Historical Gallery

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Ardverikie Wall's 50th anniversary
© GN Hunter, Jun 2017
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How it used to be...!
© Sean Kelly, Sep 1973
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Shell on the upper wall of the first pitch
© Michael Hood, Apr 1983
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Climbers at Park Nab, NY Moors, May 1961.
© Tony Marr, May 1961
Unclaimed photo
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Chris and Andy
© Chris
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North Wales 1950s - Ogwen?
© aswilletts
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A very young Nipper Harrison.
© deepstar
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Mark Pretty, Ben Moon, Quentin Fisher and Chris Plant (circa 1990)
© Karl Bromelow
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Beddgelert Campsite, N. Wales. 1951
© llechwedd, Aug 1951
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First deployment of a SeaKing to the Lakes from RAF Boulmer, summer of 1979.
© Jim Lancs, Jun 1979
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George Band on the Salybytschyn S. Ridge 1967
© jcw
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Scenes from a Stateside climbing trip
© jcw
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Lakes Guide - Cicerone Press 1969
© Greenbanks, Dec 2016
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Advert in CC Journal, '63
© Greenbanks, Dec 2016
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My first Alpine Lead: The Papillons 16 July 1966
© jcw
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Blast from the past.
© mathorn, Sep 1975
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Pete Crew on a day off!
© mathorn, Apr 1976
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Marlina - first ascent description, 1986
© Grahame N, Aug 2016
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A celebration of Climbing being named an Olympic sport for Tokyo2020
© Constant Climbing
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What the well dressed climber was wearing back in the '70s (For the avoidance of doubt, 1970s)
© Rob Exile Ward, Aug 1975
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We Didn't Have Much Gear in those Days
George Sharpe, Aug 1974 © Rob Exile Ward
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The Mighty Edge Hill Climbing Club
© Rob Exile Ward, Sep 1973
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There's a story behind this...
© Rob Exile Ward, Sep 1977
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Tis no more.
© andybirtwistle, Mar 1993