Climbing: Getting started and the right gear

By Paul Deegan and Kenton Cool, Cotswold Outdoors, 03 April 2011

Regardless of whether you climb indoors or outside on easy-angled, steep or overhanging rock, all forms of climbing ultimately boil down to just one thing: the ability to make progress.

costwold rock climbing
KMF

Keswick Mountain Festival expands programme for 2012

The last two winters have been a dream for climbers and mountaineers in the UK – cold, snowy weather and plenty of it! If you’re new to winter climbing or just want some tips, here are my top-ten:

KMF, 15 February 2012
South Wales Wildlife

Exploring Pembrokeshire wildlife

The south-west corner of Wales is a must-do destination for rock climbers, a great place to go sea kayaking, and home to one of the UK's best long-distance walks.

South Wales Gardens, 30 January 2012
Sheffield Adventure Film Festival

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival - 9th-11th March 2012

Sheffield Adventure Film Festival 2012?= 75 Epic Adventures + 4 Big Screens + 1 Awesome Weekend! More than 70 of the best adventure, travel and extreme sports films hand-picked...

The Active Guide, 11 January 2012
Davy EICA Ratho Winter climbing

Winter Climbing – hot tips for cold climbing!

The last two winters have been a dream for climbers and mountaineers in the UK – cold, snowy weather and plenty of it! If you’re new to winter climbing or just want some tips, here are my top-ten:

Davy at EICA:Ratho, 12 December 2011
ROG

The first European reuse exchange for used outdoor gear launches - Recycle Outdoor Gear (ROG)

A new free service for the UK Outdoor Industry. Dedicated to helping consumers find a solution to the endless amounts of used but serviceable outdoor gear taking up space in cupboards, lofts & garages

Outdoor Industries Association, 24 October 2011

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