January 2013 Search News

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31 Jan 2013

thumb A large rockfall has occurred at the extreme left-hand end of Unknown Wall, Avon Gorge, Bristol. Colin Knowles, part of the ... Read more

31 Jan 2013

thumb Andy Kirkpatrick, Aleksander Gamme and Tormod Granheim have made what is thought to be the first winter ascent, and fourth ascent... Read more

31 Jan 2013

thumb Last week we reported the breaking news that Leo Houlding and team had succeeded on their expedition to climb a new route on... Read more

31 Jan 2013

thumb As already reported, Jan Hojer recently repeated Vincent Pochon's The Big Island, ~8C, at Coquibus Rumont,... Read more

29 Jan 2013

thumb British climber Ryan Pasquil is currently on a climbing trip to Spain, and it is reported on the DMM Website that he has quickly... Read more

29 Jan 2013

thumb Reported on Climbing.co.za is a huge wildfire that has spread across the Cederberg area destroying houses, killing a farmer and... Read more

29 Jan 2013

thumb A protest against a potential nuclear waste store beneath Lakeland's unspoilt Ennerdale valley was held on Saturday 26 January,... Read more

28 Jan 2013

thumb Earlier in the winter Brits Mina Leslie-Wujastyk and David Mason went on an extended bouldering road trip around the USA. They... Read more

28 Jan 2013

thumb UKC article contributor Full Stottie (aka Dave Hume) and Mike Blood have produced The Bumper Book of Climbing Fun, which is... Read more

28 Jan 2013

thumb A couple of weeks ago Sheffield based photographer/film maker Nick Brown won UKC photo of the week with his excellent shot of Ned... Read more

26 Jan 2013

thumb One month ago, Jan Hojer repeated Dave Graham's The Island at Fontainebleau. Now, he has started a couple of moves lower to the... Read more

25 Jan 2013

thumb American climber Tommy Caldwell has been trying to free climb his long-term project the Dawn Wall on El Capitan for around... Read more

25 Jan 2013

thumb This week's excellent Friday Nighter is from James Dunn. You might recognise his name from the excellent videos and photos of... Read more

24 Jan 2013

thumb The Berghaus Blog has just been updated with brief details that Leo Houlding and team have summitted Ulvetanna in... Read more

24 Jan 2013

thumb Lancashire based climber John Ellison has recently launched the website ClimbersAgainstCancer.org. John, who has been diagnosed... Read more

24 Jan 2013

thumb During the first weeks of 2013, film maker Clément Perotti/Sandstones Media tagged along Nalle Hukkataival and a crew down to... Read more

23 Jan 2013

thumb Fabian Buhl has repeated Toni Lamprecht's classic The Dagger, ~8B+, at Cresciano, Switzerland. The young German started the... Read more

23 Jan 2013

thumb In this video from the Rob Dyer talks us through assessing winter conditions to help avoid damage to rare plants. In a... Read more

22 Jan 2013

thumb Dan Beall has made the 4th ascent of Fred Nicole's Terremer, ~8C, at Hueco Tanks, Texas. Fred created Terremer by connecting... Read more

21 Jan 2013

thumb Chasing Winter, the latest release from PRAK Media in association with Born Denali, i.e Paul Robinson, Alex Kahn and Carlo... Read more

21 Jan 2013

thumb Derek Walker, who served as both president and general secretary of the BMC, has died at the age of 76. He was recently ... Read more

21 Jan 2013

thumb British climbers Dan Donovan, Stu McAleese and Dave Turnbull are currently in Patagonia enjoying warm conditions. The trio have... Read more

20 Jan 2013

thumb Earlier this year, Slovenian Jernej Kruder made the 4th ascent of Dave Graham's The story of two worlds, ~8C, at Cresciano,... Read more

19 Jan 2013

thumb A party of six has been caught in an avalanche in Glen Coe this afternoon, with the loss of four lives. The group of... Read more

