was it Tom Cruise? An exclusive chat with a guy who did the...

Mar 2003

thumb20 routes to have a good time on by Chris Craggs, plus: why you should climb on grit, what you should expect, and how and where...

Feb 2001

Bouldering comps can be great fun, and they aren't just for a small number of elite climbers. If you're never entered a...

Dec 2003

thumbWell, Fiend says it's the gap between HVS and E1, and that you may have already climbed E0 routes. Charles Arthur says E0 exists...

May 2001

Where do you usually think you're safe? On the ground, belaying? It didn't turn out that way one day in 2000 - and death...

Feb 2001

thumbIt's the route that people talk about when they're starting out on slate. The one that Stevie Haston cleaned with a fork, the big...

Dec 2001

thumbYou might never have heard of Tim Clifford, but the Leeds-based boulderer stunned the US climbing community when he despatched...

Popular Destination Articles of 2003

May 2002

thumbWant a free guidebook to some of Britain's most spectacular sea cliff climbs? Chris Mellor has made his Sea Stack guidebook...

May 2002

thumbThis is an extract from Chris Mellor's The Stack Climbing Guide to Orkney - one of eight guides to sea stack climbing around the...

Jul 2003

thumbNew Zealand climbing? Pretty damn good if you ask me. The crags are well spread out, but varied, accessible, with lots of fun...

Sep 2003

thumbUtah is not on the usual hit list of destinations for travelling boulderers from Europe, but maybe it should be. Dave Pegg,...

Sep 2001

thumbHow would the man who runs the Skye ridge (and his mate) find the challenge of the peaks of the Southern Sierra? Plus details on...

Popular Skills Articles of 2003

Mar 2003

thumbWhat is the ideal object for cleaning rock boots before you climb, and where can you get it? Why do all those E-silly climbers...

Mar 2003

thumbYou've got as many of them as you have hands - so why are so many people rotten at using their feet? And how can you use them...