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31 Oct 2010

thumb With Paul Robinson and Dai Koyamada now having joined forces to take down Big paw, ~8C, Dave Graham's sit down start to... Read more

29 Oct 2010

thumb Malcolm Bass and Paul Figg have made the first ascent of the 1600m West Face of Vasuki Parbat, a rarely climbed 6780m peak in... Read more

29 Oct 2010

thumb I don't know how to describe The Island. Is it a group of people around Dave Graham? Is it a concept? A philosophy? A movement?... Read more

29 Oct 2010

thumb Sender Films have just released their 'First Ascent' Box Set. This 6 episode mega-DVD has well over 3 hours of climbing footage... Read more

28 Oct 2010

thumb Leo Houlding, partnered by Jason Pickles, has free climbed his long-term project on El Capitan: The Prophet. In an... Read more

28 Oct 2010

thumb Joe Puryear, one of America's top Himalayan climbers has been killed on Labuche Kang (7367m) in Tibet. Puryear was climbing with... Read more

27 Oct 2010

thumb Does it get any better than Swizz chocolate? Haroun Souriji sticks his neck out and proclaims his coming bouldering movie will... Read more

27 Oct 2010

thumb This news broke on the UKC forums some days ago - read the thread here: UKC Forums. Ryan Pasquill has got the grit... Read more

25 Oct 2010

thumb A clean up has been organised for Pex Hill, the popular sandstone quarry on Merseyside. The British Trust for Conservation... Read more

25 Oct 2010

thumb Access and Conservation is one of the most important aspects of the BMC's work. On Monday November 1st it is your chance... Read more

25 Oct 2010

thumb Carlo Traversi, who's spending a couple of months in Europe with Paul Robinson, has repeated Toni Lamprecht's The Dagger, on... Read more

25 Oct 2010

thumb Radovan Souček, Suk to his friends, has made the 3rd ascent, after Dave Graham and Bernd Zangerl, of From dirt grows the... Read more

25 Oct 2010

thumb British climber Emma Twyford is currently on the island of Kalymnos, Greece. Ten days in to her three week trip, on Friday... Read more

25 Oct 2010

thumb I know Adam Ondra has been mentioned a couple of times before... but here is a great interview by Pierre Delas from the French... Read more

24 Oct 2010

thumb As expected, Gabri Moroni has made the FA of the project I mentioned a few days ago. Il frutto del Diavolo at Trento is about 28... Read more

23 Oct 2010

thumb 9 October, K2 in Stockholm hosted the Nordic bouldering championships. Among the men, the line-up was strong, but pretty much... Read more

23 Oct 2010

thumb While on a climbing trip to Mallorca, which mostly has been dedicated to deep water soloing, Caroline Ciavaldini ventured inland... Read more

23 Oct 2010

thumb 6 years after he first began piecing together the big project on the Traumland block at the Sustenpass, Martin Keller has finally... Read more

22 Oct 2010

thumb In this week's Friday Night Video we see Andrea Maruna and Angelika Rainer climbing and discussing their thoughts on fear and how... Read more

21 Oct 2010

thumb Iain Miller has been at it again. Oh dear. Will someone lock him up for his own safety! Miller, who has been... Read more

21 Oct 2010

Michele Caminati has repeated Dave Graham's The Island, 8C, at Coquibus Rumont, Fontainebleau. This was the 4th ascent of Dave's... Read more

20 Oct 2010

thumb A new footpath is to be built between the Pen y Gwryd Hotel and the extremely busy Pen y Pass carpark at the head of the... Read more

20 Oct 2010

thumb This summer, Paul Robinson embarked on his grand tour. After seven weeks at Rocklands, South Africa, he has now settled down in... Read more

20 Oct 2010

thumb Barbara Zangerl and Hansjoerg Auer are now back from their Yosemite trip. "Bumping" in to Babsi on Facebook, I was eager to find... Read more

20 Oct 2010

thumb Photographer/videographer Bernardo Gimenez met up with Adam Ondra at Céüse this summer to try to find out more about the Czech... Read more

19 Oct 2010

thumb Italian climber Gabriele Moroni and friends are hard at work developing a new crag close to the city of Trento in the Italian... Read more

19 Oct 2010

thumb This is an excerpt from the full report by Lindsay Griffin on the BMC Website: Continuing their quest to free the great... Read more

