July-Aug 2017

Contents July August 2017

 

 

News

 

6: News 

Swiss Machine Ueli Steck dies, Pearson climbs E10 in Arnot, News round-up

 

Exposed

 

14: Stunning images from around the world.

 

Destinations / Crags / Features

 

24: Shetland’s Wild Sea Cliffs

Mike Hutton checks out the diverse rock on UK’s most northerly climbing venue.

 

36: Climbing in Croatia

Want a new hot rock destination? Boris Čujić describes Croatia’s abundant first-class climbing areas.

 

48: Everest – The Harsh Years

Noel Dawson’s historical look at British climbers on Everest during 1975 – 82.

 

60: A New Dawn for GB Climbers

Keith Sharples meets up with the GB Development Squad to see what it’s about.

 

Interview

 

32: Madeleine Cope

The Latest Brit Rock Queen.

 

Bouldering

 

56: Cratcliffe

Sublime family friendly bouldering in the Peak District.

 

Training & Skills

 

66: The Climber’s Coach

Easy and effective strength training that doesn’t trash your skin.

 

Gear

 

72: Review – Rock Shoes

Keith Sharples with his annual review of the newest rock shoes.

 

70: New Kit

 

71: Tried and Tested

The newly up-dated Petzl Sirocco helmet.

 

Regulars

 

18: UK Classics

Gallows Pole (HVS 5a), Egerton Quarry, Lancashire.

 

20: Ascent of Man

Big, Bigger, Biggest. Mark Reeves talks about big wall climbing.

 

22: The Climber’s Voice

Audrey Pariente spends time climbing with pro-climbers.

 

44: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini

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

 

64: Book Reviews

Avon Gorge guidebook and Tommy Caldwell’s The Push. 

 

80: BMC Update

The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.

 

82: Mountaineering Legends

Photographer John Cleare.

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