In the January 2015 issue

With a new year on the horizon we thought it was a great time to launch the new look Climber magazine – we have spent the recent months revamping Climber magazine to make it a fresher and more modern design. From a more easily read typeface to a visually pleasing look amongst the changes plus a new Climber logo. And all with the same quality content and regulars.

Chulilla – Climbing in a Spanish Paradise

Chulilla, within easy reach of Valencia, is one of the very best Spanish crags and belongs on the same list as Rodellar and Siurana. Local climber Marijne Lekkerkerker looks at this magical place festooned with high quality rock and routes.

Sport climbing in South Snowdonia

Terry Taylor highlights the new and revitalised sport climbing venues between Blaenau Ffestiniog and Aberystwyth, offering all year round climbing and grades from F5 to F8a.

USA Ice – Ouray

Mike Hutton crossed the Atlantic to search out the nirvana of the Ouray Ice Park, a world class venue for ice climbing situated high in the mountains of Colorado and with over 200 easy to reach routes to go at.

The Luzzone Dam Challenge

Blue Peter presenter Radzi Chinyanganya finds himself at the foot of the impending Diga di Luzzone, the world’s longest artificial route up a 170m high dam wall in Switzerland. Add a BBC film crew, drone helicopter, stunning photography and our own Libby Peter to describe the whole event.

The Climber Interview

Climber talks to Ed Hamer, one of the UK's best young climbers. He's at home in all disciplines, having bouldered 8B, trad routes up to E8 and sport climbed to F8c, while winning numerous national junior and senior indoor climbing titles.

Winter Protection Review

Mountain Guide Bruce Goodlad looks at ice screws and other forms of protection for the winter season.

Along with all our usual regulars: 

The Climber’s Coach, Libby Peter's Rock Essentials, Around the Block bouldering at Ilkley, Evolution of Gear plus much more.

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