Mar-Apr 2017 issue

Contents March April 2017

 

News

 

6: News 

News round-up, Auer and Blümell ascend Gimmigela East, Lowe’s Metanoia repeated.

 

Destinations / Crags / Features

 

14: Against the Odds – Tarragó Plus

Edu Marin repeats Tarragó at Montserrat, Spain and adds a harder version.

 

24: Northern Delights – Wharncliffe Crags

Stephen Coughlan reveals the first-rate trad climbing at Wharncliffe Crags, birthplace of British cragging.

 

36: Young Guns 

Keith Sharples looks at the climbing wonderkids and if this is a new phenomenon?

 

50: Portugueeeezers DWS

Sagres – Gus Hudgins’ guide to Portugal’s top Deep Water Soloing spot.

 

Interview

 

42: Interview – Passang Lhama Sherpa

Nepal’s first female mountain guide.

 

Exposed

 

32: Great British Crack Climbs

 

Bouldering

 

56: The Bowderstone

Lake District’s premier bouldering area.

 

Training & Skills

 

60: The Climber’s Coach

Tom Randall and Ollie Torr on ‘How to Perfect Your Endurance.’

 

Gear

 

68: Review – Bouldering Kit

Keith Sharples gives the low down on pads, bags, buckets and brushes.

 

Regulars

 

16: The Climber’s Voice

Too Much Cold Sir or ‘Rum Doodle Revisited’ by Richard Haszko.

 

20: Ascent of Man

Mark Reeves talks about Bill Murray.

 

22: UK Classics

Overhanging Groove (HVS 5a), Almscliff, Yorkshire.

 

46: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini

James and Caroline’s regular column about all things climbing.

 

64: Book Reviews

Lancashire Rock climbing guide and Chris Bonington Mountaineer.

 

66: Urban Climber

Dave Ayton (Awesome Walls Ireland) climbs through phase three.

 

78: BMC Update

The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.

 

82: Mountaineering Legends

Joe Tasker.

 

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