September 2007 Search News

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29 Sep 2007

Several people have pledged money if the BMC decide to purchase Wilton Quarries off United Utilities. The latest is a whopping... Read more

29 Sep 2007

thumb There is a public meeting at the Friends Meeting House on Jesus Lane at 8.00 on the 17th of October for anyone interested in... Read more

28 Sep 2007

thumb The Alps has experienced stable weather and good conditions, especially on the Grandes Jorasses (4,208 m) where Jon Bracey... Read more

28 Sep 2007

thumb Lakeland climbers and the BMC are having an open meeting at the Golden Rule, Ambleside next Wednesday 3rd October at 7.30pm. All... Read more

26 Sep 2007

thumb Alex Honold has free-soloed Astroman (5.11c, 10 pitches) and the Rostrum (5.11c, 8 pitches) in Yosemite Valley in a single... Read more

26 Sep 2007

thumb Lord_ash2000 broke the news at UKClimbing.com last Friday that the popular Lancashire climbing area Wilton Quarries were up for... Read more

25 Sep 2007

thumb "Picking projects at your physical and mental limits means constant exposure to the reality of failure. The struggle crushes... Read more

25 Sep 2007

thumb Dave Barrans' and Gareth Parry's bouldering brilliance has earned them 16th and 17th place respectively in the Climbing World... Read more

25 Sep 2007

thumb Steve McClure, the man who hangs upside down by his feet from cliffs, will be on the telly tonight. When: Channel Five News... Read more

25 Sep 2007

thumb With all the current uncertainty surrounding the Sports Direct acquisition of Nevisport last Thursday which we reported on... Read more

24 Sep 2007

thumb SPORTS Direct, the acquisitive and recently floated retailer, has acquired the struggling Fort William-based outdoor retailer... Read more

24 Sep 2007

thumb Earlier this month Lucy Creamer was invited to a speed climbing competition in China organised by the Chinese Mountaineering... Read more

24 Sep 2007

thumb A "nasty fluted overhung snowy grave" thwarted British alpinists Nick Bullock and Kenton Cool on their attempt to climb the North... Read more

24 Sep 2007

It appears that Narrowcast Media trading as Planet Fear will go into receivership this week. The company seems to have folded as... Read more

24 Sep 2007

thumb A landslide on the Great Orme, Llandudno, North Wales has resulted in the Marine drive and path being closed to public. Climbing... Read more

23 Sep 2007

thumb On September 6, mountain guides Simon Anthamatten and Michael Lerjen, both of Zermatt, Switzerland, ascended and descended the... Read more

23 Sep 2007

thumb Lord_ash2000 broke the news on Friday that the Wilton Quarries in Lancashire are up for sale. Wilton overlooks Egerton, just... Read more

20 Sep 2007

thumb The Anglo-Canadian team of Luisa Giles, Sarah Hart, and Jacqueline Hudson has established a 3,000-foot free route on a... Read more

20 Sep 2007

thumb The Caudwell Xtreme Everest expedition placed a research team on the summit of Everest in May 2007 and made the first ever... Read more

20 Sep 2007

thumb An investigation of the climbing harness that failed and sent Lander, Wyo. climber Todd Skinner plunging to his death in Yosemite... Read more

19 Sep 2007

thumb As promised. When Dave Birkett was a young climber a friend told him that to climb as hard as his grandfather, Jim Birkett, he... Read more

19 Sep 2007

thumb Derek Green, Island Manager said, "We have taken the very difficult decision to postpone all visits to Lundy between... Read more

18 Sep 2007

Whilst Dave MacLeod was busy repeating If 6 Was 9 in the Lakes Dave Birkett was playing away from home enjoying a long weekend... Read more

18 Sep 2007

thumb If 6 Was 9 at Iron Crag was first climbed in 1992 by Dave Birkett and he proposed a grade of E9 6c, it is one of a string of hard... Read more

18 Sep 2007

More news about the viral infection on Lundy courtesy of the BMC tells us the virus is believed to be airborne and not food or... Read more