18 Jan 2013

thumb Two awesome videos for tonight's Friday Night Vid slot. John Redhead was one of the leading climbers of the 1980's, with bold... Read more

18 Jan 2013

thumb Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made a first winter ascent on Beinn Eighe climbing Shoot the Breeze at an estimated IX,8. ... Read more

17 Jan 2013

thumb Guillaume Glairon-Mondet, or simply "Guigui", has repeated Vincent Pochon's The Big Island, ~8C, at Coquibus Rumont,... Read more

16 Jan 2013

thumb Cédric Lachat has made the 3rd ascent of Chris Sharma's Chaxi, 9a+, at Oliana, Spain. The 45 meter route was first climbed by... Read more

14 Jan 2013

thumb David Lama and Peter Ortner established a new route on the North face of Laserz on December 27, 2012, in the Lienzer Dolomites... Read more

14 Jan 2013

thumb British climber Ned Feehally recently had a successful bouldering trip to Switzerland. Highlights included ascents of The Dagger... Read more

11 Jan 2013

thumb In this week's Friday night vid we get pretty close to experiencing exactly what it is like to be avalanched. This is not a... Read more

10 Jan 2013

thumb A while back, come-backing legend, Klem Loskot managed to repeat the Schwaiger brothers' Zunami, 8C, in the Saalachtal,... Read more

10 Jan 2013

thumb Hansjörg Auer, the Austrian climber who has, amongst other things, soloed The Fish route on the Marmolada, free climbed the... Read more

10 Jan 2013

thumb In this excellent video we see British climber Tim Emmett in action at Helmcken Falls, British Columbia on what could well be the... Read more

9 Jan 2013

thumb The Mountaineering Council of Scotland's annual fun climbing series for children between the ages of 8 and 17 starts on the... Read more

9 Jan 2013

thumb A proposal to build a zip wire on has been turned down today by planners in the Lake District. This was the second... Read more

8 Jan 2013

thumb Young climbers Ellis Butler-Barker (16) and James Squire (16) have both made fast ascents of the technical and slightly high-ball... Read more

8 Jan 2013

thumb Jon Cardwell has made the third ascent of The Game, 8C, in Boulder Canyon, Colorado. Daniel Woods made the first ascent of The... Read more

7 Jan 2013

thumb The Blocfest team upped the ante for the second indoor boulder festival / competition of the 2012/2013 season at the Castle... Read more

7 Jan 2013

thumb Daniel Woods, Paul Robinson and Jimmy Webb paid a quick visit to sandstone bouldering area at the Horseshoe Canyon Ranch in... Read more

7 Jan 2013

thumb Petr Pavlíček is hard at work cutting and editing his second documentary about Adam Ondra. Last year, they travelled north... Read more

7 Jan 2013

thumb Jernej Kruder, from Slovenia, has repeated Dave Graham's The story of two worlds, 8C, at Cresciano, Switzerland. Kruder's... Read more

6 Jan 2013

thumb Lead World Champion, Jakob Schubert spent a couple of weeks in Cataluña, Spain over Christmas and New Year's. The result was... Read more

4 Jan 2013

thumb Tonight's Friday Nighter is a series of three clips of Spanish power-house Nacho Sanchez. Here Nacho is interviewed by our... Read more

4 Jan 2013

thumb The Youth Climbing Series is a popular and fun competition for young climbers of all abilities, with three regional rounds and... Read more

2 Jan 2013

thumb In this video from Louder Than 11 we see Ben Spannuth and Mike Williams climbing at the New River Gorge, West Virginia, USA. As... Read more

1 Jan 2013

thumb Jordan Buys and James Ibbertson have added a couple of new micro routes / highball problems to Brimham, Yorkshire. Jordan has... Read more

1 Jan 2013

thumb 2012 was a remarkable year for climbing, what with David Lama kicking the year off by free climbing the Compressor Route on Cerro... Read more

1 Jan 2013

thumb Jan Hojer finished 2012 off in good style by repeating Dave Graham's The Island, ~8B+, in Fontainebleau. I managed to get a... Read more