- Saturday 1st February 2020
Contents March/April 2020
6: Treasure Island. Fantasy (HVS 5a) on the Japanese island of Kinkasan.
Master and Cifuentes – First Font 8b+ for Pearson. Squire adds Pursuit of Slappiness (Font 8b) to south coast bouldering circuit.
Destinations / Crags / Features
12: No Rest for the Wicked in Morocco
Mike Hutton heads to Taghia to document the first ascent this super long route.
28: Easy Outcrop Climbing – Long Scar, Lake District
Mark Eddy looks at this beautiful venue in the heart of the Lakes.
32: Great Orme, Welsh Rock
The Great Orme is home to one of the top UK sport & trad climbing venues.
40: Striving to Achieve the Greatest Dreams
Historical look at climbing the 14 8,000m peaks by British Women.
46: Troy Quarry, Lancashire
Strong lines. Trad climbing at this Lancashire venue.
24: Edu Marin
Leading Spanish rock climber Edu Marin speaks to Keith Sharples.
56: St Aldhelm’s Head Bloc Fest
Ben Stokes on the best ‘new’ bouldering areas on England’s south coast.
62: Women’s Climbing Symposium
A report on the ninth Women’s Climbing Symposium at Birmingham’s Depot.
Training & Skills
64: The Climber’s Coach
Mark Reeves investigates dietary trends in training.
72: Hard Shell Jackets Review
Bruce Goodlad tests out a selection of waterproofs jackets for mountain use.
18: UK Classics
Sweatyman (HVS 5a), Shooter’s Nab, Yorkshire.
20: The Climber’s Voice
The valuable work of the Mountain Heritage Trust.
52: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini
Moving into a third life.
68: Book Reviews
Crack Climbing, Rock as Gloss, First on the Rope and Some Stories: Lessons from the Edge of Business and Sport.
78: BMC Update
The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.
82: Climber Legends