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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Interview: Steve McClure makes first onsight of Nightmayer E8 6c

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17/07/2019

"Time was ticking very fast and I was in a pumpy position facing a fall onto a sky-hook. If it fell off... I searched for a panic slap option." Steve McClure talks about doing something few have done, onsighting E8. Steve also offers his thoughts on climbing dangerous routes as a dad.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Snowdonia's hills are open - as long as you’re well prepared

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01/02/2019

This week, the Snowdonia National Park Authority called for mountaineers to ‘stay away’ from Snowdonia due to winter conditions. The BMC would like to clarify that the responsibility for decisions around what a mountaineer does in the mountain environment lies with the individual themselves.
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CYMRU

Llanberis rescue vehicles vandalised

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09/06/2015

In an unbelivable and shocking manner all three of Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team's emergency ambulance Land Rovers were targeted by criminals and put out of action in what was possibly an attempted theft between Monday night and Tuesday morning
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Llanberis slate - Tarzan forces access closure

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05/06/2014

Temporary access closures to the Dinorwig slate quarries at Llanberis are planned during June due to filming of a major Warner Brother movie, intriguingly involving Tarzan!
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

New power station planned for Llanberis quarries

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30/11/2012

Recently submitted plans for a new pumped-storage power station at the Glynrhonwy slate quarries above Llanberis would create new reservoirs, a major pipeline, a possible upgrade to overhead power cables - and the permanent flooding of disused quarry sites that contain climbing routes. Elfyn Jones reports.
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CYMRU

Warning: Dinas Mot rockfall

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27/06/2012

The BMC has been informed of a serious accident caused by loose rock and the likelihood of further rockfall in the East Gully descent from the Nose of Dinas Mot in the Llanberis Pass.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

Dali's Hole and Llanberis Slate access update

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09/10/2009

Following the recent closure of the slate quarries for filming, and the revival in interest in climbing at the Llanberis slate quarries concerns have been raised by the owners, First Hydro regarding liability and safety issues at the Dinorwig slate quarry. This is a brief update of the current situation at the begining of October.
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SUMMIT MAGAZINE

Rock School

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02/06/2008

Born from fire and sculpted by ice - Paul Gannon is your guide to the violent geological childhood of Llanberis Pass.
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ACCESS & CONSERVATION

The State of British Climbing

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02/10/2004

The first two open meetings in the national debate on the State of British Climbing were held in late September, at the Rockface in Birmingham and the Heights in Llanberis.
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