19 Oct 2010

thumb Pete Robins has repeated Sea of Tranquillity (F8c+) at Lower Pen Trwyn (LPT), Llandudno, North Wales. The route, first... Read more

19 Oct 2010

thumb These days, it seems every time Adam Ondra goes to any kind of crag anywhere, he produces news. He's simply at a level where 9a... Read more

17 Oct 2010

thumb Don't miss the exclusive interview at the base of this article. Adam Ondra has free climbed the 370m F8b+ Tough Enough on... Read more

15 Oct 2010

thumb In this video from Rock and Ice magazine we follow top American climber Dave Graham as he lives his life... Read more

14 Oct 2010

thumb British Expat Climbs 500th New Route on Utah Sandstone, USA Paul Ross started climbing back in 1953, soloing easier climbs... Read more

14 Oct 2010

thumb As part of their preparation for BBC Scotland's Great Climb, Dave MacLeod and Tim Emmett wanted to try five new routes on... Read more

13 Oct 2010

thumb With crisp autumn conditions finally having arrived at Magic Wood in the Swiss Averstal, Paul Robinson could finally dispatch... Read more

13 Oct 2010

thumb Ramon Julian Puigblanque, the current World Cup and European champion, has made the third ascent, after Chris Sharma and Iker... Read more

12 Oct 2010

thumb Sean Villanueva, Nico Favresse, Olivier Favresse, Bob Shepton and Ben Ditto have returned from their expedition sailing around... Read more

12 Oct 2010

thumb There is some positive news to report regarding access to Dali's Hole in the Llanberis slate quarries. Following lengthy and... Read more

11 Oct 2010

thumb Edinburgh Indoor Climbing Arena (Ratho) has just hosted the British Lead Climbing Championships on the 9th and 10th of... Read more

10 Oct 2010

thumb Alex Puccio climbs 5 hard boulders in 3 days - by Björn Pohl: Alex Puccio has gone on a veritable killing spree at Magic... Read more

8 Oct 2010

thumb In this week's Friday night video, professional photographer Lukasz Warzecha introduces Stéphanie Maureau, Ice Climbing World... Read more

7 Oct 2010

thumb The British Bouldering Team is pleased to announce that the Team members for the 2011 competition season will comprise... Read more

7 Oct 2010

thumb Three super routes in one summer for Spain's top big wall climbers: Iker and Eneko Pou have repeated Zahir (300m F8b+) in... Read more

6 Oct 2010

thumb Ricky Bell has been up at Buzzard's Roost in Northern Ireland, the home of the infamous route Divided Years, and ticked off a new... Read more

6 Oct 2010

thumb There will be a short meeting of 45 minutes to 1 hour maximum after the Senior BLCC Final in Ratho this weekend to discuss... Read more

5 Oct 2010

thumb Daniel Woods has brought his bouldering skills to the routes. After, the Nor'easter Fest, he stayed on the east coast and headed... Read more

4 Oct 2010

thumb Magnus Midtboe is having his best fall ever: - Ali-Hulk Sit extension, 9b, 2nd ascent - 5th in lead and 3rd over all in the... Read more

4 Oct 2010

thumb As reported on the Epicentre Blog: Kitty Wallace has had a fantastic result at the European Youth Series (EYS) event in... Read more

4 Oct 2010

thumb Dave MacLeod made his first ever visit to Pembrokeshire last week and came away with the third ascent of Tim Emmett's Muy... Read more

3 Oct 2010

thumb A while back I gave you the Skyliners trailer and, although this doesn't have much to do with bouldering or sport climbing,... Read more

3 Oct 2010

thumb 38 year old Yann Ghesquiers, probably best known for having flashed an 8b+ slab pitch on Tough enough, a Multi-pitch on... Read more

2 Oct 2010

thumb Right now, Nalle Hukkataival is frustrated. He's in Colorado, and the road up to Lincoln lake, or "Wolverineland", is closing... Read more

2 Oct 2010

thumb Sarah Seeger has managed to repeat Odd fellow in the Frankenjura for her second 8c. She climbed her first of the grade,... Read more

1 Oct 2010

thumb We watch a lot of climbing videos here at UKClimbing HQ. There are loads of really amazing videos online, and we are constantly... Read more

1 Oct 2010

thumb Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have returned from the Chinese Tien Shan range with a first ascent to their names. During a... Read more