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Nov-Dec 2016 Issue

Nov-Dec 2016 Issue

WIN a Black Diamond Iota headlamp, exclusive story – Caroline Ciavaldini’s ascent of Voie Petit, climbs of Staffordshire’s Beeston Tor, climber’s guide to Hong Kong and interview with Shauna Coxsey. Plus gear reviews – winter climbing packs and modern fleece, yoga for climber’s, Shipley Glen bouldering and all our regulars.

Sept-Oct 2016 issue

Sept-Oct 2016 issue

In this issue: WIN La Sportiva TX4 Approach Shoes, BIG Alex Megos interview, superb trad routes at White Ghyll in the Lakes, 7 steps to ‘Finding Flow’ in climbing, Great British Sea Cliff Gallery, Lancashire’s 6 ‘must visit’ crags, Porth Ysgo bouldering and Gear reviews - Approach Shoes and Tech Cragging Clothing. Plus all the regulars.

July/August 2016

July/August 2016

In this issue: WIN ABK clothing, climbing in the Canazei area of Italian Dolomites, The Old Man of Hoy, Porth Saint – Gogarth's ‘Stanage-by-the-Sea’, Burbage North bouldering, Great British Mountain Routes gallery, Harness & Rock Shoe reviews, James Pearson & Caroline Ciavaldini’s new column plus all our regulars.

June 2016

June 2016

In this months issue: Simone Moro’s exclusive story of the 1st winter ascent of Nanga Parbat, mid grade trad at The Dewerstone, Top Climbing Tips from Andy Kirkpatrick and Brits on the Eiger – The Early Years. Plus Gear Review – camming devices tested, bouldering at Thorn Crag and all our usual regulars including Climber’s Coach, Skills and Climber’s Voice.

May 2016

May 2016

This month includes: Interview with Ines Papert on the repeat of Riders on the Storm, Foxhole Cove on Gower Wales, Super climbing in Asturias Spain, Gear Review is Hardshell clothing and a day with Tom Randall preparing for a US Project. Plus Lower Churnet Valley bouldering, UK Classic is Elder Crack (E2 5b) at Curbar, and all our usual regulars.

April 2016

April 2016

This month includes: Stanage Edge – Stories of the Stone, New Zealand’s Paynes Ford cragging, Climbing: Sense & Sensuality, bouldering at Kyloe in the Woods and Gear Review - Helmets. UK Classic - Astral Stroll (E1 5b), Cornwall and Rock Climbers in Action in Snowdonia is the subject of Climber’s Voice. Plus all of the usual regulars.

March 2016

March 2016

Yosemite Chess Games - Pete Whittaker on The Secret Passage, Pembroke sea cliff adventures at Mowingword, the Dream Line - Frendo Spur, Earl Crag bouldering, gear - kit and luggage bags, UK Classic - Sub Cneifion Rib (VD), Parry on the benefits of cross training plus all the regulars.

February 2016

February 2016

Interview with Tommy Caldwell of Dawn Wall fame, hanging out at Bamford Edge, Hamer brothers on the Great British Climb-off, Sport climbs of Yangshuo in China, bouldering at Tintwistle Knarr and exciting New Gear for 2016. Plus all the regulars: Climber’s Coach, Skills, etc.

January 2016

January 2016

In this issue: WIN a Betamonkeys T-shirt, Nat Berry's Transition - indoor to outdoor, Symonds Yat in the Wye Valley, Ecrins Ice in southern French Alps and bouldering at Portland Bill. Gallery: Bouldering Lofoten in Norway, Introduction to Winter Climbing plus all the regulars with coaching, skills and much more....

December 2015

December 2015

In this months issue: Lancashire’s Wilton Quarries, Dave MacLeod parties all night on Disco 2000, Fairhead - the Irish Jewel, Higgar Tor area bouldering, interview with American legend Steph Davis, Climbing coaching holidays, Gear Review - Keeping Warm, Betamonkeys cartoon plus all the regulars…

November 2015

November 2015

Tom Randall’s Crack Climbing Obsession, Adventures on Cornwall’s Carn Gowla and Philippines – Share, Progress, Open, Teach. Plus interview with Robbie Phillips, Parisella’s Cave bouldering and first sport trip tips from Libby. And all the usual regulars…

October 2015

October 2015

Berry Head – A Cliff of Many Facets, Nick Bullock’s compelling story Please Queue Here, Holyhead Mountain Gogarth’s little brother, exclusive extract from Fight for Everest 1924, Catalan’s Savassona bouldering, Mountain Shelter review plus all the regulars…

September 2015

September 2015

The Roaches - one of the UK’s best crags, Top Scottish Isles Sea Cliff Routes, Sport climbing at Le Hermida in Spain, interview with mountaineer Sandy Allan, Gear - Trad Climbing Essentials, Dartmoor bouldering at Combeshead Tor plus all the regulars…

