April 2014 Search News

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30 Apr 2014

thumb Martin Keller, possibly the most tenacious boulderer on the planet when it comes to projects (remember his +100 days on Der mit... Read more

30 Apr 2014

thumb The Easter Bank Holiday Weekend saw some of the best weather of the year, and with one of the best attended Range West... Read more

29 Apr 2014

thumb The weekend (26th and 27th of April 2014) saw the first round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup held in Chongqing, China. Team... Read more

28 Apr 2014

thumb Over the Easter weekend, Neil Mawson made the 2nd ascent of Parthian Shot in its current state after the flake was... Read more

27 Apr 2014

thumb While in the UK for the CWIF, Stefano Ghisolfi managed to pull off a quick first repeat of Chris Webb Parsons' Belly of the... Read more

25 Apr 2014

thumb This Friday Night Video from features Arc'athletes Will Stanhope, Paul McSorley, Marc-Andre Leclerc and Matt van Biene... Read more

25 Apr 2014

thumb This weekend (the 26th and 27th April) will see the very first round of the eight IFSC Bouldering World Cups that will take... Read more

25 Apr 2014

thumb Jimmy Webb has made the 3rd ascent of Chris Webb Parsons' Believe in two, ~8B+, at Magic Wood, Switzerland. The problem which... Read more

25 Apr 2014

thumb Tom Newberry has just made the 2nd ascent of Chris Savage's route Death Star, 8c at Cheddar Gorge.... Read more

24 Apr 2014

thumb At the beginning of April, Sheffield-based dark horse, Neil 'Nige' Kershaw made the 2nd ascent of MaDMAn, E8 6b, at... Read more

23 Apr 2014

thumb German choss-specialist Benno Wagner has just made the 3rd ascent of Ugly, an E8 6c/XXS (Extremely Extremely... Read more

22 Apr 2014

thumb Ethan Walker, who recently climbed his first 8B - Keen Roof (UKC News Report) at Raven Tor, has just gone on... Read more

21 Apr 2014

thumb Between trips to Ticino and Magic Wood, Alexander Megos spent a week back home in Frankenjura. Here's what he did. The... Read more

21 Apr 2014

thumb Since the last Jimmy Webb update, he has pretty much kept at it. More hard repeats, up tp 8C, and more flashes,up to 8B. At... Read more

19 Apr 2014

thumb As widely reported in the mainstream media, at least twelve Sherpas have been killed on Everest in a huge serac collapse. One... Read more

18 Apr 2014

thumb This week's Friday Night Video shows the feeling of satisfaction on finishing a hard boulder problem. Para climber Phill... Read more

18 Apr 2014

thumb Super strong Sheffield-based Neil Mawson has made an ascent of Parthian Shot at Burbage South, Peak District. This gritstone... Read more

16 Apr 2014

thumb The bold arete of Rare Lichen (E9 6c) on Gribbin Facet (Clogwyn y Tarw) in the Ogwen Valley, North Wales has... Read more

16 Apr 2014

thumb There have recently been significant improvements to the weekly newsletter sent out by both UKClimbing.com and... Read more

15 Apr 2014

thumb British climber Ned Feehally has just returned from two successful bouldering trips to the sandstone venues of... Read more

15 Apr 2014

thumb On the 22nd March, Kendal Wall hosted a massive event, named the 'Grand Day In'. The event attracted top... Read more

13 Apr 2014

thumb Jan Hojer has repeated Dave Graham's The Story of two Worlds, ~8C, and made the second ascent of Jimmy Webb's Big Kat,... Read more

11 Apr 2014

thumb Tonight's Friday night video is episode 4 of Stone Kingdom from Outcrop Films. This episode features Mina Leslie-Wujastyk as... Read more

11 Apr 2014

thumb Jimmy Webb has made the second ascent of Nalle Hukkataival's The Understanding, ~8C, at Magic Wood,... Read more

9 Apr 2014

thumb Shauna Coxsey has just returned from Albarracin, Northern Spain, where she climbed her second boulder problem at the 8B... Read more

8 Apr 2014

thumb Dai Koyamada has made the first ascent of Kawaki no umi, ~8B+/C, at Minamata on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan. I was... Read more

8 Apr 2014

thumb Dan Varian has just returned from a very successful 3-week trip to Fontainebleau in France, where he managed to climb 21 boulder... Read more

7 Apr 2014

thumb A new planning application has been submitted for Staden Quarry in Derbyshire, the application is still for a bottling... Read more

7 Apr 2014

thumb Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) have today announced their choice for a new operator to manage the Cairngorm ski... Read more

7 Apr 2014

thumb Pete Whittaker has added a hard direct start to his Wimberry super route Baron Greenback (UKC News Report). Pete... Read more

6 Apr 2014

thumb Hazel Findlay has become the first British woman to climb 8c with an ascent of Fish Eye at Oliana, Spain. Hazel commented on... Read more

4 Apr 2014

thumb In this week's Friday Night Vid Swiss climber Dani Arnold solos the 8 pitch Kandersteg Ice test-piece of Crack Baby (WI6) in... Read more

4 Apr 2014

thumb Slovenian alpinists Luka Lindic and Luka Krajnc have made what has been called 'the alpine ascent of the season'... Read more

4 Apr 2014

thumb A couple of months ago, Jacopo Larcher repeated Beat Kammerlander's Prinzip Hoffnung, 8b/+ E9/10, on the Bürser Platte at... Read more

4 Apr 2014

thumb Ethan Walker has just climbed his first 8B boulder problem with an ascent of Keen Roof at Raven Tor in the Peak... Read more

3 Apr 2014

thumb The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has just named Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) as their official... Read more

3 Apr 2014

thumb The GB Bouldering Team Crowd Funding initiative has been a huge success. The team raised their £8000 in a single day. They... Read more

3 Apr 2014

thumb Niky Ceria has made what should be the 4th ascent of Nalle Hukkataival's Off the Wagon, ~8B+, at Valle Bavona in Ticino,... Read more

2 Apr 2014

thumb Florence Pinet and Gérôme Pouvreau are currently in Margalef, Spain, where they have made some note worthy repeats. By... Read more

1 Apr 2014

thumb Pete Robins has recently added two hard new routes to the Little Orme on the North Wales coast. The routes are; Triton,... Read more

1 Apr 2014

thumb Gravity is central to climbing, in that it holds us to the earth's surface, and makes pulling ourselves up steep rocks... Read more