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North Wales & Snowdonia Weather Forecasts

Links to the best mountain weather forecasts for the North Wales and Snowdonia

Peak District Weather Forecasts

Links to the best mountain weather forecasts for the Peak District, England

Lake District Weather Forecasts

Links to the best mountain weather forecasts for the English Lake District

North West Highland Weather Forecasts

Links to the best mountain weather forecasts for the North West Highlands of Scotland

North East Highland Weather Forecasts

Links to the best mountain weather forecasts for the North East Highlands of Scotland

About Us

Quick introduction to Giles Thurston, the webmaster of YouAreEmpty.com

Climbing Calls

When you go to the crag you’ll hear a variety of phrases being shouted between partners. While some of them might be mild chit chat or abuse, others are actually used to let the partner know what the other has done or is about to do. These are climbing calls and are an important method of communication…

Snow, Ice & Alpine Grades Explained

For those that are new to the sport of climbing, the grading system can be confusing. As you travel abroad or branch out into other variations of the sport, the different grading systems used just add to the confusion. In this article I will try to shed some light on the different snow, ice and alpine grading systems used around the world, including a brief overview on how it works and comparisons of the different grades across the systems.

Bouldering Grades Explained

For those that are new to the sport of climbing, the grading system can be confusing. As you travel abroad or branch out into other variations of the sport, the different grading systems used just add to the confusion. In this article I will try to shed some light on the different bouldering grading systems used around the world, including a brief overview on how it works and comparisons of the different grades across the systems.

Rock Climbing Grades Explained

For those that are new to the sport of climbing, the grading system can be confusing. As you travel abroad or branch out into other variations of the sport, the different grading systems used just add to the confusion. In this article I will try to shed some light on the different rock climbing grading systems used around the world, including a brief overview on how it works and comparisons of the different grades across the systems.

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Mountains & Routes

UK Mountain Database

The mountain database contains details of all 3000 peaks in UK over 150m. You can browse by area or all the major ticklists including Munros and Wainwrights.

Example peak:

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Route Database

The route database contains details of walks, scrambles, rock climbs, mountaineering routes, ice climbs and alpine routes added by our visitors. Why not log your own routes and share them with others?


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