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31 Aug 2012

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is a double bill - first up is another video from Alias Cinema and , and is the second part of... Read more

30 Aug 2012

thumb In Finland they got something called "sisu". It's not an easy word to explain and google translate really doesn't help ("go"),... Read more

30 Aug 2012

thumb Romain Desgranges, from France's Alpine capital, Chamonix, has started working on what he calls a "Climbing life opus", where... Read more

30 Aug 2012

thumb Karen Darke, 41, who lives in Sheffield, is competing in the road cycling event in the Paralympic Games. "I'm in the form of... Read more

30 Aug 2012

thumb With little over two weeks to go until the Scottish Youth Climbing Championship, it might be time to download your entry form... Read more

29 Aug 2012

thumb Fran Brown is the current British Para Climbing Champion and will be representing Britain in the World Para Climbing... Read more

29 Aug 2012

thumb Belgium's Nicolas Favresse has made a rare repeat of Beat Kammerlander's Speed, 8c+, at Voralpsee, Switzerland. The 30m super... Read more

29 Aug 2012

thumb Despite being unable to compete in the final round of the Bouldering World Cup last weekend due to a broken leg, British... Read more

29 Aug 2012

thumb There are seven competitions running on UKClimbing right now - and you could be a lucky winner. From jackets to Kindles to trips... Read more

28 Aug 2012

thumb Chris Davies has added a new problem to the limestone bouldering venue of Parisella's Cave. This steep bit of rock just keeps on... Read more

28 Aug 2012

thumb Here local Ormes climber Chris Doyle gives us a brief round-up of the harder ascents, new routes and developments on North Wales... Read more

28 Aug 2012

thumb In any National Park visitor survey when asked why they visit national parks the overwhelming majority agree that it is the... Read more

28 Aug 2012

thumb 11 year old Ashima Shiraishi from New York city, who is in South Africa with Paul Robinson & Co. for the Chasing winter... Read more

28 Aug 2012

thumb Neil 'Awesome' Mawson has added another couple of 8cs to his already huge CV of hard sport climbs. Neil recently climbed True... Read more

27 Aug 2012

thumb In this short video, we see Rok Klančnik and friends travel round the UK bouldering, with stops in Scotland, England and... Read more

24 Aug 2012

thumb In this video from the company we explore three new routes on the famous granite spire of Cerro Torre in Patagonia. They... Read more

24 Aug 2012

thumb Peak District based company have announced a forthcoming Ben Moon autobiography. From their website: From a... Read more

24 Aug 2012

thumb Once again South Africa is where things are going down. Local, Arjan de Kock has made the 4th (?) ascent of Paul Robinson's A... Read more

23 Aug 2012

thumb British climber Natalie Berry has ticked her first 8b sport route with an ascent of SatanX, at Gorges du Loup,... Read more

23 Aug 2012

thumb A major new climbing centre has been proposed for Sheffield which promises to be the biggest and boldest undertaking yet. The... Read more

23 Aug 2012

thumb Ex World Champion (2003) and over all World Cup winner (1997, 1999, 2001-2003), Muriel Sarkany has concentrated more on rock... Read more

22 Aug 2012

thumb Tony Scott, a British climber and famed film director, has comitted suicide by jumping from the Vincent Thomas Bridge, Los... Read more

22 Aug 2012

thumb Despite desperately hot conditions that have seen most European climbers eating ice cream or heading to high north facing crags,... Read more

21 Aug 2012

thumb The popular French sport climbing venue of Gorges du Tarn has now been rebolted. The limestone gorge had safety problems with... Read more

21 Aug 2012

thumb The following report is from the news section of Dave Henderson's website: Javu.co.uk Schmoking Hot 'Didier' Perry... Read more

20 Aug 2012

thumb Coming up on UKClimbing from Alias Cinema is a four part video series "This Way", profiling Athletes Jason Kruk, Will Stanhope,... Read more

20 Aug 2012

thumb Paul Robinson has made the 5th ascent of Fred Nicole's Oliphant's dawn, ~8B+, at Rocklands, South Africa. It's funny that this... Read more

20 Aug 2012

thumb British climbers Calum Muskett and Miles Perkin have made a rare ascent of the classic alpine route Divine Providence on the... Read more

