January-February 2017 Issue
Dawn Wall for Ondra, monster roof crack for the WideBoyz, Fowler and Ramsden success.
13: WIN a Petzl Quark Ice Tool worth £185.
Destinations / Crags / Features
22: Yosemite – Early British Climbs in the Valley
Noel Dawson’s insightful look on how the Brits faired back in the 60s and 70s on the big walls of Yosemite.
34: 21 Winter Climbs in the Northern Cairngorms
Adventure, learning and luck. Giles Trussell, Senior Instructor at Glenmore Lodge takes a personal tour of his favourite winter climbs.
48: Dinbren – the Jewel of Clwyd Limestone
An all-year round venue with a mix of superb sport climbs and adventurous trad routes, what’s not to like?
30: Rob Pizem
Family man, weekend warrior and one of the USA's best known adventure climbers.
40: The Art of Climbing
An ascent of Headless Children in Switzerland mixes art with climbing.
56: Prilep – Macedonia.
This time we head to Europe’s newest premier bouldering area.
Training & Skills
60: The Climber’s Coach
NEW TRAINING SERIES – Leading climber Tom Randall and Ollie Torr kick off with Writing a Training Program.
72: Review – Ice Tools
Now winter is here, Bruce Goodlad talks technical ice tools and what to look for.
14: Ascent of Man
Mark Reeves on the history of climbing – this time the Eiger
17: Betamonkey cartoon
A regular cartoon to make you laugh.
18: The Climber’s Voice
A Grand Day Out in Canada with Will Treasure
20: UK Classics
Creagh Dhu Wall (HS 4b), Tremadog, North Wales.
44: James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini
James and Caroline’s regular column about all things climbing.
62: Book Reviews
Borrowdale climbing guide, Honnold’s Alone on the Wall and Tilman’s Snow on the Equator.
70: Urban Climber
Rockworks and the Newcastle Climbing Centre.
78: BMC Update
The latest news from the British Mountaineering Council.
82: Mountaineering Legends