March 2015 Search News

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28 Mar 2015

thumb Basque allround master Iker Pou has been to Mallorca where he onsighted better than ever before, crowning it all with an... Read more

27 Mar 2015

thumb American climber Emily Harrington is perhaps most known for being a successful competition climber, having represented the... Read more

27 Mar 2015

thumb Canadian alpinist Raphael Slawinski will attempt a first ascent on the North East Face of Everest this summer alongside two... Read more

26 Mar 2015

thumb Reinhold Messner: the man who made the first solo ascent of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen and the... Read more

25 Mar 2015

thumb Alex Megos has repeated Yuji Hirayama's Flat Mountain, ~9a/+, at Futagoyama, Japan. This was the third ascent after Yuji... Read more

25 Mar 2015

thumb Austrian climbers Hansjörg Auer and Much Mayr have made the first ascent of a new multipitch route named Le Petit Prince... Read more

24 Mar 2015

thumb Since early October, 21 year old Griffin Whiteside from Maryland, USA, has been in Europe. Griffin had done loads of hard... Read more

24 Mar 2015

thumb Highly active British alpinists Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey have climbed what is thought to be a new route on one of the... Read more

23 Mar 2015

thumb Proving her ascent of Open your mind direct the other day was not just blind luck, Ashima Shiraishi has now gone ahead and... Read more

23 Mar 2015

thumb With the general election only weeks away political debate is dominating the airwaves. But some issues are commanding more... Read more

23 Mar 2015

thumb Alex Megos has made the second repeat of Dai Koyamada's Orochi, ~8C, at Kanoto, Japan. The problem was put up by Dai in... Read more

23 Mar 2015

thumb We are extremely pleased to welcome Martin Mckenna to the UKC/UKH team. Martin is a keen climber and programmer living in Glasgow... Read more

22 Mar 2015

thumb Magnus Midtbø has repeated Chris Sharma's Papichulo, 9a+, at Oliana, Spain. From his Instagram: SENT PAPICHULO!!! Such an... Read more

22 Mar 2015

thumb Jonathan Siegrist has repeated Ramon Julian Puigblanque's La Rambla original, 9a+, at Siurana, Spain. This was Jonathan's... Read more

21 Mar 2015

thumb Fabian Buhl is the promising alpine skier, who turned boulderer, then trad climber and now multi pitch master. Always on a world... Read more

20 Mar 2015

thumb This week's Fri Night Vid is a harrowing short film from from Mountain Equipment. Here's what they say: "Victor... Read more

20 Mar 2015

thumb With the cold conditions turning slightly more amenable, the grit has seen some action over the last few weeks, with Robbie... Read more

20 Mar 2015

thumb Leah Crane has completed the steep and physical problem Tourniquet 8A on the Giant Stone in Kentmere. The problem... Read more

20 Mar 2015

thumb On Saturday 7th March, 11 year-old Caitlin Connor from Glasgow raised a staggering £1,100 for charity Urban... Read more

20 Mar 2015

thumb With his recent ascent of the Eiger, British alpinist Tom Ballard, son of the late Alison Hargreaves, has completed his... Read more

19 Mar 2015

thumb A rockfall has occurred at the gritstone crag Penyghent in North Yorkshire, close to the route  HS 4b. Ian Jones posted... Read more

19 Mar 2015

thumb Austrian climber Alex Luger has made two impressive first ascents in the Val Ferrera valley in Switzerland, with... Read more

18 Mar 2015

thumb Earlier this winter French mixed and ice climbing master Jeff Mercier made an incredible link up of three hard classic routes at... Read more

18 Mar 2015

thumb Ashima Shiraishi, still only 13, has managed to repeat Open your mind direct at Santa Linya, Spain. If confirmed at 9a+ post... Read more

17 Mar 2015

thumb Mason Earle has climbed a 35-metre long overhanging sandstone finger crack in Bartlett Wash, outside Moab, Utah. The crack -... Read more

17 Mar 2015

thumb We have been waiting, and here it is: The video of Nalle Hukkataival making the first post break ascent of Marc LeMenestrel's... Read more

16 Mar 2015

thumb On 18th February British alpinists Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey added what is thought to be a new 250m M7 mixed route to the... Read more

16 Mar 2015

thumb James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini have recently been in the Philippines, where they were involved in their SPOT charity... Read more

16 Mar 2015

thumb Stefano Ghisolfi has repeated Chris Sharma's Demencia Senil, 9a+, in the Laboratory sector at Margalef, Spain. This is most... Read more

