May 2012 Search News

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31 May 2012

thumb In the 33 min movie On The Circuit, from Carlo Traversi films/PRAK media/Bear cam media, Boulder's best locals, which happens... Read more

30 May 2012

thumb Sir Chris Bonington took the Olympic torch up Snowdon yesterday, proving to the enthusiastic crowd that had turned out that he... Read more

30 May 2012

thumb Over the weekend of the 18th and 19th May, Innsbruck played host to the fourth round of the 2012 Bouldering World Cup, in which... Read more

30 May 2012

thumb James Pearson, Caroline Ciavaldini, Hazel Findlay and Hansjorg Auer have now finished their 'Odyssey' around the UK. The four... Read more

29 May 2012

thumb The UKC Top Photos App is now available for Android devices. Each week this app showcases the best mountain, climbing and... Read more

28 May 2012

thumb Matilda Söderlund has done it again. Flashed an 8b+ that is. This time in Frankenjura. Matilda is in Frankenjura for a Marmot... Read more

28 May 2012

thumb The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) has added a one-stop blogs page to its website, making it easy to search scores... Read more

27 May 2012

thumb Gabriele Moroni, from Novara, Italy, has made the 3rd ascent, after Markus Bock and Adam Ondra, of The Essential, 9a, at the... Read more

24 May 2012

thumb In this video, Dave MacLeod repeats Bernd Zangerl's classic New Base Line at Magic Wood in the Averstal,... Read more

24 May 2012

thumb Shauna Coxsey comes second in Innsbruck On 18th and 19th May Innsbruck, Austria, held the fourth round of the 2012 IFSC... Read more

22 May 2012

thumb Tom Bolger has climbed another hard route in the Santa Linya cave, Spain, this time making the first ascent of a line he bolted... Read more

21 May 2012

thumb British climbers James Pearson and Hazel Findlay have teamed up with Austrian Hansjorg Auer and Caroline Ciavaldini of France for... Read more

21 May 2012

thumb Deaths and summits on the world's highest peak - and it's not over yet Swiss mountaineer Ueli Steck recently took advantage... Read more

21 May 2012

thumb Young Frenchman, Sébastien has made the 2nd ascent of Gérôme Pouvreau's La Madone, 9a+, in the Lubéron region of southern... Read more

21 May 2012

thumb Last autumn, from October 26-30, more than 600 climbers from all corners of the globe gathered for the Petzl RocTrip China in the... Read more

20 May 2012

thumb As promised, here is the 2nd part of Tierra Boulder Battle which took place at Klättercentret in Stockholm. The Tierra... Read more

20 May 2012

thumb Recently Dave MacLeod returned home to Scotland after what must be described as a very successful trip to Switzerland, where he... Read more

19 May 2012

thumb Said Belhaj, from Sweden, has made what should be the 4th ascent of Pierre Soulé's La Guerre des nerfs, 9a, at La Verrière in... Read more

18 May 2012

thumb Teenage television celebrity Richard Wisker, perhaps best known for his role as Liam O'Donovan in Tracy Beaker Returns, gets... Read more

18 May 2012

thumb Alastair Lee introduces his short film: "The third in our series of unseen archives from the Posing Productions' footage... Read more

18 May 2012

thumb The are looking to get more Facebook fans by 4pm this afternoon. If they reach 10,000 then they are going to donate... Read more

15 May 2012

thumb A while back, 17 year old Enzo Oddo spent some time in Kentucky's sandstone mecca, the Red River Gorge, where he repeated some... Read more

15 May 2012

thumb German climber living in Switzerland, Pirmin Bertle recently managed to make the first ascents of two 9a's in 75 minutes at his... Read more

14 May 2012

thumb Boreal are releasing a series of videos about gritstone climbing. The first one was well recieved and starred Andi Turner (see it... Read more

14 May 2012

thumb Scottish trad, sport and winter climber Dave MacLeod has just climbed the Daniel Woods Font 8C Mystic Stylez in Magic Wood,... Read more

14 May 2012

thumb The Keswick Mountain Festival starts this Wednesday 16th May and runs until Sunday the 20th. If you plan to be in the Lakes, or... Read more

11 May 2012

thumb I picked this up late this afternoon and loved it, especially as the UKC/UKH/Rockfax team are going on a climbing trip to Ariège... Read more

10 May 2012

thumb On April 7th Robert Jasper, Ralf Gantzhorn and Jorg Heller climbed the west ridge of Monte Giordano in Tierra del Fuego's... Read more

10 May 2012

thumb Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of a long standing project next to Interstellar Overdrive in Colorado's Clear Creek... Read more

9 May 2012

thumb Although this year's Melloblocco was plagued by rather miserable weather most of the time, it was still a success with 2200... Read more

9 May 2012

thumb According to BMC CEO Dave Turnbull the four major challenges facing the BMC in 2012 are: 1. Access: Dealing with the Peak Park... Read more

8 May 2012

thumb After far too long, here's finally the first part of the Tierra Boulder Battle 2012. This is the competition where the... Read more

7 May 2012

thumb Young German, Fabian Buhl has managed to repeat quite a few hard problems during various trips to different areas in... Read more

7 May 2012

thumb Richardh wrote: "Yesterday, climbing at Smalldale on a newish route - Summat Outanowt (7a), two of the lower bolts pulled out... Read more

4 May 2012

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is a couple of videos of Italian climber Michele Caminati. Michele has been visiting the gritstone,... Read more

4 May 2012

thumb Like so many else Petr Pavlícek and Adam Ondra are now at Melloblocco in Val Masino, Italy. Petr told me a little bit about the... Read more

4 May 2012

thumb After his recent ascent of Conquistador Direct 8B/+, Dave MacLeod has moved on from the higher altitude venue of Chironico, and... Read more

4 May 2012

thumb One of the best ways of getting publicity is probably to say you don't want any. On that note, under the radar hero Tyler... Read more

3 May 2012

thumb After a very, very long ferry back to the mainland, our time in Sardinia has come to an end, thankfully with a succesful ascent... Read more

3 May 2012

thumb Yesterday we announced the winners of the annual UKClimbing and UKhillwalking photography awards. The awards, presented... Read more

3 May 2012

thumb GB Bouldering announces major new sponsor for 2012 The GB Bouldering Team is pleased to announce it has signed a new five-year... Read more

3 May 2012

thumb British climber Tom Bolger has climbed the very steep limestone sport route of Catxasita 9a/+ at the Santa Linya cave, Spain. ... Read more

1 May 2012

thumb Matilda Söderlund, who is back in Catalunya for a week, has once again confirmed she is definitely world class. This time... Read more

1 May 2012

thumb A walker who disappeared in the Cairngorms in January is still missing. Grant Cunliffe's wife Linda has asked us to pass on a... Read more