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31 Jul 2010

thumb Before the competition, the Bouldering World Cup. was still open, and this was still the case in the final. In theory at... Read more

31 Jul 2010

thumb The men's semi final was a brutal illustration of just how big the difference is between the few very best and the rest of the... Read more

30 Jul 2010

thumb Boulderer and film-maker Jack Smith-Keegin has put together a short feature on his recent trip to Fontainebleau, France. Font... Read more

30 Jul 2010

thumb Pirmin Bertle has escaped the summer temps and headed into the mountains. To Rawyl in the Swiss Valais Alps to be exact. Must be... Read more

29 Jul 2010

thumb Alizée Dufraisse, who now seems to have decided climbing, as opposed to pole vaulting, is her number one sport, has made the... Read more

29 Jul 2010

thumb The final round of the Bouldering World Cup is set to start in Munich on Friday the 29th of July. Currently in the lead... Read more

29 Jul 2010

thumb 13-14 November, The BMC in co-operation with Dr Volker Schöffl (authour of the book "One move too many") is organizing One move... Read more

28 Jul 2010

thumb Last week we published a short report on Dan Varian repeating the Nick Dixon route Lupino Lane - a weird and wonderful E2 7b at... Read more

28 Jul 2010

thumb Somebody gave them a passport. It probably wasn't a good idea. Now Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker have hit Europe and are... Read more

28 Jul 2010

thumb I don't think Patxi Usobiaga was satisfied with his 7th spot in the Arco Rock Master, even though his shoulder isn't 100%... Read more

27 Jul 2010

thumb Glasgow based climber Rob Sutton has made what is thought to be the first Deep Water Solo (DWS) ascent of the Dorset testpiece... Read more

27 Jul 2010

thumb Andy Gullsten, the Finnish teenager who's mostly known as a boulderer, has gone to Céüse and put on a harness and a leach. On his... Read more

26 Jul 2010

thumb This is an excerpt from the full report on the BMC Website. Charlie Wittmack plans a new slant on climbing Everest, by... Read more

26 Jul 2010

thumb Giuseppe "Pippo" Nolasco has made the 3rd ascent of Alberto Gnerro's SS26 at Gressonay, in northern Italy. Originally given 9a,... Read more

26 Jul 2010

thumb Austrian climber, David Lama has now decided to comment on what happened during his attempt to free climb the Compressor route on... Read more

26 Jul 2010

thumb In the highly unlikely case you've missed it, Ramón Julian Puigblanque is the man on form right now. Both in Chamonix and Arco... Read more

26 Jul 2010

thumb Wanted... For the third year running, the UKClimbing.com 'Be in my Calendar Competition' is here again, run in conjunction with... Read more

25 Jul 2010

thumb Sorry there haven't been any news for a week or so. Vacation it's called. But now I'm back at the office and psyched to get up to... Read more

23 Jul 2010

thumb In this video we see Sachi Amma and Adam Ondra, then Ramon Julian Puigblanque and Jakob Schubert all climb the same route in the... Read more

23 Jul 2010

thumb Dan Varian has been out in Northumberland and has repeated the small E2 Lupino Lane at Ravensheugh, for what could be the... Read more

22 Jul 2010

thumb Deep Water Solo Activist Gav Symonds has made what is thought to be the second deep water solo ascent of Christine, at Long... Read more

22 Jul 2010

thumb Colin Haley and Bjørn-Eivind Årtun recently climbed a new route on Mount Foraker, Alaska. The route - now named Dracula - is a... Read more

21 Jul 2010

thumb The picturesque town of Arco, Italy, was invaded by hordes of muscle-bound rock stars last weekend as the annual Rockmaster... Read more

21 Jul 2010

thumb West Country Climbs has been published. Rockax/UKC Director and Publisher Alan James is busy packing up copies right now.... Read more

20 Jul 2010

thumb Why do we join the BMC? To get great climbing and travel insurance right? It's surely not to help local climbing groups to... Read more

19 Jul 2010

thumb Steve McClure has added the low finish to the recent Paul Smitton boulder traverse Pedigree Chum on the Dog's Dinner Buttress... Read more

17 Jul 2010

thumb This week's Friday night video has been published on Saturday due to 'technical problems'! However, here it is. This short clip... Read more

