- Sunday 1st December 2019
Contents January/February 2020
6: Undiscovered Scotland. From the Depths (E6 6c, 5c), Isle of Harris.
Purja – 8000m peaks in <6 months, MacLeod’s Mind Riot (E10), Kendal Mountain Festival report, Pollitt and Alvarez obituary.
17: Win a Rab Xenon Jacket worth £160.
Destinations / Crags / Features
22: On the Skyline
The climbs of the Roaches Skyline, Staffordshire by Andi Turner.
36: Hanshallaren: Best Crag in the World?
Norway’s premier sport crag, home to the immense Flatanger cave.
42: Easy Grit Climbing – Crow Chin, Stanage Edge
A crag with routes from D to HVS, ideal for lower grades climbers.
46: Paul Braithwaite Biography
A look at one of climbing’s great unsung characters.
58: The Five Rules of Crack Climbing
Crack expert Pete Whittaker on how to make climbing cracks easier.
30: Dave MacLeod
On the back of his new film, Undiscovered, Chris Prescott talks to Dave MacLeod.
54: Tatra Mountains
Robin Müller heads on a voyage of discovery to Tatra Mountains in Slovakia.
64: International competition round-up
Keith Sharples on the final events of the 2019 international scene.
Training & Skills
66: The Climber’s Coach
New Year, New Climber…
72: Belay Jackets Review
Bruce Goodlad eyes the perfect Scottish winter belay jacket.
77: Mini-gear review – Edelrid Giga Jul belay device.
18: The Climber’s Voice
Pencils from my case. A tale by Niall Grimes.
20: UK Classics
The Sun, Rhoscolyn, Anglesey, North Wales.
52: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini
Climbing and the Olympics.
70: Book Reviews
Paul Preuss by David Smart and Grant Farquhar’s The White Cliff.
78: BMC Update
The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.
82: Climber Legends