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28 Feb 2013

thumb British climbers Karin Magog and Steve Crowe have had two extremely successful trips to Spain over the winter, with Steve... Read more

27 Feb 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

27 Feb 2013

thumb Robert Jasper has made the first ascent of Monty Python and the Holy Grail, a 165m M12, WI5 on the Breitwangflue Wall in... Read more

26 Feb 2013

thumb After Adam Ondra's recent success in Spain, where he made the first ascent of La dura, dura, 9b+, repeated Fight or flight, 9b,... Read more

26 Feb 2013

thumb Dave MacLeod has climbed the extremely steep cracks to the side of the CIC icefalls on Ben Nevis. The route, now named... Read more

25 Feb 2013

thumb Pataclimb has published a round-up of the 2012-13 Patagonia season naming Un Mar de Suenos as " the new route of the season in... Read more

25 Feb 2013

thumb 'In The Middle' is a short film portraying life as a climber in a much loved city between two of Ireland's best climbing ... Read more

25 Feb 2013

thumb Two weeks into his first ever trip to Fontainebleau, Toru Nakajima's tick list is already long and impressive. The other day,... Read more

25 Feb 2013

thumb WideBoyz has won the Best Climbing Film at this weekend's Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd March)... Read more

25 Feb 2013

thumb Earlier this season a record was set on Lochaber's classic Ramsay Round, with a strong time of 26.57 by Tom Phillips that... Read more

22 Feb 2013

thumb British climber Hazel Findlay has continued her run of strong sport climbing form by redpointing her hardest route to date; Kalea... Read more

22 Feb 2013

thumb Navigation expert Lyle Brotherton explains the magic emergency phone number 112. This connects you to the emergency services on... Read more

22 Feb 2013

thumb Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has climbed the classic arete highball of Careless Torque (8A) at the Stanage Plantation, Peak District. ... Read more

22 Feb 2013

thumb French boulder team members Guillaume Glairon-Mondet and Mélissa Le Nevé has once again made some hard repeats. Mél is... Read more

21 Feb 2013

thumb German climbers Dorothea Karalus, Mona Christof and Sarah Seeger have been climbing well on the granite boulders of Ticino. All... Read more

21 Feb 2013

thumb Saturday the 9th of February saw a British Bouldering Team selection competition take place at the Arch Climbing Wall - The... Read more

21 Feb 2013

thumb Juliane Wurm, who of course is from Germany, has made some really impressive ascents in short time in Ticino,... Read more

21 Feb 2013

thumb In the light of recent events, and with Scotland's mountains currently at their most beautiful and most challenging, the... Read more

20 Feb 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

20 Feb 2013

thumb James Pearson has made what is likely the third ascent of The Elder Statesman (HXS 7a) at Curbar, Peak District. The... Read more

19 Feb 2013

thumb Female Czech climber, Lucie Hrozova, has made an early repeat (possibly the third ascent?), of Robert Jasper's test-piece Iron... Read more

19 Feb 2013

thumb Most people take it easy on rest days, and whatever you do, I guess it tends to involve some... rest. Now, Jan Hojer's rest... Read more

19 Feb 2013

thumb Jan Hojer is once again tearing it up in Ticino, Cresciano to be exact. The latest problem to fall was Fred Nicole's classic... Read more

18 Feb 2013

thumb James Pearson has recently been in the limestone sport climbing area of Geyikbayiri, Turkey, where he managed to climb Deverse... Read more

18 Feb 2013

thumb The popular gritstone venues of Cratcliffe and Robin Hood's Stride have been badly damaged by a mystery rock chipper. The chips... Read more

18 Feb 2013

thumb Shortly after New year's, Nalle Hukkataival and a strong crew packed up their things and left Hueco for an adventure into... Read more

15 Feb 2013

thumb The ROCfest 2013 was a resounding success! The biggest climbing event Manchester has seen to date... 230 competitors thrashed it... Read more

15 Feb 2013

thumb This week's Friday Night Vid is of Adam Ondra coming very close to onsighting a 9a route. The route is called Palestina and Adam... Read more

15 Feb 2013

thumb Guillaume Glairon-Mondet, or simply "Guigui", has had a good day in Fontainebleau, repeating both Khéops assis, ~8B+, and... Read more

