January 2011 Search News

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30 Jan 2011

thumb Very soon, Alizée Dufraisse is going to try something, if not new, then at least out of the ordinary. She is tagging along the... Read more

29 Jan 2011

thumb Alex Johnson has become the second woman (as far as I know), after Lisa Rands, to repeat Bishop's own über classic The... Read more

28 Jan 2011

thumb Back on the 14th of Jan we reported that Simone Moro, Denis Urubk and Cory Richards are currently attempting a winter alpine... Read more

28 Jan 2011

thumb Lucas Ménégatti has taken advantage of the favourable conditions at Fontainebleau making the 2nd ascent of Vincent Pochon's lower... Read more

28 Jan 2011

thumb Tim Emmett and Will Gadd have climbed five pitches of their super-ice-route Spray On. The route (full details) is certainly... Read more

28 Jan 2011

thumb "I like climbing barefoot, but I don't do it all the time..." Andreas Proft is from Saxony in the east of Germany and spends... Read more

28 Jan 2011

thumb Zlu Haller has made the FA of Knockin' on heaven's door, which he calls "...one of the purest and [most] uncompromising highballs... Read more

27 Jan 2011

thumb David Lama, the young and talented Austrian climber, was the subject of a large amount of criticism last year after his... Read more

25 Jan 2011

thumb Guillaume Glairon Mondet, aka Guigui, aka GGM, has repeated Gecko assis, 8B+, at Rocher de Bouligny, Fontainebleau. This gets... Read more

25 Jan 2011

thumb The excellent bouldering area close to the village of La Capelle in SE France has been closed to climbers indefinitely with... Read more

25 Jan 2011

thumb The Nick Estcourt Award for 2011 has been awarded to British Kyashar Expedition 2011 led by Andy Houseman and his team... Read more

24 Jan 2011

thumb Europe's longest running ice climbing festival, Ice Climbing Ecrins (ICE) now in its 21st year, drew to a close last Sunday... Read more

24 Jan 2011

thumb Not an overly busy week this one, but a couple of things are definitely worth mentioning and one video worth posting In Spain,... Read more

24 Jan 2011

thumb Cascade de Lillaz is one of Europe's finest ice climbs. Situated in Cogne, Italy's ice climbing paradise, the route is... Read more

21 Jan 2011

thumb Here's how introduced their new video of Paul Robinson on vimeo: "Black Diamond athlete Paul Robinson tore it up in... Read more

21 Jan 2011

thumb Simon Yearsley and Malcolm Bass, along with a variety of friends, have been busy exploring the beautiful Coire Eilde in... Read more

20 Jan 2011

thumb British expat Tom Bolger, now residing in the village of Santa Linya, has started the year in the best possible way, finally... Read more

19 Jan 2011

thumb The 12th Annual Ice Climbing Festival in Kandersteg took place last weekend in the ice climbing Mecca of the Bernese... Read more

19 Jan 2011

thumb No extraordinary news today really, but I thought I'd compile something for y'all. Paul Robinson has settled in nicely at... Read more

19 Jan 2011

thumb The British Bouldering Championships took place last weekend on the 15th and 16th of January. You can see the results in... Read more

18 Jan 2011

thumb BMC insurance is trusted by thousands of climbers and mountaineers to get them out of sticky situations. But the credit... Read more

18 Jan 2011

thumb An ice axe has been found stuck in the classic route of Sticil Face on Shelterstone in the Cairngorms... What started as... Read more

18 Jan 2011

thumb British climber climber Tim Emmett is in Canada and is about to attempt the continuation to his and Will Gadd's amazing... Read more

18 Jan 2011

thumb Alex Johnson, Alex Puccio and Thomasina Pidgeon all struck last week. Johnson is visiting a very snowy Bishop, where she... Read more

17 Jan 2011

thumb 55 year old Peter Schofield from Middlewich in Cheshire sustained serious injuries in a fall at Awesome walls in Stockport on... Read more

17 Jan 2011

thumb The weekend of the 15th and 16th of January saw the British Bouldering Championships take place at the Outdoors Show in... Read more

14 Jan 2011

thumb UKC User SeanyC got in touch with this week's Friday Night Video: "Thought you might be interested in this, I haven't seen... Read more

