- Monday 1st August 2022
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Contents Sep/Oct 2022
Free at Last (F9a+) for Bosi, E9 first ascent McHaffie, Petzl Roctrip report plus round-up.
Destinations / Crags / Features
24: Easy Climbs – Glaciated Slab, Lake District
For this issue’s easy climbs we travel to this lovely slab at the head of Borrowdale.
32: County Counsel – Northumberland Trad
A journey around Northumberland crags focusing on a range of quality Severe to E2 routes.
40: Eiger North Wall – First British Ascent
60 years on, the story of Bonington and Clough’s 1962 ascent of this iconic face.
44: Lake District Classic Rock Round
Katie Mackay on how she became the first woman to complete this formidable round in under 24 hours.
48: Leonidio Greece – F4 to F7a+
Highlighting the superb climbing in the easier grades at this climbing nirvana.
18: Trevor Massiah
Keith Sharples catches up with well-travelled climber, Trevor Massiah.
60: Gallt Yr Ogof, North Wales
Situated in the Ogwen Valley, this area’s seen an upsurge in development in recent years.
Training & Skills
66: Petzl Skills
Via Ferrata basics.
68: The Climber’s Coach
Rest days – Time to get stronger.
74: Climbing Pack 45L+ Review
Keith Sharples shoulders a selection of bigger packs for when you need more space.
14: The Climber’s Voice
The Climbing Game by Tony Howard.
30: UK Classics
Star Wars (E4 5c), Bosherston Head, Pembroke, Wales
56: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini
No Car Challenge – James writes about their annual ‘Bike and Climb’ project.
72: Book Reviews
Scottish Winter Climbs West guidebook and Climb Injury-Free – A Proven Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation System.
80: BMC Update
The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.
82: Climber Legends