Cote d’Azur Rock Climbing Guidebook

by Mark on March 13, 2017

54-March-Cote-Azur-GuidebookThe Cote d’Azur area of southern France offers a great variety of climbing in some stunning situations. This includes the magnificent Verdon Gorge with its committing approaches, and the sea cliffs of Calanques near Marseille.   There are numerous multi-pitch crags such as Sainte Victoire (near Aix en Provence) and Massif del’Esterel (near Frejus). Toulon is known as the sunniest city in France where you will find a number of great crags dotted around the city.  Add in the popular winter venue of Chateauvert, the less well known crag at Chateaudouble, plus crags around Nice and Monaco, this area has an amazing amount of climbing to offer.

The Rockfax Cote d’Azur guidebook has just been re-published and it covers all of these areas. It describes over 2,700 routes that are shown on clear, colour photo topos we now expect from a Rockfax guidebook. There is something for everyone with 299 routes below F4c, 1,061 between F5a and F6a+, 799 routes between F6b and F7a, plus 555 routes at F7a+ and above.

Buy this Cote d’Azur rock climbing guidebook for only £29.95 plus P&P.

Find out more about rock climbing in the Cote d’Azur.

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Paklenica National Park

by Mark on February 16, 2017

53-February-Paklenica-GuidebookPaklenica Rock Climbing Guidebook

Paklenica is the best place to go climbing in Croatia, and is known as a top European climbing area for its multi-pitch routes. Paklenica has everything from single pitch sport routes to multi-pitch routes up to 350m long (sport and trad), on solid limestone rock.  There are routes to suit climbers of all abilities and they all have easy access with the walk in from the car varying from 1 to 45 minutes.  Anica kuk is home to many classic multi-pitch routes that have been attracting climbers from all over the world.  These routes are up to 350m long, across all grades, with a simple walk off from the top back to the car.

The new Paklenica rock climbing guidebook has just been fully revised and re-printed. It now covers 590 routes, an increase of over 200 routes than the previous edition.  All the routes are shown on colour photo topos, and most of the multi-pitch routes have an additional topo diagram. Published in February 2017 the text is in Croatian, German, Italian, Slovenian and English throughout.

Buy this Paklenica rock climbing guidebook for only £25.95 plus P&P.

Find out more about rock climbing at Paklenica

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Paklenica is also a great place to go walking and hiking. The landscape varies from limestone gorges, pine forests and Alpine meadows.  The Paklenica walking map details many marked hiking trails.  These vary from circular day hikes, or by using the Planinarski Dom mountain hut you can explore more demanding hikes along the Velebit ridge.

Buy the Paklenica walking map for only £9.95 plus P&P.

Find out more about walking in Paklenica

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January 17, 2017

Treat 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 […]

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Multi-Pitch Rock Climbing in Europe Guidebook

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This 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 […]

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7 + 8 Fontainebleau bouldering guidebook

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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

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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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