February 2007 Search News

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28 Feb 2007

thumb Dougald MacDonald, a senior contributing editor and the online news editor at Climbing magazine and Climbing.com is a guest at... Read more

28 Feb 2007

thumb Dissent has been growing in the world of alpinism against the annual Piolet d'Or award. The UK's Ian Parnell has withdrawn from... Read more

28 Feb 2007

thumb Dougald MacDonald, a senior contributing editor and the online news editor at Climbing magazine and Climbing.com is a guest at... Read more

27 Feb 2007

thumb Monday. Conditions today were excellent and international guests and UK hosts returned tired but delighted with their full day.... Read more

27 Feb 2007

thumb The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) have purchased £10,000 worth of Fixe glue-in and Petzl expansion bolts to be... Read more

26 Feb 2007

thumb The debate over the definitive guidebook to Gogarth, dubbed 'Gogarthgate" continues. We did get an unofficial and... Read more

24 Feb 2007

thumb Tom Peckitt has climbed Real Keelhaul at Almscliff (north Yorkshire) at a tentative grade of V13/8b. As the name implies, this... Read more

24 Feb 2007

thumb It's been a Font 8b kind of a week what with James Pearson's flash of The Ganymede Takeover at Ticino, Switzerland, Ben Moon's... Read more

23 Feb 2007

thumb The BMC is urging everyone who wants to help save the Peak District to attend the final day of the Backdale Quarry public... Read more

23 Feb 2007

thumb Ever fancied going deep water soloing but are scared of monsters from the deep, cold water and strong currents? Well soon you may... Read more

22 Feb 2007

thumb Ines Papert repeated "Law and Order", Markus Bendler's M13 at the Diebsöfen in Austria. This is the first-ever M13 female... Read more

22 Feb 2007

thumb In January Dave Macleod made the second ascent of Adrian Berry's Blind Vision at the Brown's Eliminate area of Froggat,... Read more

22 Feb 2007

thumb James Pearson (age 21) of Matlock, Derbyshire is one of the best technical and boldest climbers in the UK. He started climbing... Read more

21 Feb 2007

thumb Americans Zack Smith and Josh Wharton made a bold attempt to climb the Southeast Ridge of Cerro Torre in Patagonia without using... Read more

21 Feb 2007

thumb Gogarth is indisputably one of the finest and favourite cliffs in the UK, countless climbers have no doubt spent some of the best... Read more

20 Feb 2007

thumb Nigel Barry has compiled a fully updated script for Range West (Pembroke, Southwest Wales) as a first contribution towards the... Read more

20 Feb 2007

thumb Mount Hood (11,239ft...3,429 meters) in the Pacific Northwest of the USA (the Cascade Range, Oregon) is a notorious mountain,... Read more

19 Feb 2007

thumb On a quick trip to Senora, California, Emily Harrington made an ascent of Burning Down the House, a 5.14b (8c) established by her... Read more

19 Feb 2007

thumb From the "peakboltfund.co.uk" The Peak district has been crying out for a bolt fund for a long time now. A lot of... Read more

17 Feb 2007

thumb Iain Peters has initiated a debate on the Climbers' Club (CC) website about CC's Gogarth guidebook that has been attracting so... Read more

16 Feb 2007

thumb The talented and youthful team of Blair Fyffe (UKClimbing.com profile) and Steve Ashworth (mixedmaster.blogspot.com... Read more

16 Feb 2007

thumb When big Ron Fawcett climbed the first ascent of Careless Torque in 1987 at the Stanage Plantation (Derbyshire), bouldering mats... Read more

15 Feb 2007

thumb On November 28th we asked in a news item at UKClimbing, " CC Gogarth Guide - Where is it?" (link) Spurred on by the... Read more

15 Feb 2007

thumb Tina Gardner, part time Press Officer at the British Mountaineering Council (BMC), gives us a brief fortnightly round-up of... Read more

15 Feb 2007

thumb Sometimes in the Land of the Free, the free have difficulties actually going climbing. There are so many land agencies and... Read more

9 Feb 2007

thumb The long awaited guidebook North Wales Rock from the new publishing company, Ground Up (website), is now available. The... Read more

9 Feb 2007

thumb In October 2006 Dave Macleod climbed Bodyswerve 8c at the Anvil a huge (30m high) schist boulder in the woods on a remote... Read more

8 Feb 2007

thumb UKClimbing.com forum character Glyn Jones (profile) was worried that his down sleeping bag wouldn't arrive soon enough for the... Read more

8 Feb 2007

thumb With the winter weather picking up there are lots of weather and conditions reports down the Winter Climbing forums at... Read more

5 Feb 2007

thumb For the last five years the Editors of the USA's most popular and respected climbing journal, Climbing magazine, have awarded the... Read more

5 Feb 2007

thumb On Saturday afternoon a 20 year old student from Bangor somehow managed to get himself stuck in the squeeze crack around the back... Read more

4 Feb 2007

thumb Chris McNamara (age 28) of San Francisco, California is the founder of the guidebook company and website, Supertopo.com. He is... Read more

3 Feb 2007

thumb Lisa Rands (age 30) of Bishop, California is well known as a bold climber with ascents of hard grit classics such as End of The... Read more

2 Feb 2007

thumb The BMC Alpine Essentials Series sponsored by Ultimate Outdoors will be touring the UK in March 2007. This series of... Read more