/ NEWS: UK Bouldering Round-up - Spring & Summer 2012
From Northern Ireland to Leicestershire, not a stone is left unturned.
Yes, we said Leicestershire...
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67576
It's just a screen grab from a (great) video of the ascent which Ricky will put out there soon.
"What wasn't reported is Nodder's old Project Go Motion at Crafnant which Pete climbed and reckoned it to be 8Aish."
Thought I'd post that, just in case you missed it. ;-)
Been an exciting year over here for new developments. Some major stuff to come in the next couple of months too. And a brand new North Wales Bouldering guide due out in the spring.
How do I find out more about Glen Doll?
I'm surprised Paper Birds was considered 'worthy' enough for the report as it climbs up the holds of two existing problems.
Another sad turn is yorkshiregrit.com becoming stagnant and slowly sliding into Digital Entropy's jaws. Yorkshiregrit was one of the first online databases for bouldering and easily one of the best, if you use it please consider donating to help with the hosting costs.
Following an appeal on UKB, yorkshiregrit.com is being supported by The BMC and The Depot climbing centre. Hurrah to both.
Hi there, my mates and I who made the video have developed this area along with a couple of others in and around this Glen over the last few years. We are putting together a guide (slowly... real life seems to be getting in the way a bit), so should hopefully have some sort of rudimentary guide that we will log into the UKC logbooks/area over the coming weeks. Apologies for any delays.
Kris. (All credit for the video goes to Mike - first climber featured)
Love the northumberland part, totally cracked me up haha.
I'm keen to check out the area some time, heard lots of good things.
On a purely pedantic point, I'd be very amazed if there really have been that many problems developed (though I wouldn't be so surprised if you meant boulders rather than problems). The peak itself has over 4000 problems, and the largest share is in the eastern area. Happy to be proved wrong though!
Rock + Run (rockrun.com) are also supporting yorkshiregrit.com.
Thanks that's corrected.
Cheers Kris, I'll keep an eye out. Did some google-ing, is it in/near Glen Clova then? Have climbed some trad there before but not been back in a while.
Hard to say really. There are several venues with hundreds of problems. There are around 40 venues in total, maybe more.
It'll be in the thousands- I reckon I've FAed about 200 and I've not really gone out of my way to find anything. I think it's hard to understand just how many small bits of rock there are here.
I just counted the venues- There are 75! Not bad considering there were fewer than 10 three years ago.
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