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31 Jul 2013

thumb Jimmy Webb has yet again managed to make a flash ascent of a confirmed 8B boulder problem. This time it was Paul Robinson's A... Read more

31 Jul 2013

thumb The and the Ramblers are urging the Government to push ahead with the promised England Coast Path and the legal right for... Read more

30 Jul 2013

thumb The Rocklands, South Africa, has become a Mecca for boulderers from all around the world in recent years. The main... Read more

30 Jul 2013

thumb Daniel Woods has added his name to the growing list of repeaters of Dai Koyamada's The Wheel of life, ~8C/9a+, in the Hollow... Read more

29 Jul 2013

thumb Ethan Walker has been hitting the Peak Limestone hard in this recent good weather, and has come away with quick ascents... Read more

29 Jul 2013

thumb Following up on his recent win at Briancon, Ramon Julian Puigblanque has repeated Iker Pou's Mejorando imagen, 9a, in Margalef's... Read more

29 Jul 2013

thumb Barbara "Babsi" Zangerl has repeated Beat Kammerlander's ultra classic multi-pitch Silbergeier at Rätikon, Switzerland. Babsi... Read more

27 Jul 2013

thumb Police Scotland have appealed for information following the discovery of a tent, apparently abandoned, in the Beinn Eighe... Read more

26 Jul 2013

thumb Back in May super strong German climber Alex Megos visited Wales as part of a DMM sponsored climber meet-up. Young Alex climbed... Read more

26 Jul 2013

thumb Adrian Berry has set up an initiative to raise £1000 and bolt thirty new routes on the idyllic Rhossili Bay on Gower in... Read more

26 Jul 2013

thumb American climber Alex Honnold is one of the most famous climbers in the world, due to his audacious ropeless ascents on many... Read more

25 Jul 2013

thumb Gloucestershire-based climbing coach, Cailean Harker, has just capitalised on a recent Deep Water Solo (DWS) run of form by... Read more

25 Jul 2013

thumb On the 13th of July the 2013 European Climbing Chapionship finals took place in Chamonix, France. British climber Natalie Berry... Read more

24 Jul 2013

thumb Pete Bridgwood and Andi Turner have just managed to successfully complete the Staffordshire Grit... Read more

24 Jul 2013

thumb Jonathan Siegrist, best known as a sport climber with several 9a's under his belt, has made the second ascent of Ty Mack's The... Read more

23 Jul 2013

thumb Matt Cousins has just made a bold highball/solo ascent of what is regarded as 'the hardest route on Southern... Read more

21 Jul 2013

thumb Gérôme Pouvreau has made a quick ascent of Beat Kammerlander's classic Silbergeier at Rätikon, Switzerland. Silbergeier's... Read more

19 Jul 2013

thumb Prolific, and sometimes controversial, new-router, Gary Gibson has just bolted and climbed his 4000th new route at Garage... Read more

19 Jul 2013

thumb Rob Johnson of Expeditionguide has just bought a quadcopter. He's already getting some spectacular results shooting... Read more

19 Jul 2013

thumb The popular southern sandstone venue of Harrison's Rocks is undergoing some changes. The following information is for... Read more

18 Jul 2013

thumb Emma Twyford recently made a very rare onsight of Pretty Girls Make Graves, E6 6b, on the Gravestones Wall of Cwm Glas Bach,... Read more

18 Jul 2013

thumb A while back, Australia's James Kassay visited Rocklands, South Africa, where he managed to make quite a few notable ascents in... Read more

17 Jul 2013

thumb Steve McClure has just returned from a trip to the Verdon, a big limestone gorge found in France, which is often cited as... Read more

16 Jul 2013

thumb Last week, The Indian Face, E9 6c, got three more repeats first from James McHaffie (Caff) and then it saw... Read more

16 Jul 2013

thumb An interesting trial that combines aerial drone technology and crowd sourcing as Mountain Rescue tools will take place... Read more

15 Jul 2013

thumb Recently, Adam Ondra became the second ever to onsight a 9a. The route was La Cabane au Canada at Rawyl, Switzerland. I had a... Read more

