Rock On

Sean Newsom climbed in Finestrat as a guest of the Compass West International School of Rock Climbing. First printed in the Sunday Times, October 1996. Download Full...

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Monte Castellet

When I first saw the Castellets I had a burning desire to complete the whole ridge, particularly when I heard that a very famous climber had spent eight years completing it. Eight years for god sake!!! Download Full...

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Aguja Pilar

The whole of this wall coupled with The Haunted walls this area has something for every one who enjoys wilderness climbing and must represent some of the best climbing of its type to be found in Spain . Download Full Article Also see full route...

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Absolutely Divino

Anyone traveling down the Sella Valley cannot fail to be impressed by the curtain of rock which forms the Penon Divino. This article describes some of the routes on this big mountain crag. Download Full...

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The Birth of the friction plate

There have been many inventions that have advanced climbing, one of the most significant and overlooked is are these devices which we use to protect leaders and seconds. download full...

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Abseiling Safety Techniques

Well it could happen to you! Abseiling has always been one of those things that has presented climbers with more degrees of danger than the climb itself. Lack of concentration after a long day, anchor points not being up to their job and once hanging on the rope you...

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