- Wednesday 1st June 2022
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Contents Jul/Aug 22
Cookson continues fine form and Bouin adds DNA – world’s second F9c?
Destinations / Crags / Features
22: Dufourspitze 4,634m
Bruce Goodlad on how to climb the Alps’ second highest mountain.
34: Easy Climbs – White Stone, Lake District
For this issue’s easy climbs we travel to this crag in the southern Lake District.
28: Northern Rock
With a new guidebook out, John Spencer takes us around England’s northern crags.
42: A Dale of Two Halves – Derbyshire
A focus on the limestone crags of Chee Tor and directly opposite, The Cornice.
48: Peter Habeler – For the Love of The Mountains
An outstanding mountaineer who alongside Reinhold Messner was the first to climb Everest without oxygen.
10: Crack Fest 2022 report.
16: Jesse Dufton – Climbing Blind
Keith Sharples chats to an inspirational climber pushing the leading envelope despite being blind.
58: Bathford Boulders (aka Sally-In-The-Woods)
Tim Hutchinson highlights these boulders on the outskirts of Bath.
Training & Skills
64: Petzl Skills
How to retreat from a sport route.
66: The Climber’s Coach
Getting Pumped – can your forearms actually explode?
74: Lightweight Alpine Shells Review
Bruce Goodlad tries out a bunch of lightweight shells and windproofs.
12: UK Classics
Bowfell Buttress (HS 4b), Bowfell, Langdale, Lake District.
14: The Climber’s Voice
Confessions of an anonymous weekend warrior by Eva Toschi.
54: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini
Power Is nothing without control writes James Pearson.
70: Book Reviews
A’Chreag Dhearg – Climbing Stories of the Angus Glens, Boysen’s Hanging On plus Northern Rock and Snow and Ice guidebooks.
80: BMC Update
The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.
82: Climber Legends