March 2004 Search News

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30 Mar 2004

Doug Kerr's website has topos and photos of climbing in the West Midlands, including crags such as Nesscliffe. The second edition... Read more

25 Mar 2004

Outdoorsmagic.com report that the making of Touching the Void, which recently won the BAFTA Best British Film award, will be... Read more

24 Mar 2004

PlanetFear are running the 'second ever official Guinness World Record attempt' at The Outdoors Show in Birmingham next weekend. ... Read more

22 Mar 2004

The third and last round of the Edge Bouldering League has left the final standings for 2004 as: Men 1st - Gaz Parry 582, 2nd -... Read more

22 Mar 2004

The NHS have proposed a downgrading in the status of the hospitals at both Fort William and Oban in the Highlands. This will mean... Read more

22 Mar 2004

The BMC has recently written a strong letter outlining their concerns over the proposed Working at Height regulations to a number... Read more

21 Mar 2004

There has been a proposal by the Police to erect an 8m telecoms mast on Stac Polly in the highlands. The MCofS has lodged an... Read more

20 Mar 2004

thumb Harry and Simon Westaway from Lewes in Sussex climbed Big Ben as part of the anti war demonstration taking place in London today.... Read more

18 Mar 2004

Desnivel reports that Ramón Julián has completed a new 9a on Sector El Pati at Siurana. Estado crítico is a parallel line to La... Read more

18 Mar 2004

thumb The thread which started innocuosly on the Rocktalk forums as 'I Know that I shall meet my fate' (December 13th-22nd 2003) has... Read more

16 Mar 2004

thumb After the sixth and final round of the Southern Indoor Bouldering League the winners of the 2003/2004 League are: MALE OPEN:... Read more

16 Mar 2004

The controversial Hydro-electric scheme in Shieldaig was blocked today, reports the BBC web site. This news means that this... Read more

16 Mar 2004

Today's Financial Times has an advert for Ratho Quarry Company Limited, from Deloitte & Touche, the receivers. The advert Read more

15 Mar 2004

Nick Bullock will be giving a lecture on 6 April at Leicester climbing wall (8pm). 'Talking Bullocks' will cover a range of... Read more

15 Mar 2004

The results of the final of Climb Rochdale's February Bouldering Competition held on Saturday 13th May were: 1st Ben Meeks 2nd... Read more

13 Mar 2004

1930s Lakeland pioneer Jammy Cross has died at the age of 93. She was one of the rare female activists of her time whose... Read more

11 Mar 2004

Planetmountain.com reports that Mauro Bubu Bole and Israel Blanco have both repeated Ben Firth's route 'The Game' at the Cineplex... Read more

11 Mar 2004

An update to the Ratho situation taken from the Ratho newsletter: You may have read in the press that the Ratho Quarry Company... Read more

11 Mar 2004

Adam Ondra, an 11 year old Czech, has onsighted Dinosaure and Maelstrom, both 8a+, at Seynes and Russan in France. He also... Read more

8 Mar 2004

On the first of the month, Patrick Bérhault and Philippe Magnin began an 82 day trip on which they intend to climb every 4000m... Read more

7 Mar 2004

A climber was killed on Saturday 6th March in a fall while climbing on East Raven Crag in the Langdale. He was 53 years old and... Read more

6 Mar 2004

The Ratho Adventure Centre, the largest indoor climbing complex in Europe, has gone into receivership just months after it was... Read more

6 Mar 2004

BBC radio are reporting a fatal accident on Striding Edge on Helvellyn. A man became separated from his brother in the mist.... Read more

5 Mar 2004

Briefing dates for those who wish to go into Range West will be Friday April 9th (Easter) and Saturday May 29th (Bank Holiday) at... Read more

4 Mar 2004

There has been a big rock fall on Far East Raven Crag in Langdale. The roof to the right of the route Babylon has collapsed and... Read more

4 Mar 2004

"HXS 7a - Graded cos everyone wants to know the grade straight away and I don't have a clue. Gear at head height and good. A wild... Read more

3 Mar 2004

thumb After several failed attempts over the last 17 years, Tuesday 2 March finally saw a successful ascent of the complete winter... Read more

3 Mar 2004

Awesome Walls have just opened a new bouldering wall in the depths of the church which is appropriately called the Crypt. It... Read more

3 Mar 2004

Francis Hélias has complteted the first 9a traverse at Fontainebleau. When legends die in Rocher Canon is an extended figure of 8... Read more

2 Mar 2004

thumb Steve McClure has climbed the huge arete left of the upper section of Elder Crack at Curbar. He has called the route Elder... Read more

1 Mar 2004

Fort William Climber George Smith was killed while climbing on Beinn Fhionnlaidh at the weekend. George, 62, had been a member of... Read more

1 Mar 2004

Italian web site Toscoclimb (in Italian) is reporting that Mauro Calibani has given Dreamtime yet another ascent. Read more