Jul-Aug 2018 issue




6: News 

E9 for Gresham, Malham action, Ciavaldini and The Quarryman, Mark Vallance obituary, News round-up.


Destinations / Crags / Features


26: Easy Multi-pitch – Milestone Buttress, Ogwen Valley

Our series on venues suiting those operating at lower grades or making the transition from indoor to outdoors.


32: Bosigran – A Crag for Life

Steeped in history, Bosigran in Cornwall is home to some of the best UK granite climbs. 


40: Rock Climbing in Central Wales part 1 – The Radnorshire Enigma

Dave Williams draws attention to the varied climbing around the Elan Valley area.


54: French Rock – Haut Val Durance

An overview of the summer climbing venues in the Briançon Area by Keith Sharples.




22: Angela Eiter

The first female to climb F9b talks to Climber.




50: Bowden Doors

Premier sandstone bouldering in Northumberland.


Training & Skills


62: The Climber’s Coach

Climbing to your max plus the latest science on fingerboards and finger strength.




68: Assisted Belay Devices Review

Four assisted belay devices for sport climbing.


70: Rock Shoe Review

Keith Sharples undertakes the biggest rock shoe review we have ever done.




16: UK Classics

The Wasdale Crack (HS 4b), Napes Needle, Great Gable, Lake District.


20: The Climber’s Voice

The Sense of Existence, from Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Johnny Dawes.


46: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini

Caroline talks about British climbing and a sense of history, and The Quarryman.


60: Book Reviews

Guidebooks: Peak Limestone South and West Cornwall Volume 2 plus David Roberts Limits of the Known.

78: BMC Update

The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.


82: Mountaineering Legends

Tony Howard.  


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