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26 Jan 2015

thumb Last week we reported that Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson had climbed , graded at X/10. Since then we have found... Read more

25 Jan 2015

thumb Fabian Buhl has made the second ascent of Alex Luger's PsychoGramm, ~8b+ trad, on the Bürser Platte at Vorarlberg,... Read more

23 Jan 2015

thumb This week have an exclusive video profile of one of Britain's top boulderers - Ned Feehally - by Nick... Read more

23 Jan 2015

thumb Just one day after climbing his new route The Greatest Show on Earth X/10 and onsighting the crux pitch, Greg Boswell has had... Read more

23 Jan 2015

thumb As challenging winter conditions grip many mountain areas across Britain, the BMC is urging people heading for Wales’... Read more

21 Jan 2015

thumb Here is a small sample from what will become a feature film by BigUp Productions. It shows Tommy Caldwell doing Pitch 15, one of... Read more

21 Jan 2015

thumb Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made the first ascent of a new route named The Greatest Show on Earth X/10 on , claiming... Read more

20 Jan 2015

thumb Recently Nacho Sánchez made the first ascent of his long standing project at Crevillente, Spain. He named it Crisis, and gave it... Read more

20 Jan 2015

thumb Philippe Ribière, the boulderer born with the Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome, recently climbed, Rumeurs Vagabondes, 7A, at not... Read more

20 Jan 2015

thumb Pro climbers James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini are pushing a charity project called SPOT (Share Progress Open... Read more

19 Jan 2015

thumb Arctic explorer Lonnie Dupre from Minnesota has become the first person to solo-summit Denali (AKA Mt McKinley) in... Read more

19 Jan 2015

thumb Last year, Alex Luger made the first ascent of PsychoGramm, 8b+, just left of the more famous Prinzip Hoffnung, 8b/+ E9/10, on... Read more

19 Jan 2015

thumb On 8th January, unpredictable weather patterns, unseasonal temperatures and gale force winds didn't stop Matt... Read more

18 Jan 2015

thumb Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of the "mega project", now The Process on the Grandpa Peabody boulder at Buttermilks,... Read more

16 Jan 2015

thumb Just in time for the Scottish winter season, we have an exclusive extract from Hot Aches Productions' film Distilled.... Read more

15 Jan 2015

thumb The Dawn Wall Project is a Project no more. Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson's feat of free climbing the Dawn Wall was a... Read more

15 Jan 2015

thumb Climbers Against Cancer is moving into new office premises in Ribchester funded by sponsors of the charity. To celebrate, founder... Read more

14 Jan 2015

thumb For most of us Wednesday 14 January will go down in history as just another day. For Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson it... Read more

14 Jan 2015

thumb Scottish climber and UKC contributor Neil Mackenzie has died in a 2,000ft fall whilst ice climbing in Pemberton, British... Read more

14 Jan 2015

thumb A lavish film centred on England's highest peak will be shown on BBC4 at 9pm this evening. Unusually for a mountain... Read more

14 Jan 2015

thumb Gaz Parry has climbed his long-term project 8c+ at in The Vall De La Gallinera area in Costa Blanca. The crag has... Read more

14 Jan 2015

thumb Last October we reported that Mayan Smith-Gobat and Libby Sauter had broken the female El Capitan speed record by climbing the... Read more

13 Jan 2015

thumb The BMC have released a new Lake District White Guide, a free booklet with advice on winter climbing in the Lake... Read more

13 Jan 2015

thumb Earlier this week Sam Lawson sent us a link to one of his videos - Gritmas. We liked it, it's got some great gritstone... Read more

11 Jan 2015

thumb Tommy Caldwell has now done the first 20 pitches of the Dawn Wall-project and reached Wino Tower, i.e all the 5.14 and 5.13... Read more

11 Jan 2015

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has repeated Daniel Woods' The Nest, ~8C, at First Creek, Red Rocks, Nevada. I think this is the fourth... Read more

10 Jan 2015

thumb Manuel Brunn has repeated Dave Graham's From dirt grows the flowers, ~8C, at Chironico, Switzerland. Manuel, who is a... Read more

10 Jan 2015

thumb In July 2014, Felipe Camargo made the first ascent of Fortalezaat Ubatuba, east of São Paulo, the first ~8C in Brazil. News... Read more

9 Jan 2015

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is from   and features Tommy Caldwell (is he about to finish the Dawn Wall Project - we... Read more

8 Jan 2015

thumb 18 year-old Hamish Potokar from Bristol has climbed Ben Moon's  8B at Burbage North. The problem follows a steeply... Read more

7 Jan 2015

thumb Today we have a video featuring a few routes from a blustery autumn in Northern Ireland, climbed by John McCune. It... Read more

7 Jan 2015

thumb Giuliano Cameroni, 17, has repeated Fred Nicole's Dreamtime, ~8C, at Cresciano, Switzerland. Giuliano is a Ticino local who... Read more

6 Jan 2015

thumb Recently, Guillaume Glairon-Mondet made the first repeat of Jan Hojer's Le Marathon de Boissy, ~8C, at Boissy aux Cailles,... Read more

6 Jan 2015

thumb The headline might look vaguely familiar, as 17 year-old Billy Ridal has climbed 8A/V11 at Stanage in four sessions just one... Read more

6 Jan 2015

thumb What with the new Lancashire Bouldering guidebook and the anticipation of a forthcoming BMC trad guidebook (next year we... Read more

5 Jan 2015

thumb Tommy Caldwell has now completed pitch 15 and 16 on the Dawn Wall project. This means all the hardest pitches are done! Tommy... Read more

3 Jan 2015

thumb Ashima Shiraishi (13) has flashed Swordfish Trombone, ~8A, at the Happy Boulders, Bishop, CA. The other day, on the first... Read more

2 Jan 2015

thumb Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson are making headway on their 6-year project the "Dawn Wall." Having climbed all of the pitches... Read more

2 Jan 2015

thumb 18 year-old ​Ellis Butler-Barker from Brixham had a very successful last month or so in 2014, ticking-off problems up to... Read more

2 Jan 2015

thumb To no one's great surprise, Ashima Shiraishi, 13, has made the first female ascent of the notoriously crimpy The Swarm, ~8B+,... Read more

2 Jan 2015

thumb Since the last news item on December 30, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson have made great progress on their Dawn wall-project... Read more