In answer to the question ‘where is the best sport climbing in the world?’, you would be hard pushed to beat the set of crags in the Rockfax France : Haute Provence book. Céüse and Buoux have few peers, add to that Saint Leger, Orpierre, Baume Rousse, Ubrieux, Saint Julien and Les Dentelles plus another few minor crags and you have a set to match anything on offer elsewhere.
This has all been added to the Rockfax App and is now available via the Crags tab > Downloads. Haute Provence is available as a single bundle for £19.99 or 11 smaller bundles.
Since the start of the year we have added nearly 10,000 routes to the App on Mallorca, Kalymnos, Rjukan, Haute Provence, North Wales Winter and the Eiger. It now has access to 28,589 routes on 580 crags. Next up is Côte d’Azur and Languedoc Roussillon in France.
Natalie Berry on the new Rockfax stand at the Outdoor Show.
We enjoyed a great four days at the Telegraph Outdoor Show in the London ExCel Centre. The Rockfax stand looked better than ever and we were able to meet plenty of climbers on the stand to discuss the books, the App and UKC.
Thanks to all those who came along and thanks also to Alex Haslehurst, Nick Thomas and the team at DMM for arranging the stand and the rest of the DMM Climbing Village.
A full Kalymnos guide has been added to the Rockfax App. This is now available via the Download tab on the Crags tab. It is available as a single book download for £14.99 or as 17 individual bundles.
The App version contains an amazing 2,601 routes making it the most extensive guide currently available for the island. It covers all the crags including the northern bays, the Vathy Valley, around Pothia and Telendos as well as the main areas above Massouri.
Download the App now from the App Store and gain access to 25,900 routes from your mobile device.
Bolt Fund Donations – We are making a contribution from the proceeds to go towards bolting maintenance on the island.
Kalymnos MiniGuide – This App version is a complete reworking of the 2002 MiniGuide with new crag photos throughout and 2,200 more routes!
Okay, so the weather isn’t conducive yet for any real ice climbing but, for the unlikely event of a big freeze, we have prepared a small App version of the North Wales Classics chapter dedicated to winter routes in North Wales. It is available now from the Crags tab > Downloads for £4.99 for a single bundle for all the crags.
It covers the Trinity Face on Snowdon, Craig y Rhaeadr, Cwm Idwal and the Black Ladders – the three best and most popular venues for winter climbers.
For those that like their routes on a different scale, we have also added Jack Geldard and Rob Greenwood’s excellent North Face of the Eiger topo and description as a free download on the App.
Rockfax and UKC will be at the Telegraph Outdoor Show at the EXCEL Centre in London’s Docklands from Thursday 11 Feb to Sunday 14 Feb – get tickets here
We will be stationed on the big DMM Climbing Village which is in front of the bouldering wall on our exciting new stand. Come along to meet some of the staff, check out the Rockfax App, chat about UKC and grab a bargain guidebook.
Rockfax Book Offers – Rockfax books will be on sale at around £5 off for single purchases and £10 off for multi-buy. There are plenty of other bargains on sale in the DMM Climbing Village as well so you can quickly get your entrance fee back and have a great day into the bargain.
Alan James will be there to demonstrate the App and, on Saturday, Deep Water Solo author Daimon Beail will also be on the stand. From UKC, Assitant Editor Natalie Berry will be present for the whole show, as will Advertising Manager Rob Greenwood.
So come and meet us, get a bargain, have a chat or simply pick up a free car sticker!