March 2008 Search News

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31 Mar 2008

thumb Just a few weeks ago Everest was thought to be off limits to climbers due to the Olympic Torch Everest bid - which meant that... Read more

29 Mar 2008

thumb Nicola Wilding won the DMM My First Outdoor Lead essay competition, but although the photo shows her at the Llanberis Mountain... Read more

29 Mar 2008

thumb On March 14, 2008, Josune Bereziartu and her husband Rikar Otegui — both known almost exclusively for their sport climbing... Read more

28 Mar 2008

thumb The Chair of the Health and Safety Commission has urged teachers to take a sensible approach to risk assessment, in order to... Read more

27 Mar 2008

thumb Vertebrate Publishing (part of the Sheffield based Vertebrate Graphics) have published a new guidebook to the Peak District that... Read more

27 Mar 2008

thumb Last April, after a lengthy Public Inquiry, a Planning Inspector ensured that the vast majority of Longstone Edge was saved from... Read more

27 Mar 2008

thumb 2007 World Cup winner Natalya Gros has redpointed Histerija 8c+ at Misja Pec in Slovenia. Natalya came 1st in the 2007 World Cup... Read more

26 Mar 2008

thumb This Saturday is the grand final of the BMC Leading Ladder at Awesome Walls Stockport. Tina Gardner from the BMC... Read more

26 Mar 2008

thumb Charlotte Durif has onsighted Leon F8b+ at Les Concluses. Charlotte is 17 years old and has onsighted seven 8b's and thirty two... Read more

25 Mar 2008

thumb Adam Ondra just keeps on cranking. On a recent trip to Cresciano, Ondra ticked the legendary V14 problem Dreamtime. Dreamtime... Read more

25 Mar 2008

thumb Following on from David Hume's excellent Proud to be a Bumbly article [Here], we have a surfeit of entertainment in the coming... Read more

24 Mar 2008

thumb Dave Barrans and Michaela Tracey secured top spots in the Ford SkyMasters Challenge held at the Ordnance Survey Outdoors Show... Read more

21 Mar 2008

thumb Czech wonder kid Adam Ondra is showing exceptional form. On the 17th of March, Ondra redpointed Sanjski par extension (9a)... Read more

21 Mar 2008

thumb After the initial reports of Dave MacLeod soloing Darwin Dixit (8c), speculation about the grade and the height of the route... Read more

20 Mar 2008

thumb Don't Die of Ignorance - 275m XI, 11 - Ben Nevis. Dave MacLeod and Joe French have climbed one of the hardest Scottish routes... Read more

19 Mar 2008

thumb News just in is that Charlotte Mason College in Ambleside once part of St Martin's College and now part of the newly created... Read more

18 Mar 2008

thumb From the HotAches Blog: "When the belayer asks to have their own spotter... you can tell the route is somewhat... Read more

18 Mar 2008

thumb Pete Whittaker has continued his Burbage campaign and has climbed the oft tried arete start to Braille Trail at Burbage South. ... Read more

17 Mar 2008

thumb Saturday night saw the reception for the opening of an exhibition of photographs and the launch of a book by Henry Iddon at Dove... Read more

14 Mar 2008

thumb Previously reported: Dave MacLeod has soloed an 8c sport route at Margalef, Spain. Dave had previously redpointed Darwin Dixit 8c... Read more

14 Mar 2008

thumb The Mount Everest Foundation has supported over 1,350 expeditions in its 48 year existence and has made a unique contribution to... Read more

13 Mar 2008

thumb One day a new Editor and a new Advertising and Editorial manager, and now we need another PHP developer to help Nick... Read more

13 Mar 2008

thumb Web Genius Nick Smith has added an amazing new feature to the UKC photo galleries. The new viewing feature requires a plug-in... Read more

12 Mar 2008

thumb Dave MacLeod has soloed an 8c sport route at Margalef, Spain. Dave had previously redpointed Darwin Dixit 8c but decided to up... Read more

12 Mar 2008

thumb The third annual Sheffield Adventure Film Festival took place over the weekend of Feb 29 to Mar 2. Despite frustratingly nice... Read more

12 Mar 2008

thumb China's Olympic Everest bid has left hundreds of mountaineers and porters in limbo as the Chinese authorities have postponed all... Read more

11 Mar 2008

thumb PODsacs (www.podsacs.com) are looking for keen climbers to test their gear and represent the brand. You don't have to be... Read more

10 Mar 2008

thumb Today Jack Geldard takes over as Chief Editor of UKClimbing.com. Some background: Since 2004 I (Mick Ryan) have been the... Read more

9 Mar 2008

thumb The North Wales climbing community pulled together this weekend to produce the fourth successful Llanberis Mountain Film Festival... Read more

6 Mar 2008

thumb Beth Rodden established a single-pitch traditional route in late February that she named Meltdown (70'). The grade checks in at... Read more

6 Mar 2008

thumb We proudly present the 2008 UKC/LLAMFF mini quiz, hosted by George Smith and filmed by Alastair Lee of Posing... Read more

4 Mar 2008

thumb LLAMFF is fully under way and a programme is available on the LLAMFF website HERE. The LLAMFF quiz - hosted by George Smith... Read more

3 Mar 2008

thumb James McHaffie has succeeded on his desperate slate project. Sauron (hard 8b) takes the awesome blank wall in Lost World known... Read more

3 Mar 2008

thumb Dave Brown of Hot Aches Productions gives us the latest low-down from team Whittaker... The route hungry Whittakers were back... Read more

3 Mar 2008

thumb There is a month to go until the first BMC Leading Ladder grand final. With a slight change in competition rules, climbers can... Read more

3 Mar 2008

thumb Coming up this week at UKClimbing we have several exciting features. Ski hero and British Mountain Guide Guy Willett (check him... Read more

2 Mar 2008

thumb North Wales funny man George Smith has spent the last few years weaving together a mysterious plot which is about to be unleashed... Read more

1 Mar 2008

thumb The Piolet d'Or 2008 has been cancelled. The award has been in turmoil since the public denunciation from Marko Prezelj and... Read more