August 2011 Search News

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31 Aug 2011

thumb On 25th July 2011, British climber (and UKC Contributor) Scott Mackenzie stood on the summit of Broad Peak (8047m), becoming ... Read more

31 Aug 2011

thumb This week's Friday nighter is an extended interview with Italian high altitude legend Reinhold Messner. Messner made the first... Read more

31 Aug 2011

thumb The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) has restructured, revitalised and relaunched its charity – the BMC Access and... Read more

31 Aug 2011

thumb Muriel Sarkany, the ex-world champion from Belgium, has repeated Hot chili X, 8c, at Déversé in Gorge du Loup north of... Read more

30 Aug 2011

thumb Sébastien Bouin has made a couple of FA:s in the Verdon Gorge lately. In the La Ramirole cave, he managed to free a ~50m line... Read more

30 Aug 2011

thumb I got an email from Dai Koyamada: Now I am in Switzerland again. Yesterday, I did In search of time lost [Daniel Woods' 8C in... Read more

30 Aug 2011

thumb Dave MacLeod has spent the last few weeks on the Gore-tex Experience Tour in Norway, a trip on which two winners of a competition... Read more

29 Aug 2011

thumb During the Västervik International Boulder Meet, there was a dyno competition. The plan was to make it an official one,... Read more

26 Aug 2011

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is from . Here's what they say: "Since Mountain Equipment began in 1961 we have been witness to... Read more

25 Aug 2011

thumb UKC's favourite Cumbrian - James McHaffie - recently made the long awaited second ascent of The Big Bang (9a) at Lower Pen... Read more

25 Aug 2011

thumb Following on from the success of our previous skills weekends at Plas y Brenin, we are pleased to announce a weekend of workshops... Read more

25 Aug 2011

thumb Steve McClure recently attended a Deep Water Soloing competition in Norway, and came in fifth place, but he did win the best... Read more

25 Aug 2011

thumb The Västervik International Boulder Meet has now begun. Many of the invited climbers arrived already on the Monday and was out... Read more

25 Aug 2011

thumb As reported in several news posts earlier this summer, Paul Robinson has spent some time exploring the bouldering areas around... Read more

24 Aug 2011

thumb Austrian climber Gerlined Kaltenbrunner has become the first woman to climb all 14 8000 metre peaks without supplementary... Read more

23 Aug 2011

thumb Perhaps...no, definitely not the hardest we have seen in terms of numbers, but this video by Derek Thatcher of James Morris on... Read more

23 Aug 2011

thumb Anna Stoehr and Kilian Fischuber Win Overall World Cup Titles The final round of the bouldering world cup was held last weekend... Read more

23 Aug 2011

thumb Daila Ojeda reports Chris Sharma made short work of the long version of Duele la realidad, 9a, at Oliana. The original, first... Read more

19 Aug 2011

thumb In this week's Friday night video we get a glimpse in to the life of British professional climber Kevin Thaw. Kevin, who has... Read more

19 Aug 2011

thumb UKC got in touch with Brit climber Tom Bolger as we'd heard about his recent rapid ticking of 4 8c sport routes. Tom, who lives... Read more

18 Aug 2011

thumb Aurélien Paďs has made the first ascent of Docteur éthique at Saint-Sauves, Puy-de-Dôme, in the Auvergne region of France. The... Read more

18 Aug 2011

thumb On a recent trip to Pembroke Steve McClure climbed the pumpy E8 6c Point Blank in Stennis Ford, onsight. The route, a... Read more

16 Aug 2011

thumb 18 year old Alexander Megos has made the, as far as I know, first flash ascent of an 8c in Frankenjura. The route was Markus... Read more

16 Aug 2011

thumb It would seem Adam Ondra has began his onslaught on world bouldering standards. So far, he hasn't really excelled beyond what... Read more

16 Aug 2011

thumb There is now a full report from Nico and Adam on Black Diamond's website. Both climbers says it is an exceptional route and... Read more

15 Aug 2011

thumb The Pou-brothers' Orbayu, a contender for the hardest multi pitch in the world, on the West face of Naranjo de Bulnes, Asturia,... Read more

12 Aug 2011

thumb Well it's Friday night again and this week we are staying in with a cold beer and a glimpse of what it is like to race your way... Read more

12 Aug 2011

thumb Shawn Raboutou (13) has done the short and steep Welcome to Tijuana at Rodellar, Spain and thereby his first 8c. Shawn is the... Read more

12 Aug 2011

thumb Hard Sport: 30 year old Cumbrian climber James McHaffie has continued his run of exceptional form (See UKC News on his 9a... Read more

9 Aug 2011

thumb The world class sport crag of Ceuse in France has been the destination of choice for many climbers over the years and this summer... Read more

8 Aug 2011

thumb Phil Maurel of Nice climb reports from what seems like an international gathering in the Gorges du Loup. Russian, Yana... Read more

8 Aug 2011

thumb Last week we reported that Alan Cassidy had repeated Metalcore (8c+) at The Anvil in Scotland. Read the full original... Read more

8 Aug 2011

thumb Report by the BMC : It is with great sadness that the announces the death of Alan Blackshaw on Thursday 4th August... Read more

8 Aug 2011

thumb A new regime of voluntary car park charges will be introduced at Cairngorm Mountain's Coire Cas car park later this month.... Read more

8 Aug 2011

thumb The UKC Top Photos App is now available for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Each week this app showcases the best... Read more

5 Aug 2011

thumb UKC/UKH Contributor and user Andy Ruck has been named as one of the injured members of a party of British young people involved... Read more

5 Aug 2011

thumb Rather than hitting the "brick wall" known as Three degrees of separation, which I suggested, Ramón Julian Puigblanque made the... Read more

5 Aug 2011

thumb Each year Petzl organise a RocTrip where their professional climbing team meet up with locals at an area, and you if you... Read more

4 Aug 2011

thumb After a Gold in the World Championships in Arco and a 3rd place at Briancon, Ramón Julian Puigblanque has gone on vacation.... Read more

3 Aug 2011

thumb Adam Ondra has returned to the office again after the World Championships in Arco. The plastic pulling, resulting in him... Read more

2 Aug 2011

thumb Perhaps not the most impressive ascent in terms of sheer numbers, but onsighting the 1220m/39 pitches Il Pesce a.k.a. The Fish... Read more

1 Aug 2011

thumb In this short video from Bjarne Sahlen of Endless Flow we see Dave Evans climb the classic Welsh boulder problem of Jerry's Roof... Read more

1 Aug 2011

thumb Wales based climber James McHaffie has repeated Wales' hardest sport route - The Big Bang (9a) - at Lower Pen Trwyn on the Great... Read more