June 2011 Search News

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30 Jun 2011

thumb Adam Hocking has been active in his home area of The Lake District and bagged the first ascent of The Keswickian (E8 7a) on... Read more

29 Jun 2011

thumb NEWSFLASH: Bristol based climber Hazel Findlay has yesterday succeeded on the Dave Birkett E9 Once Upon a Time in the South... Read more

29 Jun 2011

thumb James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini recently made the 3rd and 4th ascents of the multi pitch route, Les Chemins de Katmandou,... Read more

28 Jun 2011

thumb This coming weekend (2nd and 3rd of July 2011) is Cliffhanger in Sheffield. Cliffhanger is a large outdoor event with a varied... Read more

28 Jun 2011

thumb Despite damp conditions at Kilnsey Crag in Yorkshire, Alan Cassidy ticked True North (8c). Alan reported on his blog: "I ... Read more

28 Jun 2011

thumb The last round of the Bouldering World Cup took place in Barcelona on the 25 and 26 of June 2011. The winners were Frenchman... Read more

27 Jun 2011

thumb Toby Archer reports: Compared to many other European countries, Finnish climbing history is (like many of the routes) rather... Read more

27 Jun 2011

thumb Following May's fatal rockfall accident on Cioch Direct, , reported here, the route remains in an unstable state. Skye Mountain... Read more

27 Jun 2011

thumb Grand master of Frankenjura, Markus Bock, has added yet another extreme route to the area. As far as I know, Markus has already... Read more

24 Jun 2011

thumb This week's Friday night video is a trailer for a new 'Posing Productions' mountaineering film out this Autumn (2011). 'The... Read more

23 Jun 2011

thumb The prestigious Arco Rock Legends awards are to be presented at the World Championships in the Italin climbing Mecca of Arco on ... Read more

23 Jun 2011

thumb GB team member Dave Barrans made it to the finals and came an excellent 6th place in the recent Eindhoven round of the 2011... Read more

22 Jun 2011

thumb Iker Pou, one of the world's premiere all rounders, has recently made the first ascents of two high end routes near his home in... Read more

22 Jun 2011

thumb Dave MacLeod has completed his long term project of the direct finish to The Long Hope Route on St. John's Head, Hoy. This huge... Read more

20 Jun 2011

thumb Last week we reported that American climber Alex Honnold had made a solo ascent of the classic hard crack of The Phoenix in... Read more

18 Jun 2011

thumb The "place" being France. First of all, Gérôme Pouvreau has made the FA of La Madone, a ~50m 9a+ at a secret crag somewhere in... Read more

17 Jun 2011

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is footage of Jorg Verhoeven onsighting Strawberries (E7), Steve McClure on the Quarryman (E8) and... Read more

17 Jun 2011

thumb Reported on the V12 Website is a new E7 by British climbing legend Johnny Dawes in the huge slate hole of Twll Mawr. The route... Read more

17 Jun 2011

thumb American climber Alex Honnold, known for his bold solo ascents and hard trad climbs, has soloed The Phoenix (5.13a) - a famous... Read more

16 Jun 2011

thumb Enzo Oddo, still only 16, has made the first ascent of La moustache qui fâche a project bolted by Yann Ghesquier, just left of... Read more

16 Jun 2011

thumb James Pearson recently made a quick redpoint ascent of an 8c sport route at Niederthai in the Oetztal, Austria. The route is... Read more

15 Jun 2011

thumb Sheffield based climber Lucinda Whittaker has redpointed Austrian Oak (F8b) at Malham Cove, Yorkshire. 'The Oak', as it is... Read more

14 Jun 2011

thumb Earlier this spring 17 year old Ashleigh Wolsey Heard climbed O'Draconian Devil (F8b/+) on the popular Greek island of... Read more

14 Jun 2011

thumb Daniel Woods, nowadays a married man (sorry ladies!) will soon be heading over to Europe and stay for a year. Like others before... Read more

13 Jun 2011

thumb Charlie Woodburn has made the second ascent of Dave MacLeod's route Apophenia in Glenfinnan, a few miles west of Fort... Read more

10 Jun 2011

thumb As expected, Therese Johansen has done Black shadow, 8A+, at Rocklands, South Africa. I say "expected", because as I reported the... Read more

10 Jun 2011

thumb Sasha Digiulian has been hitting the Lowdown headlines recently with her 8b+ onsight and her 8c+ redpoint. So this week's Friday... Read more

10 Jun 2011

thumb The bouldering world cup is well under way. Back in April we reported on the first round in Milan, Italy. Since then there has... Read more

10 Jun 2011

thumb On form James Pearson made quick work of an Italian F8c+ sport route last month. The route, called Quello che non c'è is a... Read more

9 Jun 2011

thumb Steve McClure has onsighted/flashed the Traverse of the Gods at the Lancashire bouldering venue of Craig y Longridge. The... Read more

8 Jun 2011

thumb 18 year old Shauna Coxsey has climbed Pilgrim (Font 8A+ / V12) in Parisella's Cave, Llandudno, North Wales. It is thought this... Read more

8 Jun 2011

thumb Babsi Zangerl, formerly(?) best known as a boulderer, has repeated Erntezeit, 8c, at Vorarlberg, Austria. On her website, she... Read more

8 Jun 2011

thumb British climbers Jon Griffith and Will Sim have made a very fast ascent of the Cassin Ridge on Denali, Alaska. The pair did not... Read more

8 Jun 2011

thumb Norwegian, Therese Johansen, who made the 2nd ascent of Propaganda, ~8A+/B, has also arrived in Rocklands and began to tick. So... Read more

8 Jun 2011

thumb Last year's discovery in the RMNP in Colorado, Wolverineland at Lincoln Lake high up on Mt Evans is now open again. Enough of the... Read more

7 Jun 2011

thumb Andy has been at it again in Rocklands, South Africa. Travel companion Sakari McGregor reports Today we headed towards... Read more

7 Jun 2011

thumb Felipe Camargo, the Brazilian #1, is on a 3 month trip to Europe. Lately, he's been hanging out at Rodellar, where he used Dani... Read more

7 Jun 2011

thumb Andy Gullsten, the Finnish 19 year old that we seen more and more in the news lately, is in Rocklands, South Africa. After a... Read more

7 Jun 2011

thumb We recently ran a large article on Adam Ondra's efforts at Malham Cove, Yorkshire. We were hoping for some words direct from Adam... Read more

6 Jun 2011

thumb Emma Twyford has flashed the historic F8a Statement of Youth at Lower Pen Trwyn (LPT), Great Orme, North Wales. Emma climbed... Read more

3 Jun 2011

thumb This week's Friday nighter is from Matt Pycroft: "Leo Houlding climbing what is arguably one of the most famous rock climbs in... Read more

3 Jun 2011

thumb Last weekend the 1st round of the IFSC European Youth Cup in Lead and the 2nd round in speed was hosted by the BMC &... Read more

2 Jun 2011

thumb Temporary access restrictions to protect ground nesting grouse have been imposed on Bamford, Moscar, Hallam and Derwent Moors.... Read more

2 Jun 2011

thumb A climber has been killed in an accident on Sron na Ciche on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, on Tuesday 31st of May 2011. South... Read more

2 Jun 2011

thumb Fairhead regular Ricky Bell has added an epic new route The Rathlin Effect (E8 6c) to the Rathlin Wall, Fairhead. "It's... Read more

1 Jun 2011

thumb As mentioned before, Summer is here and this means the Céüse season has officially started. Yes, I know it started a while back... Read more