Useful Websites for Climbers

Below are a few websites that are pretty useful sources of info for climbers. If you know of other websites for climbers that you think should be listed here, please get in touch and we’ll take a look. Many thanks go to the VIXON Clients who have already helped us to develop the collection of resources so far.

P.S Don’t forget, if you’re keen to develop your climbing skills then we have a range of courses and personal coaching options – after all, there’s only so much you can learn from reading!


Developing your Climbing Skills

VIXON Climbing (Of course! Don't forget repeat bookers get 10% discount)

VIXON Climbing (Of course! Don’t forget repeat bookers get a 10% discount on courses & coaching!)


Finding Out About Crags and Routes

The BMC Regional Access Database - Find out where you can and can't climb!

The BMC Regional Access Database – Find out where you can and can’t climb!

The UKC Crag database - find out info on crags & climbs

The UKC Crag database – find out info on crags & climbs

Rockfax Crag Info & Useful Downloads

Rockfax Crag Info & Useful Downloads


Useful Sites for Checking the Weather

MWIS - Mountain Weather Information Service

MWIS – Mountain Weather Information Service

A cool site for seeing synoptic charts in action!

A cool site for seeing synoptic charts in action!

AccuWeather

AccuWeather

Met Office weather forecasts for the UK National Parks

Met Office weather forecasts for the UK National Parks


Sites with Good Articles for Climbers

American climbing magazine site

American climbing magazine site

A great site providing a female focus on climbing

A great site providing a female focus on climbing


Advice & Qualifications

Mountain Training is the site to look at if you are interested in doing climbing qualifications.

Mountain Training is the site to look at if you are interested in doing climbing qualifications.

The British Mountaineering Council

The British Mountaineering Council


Rescue Organisations

Mountain Rescue England & Wales

Mountain Rescue England & Wales

RNLI

RNLI


Websites for Buying Climbing Gear

Lifesystems

Lifesystems (Don’t forget VIXON Clients Get a 15% Discount!)

The Climber's Shop (Don't forget VIXON clients get a 15% discount!)

The Climber’s Shop (Don’t forget VIXON clients get a 15% discount!)

V12 (Don't forget VIXON Clients get a 15% discount)

V12 (Don’t forget VIXON Clients get a 15% discount)

Joe Brown (Don't forget VIXON Clients get a 15% discount!)

Joe Brown (Don’t forget VIXON Clients get a 15% discount!)

Cotswold Outdoor (Don't forget VIXON Clients get a 15% discount)

Cotswold Outdoor (Don’t forget VIXON Clients get a 15% discount)



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