February 2016 Search News

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29 Feb 2016

thumb Nacho Sanchez has made the 4th ascent of Chris Sharma's Catalán Witness the fitness, ~8C, at the Cova del Ocell near... Read more

29 Feb 2016

thumb Simone Moro (Italy), Alex Txikon (Spain) and Ali Sadpara (Pakistan) have made the long-awaited first winter ascent of... Read more

27 Feb 2016

thumb In November 2015, Jorg Verhoeven repeated James Kassay's direct variation of Dai Koyamada's 60+ move roof... Read more

26 Feb 2016

thumb British alpinists Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman made the first ascent of the West summit of Link Sar, 6,938m, in Pakistan last... Read more

25 Feb 2016

thumb Ellis Butler-Barker has made the first ascent of Iridescence​ 8c at Anstey's Cove​, Torquay. Ellis told... Read more

25 Feb 2016

thumb German climber Jonas Winter has repeated Vincent Pochon's The Big Island, ~8C, at Coquibus Rumont, Fontainebleau. It... Read more

25 Feb 2016

thumb Alban Levier has made the first post break ascent of Dave Graham's Satan i helvete at Coquibus Longs Vaux, Fontainebleau. He... Read more

25 Feb 2016

thumb On Saturday 6th Feb, F-BO16 entertained and challenged 120 climbers. This year there were two new categories , juniors 10-13... Read more

23 Feb 2016

thumb Felipe Camargo, from Brazil, has made the third ascent of Chris Sharma's Catalan Witness the fitness, ~8C, at the Cova de Ocell... Read more

23 Feb 2016

thumb Some previously unseen footage from 1984 has been unearthed of dynamic duo Louis Parkinson and Henry Heineman starring... Read more

23 Feb 2016

thumb Continuing with our theme of Tasmanian sea pillars this week, a new video has just been released of pro-climbers... Read more

23 Feb 2016

thumb British climbers Charlotte Telfer and Tom Peckitt recently came away with 1st and 4th place respectively in the... Read more

22 Feb 2016

thumb Canadian climber Sonnie Trotter recently made the first free one-push ascent of the Ewbank Route on the Totem Pole on the... Read more

20 Feb 2016

thumb Alex Puccio has made the first female ascent of Slashface, ~8B, first climbed by Fred Nicole in January 1998 and considered... Read more

20 Feb 2016

thumb Jernej Kruder recently made a quick but successful trip to Ticino, Switzerland, where he climbed two ~8B+'s, the first ascent of... Read more

20 Feb 2016

thumb ​Adam Ondra has made the second ascent of Chris Sharma's Stoking the fire, 9b, in the Santa Linya cave, Catalunya. After... Read more

19 Feb 2016

thumb At what point do you decide things are getting out of control: When you climb E7? No... When you climb the same E7... Read more

19 Feb 2016

thumb In this video Alberto Rocasolano makes the first repeat of Chris Sharma's Catalan Witness the Fitness at Cova de Ocell near... Read more

18 Feb 2016

thumb Alex Puccio has repeated the classic Crown of Aragorn, ~8B, as well as two 8A+'s and more in a very productive day at Hueco... Read more

18 Feb 2016

thumb Czech climber Lucie Hrozová recently made the first ascent of Saphira M15-  in The Fang Amphitheater in... Read more

17 Feb 2016

thumb Two hill-goers have died today in separate incidents in the Scottish hills. One man sustained fatal injuries in an... Read more

17 Feb 2016

thumb Patagonia kept its fickle temperament under control for the most part this season, allowing for some... Read more

17 Feb 2016

thumb Following the announcement last year that sport climbing had been shortlisted for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a British-based... Read more

16 Feb 2016

thumb On Sunday 14th Feb Finlay Wild and Tim Gomersall pulled off probably the fastest ever traverse of the Cuillin main ridge in... Read more

16 Feb 2016

thumb James McHaffie has made the most of an interlude between bouts of bad weather by establishing a new E8 6c named The... Read more

16 Feb 2016

thumb Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team have appealed for information on two climbers missing on Ben Nevis since the weekend. Rachel... Read more

15 Feb 2016

thumb Both Jimmy Webb and Charles Albert have repeated Guillaume Glairon-Mondet's Le Pied à... Read more

15 Feb 2016

thumb The Telegraph Outdoor Show 2016 took place at the ExCeL exhibition centre in London over the weekend, with plenty on offer... Read more

15 Feb 2016

thumb 15 year-old Emma Powell recently came 3rd in the UIAA Ice Climbing World Youth Championships in Rabenstein, Italy - despite... Read more

12 Feb 2016

thumb Tonight's Friday Night Video is another great piece of work from UKC user David Linnett of Bald Eagle Productions. Climber... Read more

10 Feb 2016

thumb Over the hill? The wrong side of 40? Too many birthdays? Age is often used as an excuse to slow down and pursue less adventurous... Read more

10 Feb 2016

thumb British climbers Matt Burdekin and Tom Ripley have made the first ascent of a new line on the East Face of Aguja Bifida Sur... Read more

9 Feb 2016

thumb Tim Emmett and Slovenian climber Klemen Premrl have established a remarkable new line at Helmcken Falls in Canada, which the pair... Read more

8 Feb 2016

thumb Last year we totally surprised ourselves - we ran a footless comp and somehow it worked. It actually worked so well that we felt... Read more

8 Feb 2016

thumb British climber and alpinist Tom Ballard has made the first ascent of what appears to be the hardest dry-tool line to... Read more

8 Feb 2016

thumb After only a few days in Fontainebleau and in mostly less than ideal conditions, Jimmy Webb has already managed to repeat... Read more

7 Feb 2016

thumb Kevin Lopata has repeated Jan Hojer's Jour de chasse​, ~8C, at Recloses, Fontainebleau. This was the 7th ascent... Read more

5 Feb 2016

thumb As reported earlier this week, Ned Feehally made the third repeat of Voyager Sit Start​ 8B+ at Burbage North (UKC News... Read more

4 Feb 2016

thumb The annual BMC International Winter Meet based from Glenmore Lodge was held last week bringing roughly 40 climbers from over 25... Read more

4 Feb 2016

thumb Ned Feehally has made the third ascent of Ben Moon's Voyager Sit Start at Burbage North. The problem was first climbed by Moon in... Read more

4 Feb 2016

thumb Recently I went down to Barcelona to check out Chris Sharma's new gym and make a podcast with the living legend. We talk about... Read more

3 Feb 2016

thumb Jimmy Webb just arrived in Fontainebleau and although the weather was far from good or dry, he managed to repeat L'Alchimiste.... Read more

2 Feb 2016

thumb It's all going down in Patagonia at the moment. Colin Haley and Alex Honnold have made the second ascent and first one-day... Read more

2 Feb 2016

thumb Below is a fantastic 10 minute video of David Lama and Conrad Anker attempting Lunag Ri (6907m) on the border of Nepal and... Read more

1 Feb 2016

thumb Dutch climber Marianne van der Steen has made the first ever known flash of a D13+ drytooling route with KamaSutra at Bus... Read more

1 Feb 2016

thumb Italian alpinist and guide Corrado 'Korra' Pesce recently made the much sought-after second ascent of Psycho Vertical (950m... Read more