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Jam Crack - The Niall Grimes Climbing Podcast

Irish / Sheffield climber Niall Grimes in conversation with characters on the UK and international climbing scene. Also classic climbing stories read aloud.
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Dec 29, 2018

Hannah Baldwin is one of the three British paraclimbers to win gold at the World Championships in Innsbruck this year. In this chat we talk about about one-legged climbing, Crohn's disease, climbing hard, dreaming 8a and her relationship with her coach, Be Fuller.

Nov 29, 2018

He’s one half of the Beastmaker team, and one of the strongest climbers in the UK. Ned Feehally has added some of the country’s hardest problems, bouldered up to Font 8C, done well in comps and pushed the art of highball bouldering as far as it’s been pushed. Yet he remains backstage and keeps his climbing to himself. Let’s hear what this dark horse has to say.

Nov 25, 2018

Iranian-born Shirin reflects on early trips into her native mountains with her father, local mountaineering culture and how mountains returned in her later life to bring a new direction.

NOTE: AN EARLIER UPLOAD OF THIS EPISIDE WENT WRING SO NOW REUPLOADING

Nov 22, 2018

Iranian-born Shirin reflects on childhood exploits into her native mountains with her father, and how mountains returned to point the way in later life.

Nov 6, 2018

Britain's most prolific new router, most dedicated bolter and most obsessive Stranglers fan talks about life and near death.

Oct 30, 2018

These two are royalty  who have sailed the spaceship of trad climbing into outer space since the 1980s. Legends. We talk: Cloggy; Indian Face; morphic resonance; Gogarth; Nesscliffe.

Oct 30, 2018

These two are royalty  who have sailed the spaceship of trad climbing into outer space since the 1980s. Legends. We talk: Cloggy; Indian Face; morphic resonance; Gogarth; Nesscliffe.

Oct 13, 2018

Ben Sylvester reads Student of Sand about doing Ludwig, E6 6b, on Gogarth's Yellow Wall, and a poem about living in a van.

Oct 10, 2018

Irish bouldering pioneer and 8B+ crusher talks teenage climbing, training, partying, bouldering, mental aspects and sport climbing.

Oct 6, 2018

Andy Moles reads his own story about Fair Head.

Oct 3, 2018

Britain's most celebrated adventure mountaineer of the last decades talks about loose seacliffs, Scottish winter, the London scene, expeditions and cancer.

Sep 26, 2018

The godfather of Irish climbing yarns on about: Belfast, the Mournes, Fair Head, the Troubles, climbing equipment, the folk scene, ethics.

Sep 18, 2018

A dark tale of gritstone, of people doing the right thing for the right reasons.

Sep 11, 2018

Scottish-based crusher Natalie Berry gives her thoughts on the world of climbing as seen through the lens of her competition experience and role as something to do with UKClimbing, exactly what, I can’t remember.

Aug 28, 2018

American photographer Jim Herrington talks about getting the images for his book, The Climbers. Yarns about Ricardo Cassin, Warren Harding, Jeff Lowe and Dolly Parton.

Aug 7, 2018

Paul Pritchard reads the opening chapter from his classic book, The Totem Pole.

Jul 24, 2018

Top-flight boulderer and sport climber, 31-year-old MLC sit down to talk about projecting 9a, giving up comps and life as a pro climber.

Jul 10, 2018

Top UK adventurer, alpinist and rock climber Nick Bullocks reads a selection of passages from his new book, Tides. Nick's a gas.

Jul 4, 2018

Britain's best sport climber, Mister 9b, remembers the old school, looks at redpoint philosophy and what the future holds.

Apr 12, 2018

I'm doing a set at a night called ElementOne, Club dB, Bangor, Gwynedd on 21 April. Here's a taster.

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