Canadian Ice Climbing

At Smiler’s request, on his and Peri’s 2016 Rjukan Norwegian ice climbing meet, I gave a short presentation to the assembled gang about ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies. My credentials being that I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy seven […]

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Hidden Quarry, South Face, Swanage

Comment Submitted by : Steve Woods Crag : Hidden Quarry, South Face Date : 20/06/17 Route name : Doyouthinkhesaurus Comment I made the first ascent of this route in 2007. Please can you make the editorial change in future additions […]

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Whinspit Quarry, West Quarry, Swanage

Comment Submitted by : Steve Woods Crag : Whinspit Quarry, West Quarry Date : 20/06/17 Route name : The Fantasric Mr Faz Comment I made the first ascent of this route. Not my friend Jamie Hannant. He belayed me on […]

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Footpath Closures – Bosigran Ridge

NOTE: Updated Film Notice. I have been told that a film production company is filming on Bosigran Ridge on the dates of Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th July. This has been arranged in conjunction with the National Trust. There will […]

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Great Mis Tor, Dartmoor

Submitted by: Barry Clarke Crag: Great Mis Tor (p 274) Date of ascent: 09/06/2017 Climbers: BJ Clarke (solo) Mistletoe Length/grade/stars: 7m S Start location: Start 2 metres right of Misanthrope. Pitch descriptions: 4b Climb the fine inset pillar. Dingo’s Donger […]

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Lewis Trip Report

In summary… The meet was in the first week of June, hoping for better things after the end of May rainy weather. Much fun was had. There was sunshine. British politics became more complicated. The end. Or in more detail… […]

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Roaches Meet – 2017

Despite a weekend of grumpy weather, plenty of climbs were clambered, copious amounts of cake was consumed, vino tinto was drunk and a rocking time was had by all on this years Climbers’ Club meet at the amazing Roaches. A […]

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St. Govan’s Head, Pembroke Range East Vol 4

Submitted by: Steve Quinton Crag: St. Govan’s Head Broken Arrow Direct Date of ascent: 14/06/17 Length/grade/stars: 34m E5 6a Climbers: Steve Quinton Start location: As for Poisoned Arrow/Broken Arrow Pitch descriptions: Follow Poison Arrow to the crux thin cracks. Follow […]

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Bel Tor, Dartmoor

Submitted by: Barry Clarke Crag: Bel Tor (p 243) Belafonte Date of ascent: 03/06/2017 Length/grade/stars: 6m S Climbers: BJ Clarke (solo) Start location: Just north of the main mass is by far the Tor’s best feature; a short attractive wall […]

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Swell Tor Quarry, Dartmoor

Submitted by: Barry Clarke Crag: Swell Tor Quarry (p 268) Swollen by Ledges Date of ascent: 01/06/2017 Length/grade/stars: 10m S Climbers: BJ Clarke (solo) Start location: Thirty metres left of Sure Swell the final buttress comprises a stepped, slabby ridge. […]

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