Climbing, it’s a funny thing. When I go on a climbing trip
my aim is to climb stronger than I did on the last trip to that location. I
don’t really understand why I want to do better when it comes to climbing, but
I guess that’s how I’ve been brought up and...
Checking out Low Rider at Stanage North Today I climbed one of the Peak District's best boulder problems. That's a great statement to be able to make. And I am able to make it because today I climbed Low Rider - located in an area that I call Far, Far Left ...
The climbing community coming to grips with the increasing popularity of the sport is a curious thing. While many, including myself, have for years observed the slowly growing numbers of people cramming into climbing centres and littering the countryside wi...
Rock climbing is forever becoming more specialised. Bouldering, sport climbing, competitions, winter climbing, alpinism and the list goes on. As boundaries are pushed in one discipline, it becomes harder to bridge across several at the very highest level. E...
Burbage valley, before logging commenced I'm no geologist. When I hear climbers waxing lyrical about the origin, history and general makeup of a climbing area's stone, I lean towards an equal measure of scepticism and jealousy of their apparent encyclopaedi...
Deliverance at Stanage Plantation - Credit: Mike Etchells Standing on smears, you rely on the rubber within which your feet are clad. Good rubber and a decent pair of shoes will make all the difference here and, for me personally, a softer shoe gives more f...
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