August 2015

August 2015

Matterhorn 150 years on - King of the Golden Age of Alpine Mountaineering, Tremadog’s Bwlch y Moch - classic Welsh climbing, High Sierra USA - Alpine Ridges in the Range of Light, Climber interview with Nathan Lee, Alpine boot review, Slipstones bouldering in Yorkshire, UK Classic: Wrecker’s Slab plus regulars Climber’s Coach, skills with Rock Essentials, Ascent of Man & more

July 2015

July 2015

Hay Tor - stunning climbing on this Dartmoor granite tor, Starting out with Alpinism - tips for your first Alpine explorations, Peak District moorland routes with South Kinder Grit, Climbing Apparel gear review, sublime bouldering at Robin Hood’s Stride and Climber interview – Ashima Shiraishi F9a+ at 13! Plus The Climber’s Coach, skills with Rock Essentials, Ascent of Man and more…

June 2015

June 2015

The very best of Lake District Rock, Classic Alpine Climbs – The other Bernina-Bregalia, Red Rocks in the USA, rare interview with dark horse of British climbing Mike Adams, Rock Shoe Review, NEW series – Ascent of Man and bouldering at Stony Edge in Lancashire. Plus regular features: The Climber’s Coach, skills with Rock Essentials and more…

May 2015

May 2015

Sublime trad at Bosherston Head in Pembroke, Lucy Creamer on Ettringen in West Germany, Yorkshire gritstone gem Great Wolfrey, Climber Interview with rising rock star Ethan Walker, Gear Review - the latest Fabric Technology plus The Climber’s Coach, skills with Rock Essentials, Around the Bloc bouldering, Evolution of Gear and more…

April 2015

April 2015

Climber April 2015

In this great issue: Sporting Slate in Llanberis’s immense quarries, St Bees – coastal Lakeland sandstone both routes & bouldering, Catalunya’s Lleida - A Spanish Dreamland, Simone Moro Interview, Cooking up a treat - Stoves review, The Climber’s Coach, skills with Rock Essentials, Evolution of Gear & more.

March 2015

March 2015

Climber March 2015

In this super issue: Dawn Wall – On the Edge of Impossible, Wye Valley’s impressive Wintour’s Leap, James Lucas is The Last Dirtbag USA chasing the dream, Winter Routes in Scotland’s Torridon Mountains, Interview - Lucy Creamer on her comeback, Ben Moon talks about his new book, Sport and rope bag review, Curbar bouldering and much more….

February 2015

February 2015

In this issue: Exclusive interview with Reinhold Messner - the first man to climb all 14 8000m peaks, Scottish winter - Mixing it up in Glen Coe, Classic Yorkshire grit routes at Ilkley, a change of pace in Africa with trad at Rocklands, The hottest new gear for 2015, Ramshaw bouldering and much more…

January 2015

January 2015

In this issue: Chulilla – Climbing in a Spanish Paradise, Sport climbing in South Snowdonia, Ouray Ice USA, Blue Peter’s Radzi climbs Luzzone Dam, Climber interview - Ed Hamer & winter protection reviewed. Plus more…

December 2014

December 2014

In this issue: Being a Hero: Yuji Hirayama & UK trad climbing, Avon Gorge - Urban Cragging, Pule Hill gritstone, The Climber Interview with Neil Mawson, French Sport: Les Traverses et la Vignette in the Ecrins, Hard Shell Review, North Wales bouldering at Caseg Fraith and more...

November 2014

November 2014

In this issue: New Gower Sport Crag - crowd funding story at Shipwreck Cove, Higgar Tor Peak Grit - A Personal Reflection, The Rock Towers of Meteora, the Climber Interview: Tom Randall, South West Seaside Bouldering Special and Gear Review: the Layering System plus more.

October 2014

October 2014

In the October issue:

 

King of the Pass – The Cromlech

The most famous and striking of the cliffs in the Llanberis Pass in North Wales with a plethora of internationally famous and challenging routes right across the grade spectrum. Mark Reeves introduces the crag.

Roca Verde - Spain

Situated in North West Spain it’s got an abundance of single pitch to multi-pitch sport climbing on offer. With a new guidebook out, the author Richie Patterson lets you into one of Europe’s best kept secrets and why you should consider this region for your next hot rock trip.

Rylestone – A Yorkshire Gem

Situated above the village of Rylstone made famous in the Calendar Girls film this high moorland crag as some of the very best gritstone routes in a stunning setting. Adi Gill takes you on a tour of the crag with classics such as President’s Slab (HD), Dental Slab (S) and Monument Crack (E1).

