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Popular Feature Articles of 2014

Apr 2014

thumbFinger Injuries are almost certainly the most common injuries climbers face. In this article, climbing coach Robin O'Leary...

Feb 2014

thumbElbow injuries (tendonitis) are arguably the most common along with finger injuries. In this article, climbing coach Robin...

Jan 2014

thumbThis is the report from a lightweight climbing trip to the Wakhan Corridor in Afghanistan where a technical line on an unclimbed...

Nov 2014

thumbOver the years I've been asked many times about work as a Rope Access technician. Often by Instructors and Guides working for...

Mar 2014

thumbIs it possible to improve your climbing without even trying? Jack Geldard thinks that a few small changes in your climbing...

Jan 2014

thumbIn this article, Mick Ward looks at how bouldering has progressed from being something that very few climbers took seriously to...

May 2014

thumbMick Ward takes a nostalgic look back at British climbing, from the post-war boom through to the swinging sixties and...

Dec 2014

thumbMark Glaister takes us on his top five Vs climbs: "Breaking the VS barrier is a watershed moment for most climbers. I...

Popular Destination Articles of 2014

Jan 2014

thumbIn this article Mark Glaister details the best sport climbing venues throughout the UK for the mid to low grade climber. Showing...

May 2014

thumbWhat are the best five HVS routes in the UK? Read this article and find out! Do you agree? Have you done them all? And is the...

Feb 2014

thumbUntracked back country snow and that elusive Scottish powder: Sound good? If you fancy the idea of Scottish ski touring, but...

Mar 2014

thumbThe fantastic limestone sport climbing venue of Chulilla has a spread of grades and a beautiful setting. With easy access from...

Jan 2014

thumbYangshuo is a new destination to climbers, but with it's high quality climbing, wide variety of styles, stunning scenery and the...

Popular Skills Articles of 2014

Jan 2014

thumbIn this article, Dave Flanagan gives 10 tips on how to improve at bouldering indoors and also how to use bouldering to improve...

Dec 2014

thumbDespite climbing winter routes all over the world, Hull's second best climber has never had the hotaches... In this article...

Feb 2014

thumbMost climbers are blissfully unaware of the more common injuries, we - as climbers, suffer from. In this article, climbing coach...


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