July-Aug 2017

Contents July August 2017





6: News 

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




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.




32: Madeleine Cope

The Latest Brit Rock Queen.




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.




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.




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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