The Observer article about El Capitan: the ascent is expected to fuel boom in climbing

After El Capitan thriller… inspired Britons are expected to flock to climbing to emulate heroes

Recent Observer article stresses the increasing popularity in climbing.  Nick Colton deputy CEO of the British Mountaineering Council says : ‘When you climb, whether you’re on a wall or a mountain, you’re in your own little bubble.  You are focused only on your climb and everything else clears out.  You do it for an hour and a half and when you’ve finished you’re refreshed in some way.’

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