October 2006 Search News

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31 Oct 2006

thumb Lucy Creamer and Katherine Schirrmacher experienced a purple patch at Raven Tor in the Peak District recently. Creamer... Read more

31 Oct 2006

thumb Hello Fellow Climbers, I have just come home from attending an amazing memorial service for Todd Skinner. It was full-on... Read more

30 Oct 2006

thumb A study in the US has found there is no greater risk of osteoarthritis in rock climbers compared to non climbers, contrary to... Read more

27 Oct 2006

thumb Back in July 2006 I wrote, "Anyone who climbs Peak sport routes would have to agree that there is a lot of re-equipping needs... Read more

27 Oct 2006

thumb Jon Bracey and Nick Bullock have climbed a new route on the north face or Pharilapcha (5977m), Nepal. 'Snotty's Gully' 1000m,... Read more

26 Oct 2006

thumb Apparantly it was harness failure that caused Todd Skinner's death whilst abseiling from the Leaning Tower in Yosemite. This from... Read more

26 Oct 2006

thumb Neil Dyer is a climbers' climber. He has done many hard repeats and routes throughout the World and plays many of them down.... Read more

24 Oct 2006

thumb Free-climbing pioneer Todd Skinner was killed yesterday, October 23, while descending fixed ropes on the Leaning Tower in... Read more

23 Oct 2006

thumb Dougald MacDonald at Climbing.com reports: "A pair of Czech climbers has completed one of the most coveted lines in the... Read more

23 Oct 2006

thumb E11, the Hot Aches film about Dave MacLeod and his ascent of Rhapsody (see the UKClimbing.com review here) swept the board at... Read more

16 Oct 2006

thumb Matt Heason writes, "Tim Emmett and Ian Parnell have climbed a new all free route up the huge South East pillar of Kedar Dome... Read more

16 Oct 2006

thumb Dave Turnbull, Chief Executive of the British Mountaineering Council (website) has fully embraced bouldering. Yesterday at... Read more

15 Oct 2006

thumb Patxi Usobiaga onsighted his second 8c, Pata Negra (Rodellar, Spain), on October 7. This 120-foot, steep, endurance route was... Read more

15 Oct 2006

thumb There will be two major awards at this years Kendal Mountain Festivals Read more

12 Oct 2006

thumb Freak Climbing reports that Barbara Raudner has joined an elite club of women to have climbed 8c when she made the third ascent... Read more

12 Oct 2006

thumb What a year so far for Dave MacLeod; hard mixed Scottish, cutting edge bouldering, Rhapsody (see UKClimbing.com's report here),... Read more

11 Oct 2006

thumb Deep-water soloing, sport climbing, beautiful mountains, and bouldering, Mallorca has it all. We've just received a report from... Read more

10 Oct 2006

thumb The late Wolfgang Gullich was truly a visionary climber. Repeats of his route, Action Direct, the world's first 9a sport route,... Read more

9 Oct 2006

thumb The Kendal Mountain Film Festivals is just over a month off and we shall be running regular news updates until then. You can... Read more

6 Oct 2006

thumb Dave Flanagan reports: Finally the second edition of the bouldering guide is finished. Containing more than 900 problems (300... Read more

1 Oct 2006

thumb The British Mountaineering Council will today (Friday 29 September 2006) form a management partnership with the owners of Craig... Read more

1 Oct 2006

thumb In August 2006, Patagonia climbing ambassador Dean Potter free-soloed Heaven (5.12d/13a), a 40-foot overhanging crack that starts... Read more