Sep-Oct 2018 issue
BBC comp report, News round-up.
Destinations / Crags / Features
22: Easy Sandstone – Scot Crag, Scugdale
Venues suited to lower grade climbers and/or making the indoor to outdoor transition. This time we head to the North York Moors.
30: Crowning Glory – Gimmer Crag
One of the UK’s finest mountain crags set high in the Langdale Valley, Lake District.
38: Just an Illusion – Everest 1978
Forty years ago Habeler and Messner made the first ascent of Everest without oxygen. Noel Dawson recounts this remarkable achievement.
44: Waterval Boven
Mike Hutton takes a trip to this first-rate South African sport climbing venue.
56: Rock Climbing in Central Wales part 2 – Ynys Lochtyn
Highlighting the newly developed sea cliff climbing on the Ceredigion coast.
22: Lynn Robinson
Keith Sharples talks to the BMC’s new President.
50: Clogwyn y Tarw
Top problems at the idyllic Clogwyn y Tarw in the Ogwen Valley, North Wales.
Training & Skills
64: The Climber’s Coach
Physical training and maintaining a functional body.
A helmet could save your life. We test four of them.
72: Alpine Shells
Bruce Goodlad reviews Alpine shell jackets and pants.
14: UK Classics
Torro (E2 5b), Carn Dearg Buttress, Ben Nevis, Scotland.
16: The Climber’s Voice
Hands by Ian Wyatt.
26: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini
Going towards green. Caroline discusses the impact of travelling to climb.
62: Book Reviews
Tides – A Climber’s Voyage by Nick Bullock and A Mountaineer’s Life by Allen Steck.
78: BMC Update
The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.
82: Mountaineering Legends