August 2010 Search News

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31 Aug 2010

thumb Will Atkinson is back doing what he does best, namely, jumping a very long way between very bad holds. On Saturday he... Read more

31 Aug 2010

thumb After this weekends' Great Climb, when Dave MacLeod and Tim Emmett successfully climbed a new route on Sron Uladail (you can... Read more

30 Aug 2010

thumb Dave MacLeod and Tim Emmett successfully climbed a new route on Sron Uladail, Harris on Saturday that was broadcast live on BBC... Read more

30 Aug 2010

thumb Pierre Délas, from Kairn, has made an interview with Magnus Midtbø, who has made the 2nd ascent of Ali-Hulk sit start extension,... Read more

30 Aug 2010

thumb Unfortunately there was no live streaming from Chuncheon, so the only thing I can provide at this point is the results of the... Read more

30 Aug 2010

thumb After three weeks in the Ali Baba cave at Rodellar, success came for Magnus Midtbø in the form of Ali Hulk extension sit start,... Read more

27 Aug 2010

thumb Adrian Baxter has redpointed the stunning sport route of Ironman (F8c) in Rodellar in the Huesca province of Aragon, Spain. ... Read more

26 Aug 2010

thumb Over the last few weeks Dave MacLeod and Tim Emmett have been preparing for a first ascent on the mighty cliff of Sron... Read more

25 Aug 2010

thumb Just thought I should confirm things went according to (my) plan. As predicted, Paul Robinson made the second ascent of Fred... Read more

25 Aug 2010

thumb Those of you who have been following this year's competition scene may have noticed one man's name cropping up time and... Read more

24 Aug 2010

thumb British climber Dave Gater is on a European bouldering tour. Dave specialises in dynos and he has made a string of nifty first... Read more

24 Aug 2010

thumb Kairn, who's talked to Belgian boulderer, Olivier Mignon, has the lowdown on the major sends at Magic Wood this summer. Zach... Read more

23 Aug 2010

thumb Young Belgian climber Chloé Graftiaux has been killed in an accident on l'Aiguille Noire de Peuterey, which is in Italy,... Read more

22 Aug 2010

thumb Magnus Midtbø is on a roll and lately, nothing seems to be able to stop the young Norwegian. At least nothing at Rodellar.... Read more

21 Aug 2010

thumb Until this summer, and perhaps still, Hansjörg Auer was probably mostly known for his unbelievable 2007 free solo ascent of The... Read more

20 Aug 2010

thumb Silvretta is a European bouldering area perhaps not at the forefront of British climbers' minds. The area is found close to... Read more

20 Aug 2010

thumb British Climbers Tom Chamberlain and Tony Barton have made a significant first ascent on Huaguruncho (5723m), Cordillera... Read more

19 Aug 2010

thumb Things have been going down, or up rather, lately that I haven't had time to report: Nina Caprez has repeated B.Peyronnard and... Read more

19 Aug 2010

thumb The well known climbing team of Sean Villanueva, Nico Favresse, Olivier Favresse and Ben Ditto are currently sailing around... Read more

18 Aug 2010

thumb North Wales based climbers Pete Robins and James McHaffie have both ticked significant but very different sport routes in the... Read more

18 Aug 2010

thumb The writing's been on the wall for a while, but it took until now for it to materialize. Angie Payne has done her first 8B and... Read more

18 Aug 2010

thumb A huge thank you to nearly 4,000 climbers who have completed the UKC Readership Survey. Your feedback does have a very... Read more

17 Aug 2010

thumb After Enzo Oddo's ascent of a certain route at Céüse, storm clouds started gathering on the north European horizon. Are we to... Read more

17 Aug 2010

thumb Austria based British expat Stew Watson has reported on his blog that he has made the first ascent of an F8c project at... Read more

17 Aug 2010

thumb Don't miss the video at the base of this article! Eneko and Iker Pou Climb Multipitch F8c in... Read more

15 Aug 2010

thumb After what he did last year, half a dozen routes in the 9a region, 15 year old Enzo Oddo is already a highly respected name in... Read more

