by Mark on January 17, 2017

REEL-Rock-11-DVD-LargeTreat yourself to a New Year’s present and buy the new REEL ROCK 11 DVD. REEL ROCK has been producing great climbing films for many years, and this DVD will give you that added inspiration to get out climbing during 2017.

The REEL ROCK 11 DVD is in fact 5 films that visit the best climbing areas in the World mixed with great humour. The five films are as follows:

(1) Young Guns – 15-year-old Ashima Shiraishi and 16-year-old Kai Lightner are the new generation, who are raising the bar for us all.

(2) Boys in the Bugs – Follow Will Stanhope and Matt Segal in their four-year quest on a forbidding 5.14 (F8b+) finger crack high in the Canadian alpine wilderness of the Bugaboos.

(3) Rad/Dad – Lone wolf Mike Libecki balances fatherhood with a expedition addiction.

(4) Brette – Follow Brette Harrington on a personal journey from the Canadian Rockies to Patagonia, via Yosemite.

(5) Dodo’s Delight – The good ship Dodo’s Delight on a rollicking tour above the Arctic Circle in search of unclimbed big walls, with plenty of humour and music along the way.

Released in December 2016, the film is in English with subtitles in Spanish, German, French, Japanese, Hungarian, and English, and has a running time of 101 minutes, plus 46 minutes of extra footage.

Buy the REEL ROCK 11 DVD for £22.50 plus P&P.

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Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing in Europe Guidebook

by Mark on November 28, 2016

50-November-Multi-pitch-climbing-in-Europe-GuidebookThis coffee table style guidebook describes 19 of the best multi-pitch climbing areas in Europe, and would make a great Christmas present for a loved one or even yourself. All the locations described in this book are in great setting, and will provide great inspiration to go multi-pitch climbing in Europe.

For each location there is an overall description of the situation and style of the climbing, which coupled with personal experiences of the author and topos of iconic routes provide a great read. In addition to the inspiring photographs there is practical information about how to get there, where to stay, when to go, rock quality and routes, and the type of gear required. The author Martin Fickweller is a renown climbing photographer and writer, and the 188 photographs that are in this book are truly fantastic.

The 19 locations described are; Elbsandstein, Germany; Dolomites, Italy; Gorges du Verdon, France; Ratikon, Switzerland; Fair Head, Northern Ireland; Calanques, France; Montserrat, Spain; Lofoten, Norway; Riglos, Spain; Wilder Kaiser, Austria; Presles, France; Paklenica, Croatia; Mello, Italy; Vratsa, Bulgaria; Bavella, Corsica; Picos de Europa, Spain; Sardinia, Italy; Wendenstocke, Switzerland; and Meteora, Greece.

Buy this Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing in Europe Guidebook for only £32.95 plus P&P.

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7 + 8 Fontainebleau bouldering guidebook

November 3, 2016

Fontainebleau can simply be described as the best bouldering area in Europe, a truly world class venue. Known lovingly as either Font or Bleau it attracts climbers of all abilities from around the world. The new 7 + 8 Fontainebleau guidebook has just been fully revised and re-printed. It now includes 3,748 straight up problems, […]

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Chamonix Rockfax rock climbing guidebook

October 13, 2016

Chamonix is a world-class area for mountaineering and rock climbing that is famous all over the world. Nowhere else has as much quality rock, spectacular peaks and spires, as well as the highest mountain in Western Europe – Mont Blanc at 4,810m. Rockfax have just published a new Chamonix rock climbing guidebook. It is a […]

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Climbing Without Frontiers Guidebook (Osp, Trieste and Istria)

September 7, 2016

The Climbing without Frontiers Guidebook covers 3 different countries, Slovenia, Italy and Croatia on the Adriatic Coast. It covers; the crags of Osp, Misja Pec and Crni Kal in Slovenia; 8 crags around Trieste in Italy; and 20 crags in Istria in Croatia. This compact area makes for a great climbing holiday across these 3 […]

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Croatia Sport Climbing Guidebook

July 27, 2016

The new Croatia sport climbing guidebook has just been published. This popular guidebook is now in its 8th edition and has been fully modernised, with colour photo topos used throughout to show all the routes.  There are also around 1,300 more routes than the previous 7th edition. The guidebook covers 4 main areas, these being […]

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Chulilla Sport Climbing Guidebook

June 22, 2016

With almost 1,000 routes, Chulilla near Valencia is one of the best sport climbing areas in Spain. Its limestone canyon shaped by the Turia River has produced many great routes ranging from low F6s all the way to high end F8s.  There are both single pitch and multi-pitch routes to choose from, making Chulilla a […]

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Roca Verde Sport Climbing Guidebook – 2nd Edition

May 16, 2016

The 2nd Edition of the Roca Verde Guidebook has just been published.  The 1st Edition sold out in 18 months and this 2nd Edition has been totally revised and updated with over 500 addition routes. The new Roca Verde guidebook covers the sport climbing found around the Cordillera Cantabrica mountain range in north-west Spain. The […]

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Grandes voies de Corse Guidebook

April 22, 2016

The mountains of Corsica are a fantastic place to go rock climbing. These mountains provide a huge range of traditional multi-pitch rock climbing on coarse, weathered granite rock that is equal to anything you would find at Mello or Valle dell Orco in Italy. Many of these multi-pitch routes provide a great alpine adventure with […]

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Fontainebleau Top Secret Bouldering Guidebook

March 11, 2016

Fontainebleau Top Secret Bouldering Guidebook Fontainebleau is a world class bouldering location and is easily the best and most extensive bouldering area in Europe. As such it attracts climbers from all over the world, time and time again.  This new guidebook is perfect for those climbers who have visited before as it describes many areas […]

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