May-June 2018 issue
MacLeod’s 8 challenge, News round-up, CWIF and Plywood Masters reports.
14: The stunning rock formation of Cerro Torre in Patagonia.
Destinations / Crags / Features
24: Edge of Myself – Andy Kirkpatrick
Andy recounts a gruelling solo ascent of Sea of Dreams on El Cap in Yosemite.
28: Easy Limestone – Harborough Rocks
Crags suiting lower grade climbers or those moving from indoor to outdoors.
34: Baggy Point – Sea and Slabs
Devon’s major sea cliff climbing venue with outstanding routes between Severe and E1.
56: Scimitar Ridge – Three-quarters of an inch
Mark Reeves summaries this powerful crag in Llanberis Pass, Wales plus Tom Livingstone describes his bold ascent of The 39 Slaps (E7/8).
42: Katy Whittaker
Trad, sport, injuries and the ‘Triple 8’.
Fabulous gritstone bouldering close to Bolton in Lancashire.
Training & Skills
66: The Climber’s Coach
Mark Reeves looks at body position and footwork and talks to Nick Bullock.
70: Mid Layer Tops
A selection of mid layer tops reviewed.
72: Climbing Packs
Bruce Goodlad casts his eyes over the latest climbing packs.
16: UK Classics
Bow-Shaped Slab (HS 4a), Flimston Bay, Pembroke.
18: Ascent of Man
Final part of the Ascent of Man series looks at Film to YouTube.
20: The Climber’s Voice
I have a problem – A letter from a climbing addict by Samuel Tolhurst.
48: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini
What makes a great line? The personal views of Caro and James.
62: Book Reviews
Scotland’s Winter Mountains with one axe, Wye Valley Sport and Clouds from Both Sides.
64: Urban Climber
Indoor climbing goes south – London’s HarroWall.
78: BMC Update
The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.
82: Mountaineering Legends