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Bolt Fund Donations

We have just been able to make a couple of decent donations to bolting in a couple of the areas covered by Rockfax. Money from the sales of the North Wales Slate guide have been channeled towards the North Wales … Continue reading…


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Mallorca Access Restrictions

Back in 2013 we reported some access problems on Mallorca for climbers. The second one we covered in that article was a permit system being introduced for access to the Sierra de Tramuntana (which is the mountain area hence the location … Continue reading…


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Lake District Climbs to be published in October

Lake District Climbs is to be published later this year. The book is being put together by Mark Glaister who has been slowly compiling this one for the last 5 or 6 years, backed up by his many years of Lake … Continue reading…


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Rockfax Databases Moved

  The Rockfax Route Databases were set up way back in 2002. They provided the backbone of the UKC Logbook system when it was established in 2005 and since then they have become less popular. Last month we ported the existing Rockfax … Continue reading…


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Rockfax App Android Version and FREE Access

  To mark the Android release and the change to subscription on the iOS version, we are offering FREE access to the entire Rockfax catalogue to everyone until the end of June 2019. Android Users To install for the first … Continue reading…


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New El Chorro Bolt Fund Up and Running

We are very pleased to announce that a new bolt fund has been set up in El Chorro to help support the local bolting activities. This is a joint project between Rockfax and the Olive Branch in El Chorro. Funds … Continue reading…


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Rockfax make Donation to North Wales Bolt Fund

The new North Wales Slate guide has been out for a few months and we have been able to make a good donation of £483 from early sales towards the North Wales Bolt Fund.  


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Rockfax make Donation to Kalymnos Bolt Fund

The Rockfax guide to Kalymnos have been out for the last 8 months and been well received. There is no formal bolt fund on the island but we have made a donation of £1500 to the fund run by the … Continue reading…


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Spain : El Chorro Published

We are extremely excited to announce our third book of the year – Spain : El Chorro – has just been published. This follows on from the Kalymnos guide in May and then North Wales Slate in September. El Chorro … Continue reading…


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Rockfax/UKC/UKH at Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

The Rockfax and UKC/UKH team will be at the Kendal Mountain Festival for all four days from the opening on Thursday 15 through to Sunday 18. We have a stand in the Basecamp Village where you will be able to … Continue reading…


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