Sept-Oct 2017






6: News 

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



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




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.




32: Steve McClure

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




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.




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.




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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