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30 Jun 2012

thumb Yuji Hirayama, Daniel Woods, James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini are in Borneo, in the high altitude Mount Kinabalu National... Read more

29 Jun 2012

thumb This week's Friday nighter is the fourth in a series from . In this film we see Jordan and Naomi Buys and Nic Sellers... Read more

29 Jun 2012

thumb British climbers Andy Houseman and Nick Bullock have repeated the huge Slovak Direct on Denali, Alaska. Houseman has just... Read more

29 Jun 2012

thumb 55 year old Fontainbleau local and traverse master Jean-Pierre Bouvier has made the first ascent of Fou rire aller/retour for... Read more

29 Jun 2012

thumb North Wales Police are appealing for help in tracing a 42 year old Birmingham man who is believed to have been missing in... Read more

27 Jun 2012

thumb Sandy Allan, Rick Allen and Cathy O'Dowd are currently on expedition attempting to make the first ascent of Nanga Parbat via the... Read more

27 Jun 2012

thumb Nesscliffe, the huge sandstone quarry in Shropshire now has a new and hard route from local activist Ed Booth. His route is... Read more

27 Jun 2012

thumb Those of us in the habit of blaming bad conditions when we don't perform as well as we expect... perhaps we should... Read more

25 Jun 2012

thumb Young British boulderer Shauna Coxsey has now finished her three week tour of Colorado boulder problems. Shauna has now rounded... Read more

25 Jun 2012

thumb The has been busy working on behalf of climbers this spring and several access restrictions have been lifted recently.... Read more

25 Jun 2012

thumb After more than a year of filming, the Wild One* movie is finally finished. The movie is a 87 min documentary about the world... Read more

22 Jun 2012

thumb This week's Friday Nighter double bill is from Mina Leslie-Wujastik and features Mina and friends bouldering in Colorado, USA. ... Read more

21 Jun 2012

thumb Do you wear a helmet? This year the BMC's helmet campaign aims to educate climbers and help them make their own informed decision... Read more

20 Jun 2012

thumb Cameron Maier of Bearcam media sent me this clip where Jon Cardwell climbs three hard problems in the Rocky Mountain National... Read more

20 Jun 2012

thumb In this three part video series we follow athlete Jonathan Siegrist (JStar) around North America as he hits different... Read more

19 Jun 2012

thumb This is an excerpt of a report by The : The world of ski-alpinism has lost one of its most noted players with the... Read more

18 Jun 2012

thumb Ian Dory has made the 7th ascent of Dai Koyamada's the wheel of life, ~8C/+, ~9a+ or what ever you want to call it. Ian, along... Read more

18 Jun 2012

thumb Alex Honnold and Hans Florine have broken the speed record on El Capitan's 'The Nose'. The pair set out very early on the morning... Read more

18 Jun 2012

thumb Over the weekend of 1st – 3rd June Mountaineering Ireland (MI) hosted the third annual Fair Head Climbing Meet. Billed as 'the... Read more

17 Jun 2012

thumb Shauna Coxsey, Mina Leslie-Wujastyk and Mélissa Le Nevé have made one quick ascent each of an 8A+. Shauna and Mina, who are... Read more

15 Jun 2012

thumb Steph Davis is one of America's most famous female climbers. With her free ascent of El Capitan, her sandstone crack climbs in... Read more

14 Jun 2012

thumb The Coire Gabhail (Lost Valley) bridge in Glen Coe will be closed to public access for repair work for two months from Tuesday... Read more

14 Jun 2012

thumb Les Ainsworth reports on routes that need cleaning in the Bolton area of Lancashire: "Currently, nearly all the text and ... Read more

14 Jun 2012

thumb This is an excerpt from the full report by Lindsay Griffin for the : A team of young French alpinists has climbed a ... Read more

14 Jun 2012

thumb Young British climber Ed Hamer has just had a quick sport climbing trip to Spain where he came away with his first 8c route.... Read more

12 Jun 2012

thumb Adam Ondra recently spent some time at Céüse, France, where he made the first ascent of Jungle Boogie, 9a+, tried to flash... Read more

11 Jun 2012

thumb American climber Alex Honnold, famous for his ropeless ascents of high and hard routes, has climbed the 'Yosemite Triple' (El... Read more

11 Jun 2012

thumb Neil Mawson has climbed a new 8c link-up at Malham, climbing Bat Route (8c) in to Rainshadow (9a). The new link is called... Read more

10 Jun 2012

thumb The body of Grant Cunliffe, missing in the Cairngorms since January, has finally been found. Grant, 49, from North... Read more

10 Jun 2012

thumb Dave Graham has made what I believe is the 6th ascent of Dai Koyamada's mega link-up roof climb The wheel of life in the Hollow... Read more

10 Jun 2012

thumb When I heard, a couple of weeks ago, that the video of Dai Koyamada's first ascent of The story of two worlds low start*, 8C+,... Read more

10 Jun 2012

thumb Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of the Jungle boogie-project, 9a+, at Céüse, France. At this time I don't have any more... Read more

8 Jun 2012

thumb Just now, Friday 8 June at 20:30 CET, Adam Ondra fell at the top crux on his long awaited flash attempt of Biographie, 9a+, at... Read more

7 Jun 2012

thumb Most rock climbing news items on UKC are of climbers succeeding on a route, not failing, but when we heard that Hazel Findlay had... Read more

7 Jun 2012

thumb Up until the last few weeks lakes drytooling has been a mystical underworld of dark damp quarries, but all this has now... Read more

6 Jun 2012

thumb Here is another video from The Park. The Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado that is. In it, local Daniel Woods talks... Read more

6 Jun 2012

thumb In this video from Boreal, we see Lancashire based climber Jordan Buys onsight the E7 6c of Vertical Speed, Heptonstall... Read more

4 Jun 2012

thumb British climber Shauna Coxsey has continued her fantastic run of form in the bouldering world cup competitions with a second... Read more

4 Jun 2012

thumb We're going a bit Everest mad today on UKClimbing. We've just published an article by Andy Kirkpatrick, and in this news item we... Read more

2 Jun 2012

thumb Jenya Kazbekova from Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, daughter of former bouldering champ Serek Kazbekov, climbed 8a already four years... Read more

1 Jun 2012

thumb Here at UKC we've got pretty psyched by James McHaffie's latest new route. We like trad climbing, and we like Welsh trad... Read more

1 Jun 2012

thumb The eight abseil posts leading down from the Carn Mor Dearg (CMD) Arête into Coire Leis on the north side of Ben Nevis have... Read more

1 Jun 2012

thumb Chris Parkin from the North Wales Bolt Fund has been in touch and informed us of a recent spate of fixed gear thefts from... Read more

1 Jun 2012

thumb James McHaffie has added a new route to Cyrn Las in the Llanberis Pass. The Tower of Midnight is a multipitch route, with the... Read more