18 Sep 2007

thumb Experienced climbers and mountaineers, Mark S. Lewis and Ian Blessley are attempting to climb 855 routes graded VS (Very Severe)... Read more

18 Sep 2007

thumb On the 7th September, dual British/US citizen Tyler Landman (15) continued his climbing love affair with the high-elevation... Read more

15 Sep 2007

thumb A "precautionary" cull of animals has taken place at Stroude Farm, Egham, near the scene of the outbreak of the disease... Read more

15 Sep 2007

thumb The most direct shipping route from Europe to Asia is fully clear of ice for the first time since records began, the European... Read more

15 Sep 2007

thumb On or around Sunday 9th September 2007 Duncan Drake (49) took his own life. Duncan had climbed at the highest standards since... Read more

15 Sep 2007

thumb A seven-member team of Finnish alpinists set off for a twenty-four day assault on virgin peaks of the Kunlun massif, which enters... Read more

14 Sep 2007

thumb Earlier this week Richard Fox broke the news that a mysterious stomach bug was rampant on Lundy island, at this UKClimbing.com... Read more

14 Sep 2007

thumb At last, what many have been waiting for is now available. We just received an email from Richard Robinson, the Director of... Read more

13 Sep 2007

thumb In June we reported on Dave Douglas's plans for a new Awesome Walls in Stockport. Although the location-location-location was... Read more

13 Sep 2007

thumb The Climbers' Club (CC) are considering building a new club hut in the Lake District on the site of a former Youth Hostel at... Read more

13 Sep 2007

thumb Brian McAlinden reports at Planetfear.com "We've also just heard that Climb Magazine has been cutting back on its editorial... Read more

12 Sep 2007

thumb Richard Fox reports at the UKClimbing.com forums "I've just returned from a trip to Lundy with the Avon MC. The island is... Read more

12 Sep 2007

thumb Bernard Newman of Bingley, West Yorkshire, the editor of Climber magazine for the last 9 years is stepping down October 1st and... Read more

11 Sep 2007

thumb Two climbers who were familiar names in the 1980's are still cranking hard despite being on the far side of 40. The English... Read more

11 Sep 2007

thumb The British alpinists Nick Bullock and Kenton Cool (www.dream-guides.com) started up the North Face of Kalanka (6,931 m) in the... Read more

10 Sep 2007

thumb The grand opening of the new, some would say much-needed, bouldering wall at Westway is scheduled to coincide with the Capital... Read more

10 Sep 2007

thumb This last week Alison Martindale and Lucy Ellis both reached the anchors of the classic sport route, Raindogs at Malham Cove... Read more

10 Sep 2007

thumb As well as the climbing competitions held this weekend at Arco, Italy (see report below) the second year of the Arco Rock Legends... Read more

9 Sep 2007

thumb On July 25 a British expedition comprising John Allen, David Barker, Joe Howard, Kevin and Isobel Mulligan, Richard Taylor and... Read more

9 Sep 2007

thumb This weekend Gaz Parry won the invitational Sint Roc Bouldering Contest at the Arco Rockmaster festival held in small town of... Read more

8 Sep 2007

thumb If you plan climbing at Stanage next weekend, unfortunately you can't. Stanage is being given a rest from climbing from the 15th... Read more

6 Sep 2007

thumb The French skyscraper climber who calls himself "Spiderman" scaled Europe's tallest skyscraper in the Russian capital on Tuesday... Read more

6 Sep 2007

thumb Jonny Copp and Micah Dash made a speedy, alpine-style first ascent of the 19,200-foot “Shafat Fortress” in Kashmir, India. The... Read more

6 Sep 2007

thumb The well-travelled Sheffield (UK) couple of John and Anne Arran have just made almost-free ascents of two big wall routes in the... Read more

6 Sep 2007

thumb In May this year after Steve McClure's ascent of Overshadow 9a+ at Malham Cove we asked Steve, what is next? He replied,... Read more

6 Sep 2007

thumb Marko Prezelj, Steve House and Vince Anderson--one of many world-class alpine-climbing teams that has descended upon Pakistan's... Read more