14 Jan 2011

thumb This is the fifth of the 2010/11 season of Scottish winter conditions updates from Dan Goodwin of MountainPlan.com. Dan... Read more

14 Jan 2011

thumb Pete McPherson and Martin Moran have made the first winter ascent of King of the Swingers (VIII,10) on Beinn... Read more

14 Jan 2011

thumb It's been a good winter. Conditions have been superb, new routes have been coming in thick and fast and one person's UKC Logbook... Read more

14 Jan 2011

thumb Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory Richards are currently on expedition to Gasherbrum II, Pakistan. The peak, which at... Read more

14 Jan 2011

thumb Chris Sharma has started 2011 in the same fashion he finished 2010: by making a FA of a 9a+. Chris who is firmly settled since... Read more

12 Jan 2011

thumb American Boulderer Paul Robinson made a flying visit to the Peak District on Monday the 9th and climbed for a few hours on... Read more

12 Jan 2011

thumb As we embark on a new year, here's a brief look back at some of the BMC's new achievements of 2010. Membership continued to grow... Read more

11 Jan 2011

thumb Do You Want To Be A Sponsored Climber? Limited, the UK distributor for C.A.M.P & Cassin climbing hardware, Tendon... Read more

11 Jan 2011

thumb After a few days plagued by illness and bad skin, American boulderer Alex Puccio has bounced back and made what I believe is the... Read more

10 Jan 2011

thumb If you thought Chris Webb-Parsons was the only strong Aussie tearing it up at Hueco right now, you are mistaken. Currently, James... Read more

10 Jan 2011

thumb KSP Reports: Whilst most folks were doing Crimball Jon Fulwood was out havin' it on Peak Grit. From under the noses of... Read more

10 Jan 2011

thumb James Pearson is currently in Tafroute in Morocco. Pearson, on good form after a recent trip to Spain (where he... Read more

7 Jan 2011

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is from photographer Alexandre Buise. Alexandre introduces his video: "It's a short... Read more

7 Jan 2011

thumb The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority (YDNPA) and the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) have teamed up to repair... Read more

7 Jan 2011

thumb This is the fourth of the 2010/11 season of Scottish winter conditions updates from Dan Goodwin of MountainPlan.com. Dan... Read more

6 Jan 2011

thumb Legendary climber Joe Brown and long-term mountain rescuer Mo Richards have both been appointed awards in the New Year Honours... Read more

6 Jan 2011

thumb I don't know much about what it's like in the rest of Europe and the world, but here in Sweden, it's pretty miserable right now.... Read more

6 Jan 2011

thumb Korean Kick Off On January the 8th and 9th, the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season will get underway, with Lead and Speed... Read more

5 Jan 2011

thumb On the last day of his trip to Spain, Gabriele Moroni managed to take down the route he was there to do, Dani Andrada's Bumaye,... Read more

5 Jan 2011

thumb UKClimbing.com registered user Duncan Andison has won the World View category in Outdoor Photography magazines' Outdoor... Read more

4 Jan 2011

thumb Round 3 of the 2010/11 SIBL was held at The Castle Climbing Centre. This was another well attended competition, with over 190... Read more

4 Jan 2011

thumb Chris Webb-Parsons has, as so many else this time of year, gone to Hueco Tanks, TX. Not wasting any time, he went straight to his... Read more

4 Jan 2011

thumb Pete Whittaker has flashed the E8 gritstone arete of The Power of the Darkside at Bank Quarry, Upper Matlock Quarries,... Read more

3 Jan 2011

thumb On a recent short holiday to El Chorro in Spain, Scottish climber Alan Cassidy redpointed Cous Cous (F8c) and onsighted El... Read more

3 Jan 2011

thumb The conditions aren't exactly crisp right now at Fontainebleau. More like low clouds, damp and zero degrees. An excellent day for... Read more

3 Jan 2011

thumb Romain Desgranges and Fred Rouhling just got back from the US, where they spent some time bouldering around the Horseshoe Canyon... Read more

1 Jan 2011

thumb Paul Robinson finished 2010 off in his trade mark fashion, making a one session ascent of Antoine Vandeputte's very technical and... Read more