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30 Apr 2012

thumb Fifteen-year old Buster Martin has ticked his first outdoor 8b, SatanX at Déversé in the Gorge du Loup, France. It came a... Read more

30 Apr 2012

thumb Forestry Commission Scotland (FCS) are introducing car parking charges at a number of sites across the country. The new... Read more

30 Apr 2012

thumb Scottish climber Dave MacLeod is currently in Switzerland bouldering and has kicked off his trip with an ascent of Conquistador... Read more

30 Apr 2012

thumb This past weekend saw the third round of the 2012 Bouldering World Cup. The event was held in Vienna, the capital of Austria, and... Read more

30 Apr 2012

thumb Cherry Bedford has repeated the E7 6c Off the Mark at Robin's Rocks, West Cornwall. The route is thirty five metres of steadily ... Read more

29 Apr 2012

thumb Dave Graham has made the 3rd ascent, after Daniel Woods and Paul Robinson, of Paint it black, 8C, near Bear lake road in the... Read more

27 Apr 2012

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is from . It's an interesting film about a trip to Norway earlier in the winter season. The... Read more

27 Apr 2012

thumb Following a number of climbing parties being found in areas of the Gorge that are outside of the climbing access agreement for... Read more

26 Apr 2012

thumb Here's a video from back in February/March, when Paul Robinson visited the Iberian peninsula. After spending some time at... Read more

25 Apr 2012

thumb American climber Sasha Digiulian, who is back in Catalunya, Spain, has done her second 9a sport route by repeating Chris Sharma's... Read more

25 Apr 2012

thumb This morning, 25 April, Brett Lowell posted on Facebook, Adam Ondra had basically onsighted a 9a at Oliana. Obviously, this... Read more

24 Apr 2012

thumb This evening, 24 April, I got an email which made me very happy. It was from Martin Keller: After more than 3 years and ... Read more

24 Apr 2012

thumb Catalan big wall and aid climber Silvia Vidal has added a new route to the Serrania Avalancha wall in Chilean Patagonia. The... Read more

24 Apr 2012

thumb Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson are currently on the rock encrusted island of Sardinia, exploring the world of hard... Read more

23 Apr 2012

thumb British climber Shauna Coxsey yesterday bouldered her way to second place in the Slovenia round of the 2012 Bouldering World Cup.... Read more

23 Apr 2012

thumb Varazze, just west of Genova, Italy, is mostly known because it's home to some of Christian Core's extreme test pieces, like... Read more

22 Apr 2012

thumb British climber Shauna Coxsey has qualified for the finals at the Bouldering World Cup in Slovenia today. Shauna has qualified... Read more

20 Apr 2012

thumb British climber Shauna Coxsey came fourth in last week's Bouldering World Cup in China (UKC News). This weekend she is flying... Read more

20 Apr 2012

thumb A six-day festival will be held next week to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kinder Mass Trespass, perhaps the most... Read more

19 Apr 2012

thumb Climber and BASE jumper Simon Brentford has made the first BASE jump from St. John's Head, Hoy, directly off the overhang above... Read more

19 Apr 2012

thumb Plas y Brenin, the national mountain centre, were 'roped in' to help with a new TV show going on air next week. The show -... Read more

19 Apr 2012

thumb Paul Robinson has made the 2nd ascent of Daniel Woods' Paint it black, 8C, in the Rocky Mountain National Park, CO. Alex Kahn,... Read more

19 Apr 2012

thumb Sometimes we pick up on news or get sent material that is just mind blowing. Here at UKC we get really excited, our palms sweat,... Read more

19 Apr 2012

thumb Photographer Henry Iddon has launched a new photographic project online. Shot in the Lakes, Hill People is a series of... Read more

18 Apr 2012

thumb British climber Ian 'Mac' Macdonald has ticked his first 8c sport route with an ascent of Full Equip at the Spanish cliff of... Read more

18 Apr 2012

thumb Paul Robinson has made the 3rd ascent of Daniel Woods' Mirror Reality, 8B+, in the Rocky Mountain National Park, CO. Daniel... Read more

17 Apr 2012

thumb The first round of the 2012 bouldering World Cup was held over the weekend of the 14th and 15th of April in Chongqing,... Read more

