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Reflections on the Guidebook Debate of 2001

I was thinking back to 2001 the other day after hearing news of Mike Robertson’s Deep Water Rockfax winning of the Mountain Exposition Award at the Banff Book Festival. 2001 was the year that Chris Craggs and I teamed up to publish Peak … Continue reading…


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Carreg Alltrem and the variations of the mid-grades

After a great day climbing on Tryfan on Saturday, and a fairly disappointing evening watching the Rugby, we looked for somewhere off the beaten track on Sunday since the Pass looked a little crowded and cloudy and our chosen crag … Continue reading…


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Why Guidebooks Should Have Route Numbers

There was an interesting thread on UKClimbing Forums last week about the Climbers’ Clubs guides. One of the main points to come out of the discussion was that the Climbers’ Club continue to produce guidebooks without route numbers. On the thread … Continue reading…


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Southern Softies

I’ve had some strange experiences at slightly obscure crags over the years but I can’t recall anything quite like our day at Callerhues. We knew that there was something a bit odd going on at this crag; even the locals … Continue reading…


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