Sept-Oct 2017

Contents 

 

 

News

 

6: News 

UK’s first F9b by McClure, British Bouldering Comp report, News round-up.

 

Win

21: 1 of 3 Sea to Summit Insulated UltraLight Mat’s worth £105 each. 

 

Exposed

 

14: Stunning image from the USA.

 

Destinations / Crags / Features

 

24: Dinas Mot – Welsh trad

Mark Reeves celebrates one of the best easily accessible mountain crags in the UK.

 

38: Nesscliffe – Big routes and big lines

Legendary climber Nick Dixon praises this stunning sandstone crag in Shropshire. 

 

54: Welcome to Stoney Sport

New developments and old classics in Stoney Middleton Dale, Peak District’s highest concentration of mid-grade sport climbs.

 

Interview

 

32: Steve McClure

Talking about life and the UK’s first F9b, Rainman.

 

Bouldering

 

44: Torrridon Blocs

Mike Hutton visits this wonderful area in north-west Scotland.

 

Training & Skills

 

64: The Climber’s Coach

How to perfect your power endurance.

 

Gear

 

68: Bumper review – Lightweight bivi and camping kit

A look at lightweight bivi bags, sleeping mats, sleeping bags and tents for those off the beaten track trips.

 

Regulars

 

16: UK Classics

The Skull (E4 6a), Diffwys Ddu (Cyrn Las), North Wales.

 

18: The Climber’s Voice

Looking for the key by Wil Treasure.

 

22: Ascent of Man

Everest – Hillary and Tenzing.

 

50: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini

Caroline talks about injuries and mind.

 

62: Book Reviews

Spain’s best-kept secret: El Desfiladero de la Hermida guidebook review.

 

78: BMC Update

The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.

 

82: Mountaineering Legends

Toni Egger.

 

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