News, Articles and Trip Reports
On-sighting - Tips and Techniques
Verb - To climb a route that you’ve not climbed before, leading it from bottom to top without resting or…
Red-Pointing - Tips and techniques
Verb - To climb a route from bottom to top cleanly without any artificial rests such as sitting on the…
Some thoughts on motivation and raising your climbing standard.
Which Boots do I need?
Boot and footwear choice represents perhaps the single most important decision of all when considering your mountaineering equipment.
IFMGA Mountain Guides
The International Federation of Mountain Guide Associations (IFMGA)
Some thoughts on rope choice linked into decision making
So, as a BMG IFMGA Mountain Guide and climber what ropes do I use?
Is Your Avalanche Transceiver Working Properly?
Maintenance and Interference issues
Leash or Leashless?
The new Black Diamond Reactor, The Petzl Ergonomic or Nomic and the Cassin X-Dream, are all modern ‘leashless’ ice climbing…
Traditional Climbing on a Single Rope
So, traditional climbing on a single rope - old school or maybe just a modern take on things?
Icefall Climbing This Winter
Looking ahead and starting to think about this winter season and Icefall climbing
Transceiver Group Check
Checking your transceiver and the transceivers of others in your group, before venturing out into avalanche terrain.
What to take Icefall climbing
Adrian Nelhams talks to you about what's in his rucksack when he goes icefall climbing