15 Feb 2013

thumb In the midst of a stunning Patagonian climbing season where once-seldom-summited peaks are seeing dozens of ascents—and coming... Read more

14 Feb 2013

thumb Top British climber Hazel Findlay (follow her Facebook Athlete Page) has redpointed another 8b, this time needing just four... Read more

14 Feb 2013

thumb Three people were caught in an avalanche in the northern Cairngorms on Thursday; all three have died. The avalanche was... Read more

14 Feb 2013

thumb Daniel Woods has made the second ascent of Dai Koyamada's Hydrangea, ~8C, at Shiobara, Japan. Exactly one year ago, Daniel... Read more

13 Feb 2013

thumb A new campaign group will now be fighting on behalf of thousands of adventure sport enthusiasts who flock to the Peak District... Read more

13 Feb 2013

thumb Recently on UKC we published a video portrait of Brooke Raboutou, the 11 year old American climber who has been climbing hard... Read more

12 Feb 2013

thumb Fabian Buhl has made the first ascent of Santoku, ~8B+, at Bodio in Ticino, Switzerland. After repeating The Dagger, ~8B+,... Read more

12 Feb 2013

thumb Carlo Traversi has repeated Paul Robinson's Meadowlark Lemon, 8C, at redrocks, Nevada. Carlo's ascent was the 3rd after Paul... Read more

11 Feb 2013

thumb Back in late January Greg Boswell repeated The Cathedral (X,11) on the Cobbler, taking a couple of falls before succeeding on his... Read more

11 Feb 2013

thumb Just one day after his first ascent of La dura, dura, 9b+, at Oliana, Adam Ondra made the 2nd ascent of Chris Sharma's Fight or... Read more

8 Feb 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

8 Feb 2013

thumb Just a couple of days after his 20th birthday, the young Czech climbing phenomenon Adam Ondra succeeded on what is most likely... Read more

7 Feb 2013

thumb Guillaume Glairon-Mondet has repeated Sébastien Frigault's Trip Hop, ~8C, at Boissy aux Cailles, Fontainebleau. Guigui... Read more

7 Feb 2013

thumb Adam Ondra and Chris Sharma have both been trying the 'Dura Dura Project' at Oliana, Spain, for sometime now. We have just seen... Read more

7 Feb 2013

thumb Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of Stoking the fire, 9b, at Santa Linya, Spain Just as the climbing world was eagerly... Read more

6 Feb 2013

thumb British Newspaper The Daily Mail has run an online feature on the US climber Sasha Digiulian. The photos are fantastic,... Read more

6 Feb 2013

thumb Dave MacLeod suffered ankle and foot injuries in a climbing accident last autumn, but has returned to form very quickly, climbing... Read more

5 Feb 2013

thumb The 2013 Alpine Club Antarctic Expedition has just returned from Antarctica, where the team made first ascents of 6 Antarctic... Read more

5 Feb 2013

thumb Christian Core, World Champion in 2003 and the man who made the first ascent of Gioia, ~8C+, at Varazze, has made a video about... Read more

5 Feb 2013

thumb In this report by Rock and Ice Magazine, Chris Parker gives us the low down on a new mixed route in the Dolomites. Is an M10... Read more

4 Feb 2013

thumb Tom Randall (known for his wide crack climbing) has completed his gritstone project and made the first ascent of My Kai (E8 6c)... Read more

4 Feb 2013

thumb A really interesting video has popped up on the UKC forums, creating a long and interesting discussion on ice climbing safety.... Read more

4 Feb 2013

thumb Kairn reports Alban Besnier has beaten the humid conditions in Fontainebleau and made a very quick repeat of Antoine... Read more

4 Feb 2013

thumb Get all the essential BMC crag access info on your Android phone, with our brand-new Regional Access Database (RAD) app. The... Read more

4 Feb 2013

thumb Two stranded climbers have died on the Lagarde Couloir on the North Face of the Droites, Chamonix. The climbers,... Read more

1 Feb 2013

thumb 2012 was a very successful year for the British Bouldering Team on the World stage. Sauna Coxsey exploded onto the scene with... Read more

1 Feb 2013

thumb This week's Friday nighter is a great video of young American climber Brooke Raboutou. Brooke is the daughter of Didier Raboutou... Read more