We get to grips with the different types of crampon and which boots they fit, from microspikes for flat, snowy ambles to technical beasts designed for challenging ice climbs
Interested in moving from the wall to the crag? Read our guide to how to start rock climbing outdoors for tips on safety, etiquette and gear
We reveal how to store climbing rope, the benefits of having a rope bag, how to coil your rope efficiently and where, and where not, to store it
What is sport climbing? We delve into the development of sport climbing, the world's most popular approach to rock climbing
What is top roping? We consider the different methods, where you can do it, the ethics and what sets it apart for lead climbing
We look at seven standard rock climbing knots to unravel their uses and reveal how to tie them
‘Climb when ready!’ How to belay in a range of climbing situations, what devices you can use and how to body belay
All the latest inspiration, tips and guides to help you plan your next Advnture!