January 2007 Search News

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31 Jan 2007

thumb Tyler Landman (age 16) now resident in the USA is continuing his blaze of cutting edge bouldering repeats. Last year he managed... Read more

30 Jan 2007

thumb Yes we have all been waiting but it looks as if it will soon be here. North Wales Rock-selected rock climbs in North Wales,... Read more

29 Jan 2007

thumb This years Grivel Piolet d'Or award (The Golden Ice Axe) has been awarded to the Slovenians Boris Lorencic and Marko Prezelj for... Read more

26 Jan 2007

thumb Last weekend, January 13 and 14 the Basque climber, Josune Bereziartu did two different activities. On Saturday she climbed a... Read more

25 Jan 2007

Tony Simpkins (profile) in the UKClimbing.com Winter Climbing forum (here) has pointed out a very useful resource for those... Read more

24 Jan 2007

thumb Following the recent accidents in Coire an-t-Sneachda, the three Mountaineering Councils for Great Britain and Ireland, the BMC,... Read more

19 Jan 2007

thumb Derby Mountain Rescue Team has started a search for a new permanent headquarters. They are looking for accommodation for the two... Read more

18 Jan 2007

thumb The BMC / MCofS International Winter Meet will be taking place at Glenmore Lodge in the Cairngorms from Friday 23 February to... Read more

18 Jan 2007

thumb In November we reported that Silvi Fitzpatrick, 42, from North Wales, climbed La Forqueta del Diablo o Romocop 8a+ at the Wild... Read more

17 Jan 2007

thumb An accident happened at the Westway Sports Centre climbing wall on the 15th of January involving a red-point auto-belayer made by... Read more

17 Jan 2007

thumb At Backdale (part of Longstone Edge) one of our treasured National Parks is being rapidly quarried away - this is supposed to be... Read more

16 Jan 2007

thumb Sunday was almost a perfect Gritstone day, the showers retreated, the sky was blue and the temperatures were low. Stanage was... Read more

16 Jan 2007

thumb UKC Competition - 3 passes for the festival to be won Time is running out to enter the competition to win one of three festival... Read more

12 Jan 2007

thumb Mention the Three Peaks and most think of Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon: or if you are a Yorkshireman, Pen-y-ghent,... Read more

12 Jan 2007

thumb Mountain cartographer, photographer and explorer Bradford Washburn died January 10, 2007, of heart failure in a retirement home... Read more

11 Jan 2007

On Dave Macleod's blogspot Dave comments on the grade of Blind Vision. "Blind Vision is definitely easier than If Six was Nine... Read more

10 Jan 2007

thumb On Tuesday 9th January inbetween rain showers and drinking gallons of tea, Dave Macleod made the second ascent of Adrian Berry's... Read more

10 Jan 2007

thumb It is ice climbing festival season. The latest to go down was the the seventh annual Kandersteg Ice Climbing Festival which took... Read more

10 Jan 2007

Say you slipped off the top of Right Unconquerable at Stanage whilst soloing, and your mass was 85kg, it would take... Read more

10 Jan 2007

thumb Americans Kelly Cordes and Colin Haley completed a fast, alpine-style ascent of a much-discussed link-up on Cerro Torre,... Read more

9 Jan 2007

thumb In 2004 Mark Crowther, CEO of Skram Media launched Urban Climber Magazine (website). Early last year Crowther launched Urban... Read more

9 Jan 2007

thumb A six-member team of Japanese climbers, assisted by a Korean expedition and Sherpa climbers, completed the steep South Face of... Read more

8 Jan 2007

thumb A new Film Festival will be launched at Birmingham's Creation Climbing Centre on the evening of Thursday 25th January and will be... Read more

7 Jan 2007

thumb If you have a passion and talent for climbing, life can be difficult. Making that balance between getting out and making a living... Read more

5 Jan 2007

thumb From the 10th to 14th January the sixteenth ice climbing festival, ICE 2007 is being held, opening its doors in the... Read more

5 Jan 2007

thumb After its inaugural running in April 06 the Sheffield Adventure Film Forum (ShAFF) is back. Featuring climbing, mountaineering,... Read more

5 Jan 2007

thumb If you were out in one of the UK's mountain regions over the Christmas period you may have been lucky to have experienced some... Read more

5 Jan 2007

thumb Italian Fabio Valseschini has made the first solo winter ascent of the Northeast Face of Piz Badile, on the border between... Read more

3 Jan 2007

thumb In 2005 Chris Sharma climbed an astonishing boulder problem across a 40ft roof in the Ozarks, near Jasper, Arkansas (USA).... Read more

3 Jan 2007

thumb Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team (LLMRT) is one of the busiest volunteer teams in the UK, with 96 rescues last year carried out on... Read more

3 Jan 2007

thumb In December the British Bouldering Team was selected at the Climbing Works in Sheffield. The full team consists of Dave Barrans,... Read more

2 Jan 2007

thumb North Wales has been in the grips of a renaissance for some time now, with re-equipping of the slate, the installations of... Read more

2 Jan 2007

thumb Every year the folks at Petzl organise a Roctrip to different locations around the World. The format varies from year to year but... Read more

1 Jan 2007

thumb The body of the American alpinist Charlie Fowler, 52, has been found on a remote peak in the Genyen Region of China. The body of... Read more