- Thursday 1st December 2022
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Contents July/August 2022
E9 Ogwen plum for Wright, monster roof for Whittaker, Bouin with America’s hardest, Roberts and Bosi have landmark Swiss trip.
10: British Lead Climbing Championship 2022 report.
12: Leo Houlding
Hot on the publication of his first book, Leo Houlding catches up with Climber to talk about his first three decades as a climber turned adventurer.
Destinations / Crags / Features
22: Making the Most of Your Scottish Winter Season
Neil Adams on the never-ending hunt for good conditions in adventurous locations.
28: Easy Climbs – Pontesford Rocks, Shropshire
Highlighting lower-grade climbing at this gem close to the English and Welsh border.
34: Carreg y Barcud – A slab climber’s dream
Steve Quinton guides us around North Pembrokeshire’s trad premier crag.
40: Tenerife – Hot Rock
Part of the Spanish Canary Islands, Tenerife offers quality bouldering, trad and sport climbing and good weather. What’s not to like?
50: The New Route Bug
What is it about finding and climbing new routes that’s so rewarding? Tony Howard explains.
56: Secret Stanage Edge – Peak District
John Coefield focuses on the less travelled boulder problems at this popular crag.
Training & Skills
62: Petzl Skills
Ice climbing basics – building a V-thread anchor
64: The Climber’s Coach
Power endurance – what is it and do I need it?
68: The Climber’s Physio
Andy McVittie looks at load management.
72: Gear reviews – A Retrospective
Has Bruce Goodlad heads off into gear review retirement, he looks at how gear has differed from when he started to now.
76: Sport Climbing Packs
A look at some of the sport climbing specific packs on the market.
18: UK Classics
Africa Rib (VD), Craig y Clipiau, Moelwynion, North Wales.
20: The Climber’s Voice
Fear and not enough clothing in Las Vegas by Chris Hindley.
46: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini
The search for first ascents.
70: Book Reviews
Grit Blocs guidebook and Clive Rowland’s Towards The Ogre reviewed.
80: BMC Update
The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.
82: Climber Legends