May 2004 Search News

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31 May 2004

Following the first women's winter mountain seminar in March this year, Chicks Unleashed is launching a series of events over the... Read more

31 May 2004

30 May, 2004 at 10 am Pavel Shabaline, Iljas Tukhvatullin and Andrew Mariev summited Everest via a significant new route - the... Read more

27 May 2004

Tom Revell from Bangor University, was killed in a fatal fall from the Cromlech in Llanberis Pass on Wednesday 26th. Although... Read more

27 May 2004

After an accident during a routine maintenance operation, the Midi cable car in Chamonix has been closed. It is not expected to... Read more

26 May 2004

There is a report of the 8a.nu forums that Chris Sharma's 9a+ route, Realization, at Ceuse in France, has been repeted by Sylvain... Read more

26 May 2004

thumb Ring Ouzels have successfully nested on the area to the right of Tower Face at Stanage. Please keep away from the area until the... Read more

25 May 2004

A Belgian climber was injured at Rivelin Edge at the weekend. After a complicated helicopter rescue he was transferred to the... Read more

23 May 2004

Karin Magog has completed her ascent of Raindogs (8a) at Malham. This ascent comes 12 years after it was climbed by the late... Read more

21 May 2004

thumb Once again Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre was invaded by the BMC in early May for the International Meet. Nearly 40... Read more

21 May 2004

In all the frantic activity on Everest in the last week, news has also come through of the first deaths. In the last 2 days 5... Read more

21 May 2004

Pemba Dorje Sherpa has set a new fastest time for climbing Everest climbed the mountain. He took the astonishing time of only 8... Read more

19 May 2004

thumb Alan Hinkes has successfully climbed his 13th 8000m peak, with an ascent of Dhaulagiri. He topped out at around midday on 17 May... Read more

18 May 2004

thumb They could be Britain's strongest climbing husband and wife team. On 8 May, Nicholas Sellers and Katherine Schirrmacher were... Read more

18 May 2004

BBC News is reporting that a mountain rescue worker has been taken to hospital after he fell out of a helicopter during attempts... Read more

17 May 2004

thumb Kenton Cool (UK) and Clive Jones (NZ) summited Everest at on Saturday 15th May. Since then other sites are reporting as many as... Read more

17 May 2004

In what is proving to be a terrible time for Dorset climbers we received word today of another tragedy. Late last month Damian... Read more

16 May 2004

thumb The Yorkshire Bolt Fund Raising do on Friday night was a great success with over £1500 raised for rebolting work. About 100... Read more

15 May 2004

As with Mark Twain, it seems reports of Elie Chevieux's death have been exaggerated. According to 8a.nu - and confirmed by Swiss... Read more

14 May 2004

The first weather window this spring season is here and currently there are 70 to 80 climbers reported to be at camp 4 (c8000m)... Read more

12 May 2004

thumb The LA Times of 11 May carried an article about Bishop Bouldering featuring quotes from Rockfax's own Mick Ryan. The thread below... Read more

11 May 2004

There has been a large rockfall in the Pass of Ballater, near Aberdeen, in Scotland. The crevasse under Silent Spring slab has... Read more

11 May 2004

On Monday, Derek Hunter, 40, of Kelty in Fife was climbing on Ben Oss, south east of Ben Lui, and was nearing the summit when he... Read more

11 May 2004

As has been widely predicted recently, climbing at Craig y Longridge in Lancashire has been banned. Anyone trying to climb there... Read more

11 May 2004

Another tragic day for climbing. Elie Chevieux, the popular Swis climber, who was the first person in the world to onsight 8b+,... Read more

9 May 2004

The first results in the Perkins Slade BRYCS '04 are now available from here. This includes the results from Glasgow, Preston and... Read more

9 May 2004

In recent years Egerton Quarry, in Lancashire, had fallen into relative neglect. Paths had been obscured by brambles and some... Read more

7 May 2004

Françoise Nicole, the older brother of Fred, has climbed a new 9a+ at Saint Loup in Switzerland. Bimbaluna follows a gently... Read more

5 May 2004

Alex Huber has made another remarkable solo ascent of a hard sport route at Schleier Wasserfall. He had previosuly soloed the... Read more

3 May 2004

A climber was injured on Bank Holiday Sunday after falling from the route Master Blaster on Misty Walls in Pembroke. He was... Read more

2 May 2004

thumb An article in last week's English newspaper Costa Blanca News stated that local firemen are demanding tighter controls over... Read more