Mountaineer Bonita Norris Will Make You Want to Be a Badass Climber Too

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When Bonita Norris climbed Mount Everest in 2010, she became the youngest British woman at the time. (Melissa Arnot recently set the record to become the first woman not to add oxygen.) More importantly, she only reached the peak of 29,000 feet of climbing, two years after her whim. “I had a speech at the university about Mount Everest and […]

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A Series of Alpine Ticklists : Dômes de Miage PD and Aiguille de Bionnassay , Biancograt, The traverse of Liskamm ,More!

Listed below are five alpine ticklists. Dômes de Miage PD and Aiguille de Bionnassay Traverse AD By Tim Blakemore Climbing snow ridges has a purity and simplicity that just feels right. The way forward is undeniable and modern equipment has done little to change the excitement and inherent uncertainty of placing one cramponed boot ahead of another, while thousands of […]

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Llanberis, North Wales – Keeping the mountains clean

The UIAA (International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) Respect the Mountains Series, supported by KEEN, encompasses some of Europe’s most loved outdoor regions. Over the three month summer series, hundreds of outdoor and nature lovers around Europe will come together to promote sustainable environmental practices and celebrate the beauty of mountain regions by taking part in dedicated waste clean-up operations. Want […]

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The grades boosted by school climbing walls

Not only that, it opens the door to an array of career pathways.Having a climbing wall in a school not only boosts children’s climbing grade, there are amazing benefits to health, academic performance, and social skills as well. Physical and mental wellbeing Having access to a climbing wall, and using it, leads to a marked improvement of physical literacy in […]

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Councillors Agree With Plans For Bold Forest Park

Councillors Agree With Plans For Bold Forest Park

COUNCILLORS approved the latest draft of plans to make a major outdoor recreation area in a cabinet meeting in January 6 this year. A public consultation will happen between January 20 and March 2, after which the plan and responses received from the consultation will be submitted to the secretary of state for examination. The ambitious Bold Forest Park proposal […]

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