Christmas presents and last posting dates

by Mark on November 19, 2019

Christmas presents for rock climbersClimbers love getting climbing gear for Christmas, and books make ideal presents.  Below are some new books that have recently been published.

Rockfax Lake District Climbs Guidebook

This select guidebook describes the very best traditional climbing in the English Lake District, where you will find some of the most scenic rock climbing to be found in England.  The guidebook covers over 1,000 routes from low-level single-pitch outcrop crags in the valleys to long multi-pitch mountain routes.   With routes across all grades and styles, there is something here for climbers of all abilities.  As you would expect with a Rockfax guidebook, all the routes are shown clearly on colour photo topos along with a description.

Hooking Up

Hooking Up is the ultimate big wall and aid climbing manual, with the most up-to-date tips, tricks and techniques to teach you the best way to climb and live on big walls.  The authors cover a wide variety of topics that along with entertaining stories from the likes of Andy Kirkpatrick and Chris McNamara convey the passion, thrill and suffering of climbing big walls.

Climbing Palestine Guidebook

This definitive guidebook covering the rock climbing in the West Bank of Palestine offers the chance to have an adventure climbing holiday with a difference.  Written by two American climbers who have settled in the West Bank, they have developed over 300 sport and trad routes with local climbers.  Along with practical information about visiting the West Bank, the guidebook offers the chance to use rock climbing is an incredible medium through which to explore this beautiful and troubled land.

We dispatch from the UK. 

To make sure the present you are buying arrives in time for Christmas, we recommend the following last postage dates from the UK:

  • Thursday 5th December – Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Asia, Caribbean and the Middle East
  • Tuesday 10th December – Cyprus, Malta, Greece, Turkey, and Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia)
  • Friday 13th December – Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Poland, and Sweden,
  • Monday 16th December – Austria, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Belgium, France, Ireland, and Luxembourg
  • Wednesday 18th December – UK (2nd Class)
  • Friday 20th December – UK (1st Class)

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Tenerife Rock Climbing Guidebook

by Mark on October 28, 2019

Tenerife Rock Climbing Guidebook

Tenerife Rock Climbing Guidebook

Tenerife has been a popular sport climbing destination for some time now. A combination of excellent routes on volcanic ignibrite rock and winter sun between October and May, have attracted climbers from all over the World.

The majority of the climbing on Tenerife is single pitch sport climbing though many of the crags also have a number Trad routes as well.  The red volcanic rock consists of numerous pockets of all sizes, positive edges and cracks, providing many crimpy, technical routes.  There’s slabs, overhangs and everything in between.

The new Tenerife rock climbing guidebook (first since 2011), has just been published covering 17 crags, of which the majority are in the south of the Island around Arico.  In fact Arico is the centre of climbing in Tenerife, with Arico Gorge being the largest climbing area, plus there are a further 10 crags within a short drive of the village.  The guidebook covers almost 1,300 routes across a wide range of grades.  There are 290 routes up to F6a, 530 routes between F6a+ and F6c+, 301 routes between F7a and F7c+, plus 140 routes from F8a and above.

Buy the Tenerife rock climbing guidebook for £25.96 plus P&P.

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Levante Climbs Guidebooks – Costa Blanca

October 9, 2019

The Levante region of Eastern Spain runs from Castellon in the north through Valencia, and Alicante to Murcia in the south, and is often referred to as the Costa Blanca. The area is packed with well-known destinations such as Montanejos, Chulilla, Sella and Mula to name but a few.  Throughout the year, the weather is […]

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Guidebooks and Maps at special discounted prices

August 22, 2019

Climb Europe has accumulated a few slightly damaged guidebooks and maps over the last few months that we are now offering at great discounted prices.  The damage to all of these products is only cosmetic and they are all perfectly usable.  Unfortunately there is only 1 of each guidebook or map, so you will need […]

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Rodellar Sport Climbing Guidebook

July 29, 2019

Rodellar is a famous sport climbing area, well known for its huge overhangs and caves with lots of big tufas.  These steep well-bolted routes generally start around F6b, with the majority of the routes in F7a to F9a grade range.  The climbing style is powerful and athletic requiring plenty of stamina, with many of the […]

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Crag Climbs in Chamonix Guidebook

July 1, 2019

The months of July, August and September are a great time to visit Chamonix to go rock climbing.  As well as the high mountains, there are many lower crags scattered along the Chamonix Valley that provide a mixture of bouldering, single pitch and multi-pitch sport routes.  The type of rock is a mixture between granular […]

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Briancon Climbs Guidebook

June 17, 2019

This new Briancon Climbs Guidebook covers the rock climbing in the Haute Alps region around Briancon.  Also known as the Durance Valley, it covers the Ecrins part of the French Alps around the towns of Briancon, Ailefroide, La Vallouise, L’Argentiere-la-bessee and Guillestre. The guidebook covers over a 1,000 routes from single pitch sport routes to […]

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Plaisir West Rock Climbing Guidebooks

May 8, 2019

The western Swiss Alps (sometimes known as the Bernese Oberland region) is a mecca for technical and adventurous rock routes in an alpine setting.  The area is home to many different types of rock from limestone faces and ridges to gneiss, quartz and granite spires, and is a perfect playground for the mid-range rock climber.  […]

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France East Roc 2 Guidebook

April 3, 2019

All along eastern France there are many excellent sport climbing areas that provide great places to go rock climbing for the weekend.  This new France East Roc 2 guidebook is the perfect companion to make this a reality.  It describes the best 250 crags that will appeal to climbers looking for a nice climbing location, […]

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Eastern Slovakia Rock Climbing Guidebook

March 11, 2019

Looking for a sport climbing holiday with a difference this year?  If so then Eastern Slovakia could prove to be the answer, especially those that like exploring new countries.  The climbing here is based around the cities of Kosice and Presov, where there are 16 main crags, offering over 1,200 routes across a wide range of […]

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