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#TastyTuesday – Bannock Bread

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Climbing women love the outdoors. Nature, adventure, sleeping under the stars, having the rising sun wake us up; there are so many great things about it that we’re willing to overlook even the less savoury aspects like the lack a toilet. Sometimes, the less savoury...

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Monday Motivation: ShAFF 22-24 March!

If you're one of our many facebook followers, you've no doubt seen the incredible amount of entries to the BMC TV/Womenclimb "Women In Adventure Film" competition we were sharing throughout February. The winner (yet to be announced) will have their film shown at the Sheffield...

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Monday Motivation: Interview with Molly Burdick – from heart disease to ninja warrior

10 years ago, Molly Burdick was diagnosed with congenital heart disease. After years fighting PTSD due to her illness, and often too scared to leave the house, her life changed forever when she watched a climbing video of Chris Sharma and Adam Ondra. Fast forward...

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Film Review // Dawn Wall

Located in Yosemite National Park , a towering granite monolith looms up, magnificent and terrifying. This is El Capitan, an absolute haven for some of the best climbers in the world, with a sheer rock face that seems almost unconquerable. The ‘Dawn Wall’ is a particular...

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Monday Motivation: “This is for you, Mum” – the 8 year old who climbed The Old Man of Hoy and right into our hearts

In contrast to last week’s post about a 99-year old making her first climb, today we’re celebrating the incredible story of Edward Mills and his mum Bekki Christian. [caption id="attachment_4146" align="alignleft" width="300"] Edward and the Old Man. Photo Alex Shaw[/caption] Last June, Edward (now 9) became the...

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A Chat with Emma Twyford

Emma Twyford is certainly flavour of the month. Thanks to her huge successes and exciting future goals, she has been cover star of both Summit and Climber in recent weeks. When she’s not on the rock, she’s one of the UK’s leading female route-setters and is running her business Creative Climbing offering setting courses to women with fellow setter Evie Cotrulia.

Currently busy setting full time, I managed to catch Emma for a quick cuppa before she set the comp circuit at my local wall. We talked climbing, route setting and inspiration.

That Cover Photo © J Bunney