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A Crawl Down The Ogre talks by Doug Scott, CBE Denise Prior CANDenise Prior CAN-
Spectre: MEF lecture by Leo Houlding Denise Prior CANDenise Prior CAN5
The Hard Road to Everest autumn tour Denise Prior CANDenise Prior CAN-
MIllet Everest Summit GTX Size 13.5 - £350 msandersx1msandersx1-
Petzl GRIGRI Tour 2018 arrives in North Wales ClimbUKClimbUK-
newbie recommendations for Alpine climbing mortirolomortirolo5
Personal recommentaions for Guides Tryfan, Crib G CebuUpCebuUp6
Looking for Intro to trad course early October RX-78RX-781
MIA trainee looking for mock clients - Lakes Little BLittle B-
Scotland - moving outdoors ReedieReedie7
Tips wanted to help my son progress Gecko'sMamaGecko'sMama16
residential courses uk? gljglj7
Via Ferrata RichiebizzleRichiebizzle4
Gearing Steve jon ryanSteve jon ryan7
free training JackO3522JackO35221
MIA trainee available this Saturday in N.Wales Harry EllisHarry Ellis2
Looking for climbing partner around lakes. jamrock1974jamrock1974-
TB at altitude? dareterrdareterr3
Advice for a beginner jjone797jjone7972
Climbing equipment Gavin MooreGavin Moore3
Mock client needed for next weekend Harry EllisHarry Ellis2
Which Harness - Down to 2! RevoltRevolt3
Would YOU like to try climbing outdoors? (Alba) sharpendclimbingsharpendclimbing1
Best place to visit with a beginner in Yorkshire? lxclimbslxclimbs8
MIA Trainee days mattprincemattprince1
numbness after a frostnip/frostbite mountain_noobmountain_noob10
MIA Trainee days mattprincemattprince12
Novice looking for MIA Trainees Scotland GreenyGreeny-
Another MIA Trainee post. Jimboandrews.Jimboandrews.-
MIA trainee available during august Harry EllisHarry Ellis7
Free instruction and tuition for anyone JackO3522JackO3522-
Teaching belaying mangodaysmangodays65
camp beds ClaireoClaireo5
Fear of falling? fluffy bunnyfluffy bunny15
Where/how to attach PAS or Cows Tail? aciddukacidduk14
Hiking/Trekking vs Expedition Gear ? GetoiuGetoiu5
Light wiring Scottobrien88Scottobrien8815
Middlefell Butress at first Trad Lead? AnonymousAnonymous24
martial arts vinayvinay26
Transitioning from Plastic to Rock MadajoMadajo9
How many E numbers can I get? rockfacerockface27
Top rope anchor: Static rope or sling?? RobinsonJ0512RobinsonJ051211
Knee surgery -Out of the game or better climber? Paddy_nolanPaddy_nolan9
Sunderland Hind street wall Mel TurnbullMel Turnbull7
Free training with MIA trainnee JackO3522JackO3522-
Teaching half ropes belaying LornajkellyLornajkelly20
Triple Tryfan Challenge Brandon larkBrandon lark21
Multi pitch anchors? AnonymousAnonymous3
Comparisons memmem5
Scrambling training. Harriss1Harriss114
Beginner routes in the North of England KS132KS13217
Greasy, loose gullies in the Lakes JonLongshanksJonLongshanks23
Aspiring To Climb In The Alps PhilR85PhilR856
RCI + CWI training - practice around Glasgow rockfacerockface-
Free; 'Mountain Navigation Techniques' Book BillhookBillhook1
Top Rope Anchor Advice simon369simon36910
Advice needed Shaun adamsShaun adams16
Climbing groups in gothenburg. PikluPiklu1
Climbing buddy ShayShay3
Info needed Brecon Beacons AnonymousAnonymous5
Any Scotland ML trainees fancy meeting June? rockfacerockface2
Wild camping in Snowdonia Hubert1982Hubert198218
Karimoor Cheetah Boot Harvey MozerHarvey Mozer-
Salewa unvultur gtx boot Matias potterMatias potter-
Videos/articles for a beginner sport climber? CathyCathy3