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The book is a non-commercial project, over150 climbers, many of whom are CC members, have contributed freely to the book, including many professional climbing photographers. Two CC members have been involved as the main authors and any proceeds are going to good causes, not our pockets. No-one has even taken expenses. There is also going to be a charity event to launch the book with all proceeds (100% of the ticket price) going to the charites Climbers Against Cancer and Mountain Heritage Trust. This is to be held on Sunday December 1st and will include a panel of famous climbers click for details.
Saturday 30th November 2013 at The Palace Hotel in Buxton. The Symposium will feature speakers including Andy Kirkpatrick and Jonathan Griffith and should hopefully have something for everyone; inspiration, adventure and information.. Click to read details
Space Below my Feet by Gwen Moffatt
Space Below my Feet by Gwen Moffatt, new online edition due out on 7th November. Published by Orion available to pre-order online from eBooks Amazon. It’s an inspiring read; get a copy now if you haven’t read it before. In addition Gwen will be doing a book signing from 5 - 7pm. at the Wordsworth Bookshop and Coffeehouse, St Andrews Churchyard, Penrith on Friday 6th December.
Catch up with Phil´s 2013 addition to his catalogue. Stunning image of the entire Cullin Ridge. Members discount available. - click for details.
Do you want to climb in Arco? And with new women partners from all over Europe? Then come to the RHM (Rendez-Vous Hautes Montagnes) women’s climbing meet!
Steve was a CC Member, and had quite a few Member friends, notably Jim Curran. If you like the idea of being part of this initiative, then please do make a contribution to it. Large or small, it doesn’t matter.
CC member Cathy Woodhead has written a book, published June 2012, about the epic voyage of the survivors of a Welsh sailing ship which foundered off Cape Horn in 1912. It is called "The Loss of the Criccieth Castle" and published by Delfryn Publications www.delfrynpublications.co.uk
The printed American Alpine Journal is once again available to all climbers, worldwide, at the price of $45. It is available only through The American Alpine Club and can be purchased at shop.americanalpineclub.org.
All climbers may continue to access PDFs of 1929-2010 AAJs for free AAJ Online. Significant portions of the 2009-2011 AAJs are also available for free at AAJ Online: aaj.americanalpineclub.org.
Help is required in completing a survey of climbers' attitude and knowledge of the benefits of stretching prior to climbing. This is part of research being carried out by Stephen Brookes (student at Liverpool John Moores University) and supported by a member of the Club - Duncan Martin.
A new Climbing Wall has opened in Harlech. It's designed and built by Scott Muir and Dream Climbing Walls who have done a great job. The Wall is owned and operated by a local Trust, in association with the community run Swimming Pool [re-opened after being closed by the Council]. It's great for a wet day in south Snowdonia - support it if you can.
Brian Hall along with fellow climber John Porter have launched the web site in May 2011 and now have over 150 climbing, mountaineering, skiing, mountain bike, kayak and adventure sports films on the site.. Click for discounts for Members
From instructing in the Snowdonia hills and climbing 500m Dolomite rock faces, to training infantry soldiers and from exploring, solo, St Kilda, the Falkland Islands and gaining a Private Pilot's Licence to activities with the locals in Tenerife, this is a travel autobiography full of excitement. Forward by Sir Chris Bonington.
Fine old Mountain Paintings for sale. The Alps, Himalaya, British Mountains and other Mountain Ranges
Specialist mountaineering bookshop with many rare, secondhand and new mountaineering books for sale
Vote to obtain a National Lottery Award for the restoration work on the lakeland fells - click for details
The North Wales Spine Clinic is a progressive Chiropractic, Muscular-Skeletal Injury treatment & Sports Performance practice with rehabilitation gym serving Conwy, Gwynedd and Anglesey. The clinic has a special interest in sports injuries and performance and has worked at Olympic level. Click for discounts for Members
Elite Mountain Supplies.co.uk are online retailers that specialise in equipment for Mountaineering, Climbing, Walking , Camping and Expeditions.
Will4Adventure is a provider of Immediate Temporary Care (ITC) first aid courses and we offer a range of excellent hands on first aid courses that will take you from the office to the mountains. Click for discounts for Members
React is a provider of Outdoor First Aid - essential first aid principles for casualties in hostile environments and awkward terrain with longer timescales before medical help can be reasonably expected to arrive.. Click for discounts for Members
Bearsoles is a friendly service that provides help in the peoples beliefs about themselves (I'll never climb sport 7a or E4) or help in letting go of past anger, sadness, fear, hurt and guilt (accident or loss of climbing friend). Click for discounts for Members
Climbers may be interested to know that Tryfan was re-surveyed 24th June 2010 and is now officially 2.44 metres higher than previously thought, at 917.44 metres. There was a ‘risk’ that it would turn out to be below 914 metres [ = 3,000ft] which would reduce the number of Welsh ‘threes’ to thirteen! - click for the full story
DTphysiotherapy is a friendly service that specialises in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries, especially climbing, and helps people improve by approaching training scientifically. Click for discounts for Members
The American Alpine Club are selling their duplicate library books. Click for more details
North Face is a journey to the death-defying heart of danger and suspense, reliving 48 white- knuckle hours that would go down in history. It is the incredible story behind the first ever attempted scaling of the North Face of the infamous Eiger Mountain.. Click for Members discount
The pictures in this book represent five years of work by the photographer, Peter Freeman. They are unusual in that they depict the mountains and moorlands of England's two largest National Parks - the Lake District and the Yorkshire Dales - from uncommon viewpoints. Click for Members discount
Alain Robert, the world famous urban solo climber has just released his autobiography, With Bare Hands: the story of the Human Spider (published by Maverick House Publishers, £16.99). Also known as the French Spiderman .... (discount for members)
Almost unique I think to British climbing is a long history of song writing! Over a hundred years literally dozens of ditties have been composed, some are I guess best forgotten, but some are classic.