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Avalanches……What the books don’t always tell you.

Avalanches……What the books don’t always tell you. As the recent series of fatalities and near misses from Avalanches in the Scottish hills show us, they are a clear and present danger for those of us who enjoy walking in the … Continue reading

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Why push your grade?

A friend recently commented that she thought climbers can be too obsessed with grades, pushing themselves and how this held no attraction for her. The idea of constantly trying to improve would reduce her enjoyment of climbing. There was also … Continue reading

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