17 Apr 2012

thumb American climber Alex Honnold has onsight soloed the classic Spanish multi pitch 7a of Fiesta de los Biceps on the conglomerate... Read more

17 Apr 2012

thumb Top British trad climber Hazel Findlay has been working her way up through the sport grades this spring, culminating in an 8a... Read more

16 Apr 2012

thumb Manuel Brunn has made the 4th ascent of Markus Bock's Montecore, 8C, in Frankenjura, Germany. Markus made the first ascent of... Read more

13 Apr 2012

thumb This week's Friday nighter is from Robert Rogoz of Snowblindfilm. He says: "It's a short story about 12 year old Drew Ruana... Read more

13 Apr 2012

thumb In this video from back in mid February when Daniel Woods paid a quick visit to Japan, we get to see him make short work of... Read more

12 Apr 2012

thumb South African Arjan De Kock is enjoying himself at Fontainebleau, bouldering stronger than ever. Lately he has repeated both... Read more

12 Apr 2012

thumb Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has climbed another Font 8A boulder problem with an ascent of PreperationH at Hepburn, Northumberland. Mina... Read more

12 Apr 2012

thumb Ever wanted to climb in Yosemite? The American Alpine Club is seeking climbers to join its 2012 International Climbers' Meet. ... Read more

12 Apr 2012

thumb By repeating The golden ticket, Enzo Oddo, 17, has done both 9a's at Red River Gorge's "Chocolate factory", a feat only Adam... Read more

11 Apr 2012

thumb Matt Bush has soloed some very difficult sport routes in the Montagu area of South Africa. In the following video we see Matt... Read more

11 Apr 2012

thumb Scottish climbers Dave MacLeod and Alan Cassidy are scheduled to be on the mainstream television this week, starring in the one... Read more

9 Apr 2012

thumb 20 year old British climber Michaela Tracy, currently on a seven month climbing trip in Spain, has succeeded on her first... Read more

9 Apr 2012

thumb Sweden's #1, Matilda Söderlund, soon 20, who is spending a couple of weeks in Spain this easter has certainly recovered well... Read more

8 Apr 2012

thumb We haven't heard much about what Adam Ondra has been up to for the last few months. A while back, he was at Oliana in... Read more

6 Apr 2012

thumb Okay - Friday night, Easter weekend. You shouldn't be in reading UKC, you should be driving to Malham, Pembroke, North Wales,... Read more

6 Apr 2012

thumb Top alpinists Jeff Mercier and Korra Pesce have made what is thought to be the first repeat and first winter ascent of the Czech... Read more

6 Apr 2012

thumb In this video we see South African climber Joe Möhle make the first Trad ascent of a sport route that he bolted at a sandstone... Read more

5 Apr 2012

thumb Dan Varian has added what is likely Northumberland's hardest route with his first ascent of Empty the Bones of You at Back Bowden... Read more

4 Apr 2012

thumb Nacho Sánchez, who recently placed 2nd after Guillaume Glairon-Mondet in the Tierra Boulder Battle in Stockholm, beating Nalle... Read more

4 Apr 2012

thumb Steve Quinton - local access rep for Pembroke - has informed us of some access updates in Pembrokeshire, South... Read more

3 Apr 2012

thumb Peregrine falcons are nesting at Malham Cove this spring, for the 19th year in a row. Temporary access restrictions have been... Read more

3 Apr 2012

thumb North Wales Bouldering News: Chris Davies has added a new hard sit-start to his existing problem New Noise at Tan Y Grisiau,... Read more

2 Apr 2012

thumb Repeats of 9a's have become so common they almost aren't news worthy these days. I wonder how that can be, because I don't... Read more

1 Apr 2012

thumb Against a backdrop of slashed public spending National Parks are pioneering news ways to boost squeezed budgets; but some... Read more

1 Apr 2012

thumb Following on from in-depth and convincingly structured discussions in the UKC forums, UKClimbing.com - the official governing... Read more

1 Apr 2012

thumb Following this winter's ferocious storm that destroyed part of the CIC Hut on Ben Nevis (see UKC News), work has commenced on... Read more