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Rockfax to Raise Funds for Portland Access

Rockfax are pleased to announce a fund raising initiative which is being launched in conjunction with the new Dorset Bouldering guidebook. The aim is to raise £2000 to help towards stabilising the paths on the approaches to the crags on … Continue reading…


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Water-cum-Jolly South Bank Access Update

Following some incidents where climbers have been verbally accosted when climbing on the south bank of Water-cum-Jolly, the situation has now been clarified as below: WCJ South Bank The south bank of the river is designated as open access land … Continue reading…


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Leyva, Costa Blanca – Approach Update

The approach to Leyva was a little unclear in the 2013 guidebook. Thanks to Chris Heald who has sent a clarification and here is a new map as well. Leyva Approach Follow the motorway south from Alicante, round Murcia (80km) … Continue reading…


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Peak Limestone – Beerhouse Buttress Topo Correction

It has been brought to our attention that the topo on page 135 of Peak Limestone has slipped. The route lines should be about 1cm to the left on the photo on the top of the page. The photo-topo on … Continue reading…


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Water-cum-Jolly Access

Access to Water-cum-Jolly has been difficult in recent years following a change in the ownership of Cramside Wood. This part of the dale was purchased by the Derbyshire Wildlife Trust (DWT) from Cressbrook & Litton Flyfishers Club around 2008. Since … Continue reading…


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Mula – Approach Changes

There have been some changes to the approach to Sector Ferrari at Mula. There is also a whole new area called Sector Abuelo which has been developed a little further along the ridge. The routes are listed here on the … Continue reading…


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El Chorro Access Update

With the refurbishment of the Camino Del Rey walkway in El Chorro underway, access to many routes in the gorge was threatened. However, with the teaming up of local guides, businesses and climbers, an access solution has been agreed and the creation of … Continue reading…


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Mallorca Access Update

We recently spent a week in Mallorca climbing across the island on various crags and here is our access experience update. First the bad news… Castell de Santueri – This is now permanently banned. The castle has been bought by … Continue reading…


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El Chorro Camino del Rey to Close

Tom Ireson has posted the following information on a UKClimbing thread: For anyone who knows and loves El Chorro, here is the most up to date information I have on the subject of the Camino’s refurbishment work. Currently, the Camino … Continue reading…


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Isis, Swanage – Important Topo Correction

The route Isis at Swanage has an error in the 2012 guide that has been causing a few people to go off route. A slightly clearer route description is below: A popular route with varied climbing in good situations. Start … Continue reading…


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