14 Jul 2013

thumb 13 July 2013 in Chamonix, the night before the French national day, was local Chamoniard Romain Desgranges' night as his... Read more

12 Jul 2013

thumb Yesterday, The Indian Face, E9 6c, on Clogwyn Du'r Arddu has just seen its 6th and 7th ascents respectively from... Read more

12 Jul 2013

thumb Cliffhanger, home to the British Bouldering Championships (a.k.a. the BBC's), rolled into Sheffield last weekend bringing... Read more

11 Jul 2013

thumb Buster Martin has just become the youngest Briton to climb 8c at the age of 16, with his ascent of Bat Route at Malham.... Read more

9 Jul 2013

thumb James McHaffie has repeated The Indian Face (E9 6c) on Clogwyn Du'r'Arddu (Cloggy), North Wales. This is one of the most... Read more

9 Jul 2013

thumb Last week we reported the tragic death of Tito Traversa, the young Italian sport climber, who fell to the ground after his... Read more

9 Jul 2013

thumb Quite unsurprisingly, Adam Ondra has become the second ever to onsight 9a. The route is called La cabane au Canada and can... Read more

9 Jul 2013

thumb Calum Muskett and Tom Randall have just made the First Ascent (FA) of two new stunning E7s on a quick-hit trip... Read more

9 Jul 2013

thumb Alexander Megos, currently on a two month trip to Australia, has made a lightning quick repeat of Dai Koyamada's ~65 move... Read more

8 Jul 2013

thumb Sasha Digiulian has made the first ascent of Rolihahla, ~8c/+, at Waterfall Boven, South Africa. On Instagram, Sasha... Read more

8 Jul 2013

thumb Nothing can ruin your day like a parasitic blood sucker, but is there anything good to be said for them? Heather Morning,... Read more

8 Jul 2013

thumb Despite a sweltering weekend, there was still a brilliant turnout for the Cliffhanger event in Sheffield, host to the... Read more

6 Jul 2013

thumb 12-year-old Italian climbing prodigy Tito Claudio Traversa has passed away after being hospitalized from a 50-foot groundfall.... Read more

5 Jul 2013

thumb 14 year old Emily Allen has just redpointed Aberration, 8a, at Cheedale, in the Peak District, this makes her one of the... Read more

5 Jul 2013

thumb This spring, Magnus Midtbø spent a few weeks trying to make the 2nd ascent of Chris Sharma's Neanderthal, 9b, in the... Read more

5 Jul 2013

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is Climbing Magazine's 'Unscientific Helmet Test'. We've also thrown in a BMC Helmet video that we... Read more

5 Jul 2013

thumb This weekend (6-7th July) is the 2013 British Bouldering Championships (BBC) held at Graves Park, Sheffield. Reporting on the... Read more

5 Jul 2013

thumb Alex Gorham has reported on his blog that he has cleaned up a small new bouldering area close to Glasgow. Perhaps not a world... Read more

5 Jul 2013

thumb Most of the action in the bouldering world right now is down south in Australia and South Africa, and there has been qiute a... Read more

4 Jul 2013

thumb This year's Inter Services Climbing Competition was held at the Quay Climbing Centre in Exeter and was organised by the Royal... Read more

4 Jul 2013

thumb Strong Devonshire youth, Peter Dawson (14), recently redpointed Tuppence, 8a+/b, at Anstey's Cove. Found on the... Read more

4 Jul 2013

thumb It has just been the Petzl RocTrip in the Gorges du Tarn in France. This classic limestone area is known for its long and... Read more

3 Jul 2013

thumb Dave Macleod has just made the First Free Ascent (FFA) of 'The Great Arch', on the Hebridean Island of Pabbay, Scotland.... Read more

3 Jul 2013

thumb Festival season comes to Northumberland on the weekend of 19-21 July for the Northe East Climbing and Walking Festival.... Read more

2 Jul 2013

thumb Crack maestro, Tom Randall has just made the first ascent of Anna Kournikova, an 8b+ crack in Orco Valley, Italy, a place... Read more