February 2011 Search News

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28 Feb 2011

thumb Doug Scott is to be presented with the 2011 Piolets d'Or Lifetime Contribution Award at the forthcoming award ceremony in... Read more

28 Feb 2011

thumb The Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) is on this weekend (4-6 March) at The Showroom Cinema in Sheffield. "The... Read more

28 Feb 2011

thumb UKHillwalking.com has launched today. Building on the popularity of sister site UKClimbing.com, we will cater to everyone who... Read more

28 Feb 2011

thumb As mentioned before, Paul Robinson is now back in Ticino, Switzerland, for another attack on The Story of 2 worlds, Dave... Read more

25 Feb 2011

thumb It's Friday night again. Don't go out for a beer, or for dinner. Definitely don't go to the climbing wall. Sit back, relax and... Read more

25 Feb 2011

thumb On Friday the 18th of February a bomb exploded in the ski resort on the slopes of Mount Elbrus in the Caucasus mountains,... Read more

25 Feb 2011

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

25 Feb 2011

thumb Greg Boswell has recently repeated The Hurting (XI,11) on the Fiacall Buttress at Coire an t-Sneachda in the... Read more

24 Feb 2011

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made the first ascent of The Swarm direct at the Secrets of the Beehaive Area, Buttermilks, Bishop. The... Read more

23 Feb 2011

thumb Daniel Woods has managed to grab the second ascent of The Game, ~8C+, in Boulder Canyon, CO. "But", you say, "didn't he make... Read more

23 Feb 2011

thumb Last Sunday (13th Feb) saw the fifth round of this year's Southern Indoor Bouldering League (SIBL) take place at the newly... Read more

23 Feb 2011

thumb Paul Robinson is now back in Ticino, Switzerland for another attack on Dave Graham's The story of two worlds, ~8C+, on the... Read more

22 Feb 2011

thumb Frenchmen Aymeric Clouet, Pierre Labbre and Jérôme Para have made the third known ascent of a Peuterey Super-integral on... Read more

21 Feb 2011

thumb Young Scottish climber Greg Boswell has continued his amazing season with a ground-up ascent of The Hurting (XI,11) on the... Read more

18 Feb 2011

thumb In this week's Friday night video we have a classic bit of climbing. Legendary US climber Dean Potter solo's the famous roof... Read more

18 Feb 2011

thumb Here are the latest bouldering ascents from around the world: At Franchard Ermitage, Fontainebleau, Paul Robinson has made the... Read more

18 Feb 2011

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

18 Feb 2011

thumb For a long time now, we have become used to Adam Ondra repeating everything hard in every style everywhere. Lately he has began... Read more

18 Feb 2011

thumb Chris Davies has added a major addition to the Welsh bouldering circuit with a new line on the Wonder-wall Block in the Crafnant... Read more

17 Feb 2011

thumb Enzo Oddo has made the 4th ascent of Kevin Jorgeson's Ambrosia (Highball V11) on the Grandpa Peabody boulder at the... Read more

17 Feb 2011

thumb The controversial forest sell-off policy so widely opposed in recent months is to be abandoned, following an unusually frank and... Read more

16 Feb 2011

thumb Back on the 2nd of Feb we reported that Gasherbrum II had been climbed alpine-style in winter. UKC NEWS: GII The team of... Read more

16 Feb 2011

thumb The British Mountaineering Council ( ) has launched a countryside Access Charter, calling on government to secure... Read more

15 Feb 2011

thumb Steve McClure has climbed the 35m limestone sport route of Blomu (F8c+) at Santa Linya, Spain. Santa Linya is a huge... Read more

15 Feb 2011

thumb Transceiver training is free at Glencoe Mountain Resort's new state of the art BCA/Anatom Transceiver Training Park. The park is... Read more

14 Feb 2011

thumb Patrick Pessi, Sébastien Ratel, and Rémy Sfilio have made a significant first ascent on the north face of Les Droites,... Read more

14 Feb 2011

thumb Last December we launched the UKBoltFund.org web site aimed at informing climbers about how they could support local bolting... Read more

13 Feb 2011

thumb Jimmy Webb has made the 2nd ascent of Daniel Woods' Fantasia, 8B+, at Matthew Winters Park just outside Denver,... Read more

11 Feb 2011

thumb This week's Friday night video comes from . Black Diamond say: As a part-time Black Diamond ski tech rep and a... Read more

11 Feb 2011

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

11 Feb 2011

thumb Hot on the heels of Guillaume Glairon Mondet, Nalle Hukkataival has made a very quick repeat of Mandala sds, 8B/+, at the... Read more

11 Feb 2011

thumb German climber Ines Papert recently had an action packed trip to Scotland, where she and her climbing partner Charly... Read more

11 Feb 2011

thumb The UKC Finder App is now available for iPhone and iPad. This app is essentially a mobile version of our 'Classifieds' section... Read more

10 Feb 2011

thumb Bishop is heating up. Guillaume Glairon Mondet is getting up to speed and Nalle Hukkataival has also began to move. After four... Read more

9 Feb 2011

thumb Hamish Potokar, 14, has climbed the classic hard gritstone problem Brad Pit (Font 7C+) at Stanage, in the Peak District. Hamish... Read more

9 Feb 2011

thumb On 23rd January 2011 the fourth round of the Southern Indoor Bouldering League (SIBL) took place at Reading Climbing Centre.... Read more

8 Feb 2011

thumb It's not over till it's over "Most accidents occur on the descent" - I don't know if this is true, but it's a phrase I... Read more

8 Feb 2011

thumb Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall have climbed two new routes at a 'new' crag - Rainroach Rock in Staffordshire. The routes,... Read more

8 Feb 2011

thumb After some time more or less off from climbing, one of the world's leading allrounders, Iker Pou, has once again visited Margalef... Read more

7 Feb 2011

thumb Paul Robinson had a great day at Fontainebleau today (February 7). When I talked to him this morning, the conditions looked bad... Read more

7 Feb 2011

thumb Part of the French national team and some of their friends enjoyed themselves at Fontainebleau a couple of weeks back. This video... Read more

7 Feb 2011

thumb Alizée Dufraisse's first days at Bishop, CA, have been nothing short of impressive. Already on the first day she did Bubba... Read more

4 Feb 2011

thumb Point Five Gully. Do I even need to introduce this climb? The most famous ice climb in the UK and a contender for the most... Read more

4 Feb 2011

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

4 Feb 2011

thumb Dr Jeremy Windsor and Dr George Rodway have completed four information articles on popular peaks. These articles have been... Read more

4 Feb 2011

thumb American climber Chris Lindner made the first ascent of his route Window of Opportunity back in 2007. The sport climb is about... Read more

2 Feb 2011

thumb UPDATED: British climber Andy Parkin has soloed the first ascent of the North Face of Dingjung Ri (6,249m). It is also thought... Read more

2 Feb 2011

thumb If you want to join the British Bouldering Team you need to compete at the Climbing Works International Festival in March. This ... Read more

2 Feb 2011

thumb Today, February 2nd, 2011 at 11:28 am PKT (Pakistan Standard Time), The North Face Athletes Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Cory... Read more

1 Feb 2011

thumb Scotland has seen a storm of hard ascents over the past few days, top of the list is perhaps Andy Turner on The Hurting... Read more