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If you’re making plans to do some outdoor climbing because (sometimes) the weather is a bit warmer and drier, don’t forget all the great things going at local indoor climbing…

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Great news, the BMC have now released the selection policy for the GB National Development Squad which will be used this year to select the 2020 squad and the new…

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The Youth Climbing Series or YCS is the main youth climbing competition series of the year. It is organised collaboratively by the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) for the England and…

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I currently use a Climbing Technology On-Sight harness which I find is super light and comfortable. The fabric is really breathable and it has 4 gear loops in convenient positions…

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Climbing routes are graded to help everyone understand approximately how hard they are, or the skill level needed to climb them. This is where the simple idea to categorise routes…

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If you’ve already had the training, can safely belay, put on a harness and want to try roped climbing, what equipment will you need and extras might you want? Well…

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If you’re wanting to visit a climbing wall for the first time – do! Centres are very welcoming of beginners and staff are usually enthusiastic climbers, eager to share their…

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Climbing competitions have many different formats and styles. For a new climber they might seem intimidating, busy and confusing but actually they can also be great fun, exciting and sociable.…

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