August 2006 Search News

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27 Aug 2006

thumb Tyler reports on Rocktalk that, "Despite many examples to the contrary there is still a widely held view that women aren't... Read more

25 Aug 2006

thumb In the Peak Steve McClure has snagged an old project at Dovedale's Ilam Rock between Eye of the Tiger and Gladiator. Steve... Read more

23 Aug 2006

thumb In 1995 the French climber Fred Rouhling climbed Akira in a cave near Vilhonneur, France and gave it Fr 9b, a good grade harder... Read more

19 Aug 2006

thumb There must be something in the water, or the heritage (or both!), that produces so many good climbers in the northern region of... Read more

19 Aug 2006

thumb New Hampshire born Dean Potter is well known as a speed climber and soloists with many firsts in Yosemite and Patagonia. He's the... Read more

16 Aug 2006

thumb If you ever climbed at Hueco Tanks, Texas during the 90's you will no doubt have met 'Hueco' Pete Zavala and his wife Queta who... Read more

16 Aug 2006

thumb Matt Heason reports at planetFear.com that: "With connections twice a day from Athens International Airport it is now... Read more

15 Aug 2006

thumb From Michael Reardon via Supertopo. "Around midnight (Sunday, August 13th) last night near the Nevada state line, John Bachar,... Read more

15 Aug 2006

thumb With onsights of E6, E7 and 8a, a first ascent of an M9 in Colorado (that recently got retrobolted because no-one could repeat... Read more

14 Aug 2006

thumb Cool weather in Wales created sticky grippers that allowed Chris Davies to complete a super hard power stamina problem in... Read more

14 Aug 2006

thumb Dry and cool conditions at Yorkshire's Kilnsey Crag has facilitated some great ascents recently. Steve McClure has completed one... Read more

13 Aug 2006

Nic Sellers has climbed a new route on Blue Scar between Stairway to Heaven and The Great White. True Blue follows a surprisingly... Read more

12 Aug 2006

thumb Brian Darby is launching a new UK climbing magazine called 'Gravity' which will join Summit, Climber, Friction, Climb and the... Read more

12 Aug 2006

thumb At Cheddar Gorge Dan Jenkin, Gordon Jenkin and Ed Heslam have climbed what is perhaps the longest sport climb in the UK. Castles... Read more

11 Aug 2006

Well they do it in Yosemite and now they do it on Great Gable. Circus stunt or the act of having an unbelievable amount of fun... Read more

8 Aug 2006

thumb Several weeks ago Andy Mitchell of Broughton-in-Furness in the Lakes repeated Dave Birkett's Nowt but a Fleein' Thing E8 on a... Read more

7 Aug 2006

thumb Within the space of two weeks Dalvinder Sohdi redpointed three of Yorkshire Limestone's best 8a's. Raindogs 8a (first ascended by... Read more

7 Aug 2006

thumb Steve Dunning no stranger to hard ascents (repeated Hubble 8c+), has been busy at Hollywood Bowl at Giggleswick Scar North in... Read more

4 Aug 2006

thumb Dave MacLeod is one of the World's top all round climbers and author of the UK's hardest traditional route Rhapsody, given the... Read more

3 Aug 2006

thumb The Rat Race Urban Adventure Series (website) is back again in Manchester this weekend for another round of high octane... Read more

2 Aug 2006

thumb Annabelle Bond (website) the well-heeled celeb' mountaineer who completed the 7 Summits in record time has been awarded the OBE... Read more

2 Aug 2006

thumb Climbers have contributed towards a bumper crop of Ring Ouzel chicks being raised on Stanage Edge in the Peak District this... Read more

2 Aug 2006

thumb The Italian husband and wife team of Romano Benet and Nives Meroi summited K2 last week. This is the first time that K2, 8611m,... Read more