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30 May 2008

thumb Forum User Gingerkate has just published a fantastic children's book called 'Rock Climbing'. Kate had requested help and info on... Read more

28 May 2008

thumb At UKClimbing.com we are always trying to improve the site to keep up with the latest technologies, and to offer more to our... Read more

27 May 2008

thumb Following the success of the 2007 BLCC held at the Blackpool Towers, last weekend the planetFear British lead Climbing... Read more

26 May 2008

thumb Update: Posing Productions Photo Gallery Here "Well I hadn't been trad climbing for a while, but I wanted to get some routes... Read more

23 May 2008

thumb Spanish climber Iñaki Ochoa de Olza has tragically been killed on Annapurna. Climbers on various routes united in a courageous... Read more

23 May 2008

thumb Update: Posing Productions Photo Gallery Here Dave Birkett has again proven himself to be one of the leading lights in British... Read more

23 May 2008

thumb Sonnie Trotter is in Scotland to climb Rhapsody, E11. He's made a discovery that he says "may change the future of the... Read more

23 May 2008

thumb On Friday 16th May, Andy Mitchell repeated Dave Birkett's Pavey Arch masterpiece Impact Day E8. Mitchell has now repeated quite... Read more

22 May 2008

thumb Adam Ondra, the 15-year-old Czech who has already completed nine F9a or harder routes, added perhaps the first and most famous to... Read more

21 May 2008

thumb The planetFear British Lead Climbing Championship will take place over the weekend of 24-25 May at the Blackpool Towers, one of... Read more

20 May 2008

thumb Conditions were good at Dumbarton Rock tonight and the Canadian climber Sonnie Trotter looked solid on his lead attempt on... Read more

20 May 2008

thumb A few hours ago today Steve McClure left Kilnsey Crag in North Yorkshire with another fine and hard redpoint to add to his... Read more

20 May 2008

thumb Zoe Hart and Maxime Turgeon took advantage of a window of moderate weather to complete an ascent of Mt. Hunter's (14,570')... Read more

20 May 2008

thumb Tommy Caldwell, continuing his historic Yosemite free-climbing sweep, has confirmed the first free ascent of El Capitan's Magic... Read more

19 May 2008

thumb Victor Fernández reports in his blog that he's opened a brand new 8b+ route in Oliana called T1 - "Full Equipe": "...Right... Read more

18 May 2008

thumb We work with a huge variety of contributors at UKC, from seasoned professionals like Chris Craggs and Nick Bullock to keen young... Read more

18 May 2008

thumb Franceso Fazzi and Santi Padro's new route on Ama Dablam (6812m) is named Free Tibet 2065 (V+ M5+ 80 degrees, 1500m) and follows... Read more

18 May 2008

thumb The ever active and very prolific Markus Bock has just climbed a possible new 9a in the German Frankenjura. The route is called... Read more

17 May 2008

thumb We received a lot of positive feedback from Mike 'Twid' Turner's article ACCIDENT REPORT: Please don't tell my Mum Mike... Read more

16 May 2008

thumb The new FRCC guide Buttermere & St Bees is now available. This is the second guidebook in the FRCC series to Lake District... Read more

16 May 2008

thumb It is often wondered what would happen to British trad if we ever spawned a F9a climber who is willing to go for it, way above... Read more

16 May 2008

thumb More Photo's: Day 2 on the Face The awesome East Face John Bracy reports from Alaska: Matt Helliker and I are back... Read more

15 May 2008

thumb Provocatively named Tough Enough?, the two year old aid route slicing up the blank face of Karambony saw a free attempt by a team... Read more

15 May 2008

thumb Most climbers carry a camera (or even a camera phone) with them these days and they know how to use them. A perusal of the... Read more

14 May 2008

thumb Percy Bishton of the Climbing Works wall in Sheffield reports on UKBouldering: "Just returned from this years MelloBlocco... Read more

14 May 2008

thumb Registered User JLS reports on the UKC forums: "He [Sonnie Trotter] led Requiem super smoothly in warm sunny low friction... Read more

14 May 2008

thumb If you plan or have a desire to climb the North Face of the Eiger you can read David Gladwin's story of his and Jim Broomhead's... Read more

12 May 2008

thumb The South Lakes strongman, John Gaskins, perhaps the most powerful climber in the UK is back climbing again after a lay off. ... Read more

12 May 2008

thumb Dave MacLeod is digging away snow from his Echo Wall project on Ben Nevis - this is the possible E12 and the project that he... Read more

9 May 2008

thumb Kenton Cool is leading Sir Ranulph Fiennes to the top Mount Everest. We have just received his latest despatch from Base... Read more

9 May 2008

thumb I thought that Alastair Lee of Posing Productions had gone off our radar. Not like him. The reason? He's been busy racing all... Read more

6 May 2008

thumb Austrian Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner summited 8,167-meter Dhaulagiri in Nepal on May 1, giving her 11 of the 14 main 8,000-meter... Read more

5 May 2008

thumb On April 24, Swiss climbers Ueli Steck and Simon Anthamatten made the first ascent of Teng Kang Poche's (6487m) northwest face,... Read more

3 May 2008

thumb Steve McClure has repeated Bat Route at Malham in Yorkshire. This Mark Leach route from 1989, was graded F8b+ and even though... Read more

2 May 2008

thumb We've checked the forecast and over the weekend of June 13th - 15th climbing conditions will be perfect in the Duddon Valley... Read more

2 May 2008

thumb Chris Savage, 26, from Bristol is having a good run on an extended climbing trip to Spain including 8b+/8c redpoints and on the... Read more

1 May 2008

thumb The bodies of five French mountaineers killed by an avalanche in Italy's northwestern Alps have been found, rescuers say. The... Read more

1 May 2008

thumb Last weekend saw climbers at the Manchester Climbing Centre taking on the challenge of climbing the height of the Seven Summits... Read more