Are you just getting into trad climbing? Are you not sure how trad grades work? If you don't know the difference between a HS 4c and a HS 4a, then our short article will help you get to grips with British trad grades.Read More
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Have you just started climbing? Are you wondering what would make a good first trad rack? The array of rock climbing gear on offer is often overwhelming and knowing what you need and what you don’t need can seem impossible. So to help you get started below we’ve put together some information to help you decide what to buy for your first single pitch climbing adventures.Read More
Out again with Trace today, and after yesterdays gully climbing, including a pitch of ice, Trace was keen for getting some mileage on some harder mixed ground, so we headed in to Coire nan Lochain. We climbed Ewen Butress (III), but by a slightly different line up to the saddle.Read More
A couple of weeks back Mandy and I headed out to Rjukan in Norway for a weeks ice climbing. This was our second ice climbing trip to Norway having previously been out to the Oppdal are some years before, where we discovered the delights of climbing at -25°C or more at times.Read More
Thinking of buying some new winter boots? This article is aimed at those buying their first pair of winter boots, but hopefully seasoned winter warriors may still pick up a handy hint or two.
Navigating the path to buying the right winter boot can be bewildering- single or double boots, plastics, B ratings, crampon compatibility? There’s a lot of choice out there, and some pitfalls that are best avoided, so to help you find the right pair for you and your adventures I’ve compiled my top ten tips for buying winter boots.Read More