15 Aug 2010

thumb Sasha DiGiulian, who amazingly enough is still only 17, has done Welcome to Tijuana, 8c, at Rodellar, for her first of the grade.... Read more

14 Aug 2010

thumb Adam Ondra, who else, has been on a one man rampage through France lately. Here's the short version: At la Balme de Yenne, he... Read more

13 Aug 2010

thumb A few weeks ago we ran an excellent video on climbing in the sandstone paradise of Red River Gorge, Kentucky USA. Colin... Read more

11 Aug 2010

thumb Here's Alizée Dufraisse climbing l'Arcadémicien, hard 8c, at Céüse. The video was filmed by Fred Oddo, and in all fairness I... Read more

11 Aug 2010

...and, most likely the rest will be history. Already, he's onsighted Dures limites, 8c, and made the FA of a 70 meter route... Read more

11 Aug 2010

thumb Jamie Emerson reports Dave Graham has made another FA in the Wolverineland, RMNP: "This is very much Dave's style, with a very... Read more

11 Aug 2010

thumb While Gabri Moroni was back home for a few days to sort out his business, David Lama got back to work on the Dave Graham-project... Read more

9 Aug 2010

thumb Sam Hamer and Finn McCann have just had a great week at the Shropshire sandstone quarry of Nesscliffe, ticking many of the... Read more

9 Aug 2010

thumb Paul Robinson has made the FA of The Big Short, ~8B+, at Rocklands, South Africa. This is the project similar in Style to Sky but... Read more

9 Aug 2010

thumb I first heard the name Barbara Zangerl in 2004, while bouldering in the Averstal, better known as the Magic wood. Rumors, more... Read more

9 Aug 2010

thumb In July this year, the start crux of Biographie a.k.a Realization at Céüse got a bit harder when one of the holds turned to dust... Read more

7 Aug 2010

thumb Felipe Camargo has made the 2nd ascent of Daniel Woods' The Power of Minduim, 8B, at Sao Bento do Sapucai, Brazil. I've been... Read more

6 Aug 2010

thumb The day after competing in the Bouldering World Cup in Sheffield, Adam Ondra hits Raven Tor in the Peak District. The young... Read more

6 Aug 2010

thumb Reports have been published that Swedish high altitude skier Fredrik Ericsson has been killed on K2. Ericsson had been... Read more

5 Aug 2010

thumb Uhm... seriously, I don't know what to say about this one. Other than this is the most hilarious, horrific and somewhat... Read more

5 Aug 2010

thumb The weather at Rocklands has been really hot for the season lately, forcing Paul Robinson to spend his days in the shade and... Read more

5 Aug 2010

thumb Dani Andrada has onsighted the 400m 13 pitch Zaratustra, ~8a/+, on the Pilar del Cotatuero, Spain. The free version of the... Read more

5 Aug 2010

thumb Dan Middleton is the BMC Technical Officer. He knows all about gear. How it works, how it breaks and how it is made. Dan is... Read more

4 Aug 2010

thumb Gabriele Moroni is at Céüse, one of the places that is THE place to be during the summer months. The other day, he climbed the... Read more

4 Aug 2010

thumb Sindre Sæther has made the first free ascent of Arch Wall on the Trollveggen wall, Norway, quite possibly the most... Read more

4 Aug 2010

thumb It's time to get those calendars out and make space around the week-end of 7-8 May (I think) for the 2011 bouldering meet in the... Read more

4 Aug 2010

thumb An application will soon be going before the planning committee of the Lake District National Park authority to build a... Read more

3 Aug 2010

thumb Preparations are well under way for the Stoney Middleton Revival Weekend on Saturday/Sunday 11th/12th September 2010. This is... Read more

3 Aug 2010

thumb In June of 2010 the Pou brothers from Spain repeated the famous multipitch route Solo per vecchi guerrieri on the south face of... Read more

2 Aug 2010

thumb Deep Water Solo Activist Gav Symonds has made what is thought to be the second ascent of Cutlass, the F8a+ at Berry Head,... Read more

2 Aug 2010

thumb Romain Desgranges had a nice afternoon session at Fionay, Switzerland, the other day, making quick work of two problems signed... Read more