13 Mar 2015

thumb The £2.5 million refurbishment of El Caminito del Rey in El Chorro, Spain is nearing completion - with the walkway set... Read more

13 Mar 2015

thumb With Mother's Day fast approaching, it seemed appropriate to make tonight's Friday Night Video a tribute to all the... Read more

13 Mar 2015

thumb With spring flowers showing through the ground and warmer temperatures becoming more common, hill walkers have been reminded by... Read more

13 Mar 2015

thumb This video speaks for itself, just watch and be humbled as Alex Megos repeats Paul Robinson's ultimate power test piece... Read more

12 Mar 2015

thumb Top British climbers James McHaffie and Shauna Coxsey featured on this month's BBC Radio 5 live extreme sports show... Read more

12 Mar 2015

thumb The 2015 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup has come to an end after six rounds in the USA, Korea, Switzerland, Italy, France and... Read more

11 Mar 2015

thumb Niccolò Ceria has made the 9th ascent of Vincent Pochon's The Big Island, ~8C, at Fontainebleau. Niky has now spent a month in... Read more

11 Mar 2015

thumb 26 year-old British alpinist Tom Ballard has soloed the ​ route on the North-Face of the Grandes-Jorasses in 3 hours and 20... Read more

10 Mar 2015

thumb A short but spectacular flight from the teeming streets of Kathmandu to the dream peak of Ama Dablam, this is 'the first... Read more

10 Mar 2015

thumb A small team of British Paraclimbers are tackling the West Flank Route to the summit of The Eiger in Switzerland in July along... Read more

9 Mar 2015

thumb On Saturday 7th March The Climbing Works welcomed 350 competitors from all over the UK, Europe and the World as they came to... Read more

9 Mar 2015

thumb Melissa Le Nevé has become the first woman to climb the famous "Big Five" at , Fontainebleau. Five proud... Read more

8 Mar 2015

thumb Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of El bon combat, 9b/+, at Cova de Ocell near Barcelona. If confirmed at 9b/+, it is... Read more

6 Mar 2015

thumb Tonight's Friday Night Video focusses on climbing in the Araucanía region of Chile, following crag developer Lucho... Read more

6 Mar 2015

thumb The 2015 Piolets d'Or prizes for alpinism have been announced prior to the main event which will be held in... Read more

6 Mar 2015

thumb As reported by Outside Online, two prisoners held in Pakistan's Gilgit Jail on trial for the 2013 Nanga Parbat massacre... Read more

6 Mar 2015

thumb Sheffield-based GB Bouldering Team member Michaela Tracy has climbed her first 8A boulder problem at , near Castleton in the... Read more

6 Mar 2015

thumb The 2015 Climbing Works International Festival is coming up this weekend, complete with world-class boulderers, fancy dress and a... Read more

6 Mar 2015

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made the post break first ascent of l'Alchimiste at , Fontainebleau. When Marc Lemenestrel put... Read more

5 Mar 2015

thumb 15 year old, or rather young, Janja Garnbret has onsighted Avatar, 8b, and done Scrat, 8c, second go at Pandora,... Read more

5 Mar 2015

thumb In the last month or so, the crag of in Catalunya has been swarming with British climbers taking advantage of the 40m+ routes to... Read more

5 Mar 2015

thumb Last week a new event took place in British Columbia which saw a gathering of some of the world's top competition climbers... Read more

4 Mar 2015

thumb A recent clear-up of the Polldubh Crags in Glen Nevis was undertaken by the Nevis Landscape Partnership with the help of a group... Read more

3 Mar 2015

thumb On the 7th and 8th of February Rock Over Climbing hosted it’s most ambitious project yet, the ROCfest ’15. A... Read more

3 Mar 2015

thumb Daniel Woods and Dave Graham are in Varazze, Italy right now. The plan is to repeat Christian Core's Gioia, ~8C/+. I asked... Read more

3 Mar 2015

thumb London-based mixed climber Ramon Marin has had a successful climbing trip in Canada, ticking some of the hardest mixed... Read more

2 Mar 2015

thumb Daniel Barrios ONeill has released the second edition of his e-magazine Emerald Allsorts, documenting a round-up of the biggest... Read more

2 Mar 2015

thumb Martin Mobraten and Maria Davies Sandbu, both from Norway, recently spent one month in Hueco Tanks, Texas. A rather successful... Read more

2 Mar 2015

thumb Shot by Dave MacLeod in the summer of 2014, this fascinating film follows the work of a hardy team of climbers, botanists and... Read more

2 Mar 2015

thumb Greg Boswell has climbed a new route in  named . Graded at XII/12, the route is only the second ever to be given a XII... Read more