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GUIDEBOOKS

PLS: take a look at Peak Limestone South

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01/03/2018

As the days lengthen, the weather warms up and the daffodils come into bloom, the thoughts of climbers turn away from indoor walls and out once more to the crags. And just in time for that flowering of your enthusiasm comes the latest definitive guide from the BMC to light your limestone fire.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Alex Megos makes mincemeat of the UK

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14/06/2016

Alex 'I always want to climb harder' Megos has been on a two-week send-trip in the UK with a particular mission: two years ago he left Hubble, contender for the world's first 9a, as unfinished business. The line had never been repeated by any non-Brits ... until now. Sarah Stirling catches up with the 23-year-old legend to find out how his trip went.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Limestone gripes: a slippery issue

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30/03/2016

Increasingly the classic routes on limestone are becoming so polished that the original grades are meaningless. There is of course an argument that the grades should simply be increased but what if the polish could be removed?
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GUIDEBOOKS

Peak Limestone North: now in stock

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29/05/2015

Like the lime? You'll love Peak Limestone North: the new definitive guide to Peak limestone by the BMC guidebook team. And the good news is that it is now in stock.
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GUIDEBOOKS

Peak Limestone North Web Support

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27/05/2015

May 2015 sees the launch of the latest BMC guidebook, Peak Limestone North. This gives coverage to the crags in the northern area of the Peak – Stoney Middleton, Water-cum-Jolly, Chee Dale, Raven Tor, Ravensdale, Harpur Hill, Smalldale and may more besides. As a new development for BMC guides, some aspects of this book have been moved online. This is a page to direct you to these online resources.
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GUIDEBOOKS

North Wales Limestone - the Ormesters Oracle

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19/12/2014

The fabulous limestone crags that line the shores of Llandudno now have the guide they truly deserve. North Wales Limestone is a definitive guide covering the coast from Anglesey to the Devil’s Gorge. It takes in The Great and Little Orme, the A55 crags, Craig y Forwen and many others along the way.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Craig Ty Newydd Dyserth: access suspended

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01/03/2013

The owner of Craig Ty Newydd has placed signs on the approach to the crag stating that access for climbing is suspended until further notice. Climbers are advised not to climb here while negotiations are being undertaken.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

North Wales lower-off thefts

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17/10/2012

This summer has seen an unfathomable series of gear thefts from sport routes in North Wales. On several occasions over the last three months, unsuspecting climbers have arrived triumphant at the lower off at the top of a climb – only to find it’s not there.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Pen Trwyn Summer Restrictions Reminder!

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01/08/2011

A quick reminder that the usual summer restrictions now apply to all of the cliffs above the Marine Drive on the Great Orme, with the exception of routes and problems around the Parisellas cave and Mumbo-Jumbo areas.
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CYMRU

Donate to North Wales Bolt Fund

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06/10/2010

As the winter evenings draw closer this is your opportunity to ensure that the bolts in North Wales continue to be regularly maintained and replaced by donating old or surplus equipment to be sold for donations to the North Wales Bolt Fund.
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