The Climber Interview

One of the UK’s best Alpinists Jon Bracey talks to David Simmonite at his base in Chamonix.

Sleeping Bag review

We all use them and from simple beginnings technology keeps moving on; hydrophobic down, improvements in synthetic technology, lighter materials all give a better night's sleep for the weight on your back. Kate Scott gives you something to sleep on.

 

Along with all our usual regulars The Climber’s Coach, Libby Peter's Rock Essentials, Around the Block bouldering from Kentmere in the Lake District, Evolution of Gear plus much more.

September 2014

September 2014

Pavey Ark in the Lake District, one of the best traditional mountain crags in the UK

Classic Tranquil Alpine Ridges: Bruce Goodlad descibes the Arête Marion (AD-) and Traverse of the Perron (AD) in France.

The Climber Interview with leading climber Emma Twyford, who has climbed up to E9 and F8b.

Martin Boysen - Hanging On. Climber catches up with veteran climber Martin Boysen about British climbing’s golden age and his new biography - Hanging On.

Italy's Orco Valley: A northern Italian trad climbing nirvana in the Graian Alps is off the radar for most climbers: Tom Randall gives an introduction & Libby Peter describes an ascent of a classic.

Climbing Pack review: The Climber team looks at what's available for carrying your gear to the crag, on multi-pitch routes and for those longer alpine outings.

Along with all our usual regulars The Climber’s Coach, Libby Peter's Rock Essentials, Around the Block bouldering, Evolution of gear plus much more.

 

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August 2014

August 2014

August 2014 issue:

Tops Tips for Climbing Mont Blanc

Shining Clough, a Moorland Pantheon

Exotic Climbing in the Philippines

Attainable Routes of Range West

Climber Interview: Jordan Buys

Alpine Fast and Light: Gear Review

Rock Essentials:  Safe Abseils

News: MacHaffie ground-up on El Cap, British onsight of Strawberries

UK Classic: Ardverikie Wall

Classic Welsh Bouldering: Wavelength Circuit

Climbers Coach: Working and Redpointing

 

July 2014

July 2014

Another bumper issue this month with an abundance of great articles and photography:

Special Feature - Cloggy, The Black Cliff - The history & routes on Wales's top mountain cliff

plus WIN a pair of Selewa Firetail GTX approach shoes worth £129


 

June 2014

June 2014

A bumper issue this month with an abundance of great articles and photography.

Generation X: Calum Muskett looks at the future of British climbing

Ogwen Novice Nirvana: Classic routes in North Wales

The Glorious Tannheimer Tal: Mega climbing in Austria’s Allgau Alps

News: Hazel Findlay climbs F8c & Big trad routes go down with exclusive photos
UK Classic is The File (VS 4c) at Higgar Tor in the Peak District
Around the Bloc: bouldering destination is Lancashire’s Craig y Longridge
Evolution of Gear part 3: Metals

May 2014

May 2014

Goblin Combe: Fancy a change from the Avon Gorge if climbing in Bristol? Mark Davies has a suggestion.

Lakeland Slate: The slate quarries of the Lake District may not be as popular as those in North Wales but they deserve to have the spotlight back on them, says Stuart Wood.

Sheigra: In the far north-west of Scotland, and somewhat remote, Gary Latter reckons that gneiss sea cliffs of Sheigra are a really special climbing experience.

Climber Interview: Stefan Glowacz

Bouldering: Stanage Plantation: Even at one of the most popular venues there are still some gems to discover by John Coefield.

Training & Skills: Libby Peter's Rock Essentials - Return to Rock Reminders: Part 3 & The Climber's Coach - Energy and Training Adaptations with Gaz Parry

April 2014

April 2014

Kalymnos Reloaded: Amazing new developments on a greek paradise

Brimham Rocks!: A unique Yorkshire Playground

Access Issues: Are we our own worst enemy?

Climber Interview: Catherine Destivelle

Skills: Return to Rock

Plus: Getting to the crag in comfort, Approach Shoe review, Patagonia action reported, all our regulars and much more!

May 2016

May 2016

This month includes: Interview with Ines Papert on the repeat of Riders on the Storm, Foxhole Cove on Gower Wales, Super climbing in Asturias Spain, Gear Review is Hardshell clothing and a day with Tom Randall preparing for a US Project. Plus Lower Churnet Valley bouldering, UK Classic is Elder Crack (E2 5b) at Curbar, and all our usual regulars.

May-June 2017

May-June 2017

In this issue: Win £170 Arc’teryx baselayer set, Come to Mother – Pembroke Trad, Crookrise – Yorkshire moorland grit, first Brit ascents of the six great north faces and interview with Mick Fowler. Plus Alpine clothing review & kit needed to climb an Alpine route, training – bouldering for strength and power plus the regulars.

 

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