Nov-Dec 2017





6: Glacier ice on Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa.




8: News 

World’s first F9c by Ondra, News round-up, The North Face Mountain Festival.


Destinations / Crags / Features


18: The Land of Maybe – Faroe Islands

James Pearson heads north to climb one of the tallest unclimbed sea cliffs in the world.


26: A New Winter Dawns

Winter is almost here. Instructors at Scotland’s Glenmore Lodge highlight favourite routes.


36: Easy Granite – Sheeps Tor, Dartmoor

First of a series of articles on venues suitable for those operating in the lower grades or transitioning from indoor to outdoor climbing.


40: Sweden Rocks – Five Days in Sweden

A whistle-stop tour around the crags of Göteborg and Bohuslän.


46: Attempting Mount Rolleston

Ian Middleton attempts New Zealand’s Mount Rolleston, his first proper outing into the world of mountaineering.




54: Smallacombe Rocks

One of Dartmoor’s best bouldering spots and it’s quiet.


Urban Climber

60: Into the Future 

With The Castle Climbing Centre, London.


Training & Skills


64: The Climber’s Coach

Vegan or vegetarian diets for climbers.




70: Lightweight trad kit review 

Bruce Goodlad looks at kit you need to climb the multi-pitch classic The Steeple in Scotland. Plus a run down of lightweight trad hardware.




16: The Climber’s Voice

Night naked climbing by Noel Dawson.


32: UK Classics

Mousetrap (E2 5b), Gogarth, North Wales.


34: Ascent of Man

Fawcett and Livesey.


50: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini

Writing a book and an extract from Climbing Beyond.


62: Book Reviews

Darmoor guidebook and Bernadette McDonald’s Art of Freedom.


78: BMC Update

The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.


82: Mountaineering Legends

The thing about Annapurna III.


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