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Jam Crack - The Niall Grimes Climbing Podcast

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Comedy
Health & Fitness
Sports
Wilderness
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Irish / Sheffield climber and author Niall Grimes in conversation with top dogs, cool cats and committed crag rats from the neighbourhood and the international climbing scene. Also classic climbing stories read aloud for your aural pleasure. Mmmmmmm! See more at http://www.niallgrimes.com

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Irish / Sheffield climber and author Niall Grimes in conversation with top dogs, cool cats and committed crag rats from the neighbourhood and the international climbing scene. Also classic climbing stories read aloud for your aural pleasure. Mmmmmmm! See more at http://www.niallgrimes.com

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By cragkid01 - May 24 2019
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Niall is amazing! The only thing that could make this podcast better would be if he spent more time rambling on in the intro. Hilarious, fun, and occasionally deep.

Discovery

By spencerlennard - Oct 13 2018
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Fantastically funny, deep and inspirational work!

iTunes Ratings

23 Ratings
Average Ratings
19
4
0
0
0

Must Listen!

By cragkid01 - May 24 2019
Read more
Niall is amazing! The only thing that could make this podcast better would be if he spent more time rambling on in the intro. Hilarious, fun, and occasionally deep.

Discovery

By spencerlennard - Oct 13 2018
Read more
Fantastically funny, deep and inspirational work!
Cover image of Jam Crack - The Niall Grimes Climbing Podcast

Jam Crack - The Niall Grimes Climbing Podcast

Updated 4 days ago

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Irish / Sheffield climber and author Niall Grimes in conversation with top dogs, cool cats and committed crag rats from the neighbourhood and the international climbing scene. Also classic climbing stories read aloud for your aural pleasure. Mmmmmmm! See more at http://www.niallgrimes.com

Rank #1: JCPC 013 Alex Honnold

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Alex Honnold, the world's most celebrated free soloist, sits down for a chinwag with Niall Grimes.

Jun 05 2016
1 hour 27 mins
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Rank #2: JCPC 003 Tommy Caldwell

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In this episode Niall Grimes interviews US climber Tommy Caldwell about his childhood, early climbing, getting kidnapped in Kyrgyzstan and the Dawn Wall.

Jan 04 2016
59 mins
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Rank #3: JCPC 026 Wideboyz

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The world famous Wideboyz, Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, talk dodgy websites, wide cracks, cellar sessions, training plans and forgiveness.

Jan 19 2017
1 hour 25 mins
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Rank #4: JCPC 061 Yuji Hirayama

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Top climber, top guy, Japan’s Yuji Hirayama has pushed many of climbing’s boundaries in his day. An early master of comps in the 1990s, first on-sight of 8c, The Nose speed record, and still climbing at a high level today. Hear his vibe.

Feb 12 2019
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #5: JCPC 029 The Greatest Climber in the World

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American climber, friend of the show, Chris Schulte reads Bernard Amy’s classic tale, The Greatest Climber in the world. Deep shit.

Mar 11 2017
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #6: JCPC 067 Ancient Arts

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Niall Grimes reads his own story - a trip to one of the world's most ancient climbing areas turns decidedly hairy

May 22 2019
36 mins
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Rank #7: JCPC 042 Steve McClure

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

Jul 04 2018
1 hour 14 mins
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Rank #8: JCPC 063 Chris Schulte

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Chris Schulte, major US bouldering prospector and arête crusher, is one of the defining spirits of Jam Crack. You'll know his voice from great story episodes. Niall Grimes finally catches him in person over a couple of daytime pints in Sheffield's Broadfield pub.

Apr 02 2019
1 hour 34 mins
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Rank #9: JCPC 009 Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll

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In this episode Niall Grimes has a chinwag with Irish / Belgian A-list, globe-trotting, seaboat-sailing, shanty-singing, rock-lubber, Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll. We talk about Patagonia, Greenland, Ireland, the Atlantic, sexual predators and hitch-hiking.

Mar 25 2016
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #10: JCPC 043 Nick Bullock - Tides

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

Jul 10 2018
34 mins
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Rank #11: JCPC 019 Lucy Creamer

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Lucy Creamer, one of the UK's greatest female climbers, gives the lowdown on her highlife. 

Oct 07 2016
1 hour 10 mins
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Rank #12: JCPC 058 Ned Feehally

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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 29 2018
1 hour 48 mins
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Rank #13: JCPC 054 Johnny Dawes and Nick Dixon

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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
1 hour 44 mins
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Rank #14: JCPC 032 John Allen

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The Boss. A conversation with John Allen who, as a teenager in the 1970s, revolutionised gritstone climbing with a near-endless string of first ascents of the finest routes.

May 19 2017
1 hour 43 mins
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Rank #15: JCPC 038 Andi Turner

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Staffordshire local Andi Turner wags his chin with Niall Grimes about black dogs, fairies, stars, sandstone, Staffordshire Nose and many other things.

Sep 12 2017
1 hour 21 mins
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Rank #16: JCPC 036 Mark 'Zippy' Pretty

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Mark Pretty has spent three decades at the heart of British climbing. Hear his tales of: Himalayan epics; Stoney woodshed; the 1970s;  the birth of sport climbing; the great climbers; the birth of sport climbing; coaching; Raven Tor; surviving.

Aug 15 2017
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #17: JCPC 050 Mick Fowler

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

Oct 03 2018
1 hour 30 mins
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Rank #18: JCPC 040 Andi Turner reads The Magic Flute

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Andi Turner reads his own story, The Magic Flute.

Oct 11 2017
29 mins
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Rank #19: JCPC 039 Katherine Schirrmacher

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Climber, coach and mum Katherine Schirrmacher sits down and chats about: chatting; The School; Broomgroove Wall; female climbing; freedom; the future.

Sep 26 2017
1 hour 26 mins
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Rank #20: JCPC 060 Angus Kille reads Indian Face

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Angus Kille reads his account of climbing Indian Face, the UK's first E9, and one of the most feared leads in the UK.

Jan 09 2019
35 mins
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