In this section of the site we've pulled together various screensavers and desktop wallpapers related to climbing and mountaineering. Included in these are some of our own which we've created using the photographs we've taken on our travels.


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To download a screensaver or wallpaper, select the relevant link from the lists below:

Screen Savers

Alpine Screensaver 2004

Here’s one of ours, made up of series of photographs taken during our trip to the Alps in June 2004. You can see more of the photos in the gallery else where on the site.

Thanks also goes to Tom Parkin for donating some of his shots from the trip.

Climber Screensaver

This is the classic climber screensaver developed by Paul Roberts between 1997 & 1998. This is version 1 beta 9 and has been tested on Windows 2000 & XP.

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Desktop Wallpapers

The following desktop wallpapers are available for download from in 1024x768 resolution and are based on photographs we've taken while on our travels.

Cantilever Wallpaper

This is the Cantilever Wallpaper based upon the classic shot we took on top of the Glyders in October 2003.

Ben Nevis Wallpaper

This is the Ben Nevis Wallpaper based upon a shot we took from the ski slopes of Aonach Mor in February 2004.

Aonach Mor Wallpaper

This is the Aonach Mor Wallpaper based upon a shot we took from the east face of Aonach Mor in February 2004.

Alpine Dawn Wallpaper

This is the Alpine Dawn Wallpaper based upon a shot we took from the Torino Hut in June 2004.

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