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Noticing
Noticing

What has ‘noticing’ got to do with climbing? Does it surprise you that ‘noticing’ is a powerful way for us to develop as climbers? It’s....

Why Navigation is Important to Climbers
Why Navigation is Important to Climbers

If you spend most of your climbing time on roadside gritstone crags, it can be hard to see why any climber would need to learn....

Your First Time
Your First Time

There is always a first time for everything. And whether that’s putting on a climbing harness or summiting a four thousand metre peak, a lot....

Getting Started Climbing: Gear
Getting Started Climbing: Gear

Today, Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor Esther Foster, who is based in the Lake District, takes us through the first steps to choosing gear if you’re....

How to Care for Climbing Ropes: Part 1 – What causes damage?
How to Care for Climbing Ropes: Part 1 – What causes damage?

Buying your first rope or set of ropes is a big investment. You’re investing in your personal safety and security as a climber by spending....

Trail love
Trail love

Climbing may be number one on the hobby list for many of us, but typically hiking isn’t that far behind as we try to maximise....

Rope Talk: Why use double ropes?
Rope Talk: Why use double ropes?

Today CEO and Womenclimb Founder, Emily Pitts, talks double ropes, and specifically why she uses them: “What’s the point of half ropes, I don’t understand!”....

Rope talk: Single, Double, Half, Twin – What’s the difference?
Rope talk: Single, Double, Half, Twin – What’s the difference?

Ropes can be confusing when we are starting out climbing. It can take a bit of time to become familiar with the terminology, but it’s....

Pride in Climbing
Pride in Climbing

It’s Pride Month, a time to reflect on progress, celebrate the wins and look forward to the future. Second on Womenclimb’s list of core values....

Climbing the Seven Volcanoes: a search for strength // Book Review
Climbing the Seven Volcanoes: a search for strength // Book Review

What’s on your lockdown reading list? If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent a lot of time staring out the window, dreaming of adventures –....

Holly’s Path from Climber to Instructor
Holly’s Path from Climber to Instructor

It’s something you hear so often in this enlightened era – “do what makes you happy”. All those happy faces across social media of people....

Becci’s Day Out
Becci’s Day Out

A few weeks ago, we ran a contest on Facebook inviting Womenclimbers to submit a piece of writing about climbing. We might not be able....

Lake District Bouldering // Book Review
Lake District Bouldering // Book Review

We were excited at Womenclimb to get the opportunity to review Lake District Bouldering by Greg Chapman. Read on to see if it’s one you....

Crisis. And Breathe.
Crisis. And Breathe.

Learning, developing and reflecting are all part of the core purpose of Womenclimb. We encourage volunteers and members to learn and develop wherever they can.....

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