15 Jul 2010

thumb Hardcore climbing in the south of France in mid July anyone? Sounds strange, I know, but the season has now begun at... Read more

14 Jul 2010

thumb On his first real day of climbing at Rocklands, South Africa, this year, Paul Robinson made a super quick ascent of Daniel Woods'... Read more

13 Jul 2010

thumb Charlotte Durif and Ramon Julian Puigblanque won the first leg of this year's lead WC at Chamonix. For Charlotte it was a first,... Read more

13 Jul 2010

thumb Here's 2 minutes of epicureanism according to Nina Caprez. Rythm of life, rythm of climbing, climb in rythm, live with... Read more

13 Jul 2010

thumb Simon Litchfield and team have been beavering away developing a 'new' crag in Northumberland. Here Simon gives us the full... Read more

12 Jul 2010

thumb While not running any immediate risk of becoming trade routes, Alexander Huber's hard multi-pitches on the west face of Die Drei... Read more

12 Jul 2010

thumb The first round of the 2010 lead climbing World Cup is set to start today, Monday the 12th of July, in Chamonix, France. No... Read more

9 Jul 2010

thumb Top American climber Alex Puccio cranks out The Centaur in Rocky Mountain National Park in this short video from . "I love to... Read more

9 Jul 2010

thumb Nic Sellers Discovers Drilled Slots in Beautiful Granite Wall: Last year Cornish activist Mark Edwards climbed a new... Read more

8 Jul 2010

thumb Gabriele Moroni has made the FA of Elemente di disturbo (disturbing elements) at Gressoney. I had a brief chat with him yesterday... Read more

8 Jul 2010

thumb Yesterday, Paul Robinson and girlfriend Alex Kahn packed their bags went to Charlotte Airport, boarded a plane and left the US.... Read more

8 Jul 2010

thumb In the evening of 7 July, Malcolm Smith made the FA of Hunger, at The Anvil: First ascent of 'Hunger' 9a at the Anvil this... Read more

8 Jul 2010

thumb Many people were inspired by Mick Ward's fantastic Tales of Windy Ledge article on UKClimbing.com, and the thread that followed... Read more

7 Jul 2010

thumb As reported on the El Cap Report Website, Sean Leary and Alex Honnold have linked The Nose, Salathe and Lurking Fear in under... Read more

7 Jul 2010

thumb Hansjörg Auer, accompanied by Babsi Zangerl, has made the second ascent of Alexander Huber's ten pitch Pan Aroma, ~8c, on the... Read more

6 Jul 2010

thumb Last week, Caio Gomes made the first ascent of a long standing project in Rio de Janeiro, a wave-like granite boulder located at... Read more

6 Jul 2010

thumb Last weekend saw the Bouldering World Cup land in Sheffield. You can read the full UKC report here: UKC News Below is a... Read more

6 Jul 2010

thumb Both Dave Graham and Jon Cardwell are returning to bouldering form, after months of finger injuries sustained(?) by pocket... Read more

5 Jul 2010

thumb Sheffield has just hosted the latest round of the Bouldering World Cup. The competition was a roaring success, with the... Read more

5 Jul 2010

thumb Warm and humid at Margalef yesterday, but this didn't stop Ramon Julian Puigblanque from making the 2nd ascent of another 9a.... Read more

4 Jul 2010

thumb A while back, Carlo Traversi repeated Jade, a short powerful problem he feels warrants 8B+. Yesterday he did Aslan, also 8B+, but... Read more

2 Jul 2010

thumb Tomorrow the bouldering WC comes to Sheffield. I decided to ask some of the athletes a few questions. First up Anna Stöhr and... Read more

2 Jul 2010

thumb In 1994, Philippe Ribiére discovered climbing. Born with the Rubinstein-Taby syndrome this was even more of a challenge than... Read more

2 Jul 2010

thumb Alpkit's Big Shake Out started last night. The Big Shake Out site is a few minute's walk (or ride) from Sheffield's... Read more

1 Jul 2010

thumb Yesterday, I reported about the Pou-brothers' ascent of Solo per vecchi guerrieri, Manolo's 4-pitch route at the Vette Feltrine... Read more

1 Jul 2010

thumb The sixth round of the Bouldering World Cup hits Sheffield this weekend. The British Team are currently ranked in 4th place... Read more