17 Aug 2012

thumb This week's Friday nighter is quite a special video. Climber Oli Lyon has really captured the spirit of travelling and climbing... Read more

16 Aug 2012

thumb Last Saturday (11th August 2012) saw the third round of the Lead World Cup take place in Imst, Austria. The winners were Dutch... Read more

16 Aug 2012

thumb On Wednesday 22 August, with just one week to go to the Paralympic Games, a Flame will be sparked on each of the highest... Read more

16 Aug 2012

thumb Plenty of people have assembled many and impressive ascents in Rocklands, South Africa, this summer. Question is if not Jan... Read more

15 Aug 2012

thumb Dave Graham has had what surely must be one of his best weeks ever, with four ~8B+'s and one 8B in Rocklands, South... Read more

14 Aug 2012

thumb Following the rescue of a group of 14 lost hillwalkers from Ben Macdui last night, Grampian Police have issued a reminder that... Read more

14 Aug 2012

thumb Last weekend Stuttgart in Germany played host to a large international bouldering competition, the adidas Rockstars. The... Read more

13 Aug 2012

thumb Ali-Baba, an 8 pitch route at Aiglun in south eastern France is a veritable Marathon with the single pitches weighing in at 8a,... Read more

12 Aug 2012

thumb The 6th and last edition of Clement Perotti's Rocklands Post is packed with action, including Nalle Hukkataival's long awaited... Read more

11 Aug 2012

thumb French wiz-kid Enzo Oddo has struck again, not once but three times in a week. Enzo, now 17, did his first 9a when was 14,... Read more

9 Aug 2012

thumb Swiss climber Nina Caprez has, along with her partner Cedric Lachat, climbed the multipitch 8b+ Carnet d'Adresse, on the Rocher... Read more

9 Aug 2012

thumb Mike Lates of Skye Guides and author of last year's stunning SMC guidebook Skye The Cuillin gives us a roundup of the climbing... Read more

8 Aug 2012

thumb A while back a french crew consisting of Guillaume Glairon-Mondet, Mélanie Sandoz and Alban Besnier visited Magic Wood in... Read more

8 Aug 2012

thumb Join us at an informal event to celebrate the life of Roger Payne at Manchester Town Hall on Saturday 8 September, starting at... Read more

7 Aug 2012

thumb Barbara "Babsi" Zangerl has made the first female ascent of Thomas Huber's 1994 multi-pitch The End of Silence, 8b+, at Feuerhorn... Read more

6 Aug 2012

thumb Last week we reported on Neil Gresham's ascent of Olympiad (8b DWS) at Pembroke, South Wales. Neil mentioned to us at UKC that... Read more

6 Aug 2012

thumb 15 year old GB team member Buster Martin has redpointed his second 8b sport route with an ascent of the bouldery L'Ami De Tout... Read more

6 Aug 2012

thumb Super-strong Kiwi climber Mayan Smith-Gobat has recently climbed a multipitch alpine 8a in the Dolomites, and a... Read more

6 Aug 2012

thumb Apparently, not everyone is glued in front of the TV during the London Olympic games and there has been some climbing action as... Read more

6 Aug 2012

thumb Early this morning site users Jack Colbeck and Andy Graham set off on the first stage of a gruelling trans-national journey on... Read more

3 Aug 2012

thumb In this report Youri Picart from Grenoble University tells us about a recent bolting mission to Tunisia. At the... Read more

3 Aug 2012

thumb The following text and video are from the full story on the DMM Website. The term 'redpoint' or 'rotpunkt' originated in the... Read more

3 Aug 2012

thumb On July 30, at 4pm local time David Lama, Peter Ortner and Corey Rich were standing on the summit of the 6251m high... Read more

2 Aug 2012

thumb On Friday 27th July, the day of the opening ceremony of the Olympics, Neil Gresham completed his 8b DWS project at Forbidden... Read more

2 Aug 2012

thumb From 31 August the Hutchison Memorial Hut will be closed to the public for approximately three weeks for major construction and... Read more

1 Aug 2012

thumb In 2000, Fred Nicole put up Oliphant's dawn in Rocklands. Supposedly, he had difficulties making up his mind regarding the... Read more