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Popular Feature Articles of 2018

Jan 2018

thumbAs we welcome in 2018, it's likely that you've had a chance to reflect on your past year of climbing (amongst other events, of...

27 Mar 2018

thumbIn the early 20th Century, Swiss aviator and photographer Eduard Spelterini took a series of glass-plate photographs during a...

Feb 2018

thumb'All my climbing life I've been dedicated to the pursuit of climbing such needles. Like a hunter of pointed trophies.' On Friday...

Jan 2018

thumbHow many climbing wall users know that the very existence of their local wall - and the popularity of walls generally - came from...

Feb 2018

thumbThe last Ice Age ended 10,000 years ago, but the mountains of Britain and Ireland remain as evidence. Peter Roberts has had a bit...

Feb 2018

thumbWhat is Fear? What exactly is going on in the body? Why would anyone put themselves in that position? Can you train yourself to...

Jan 2018

thumbEqually determined and equally quiet, Natalie Berry and Dave MacLeod are two of Scotland's most well known climbers. In this...

Mar 2018

thumbAmericans Alex Honnold and Colin Hayley are de facto members of world climbing's A list. Whilst Alex is best known for his rope...

Popular Destination Articles of 2018

Jan 2018

thumbBohuslän is in South West Sweden, close to the border of Norway and about an hour and half drive North from Gothenburg. The name...

Mar 2018

thumbTalk to any keen and accomplished trad climber in the UK about Pembroke and you'll see their eyes light up. Let them loose and...

Jan 2018

thumbDave MacLeod waxes lyrical about one of his local haunts: Polldubh crags. The Polldubh crags in Glen Nevis are an archetype of...

16 Apr 2018

thumbA decade ago there was no climbing documented on the sea cliffs north of Filey. In recent years the wealth of crags along the 50...

26 Mar 2018

thumbWhat was once a hidden gem is now a growing hot spot in Sardinia. Backed up by a strong motivated community and mouth dropping...

Popular Skills Articles of 2018

Feb 2018

thumbTechnique is the essence of climbing. It is thanks to the magic powers of movement that skilful women frequently out-perform...

Feb 2018

thumbIn early February Whitehouses, a small crag in North Yorkshire, was destroyed by persons unknown. Rumours of bad behaviour...

Jan 2018

thumbIn this video series, Tom Randall and Ollie Torr from Lattice will be working with a number of their climbers and taking them...


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