July 2014 Search News

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31 Jul 2014

thumb Nina Caprez has made the first female ascent of the Pou-brothers' 500 m multi-pitch Orbayu, ~8c, on the Naranjo de Bulnes in... Read more

31 Jul 2014

thumb Hugo Meignan (18) and Geoffray Deflaugergues (19) have both repeated Gérôme Pouvreau's Moksha, 9a, at Pic St. Loup,... Read more

31 Jul 2014

thumb A team of three Nepalese women have summited the second highest mountain in the world, climbing K2 (8611 meters) at 3:35 p.m. on... Read more

29 Jul 2014

thumb Once again Iker Arroitajauregi has returned to Hoyamoros, a high altitude bouldering area south of Salamanca, Spain. Iker is... Read more

29 Jul 2014

thumb Some of the bird bans on Lundy have been extended to allow the young seabirds time to leave their nests in Jenny's Cove and... Read more

28 Jul 2014

thumb Grit guru Pete Whittaker recently soloed 150 routes graded E1 or harder in a single, hot day in the Peak District.... Read more

26 Jul 2014

thumb Tamás Zupán has repeated Daniel Woods' In search of time lost, ~8C, in the Darkness cave, Magic Wood, Switzerland, thereby... Read more

26 Jul 2014

thumb Julia Chanourdie, from France, has had a really good day at Tournoux, climbing both Un clin d'oeil au paradis d'en face, 8c, and... Read more

25 Jul 2014

thumb In this week's Friday Night Video we have a great video from Ray Wood about strong Welsh/Kiwi Wiz Fineron climbing two classic... Read more

25 Jul 2014

thumb Toni Yaniro talks about his 1979 ground breaking first ascent of Grand Illusion, 8a, at Lake Tahoe, CA. 13 year old Mirko... Read more

23 Jul 2014

thumb Young, talented climber Ellis Butler-Barker (17) is currently out in Rodellar, Northern Spain and is climbing extremely... Read more

21 Jul 2014

thumb The name Rocklands says one thing – Bouldering. This vast, semi-desert pleateau in the Northern Cederberg range of... Read more

21 Jul 2014

thumb Back in April, Nalle Hukkataival made the coveted first, and so far only, ascent of the sit down start to Klem Loskot's... Read more

21 Jul 2014

thumb Hawkcliffe, a partially quarried crag in West Yorkshire has recently seen some attention from Jordan and Naomi Buys and... Read more

19 Jul 2014

thumb In early June, Nils Favre managed to make the first repeat of Dave Graham's Scarred for life, ~8B+, at Fionnay,... Read more

18 Jul 2014

thumb For this week's Friday Night Video we bring you two very contrasting videos. The first features top British trad climber Hazel... Read more

18 Jul 2014

thumb Police are investigating claims that two members of the group Friends of Blencathra have been receiving threatening emails... Read more

17 Jul 2014

thumb The ‘Holy Jesus Wall’ is aptly named. Hidden away on the coast of the tiny island of Owey in Donegal and known to... Read more

17 Jul 2014

thumb Friday the 18th July, will see an organised clean-up of the area surrounding the Harrison's Rocks. It is being organised by... Read more

17 Jul 2014

thumb Pete Robins has added a hard boulder problem to the Llanberis Pass, North Wales. The now named Ropes of Maui... Read more

17 Jul 2014

thumb Felipe Camargo has made the first ascent of Fortaleza, ~8C, at Ubatuba, east of São Paulo, Brazil. If confirmed this... Read more

15 Jul 2014

thumb Paul Robinson has once again spent some time in South Africa. This time he decided to focus on a new area in the Cederberg,... Read more

15 Jul 2014

thumb In this video Trans World Sport speak to 2012 Para Climbing World Champion Fran Brown. Fran, who has partially lost the use... Read more

15 Jul 2014

thumb British climber and 'Wide Boy' Pete Whittaker recently travelled to Bohuslan, Sweden with the aim of climbing all the routes in... Read more

14 Jul 2014

thumb Kairn reports Cédric Lachat has repeated the Pou-brothers' Orbayu, ~8c MP, in the Picos de Europa, Asturia,... Read more

14 Jul 2014

thumb 13 year old Mirko Caballero has repeated Fred Nicole's Golden shadow, ~8B+, in Rocklands, SA. This was his second of the... Read more

13 Jul 2014

thumb Alexander Megos has repeated Chris Sharma's Biographie*, 9a+, at Ceüse, France, needing only three tries! YEAAAH!... Read more

12 Jul 2014

thumb Adam Ondra has onsighted Stefano Ghisolfi's TCT, 9a, at Gravere, Italy, and made a 2nd go ascent of La prophétie des... Read more

12 Jul 2014

thumb Shauna Coxsey has repeated Bernd Zangerl's New Base Line, 8B+, at Magic Wood/Averstal, Switzerland. Today I climbed New... Read more

11 Jul 2014

thumb Here's a great short video about American climber and BASE jumper, Steph Davis as she talks about her relationship with the... Read more

11 Jul 2014

thumb Gaz Parry and Adrian Berry have recently added a new 7 pitch route to Kalymnos. At a moderate grade of French 5, Space... Read more

11 Jul 2014

thumb Ashima Shiraishi has repeated Fred Nicole's Golden Shadow, ~8B+, in Rocklands, South Africa. This means 13-year old... Read more

10 Jul 2014

thumb Emma Twyford recently headed over to Nesscliffe in Shropshire with a strong team from North Wales consisting of Pete Robins,... Read more

7 Jul 2014

thumb Top British boulderer, Dan Varian has just made the first ascent of a highball 8B boulder problem at Christianbury Crags, in the... Read more

7 Jul 2014

thumb Alex Puccio has repeated Dave Graham's Nuthin' but sunshine, ~8B, in the RMNP, CO. This was the second female ascent after... Read more

7 Jul 2014

thumb Dan Turner has just made a quick repeat of Pete Robins' Ogwen Valley 8B Isles of Wonder, (UKC News Report) a very... Read more

5 Jul 2014

thumb Shauna Coxsey has repeated One Summer in Paradise, 8B, at Magic Wood. This is her third of the grade after Nuthin'... Read more

5 Jul 2014

thumb Alex Puccio has repeated Tyler Landman's Top Notch, ~8B, in the RMNP, CO. This was Alex' first of the grade. Second day on it... Read more

4 Jul 2014

thumb For this week's Friday Night Video we have a great Double Bill lined up, with footage of the first ascent of Kev Shields new E7... Read more

4 Jul 2014

thumb News just in: Blencathra has been sold to an un-named party. The sale is a blow to the group Friends of Blencathra,... Read more

4 Jul 2014

thumb St. Bees based climber Chris Fisher has recently climbed his first 8A boulder problem, and in doing so has climbed an... Read more

3 Jul 2014

thumb In the fourth episode of 's 'Reclimbing the Classics' series, Mammut athlete Barbara Bacher attempts to climb Jerry Moffat's... Read more

3 Jul 2014

thumb British alpinists Malcolm Bass and Simon Yearsley have been active in the Garhwal Himalaya this June. They came... Read more

2 Jul 2014

thumb British ex-pat Dan Smith is making good use of his move to New Zealand and has recently made the first repeat of NZ's hardest... Read more

2 Jul 2014

thumb Tom Randall has linked the Italian boulder problem crack traverse of Greenshadow in to the well known hard roof crack of... Read more

1 Jul 2014

thumb On the 27th and 28th of June was the final round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup, in Laval France. British... Read more