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The wait is over! North Wales Bouldering second edition now available (Read 2600 times)

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North Wales Bouldering 2nd edition is now available  :bounce:

The number of high quality venues has grown hugely in the last ten years. There are nearly 4,000 individual problems featured, almost 4 times as many as appeared in the first edition (published in 2004).

There is now greater depth and variety of bouldering here than can be found anywhere else in the UK.  :-\  :yes:

It is also possible to boulder in North Wales all year round, regardless of the season or prevailing weather; there is always somewhere to go.

The guide has been extensively researched and written by Simon Panton (author of the 1st edition of the North Wales Bouldering guide), with vital contributions from local activists such as Pete Robins, Owen Hayward, Chris Doyle, Martin Crook, Danny Cattell, Sam Cattell, Dave Noden, Tim Peck, Alex Mason, Derw Fineron, Craig Davies, Mark Lynden and Andy Godber.  :clap2:

The book has 668 pages and costs £36.95, which works out as less than a penny a problem!

Check out some sample pages at: http://www.groundupclimbing.com/newsitem.asp?nsid=223

If you can’t find it in your local climbing shop, mail order a copy from V12 Outdoor (https://www.v12outdoor.com/north-wales-bouldering-2nd-edition-pre-order.html)


• Nearly 4000 problems
• Mountains and Coastal crags
• Conditions advice
• Extensive area maps and individual crag approach maps
• Accurate topos
• Inspiring action shots and beautiful landscape images
• Font grades ranging from 2a to 8B+
• Graded lists for each crag













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fake news, Shirley?

sorry

I failed to notice that this was posted in the "Sponsors" section and was just doing a bit of traditional piss-taking for what is clearly the result of considerable effort


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Given my tendency to make over optimistic predictions of book release dates it's a fair cop Mr Lagerstarfish:

http://northwalesbouldering.com/guide.asp

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« Last Edit: August 15, 2017, 11:22:24 am by Pantontino »

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Took my shiny new copy with me to Wales this weekend, had a fantastic day at Porth Ysgo. The guide is brilliant. Anyone complaining about the price needs to feel the heft of the fucker - there is a ridiculous amount of climbing detailed within. It's certainly got me frothing about future visits!

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Looks shit.

Hmm, these grapes aren't very sweet.

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Also available in the bmc shop 10% off for members.

I can save on delivery too by bringing any bought copies to the Peak Area meeting on the 13th at the Maynard


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Also available in the bmc shop 10% off for members.

I can save on delivery too by bringing any bought copies to the Peak Area meeting on the 13th at the Maynard



Remember, straight back, lift from the legs.

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Hand them out after the meeting, or else all you will hear is the flicking of pages.

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Bumped into Coops_13 yesterday, up from London for the weekend with his copy of the new NWB guide. Here he is on the classic JC4PM 7A at Craig Nant y Fedw.

« Last Edit: August 28, 2017, 12:13:44 pm by Pantontino »

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This is enough to tempt a man out of retirement.

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That's exactly the type of response I am hoping for. Get back on it Monolith!  :2thumbsup:

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It's pity that the BMC can't get your name right in the current Summit magazine, Simon Paxton.

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Great interview Simon and Dave. Really enjoyed that, particularly the history, documenting the key players over the years and the way you cover the locals / climbers thing.
Reminded me that I still have a battered, dog-eared copy of Northern Soul. The one with topos for Angel Bay, Porth Ysgo, Wavelength, Roadrunner etc. Great memories wandering round with a bunch of A4 paper in one hand and a sofa cushion wrapped in gaffa tape in the other.

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It's pity that the BMC can't get your name right in the current Summit magazine, Simon Paxton.

Maybe a mix of Panton and Caxton?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Caxton

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Just a heads up that we have been planning an official launch of the new guide. Saturday 25th at Caban in Brynrefail. More details to follow but hoping for some good weather so we can go to a crag or crags during the day before the evening celebrations start. A bit of chat from my good self and Martin Crook, some films from Chris Doyle and a comedy gold/trainspotter quiz (with prizes!), maybe even an open mic!

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I'd be psyched for that Si!

some films from Chris Doyle

Not sure about this though...  :o

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Good point. I think it's best if I check the films first. :blink:

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Live performance art from Doylo?  :2thumbsup:

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Live performance art from Doylo?  :2thumbsup:

The North Wales bouldering maffia doing the Full monty.