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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Quick Hit Cragging

Finding a good crag when you are short of time can be tricky, all of the crags with a fast approach are usually busy or you have been to them so many times that you could climb the routes blindfolded! A couple of days ago we found ourselves with a few hours spare and some fine dry weather. The original … Continue reading

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Traversing the Tatras

Marking the border between Poland and Slovakia and with 25 summits above 2500 metres (8200 feet), the Tatras are the highest range of the Carpathian Mountains which consist of a chain of mountain ranges that stretch in an arc 1,500 km long from the Czech Republic in the Northwest through Slovakia, Poland, Hungary and Ukraine to Romania in the East. As … Continue reading

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Choosing a Rock Shoe

Choosing a rock shoe is not easy. Each climber will make different demands of their shoes plus there is a considerable variation in fit and sizing between brands. The best way to find the right shoe is to try plenty on and think about what you want from them. What’s it for? Indoor wall/training: Whether the wall is your first … Continue reading

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