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Grow your own veg! (or even better... get someone else to do it for you)

I just found this website called Landshare. If you have some land that you'd like to use to grow food, you can use the site to find people to help you prep the land and plant stuff (and vice versa). I'm trying to rope people in to sorting out my garden (i can't see the ground for nettles...). If you live in the Hackney area and you're keen to grow veg, give me a shout!
Check out Landshare:

Added by ecoclimber on August 13, 2009 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Offfer: A lift to Chamonix valley - leaving London area early Saturday 27th June, returning late Sunday 5th July...


A friend and I have one more space in the car for anyone wishing to travel to the French Alps on the above dates. Please email me at if interested.

Have fun... Liam Thomas

Added by Liam Thomas on June 16, 2009 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Fern Hill yesterday-Is this the best gritstone route in the UK ?

December 2008 we created as a free community site to serve & promote climbing within the Yorkshire area. Our secondary objective was to work with our local climbing clubs to help bridge the gap between them & the ever increasing number of keen activists who for various reasons choose not… Continue

Added by Guido on June 14, 2009 at 1:30pm — No Comments

That title pic of Wasdale looks like it's the wrong way round

...nice van though

Added by John Henry Bull on June 13, 2009 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Could climate change be impacting Everest?

Author: Chris Bianchi,

The world record-holder for the most successful ascents of Mount Everest is saying that climbing the world's highest peak is getting harder, and it's not because of his advancing age

49-year-old Nepalese sherpa Apa Sherpa climbed Mount Everest for the 19th time last week and dedicated this climb to stopping climate change. At the peak, he posed for a photo with a sign saying, "Stop… Continue

Added by ecoclimber on May 27, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Climber harder, climb greener...

The aim of this website is to help you to improve your environmental performance as climber. Don't know where to recycle your climbing gear? Worried about fuel prices? You're not the only one.

Ecoclimber aims to de-clutter your cupboard of old climbing gear and help you keep it out of the landfill. We'll also help you to get in touch with your local climbing club for group trips and navigate public transport around climbing areas in the UK and Europe.

Outdoor companies… Continue

Added by ecoclimber on May 23, 2009 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Low carbon climbing in Cornwall

Are soaring fuel prices and the threat of global warming enough to tempt climbers out of their cars? Zara Maung and Julie Black decide it’s time to try some low-carbon climbing.

During our two-week climbing trip to Devon and Cornwall we managed to stump most climbers with one simple question: “How do you get to the climbing here on public transport?”

“Um, I can look up buses on the internet,” was about as good as the replies got. Most people just fobbed… Continue

Added by ecoclimber on May 23, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

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