Mar-Apr 2017 issue
Contents March April 2017
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.
42: Interview – Passang Lhama Sherpa
Nepal’s first female mountain guide.
32: Great British Crack Climbs
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.’
68: Review – Bouldering Kit
Keith Sharples gives the low down on pads, bags, buckets and brushes.
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