May-June 2017

 

Contents

 

Exposed

 

6: Suru Valley, India

Stunning bouldering in the Himalaya.

 

News

 

8: News 

Royal Robbins obituary, Adams sends 2 new Font 8c problems, CWIF report.

 

Competition

 

19: WIN a set of Arc’teryx Satoro Baselayer worth £170.

 

Destinations / Crags / Features

 

34: Come to Mother – Pembroke Trad

The low-down on the superb Mother Carey’s Kitchen.

 

42: All Rise

Is Crookrise Yorkshire’s finest moorland crag? Adi Gill asks the question.

 

52: Brits and the Alpine Six

An historical look at the first British ascents of the six great north faces of the Alps.

 

Interview

 

28: Mick Fowler

Still going strong One of Britain’s most liked mountaineers.

 

Bouldering

 

58: Nesscliffe

Superb sandstone bouldering in Shropshire.

 

Training & Skills

 

64: The Climber’s Coach

Tom Randall and Ollie Torr look at bouldering for strength and power.

 

Gear

 

68: New Kit

A look at some top new products.

 

70: Review – Alpine Clothing

Bruce Goodlad looks at what’s need for a typical Alpine route plus review of Alpine hard clothing.

 

Regulars

 

20: The Climber’s Voice

Knowledge and Climbing by Theo Moore.

 

24: UK Classics

Northumberland Wall (E2 5c), Great Wanney, Northumberland.

 

26: Ascent of Man

Mark Reeves talks about the legendary Joe Brown.

 

48: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini

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

 

62: Book Reviews

Nowt but a fleein’ thingA history of climbing on Scafell and John Harding’s Distant Snows

 

78: BMC Update

The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.

 

82: Mountaineering Legends

Pete Boardman.

 

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