July 2007 Search News

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31 Jul 2007

thumb Josh Lowell of Big Up Productions reports at his blog: www.bigupblog.com "Just got a text from Dave - He did Realization... Read more

30 Jul 2007

thumb Climbers down in North Wales are that efficient that every month they send out a BMC Cymru newsletter as a pdf file to... Read more

30 Jul 2007

thumb That's right, as far as bums on seats go, the annual Kendal Mountain Festival that is held each year in the quaint market town in... Read more

30 Jul 2007

thumb “Once I chop a route, it will remain chopped, no matter how many times I have to return to keep it that way. Until the bolting... Read more

30 Jul 2007

thumb Shauna Coxsey and Jonathan Stocking won the Juniors, and Lucy Creamer and Gareth Parry won the seniors at this weekends British... Read more

29 Jul 2007

thumb Day 16 of the Hard Rock Challenge and Mark Stevenson and Rich Mayfield have had a great few days in the Peak and Pennines... Read more

29 Jul 2007

thumb This year on Everest, climbers could call home courtesy of the Chinese Army who had erected a mobile phone tower near base camp... Read more

27 Jul 2007

thumb Rockfax guidebooks, based in Sheffield and run by Alan James, have just unveiled the next step in UK guidebook developments with... Read more

27 Jul 2007

thumb "It appears that people want to give the magazine their money but Vertical is going to some lengths to hide from its potential... Read more

26 Jul 2007

thumb Day 14 of the Hard Rock Challenge and Mark Stevenson and Rich Mayfield are doing well despite the bad weather. Routes done so far... Read more

26 Jul 2007

thumb Andy Kirkpatrick and Ian Parnell are attempting the first winter ascent of Torre Egger, the Patagonia spire next to Cerro Torre.... Read more

26 Jul 2007

thumb This weekend's Pembroke Deep Water Soloing Festival officially starts at 12.30pm on Saturday at Newton Head. However the serious... Read more

24 Jul 2007

thumb Greg Chapman writes; For the outdoor retailer and media hound summer, and more precisely July, sees the return of the OutDoor... Read more

24 Jul 2007

thumb Further to Paul Bennett's report at UKClimbing.com about the closure of the infamous 'School Room' boards in Sheffield's Heeley... Read more

23 Jul 2007

thumb Last Friday, 20th July Dave Birkett sent his latest project at Cam Crag, Wast Water, weighing in at E9 6c, as reported this... Read more

23 Jul 2007

thumb The BLCC stands for the British Lead Climbing Championships. It is the new name for the BICC. The new name reflects the fact that... Read more

23 Jul 2007

thumb Etonian, former SAS man (or maybe just a TA man) and Everest summiteer Bear Grylls is a best selling author, motivational speaker... Read more

23 Jul 2007

thumb Despite the recent wet weather, on Friday 20th July Dave Birkett sent his latest project at Cam Crag, Wast Water, weighing in at... Read more

23 Jul 2007

thumb The IFSC European Youth Series (EYS) has just finished in Warsaw (POL) this weekend and Natalie Berry won silver in the Female... Read more

21 Jul 2007

thumb In the 90's the American climber, Randy Leavitt (read his bio here), already famous for his hard sport climbs, trad climbs, big... Read more

21 Jul 2007

thumb UK climbing journalist, Colin Wells has written an obituary for the American soloist, Michael Reardon, who was swept out to sea... Read more

20 Jul 2007

thumb ECO WEAR – not a new un-bleached cotton fashion range but a serious climbing problem! See a photo of the problem :... Read more

20 Jul 2007

thumb Niall Grimes writes: "We asked in Edinburgh for that E11 but no one knew then Steve remembered it was Glasgow lol but we got... Read more

19 Jul 2007

thumb Mark Stevenson and Rich Mayfield who are attempting to climb all 60 routes in Hard Rock are approaching the end of their first... Read more

16 Jul 2007

thumb The infamous 'School Room' boards in Sheffield are currently under threat, as Sheffield City Council have asked all current users... Read more

16 Jul 2007

thumb Dave Turnbull, CEO of the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) writes on his blog (www.thebmc.co.uk/blogs/ceo/): "A major... Read more

15 Jul 2007

thumb Sunday 15th July was the Junior British Bouldering Championships. This year, for the first time, it was held at the new... Read more

15 Jul 2007

thumb Matt Samet, Editor of Climbing magazine, UKClimbing.com's USA news associate sent us the following report, with a photograph of... Read more

15 Jul 2007

thumb Gogarth is one of the UK's finest sea cliffs. On the weekend of the 4/5th August it will have its first festival, The Glorious... Read more

14 Jul 2007

thumb Today, Saturday 14th July, was the day of the senior British Bouldering Championships. This year it was held at Grave's Park in... Read more

14 Jul 2007

thumb Bren Whelan broke the news this morning on the UKClimbing.com forums that the US climber, Michael Reardon, well-known for his... Read more

12 Jul 2007

thumb After the iconic Nowt But A Fleein Thing, Dave Birkett's E8 on Cam Crag, the man is working on a new line on the same crag high... Read more

12 Jul 2007

thumb It can take some top climbers months to do cutting edge sport routes, think Chris Sharma on Realisation or Es Pontas, or Steve... Read more

12 Jul 2007

thumb The big event this weekend is Cliffhanger, the UK's largest outdoor outdoor-pursuits festival, covering a footprint of 90,000... Read more

10 Jul 2007

thumb Climbing in Birmingham is all set to get better. The Redpoint Climbing Wall is a new facility under construction. Phil &... Read more

9 Jul 2007

thumb Gareth Parry came first in an invitational bouldering competition in Interlaken, Switzerland, at the Nissan Outdoor Games over... Read more

6 Jul 2007

thumb There are quite a few jobs being advertised in the climbing trade at the moment. First off the BMC are in need of a... Read more

6 Jul 2007

thumb The Ruth Gorge, Alaska Range, Alaska has been the place to be this season and we have run several news reports at UKClimbing.com... Read more

6 Jul 2007

thumb Mike Weeks has announced that this year's deep water soloing festival will be held at Pembroke on Saturday, 28th July. Mike... Read more

5 Jul 2007

Once upon a time there was a little bouncing boy who just loved to climb. That boy grew into a man and climbed many of the... Read more

4 Jul 2007

thumb Himalayan veterans Yannick Graziani and Christian Trommsdorff from France have climbed a difficult route in pure alpine style to... Read more

3 Jul 2007

thumb Watch two of the world's best climbers, Steve McClure and Chris Sharma (both F9a+ climbers) battle it out up an Fr 8b (5.13d)... Read more

3 Jul 2007

thumb Fresh from the summit of Everest and the filming of a reenactment of George Mallory and Sandy Irvine's Everest attempt of 1924,... Read more

2 Jul 2007

thumb "Hard Rock by Ken Wilson (first published 1974), 22,000ft of climbing, 180 miles of walk ins, over 3000 miles of driving. Only... Read more

2 Jul 2007

thumb The grand final of all the British Regional Youth Climbing Series (BRYCS) was held at Edinburgh International Climbing Arena in... Read more