May-June 2019




6: Outstanding images from the Peak District and Nepal.


10: News

Andy Nisbet tribute, E9 repeat for Pope, Forest Rock action, Paris Olympics 2024, Hard trad for Larcher,

Destinations / Crags / Features

22: Easy Sea Cliffs – Sennen Cove, Cornwall

Venues for lower grade climbers, this time on the golden Cornish granite.

28: The Mission to Gariwerd

A trip around the Grampians, a stunning world class venue in Victoria, Australia.

40: The Sea Cliffs of Donegal

Mike Hutton journeys to Ireland’s west coast and the delightful sea cliffs of Donegal.

52: South Ridge of Pic du Glacier Blanc, Écrins

Ian Hodgson recalls an early Alpine adventure in France’s Écrins National Park.


36: Tony Howard

An extraordinary life and a quest for adventure, Tony Howard talks to Climber.


46: Milestone Boulders

Roadside bouldering in the Ogwen Valley, North Wales.

Indoor Climber

60: Rab CWIF and Plywood Masters reports

Training & Skills

62: The Climber’s Coach

Mark Reeves talks about the transition to trad climbing.


70: Cragging clothing reviewed by Keith Sharples.

77: Edelrid Atilla Tec ice axe and Berghaus Alpine 45 pack reviewed.


18: The Climber’s Voice

Climbing, Inside and Outside by Mark Cobb.

20: UK Classics

American Beauty (HVS 5a) and A Separate Reality (E1 5a), Lundy Island.

58: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini

Smile, climbing makes us happy.

68: Book Reviews

Leonidio Kyparissi guidebook and Tony Howard’s Quest into the Unknown.

78: BMC Update

The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.

82: Mountaineering Legends

John Muir.



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