May 2013 Search News

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31 May 2013

thumb Okay, it's a mish-mash triple bill for this week. First up is Nathan Lee's third ascent of Appointment with Death (E9 6c) at... Read more

30 May 2013

thumb The Glen Coe cottage formerly owned Jimmy Savile is to be auctioned later today. Allt na Reigh, which occupies a prominent... Read more

30 May 2013

thumb Chances are, you have never heard of Patrick Matros and have no idea why an interview with him would be even remotely... Read more

29 May 2013

thumb There have been two major access changes recently, one being a new ban at the Roaches, and the other a lifting of the ban at... Read more

29 May 2013

thumb The International Olympic Committee (IOC) met today in St Petersburg, Russia to decide which sports will be put forward to the... Read more

29 May 2013

thumb James McHaffie and Ben Bransby have repeated the Long Hope Route on St John's Head, Hoy, Scotland, making the second free... Read more

28 May 2013

thumb This years' International Meet was held at Bosigran, Cornwall, (12th-19th May), fortunately giving mainly great... Read more

28 May 2013

thumb Granite Earth from Louder Than 11 takes us on a tour through the granite meccas of this planet, some of which are in fact... Read more

28 May 2013

thumb Just 4 days after the Log Dragomer WC round and the athletes were on the move again; this time the destination was Innsbruck, a... Read more

27 May 2013

thumb Belgian crack ace Nicolas Favresse has made the first ascent of Recovery Drink, a steep crack at Jøssingfjord in the southern... Read more

27 May 2013

thumb Young German talent, Alex Megos, has just climbed one of the 'last great problems' by climbing what was known locally as the... Read more

26 May 2013

thumb Niccolò Ceria has made the first ascent of The Ghost Ship, ~8B+, at Champorcher, Italy. Niky says that he is very happy about... Read more

24 May 2013

thumb Seb Bouin has made the second ascent of Chris Sharma's Tierra Negra, ~9a/+ at Margalef, Spain. Chris made the first ascent in... Read more

23 May 2013

thumb Steve McClure has just successfully redpointed a new link-up at Malham, Yorkshire, though not his main project at the crag, it... Read more

21 May 2013

thumb Nik Jennings has just added a new trad route to the steep limestone crag of Kilnsey, North Yorkshire. Exodus, graded E8 6c, is a... Read more

21 May 2013

thumb Daniel Woods and Paul Robinson have made the 2nd and 3rd ascents of Dave Graham's The Ice Knife, ~8C, at Guanella Pass,... Read more

21 May 2013

thumb Kenton Cool and Dorje Gylgen have climbed the three Himalayan Giants; Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse back to back in just three... Read more

20 May 2013

thumb Devon and Cornwall Police have issued a warning that thieves targeting cars are in operation around the Haytor area of... Read more

20 May 2013

thumb After placing 2nd at the Log Dragomer world cup, Jan Hojer took his first ever WC victory at Innsbruck last weekend. Most of... Read more

19 May 2013

thumb Kairn reports, Kevin Lopata has made the second ascent, post break, of Le surplomb de la mée assis, ~8B+, Rocher du potala,... Read more

17 May 2013

thumb Here's the second episode of the training video we posted last week featuring James Pearson, thanks to . But the... Read more

17 May 2013

thumb On a recent short trip to Catalunya, Spain, Devonshire brothers; Peter and Luke Dawson climbed many hard sport routes... Read more

16 May 2013

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made a quick repeat of Fred Nicole's Entlinge, ~8B+, at Murgtal, Switzerland. Nalle's basecamp is... Read more

16 May 2013

thumb Since the early sun North Wales experienced in February, we were plunged back into an icy winter that saw many new winter routes... Read more

16 May 2013

thumb Last weekend the 4th round of the 2013 Boulder World Cup took place in Log Dragomer, Slovenia. It was to be a well-attended comp... Read more

16 May 2013

thumb Last weekend a strong team comprising of Ed Booth, Angus Kille, Ed and Sam Hamer had a very productive weekend quickly... Read more

15 May 2013

thumb Alexander Megos has made a very quick repeat of Markus Bock's Pantera, 9a, at Schneiderloch, Frankenjura. Alexander certainly... Read more

13 May 2013

thumb This year, two pairs of Peregrine Falcons have begun nesting within the Avon Gorge, Bristol, which is home to many classic routes... Read more

13 May 2013

thumb Wimberry's Last Great Problem falls to Pete Whittaker, whilst Tom Randall gets the 2nd ascent of Appointment with Death (E9 6c)... Read more

13 May 2013

thumb The Ministry of Defence has today confirmed rumours that it will not be going ahead with controversial plans to buy more land... Read more

13 May 2013

thumb Alexander Megos has repeated Markus Bock's Corona, 9a+, at Schneiderloch, Frankenjura. Alexander's ascent was the third, after... Read more

13 May 2013

thumb A new free online mountain weather service has recently been launched - and this one's a little different. Anyone heading to... Read more

10 May 2013

thumb This Friday we have the first of two videos from Wild Country in which James Pearson shares his secrets for training stamina. If... Read more

10 May 2013

thumb After considerable effort Jordan Buys wrote his name in history last Friday when he repeated Rainshadow F9a, at Malham. Jordan's... Read more

10 May 2013

thumb South West based teacher, Tom Newberry, has recently been developing some hard new problems in the South West, following them... Read more

10 May 2013

thumb British climber James Pearson has made the first trad ascent and second ascent overall of A Denti Stretti (8b+) at Balma1 in... Read more

10 May 2013

thumb A recent clean-up of Dumbarton Rock near Glasgow has removed litter, making the crag a more pleasant climbing venue. ... Read more

8 May 2013

thumb Adam Ondra has onsighted yet another 8c+, Chambao, at Baltzola in the Basque country, Spain. Before heading north to keep... Read more

7 May 2013

thumb From Ghetti Movies comes a trilogy of videos where climbers from the Japanese national bouldering team enjoy themselves in... Read more

3 May 2013

thumb This week we have a Friday Night double bill. First up it's Everest. Hopefully things are settling down on the mountain after... Read more

2 May 2013

thumb This is the story of how Dave Graham's The Bridge of Ashes, ~8C, at Elkland, Colorado, came into existence. It is also a quick... Read more

2 May 2013

thumb Last weekend was the third round of the 2013 Bouldering World Cup. The round was held in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and Austrian team... Read more

2 May 2013

thumb Alpinists David Lama and Dani Arnold have established a new route on the formidable Moose's Tooth in Alaska. Their new route—Bird... Read more

1 May 2013

thumb Will Atkinson has made the first ascent of the direct finish to Charlotte Rampling on the gritstone outcrop of Gardoms in the... Read more

1 May 2013

thumb A short video of Adam Ondra has just been released online from Bernartwood - the maker of the Adam Ondra film The Wizard's... Read more