October 2011 Search News

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31 Oct 2011

thumb 25-28 August, the first annual Västervik International Boulder Meet was arranged in and around the idyllic town of Västervik on... Read more

31 Oct 2011

thumb Below is a free full length bouldering film from Outcrop Films. "Tomorrow I Will Be Gone" is Outcrop Films' début feature... Read more

31 Oct 2011

thumb Spanish climber Dani Andrada has red pointed an eight pitch route in the Chuanshang Cave at Getu in Southwest China on the... Read more

28 Oct 2011

thumb Earlier this summer a Swiss-Bavarian team comprising of Andres Lietha, Tom Holzhauser, Michi Wyser, Michi Tresch, Caroline... Read more

28 Oct 2011

thumb Top up your winter skills with a BMC Winter Lecture, coming to a variety of venues this November. Sponsored by & ,... Read more

28 Oct 2011

thumb News just in from the BMC: "Mick Fowler, famous as the climbing taxman, and Dave Turnbull, the BMC CEO, have just... Read more

28 Oct 2011

thumb Therese Johansen has made the 4th female ascent, after Babsi Zangerl, Anna Stöhr and Doro Karalus, of Pura vida, 8A+, at Magic... Read more

26 Oct 2011

thumb A China bound Dave Graham has made the first ascent of The ice knife, ~8C, in Colorado's Guanella pass, another high altitude... Read more

26 Oct 2011

thumb Jordan Buys has made the long-awaited second ascent of Loaded (E8 7a) at Ilkley Quarry, Yorkshire. Loaded, a striking quarried... Read more

26 Oct 2011

thumb Last week Hazel Findlay further cemented her place at the forefront of British climbing by freeing Golden Gate on Yosemite's El... Read more

24 Oct 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

24 Oct 2011

thumb British climber Hazel Findlay has made a free ascent of the world's most iconic rock face; El Capitan in Yosemite Valley,... Read more

23 Oct 2011

thumb Saturday night's spectacular La Sportiva Legends Only in front of 500 people at Klättercentret in Stockholm was in many ways... Read more

21 Oct 2011

thumb This week's Friday Nighter has already been on the site in the past week but is that good that we thought we'd feature it here.... Read more

21 Oct 2011

thumb Tomorrow it's on. Look a this photo from the work session before The La Sportiva legends Only at Klättercentret in... Read more

20 Oct 2011

thumb As announced in August (UKC Report), this year the Petzl RocTrip will take place in the Gétű Valley (Guizhuo Province)... Read more

20 Oct 2011

thumb The Wideboyz - Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall - are currently taking the USA by storm climbing every crack and off-width they... Read more

19 Oct 2011

thumb French climber and prolific route equipper Bruna Fara, has reported a worrying incident on Kalymnos. His wife Renee Guerin led a... Read more

19 Oct 2011

thumb The GB Bouldering Team is pleased to announce that the Team members for the 2012 competition season will comprise of: Male... Read more

19 Oct 2011

thumb Several mountain rescue teams are applying for the NatWest Community Force grant - a scheme which enables local projects and... Read more

19 Oct 2011

thumb Americans Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renen Osturk have made the first ascent of the much sought-after direct line up the... Read more

19 Oct 2011

thumb Guillaume Lebret, or "Guigui", has repeated the beautiful Trip Tik Tonik, 9a, at Déversé in the Gorges du loup north of Nice,... Read more

18 Oct 2011

thumb The British Lead Climbing Championships (BLCC) are spread over the weekend with the Juniors (under 20) climbing on the Saturday... Read more

18 Oct 2011

thumb Here is a video by Mélissa Le Nevé showing a few of her ascents from Rocklands last summer. It features her extremely... Read more

17 Oct 2011

thumb Adam Ondra was definitely right when he said he felt he was getting stronger. At Petrohrad in the Czech Republic, he made quick... Read more

17 Oct 2011

thumb Jules Littlefair has climbed Predator, a long 8b at Malham. The route, first climbed by John Dunne in 1987, tackles the left-hand... Read more

16 Oct 2011

thumb Sasha Digiulian is back in what seems to be her favourite climbing area, Kentucky's Red River Gorge. Last time around, in March... Read more

15 Oct 2011

thumb Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of La force tranquille in Magic Wood, Switzerland. This was his 3rd 8C FA in the area... Read more

14 Oct 2011

thumb UKClimbing.com are proud to present our exclusive summer series of 'Climbing with Maya'. This six episode series follows... Read more

14 Oct 2011

thumb Ramon Julián Puigblanque has become the 3rd member of the rather exclusive "8c+ onsight club", by onsighting The Crew at Rifle,... Read more

13 Oct 2011

thumb UKClimbing.com are proud to present our exclusive summer series of 'Climbing with Maya'. This six episode series follows... Read more

13 Oct 2011

thumb Magnus Midtboe has once again spent some time in the Flatanger cave, north of Trondheim in Norway. Some wet and cold days as it... Read more

13 Oct 2011

thumb After returning home to Finland from a hot Fontainebleau, Nalle Hukkataival felt the time had come to settle the deal with one... Read more

12 Oct 2011

thumb UKClimbing.com are proud to present our exclusive summer series of 'Climbing with Maya'. This six episode series follows... Read more

12 Oct 2011

thumb On Saturday 1 October Snowdonia-based runner Sarah Ridgway achieved what's likely to be the record for the fastest female time... Read more

11 Oct 2011

thumb UKClimbing.com are proud to present our exclusive summer series of 'Climbing with Maya'. This six episode series follows... Read more

10 Oct 2011

thumb UKClimbing.com are proud to present our exclusive summer series of 'Climbing with Maya'. This six episode series follows... Read more

7 Oct 2011

thumb UKClimbing.com are proud to present our exclusive summer series of 'Climbing with Maya'. This six episode series follows... Read more

7 Oct 2011

thumb Recently, whether during the fall or autumn is still debatable, Adam Ondra has been focusing more on bouldering. That he is on... Read more

7 Oct 2011

thumb Following on from their recent successes in Little Cottonwood Canyon (UKC news report) and Vedauwoo (UKC news report), Pete... Read more

7 Oct 2011

thumb After coming close in the past, the stars finally aligned and Mayan Smith-Gobat could make a dream of her's come true: A free... Read more

7 Oct 2011

thumb Later today we have a new video series about to hit UKC. 'Climbing with Maya' is a short 6 episode series following Bristol based... Read more

6 Oct 2011

thumb Here is a video by Michaël Rouzeau showing Fred Moix making the first ascent of Le lent silance du moleskine, an 8B+ traverse... Read more

6 Oct 2011

thumb South Greenland 2011, Swiss-Bavarian Climbing Expedition to Quvnerit Island, by Toni Lamprecht: The South of Greenland... Read more

6 Oct 2011

thumb Dai Koyamada's Switzerland trip is almost over. His main objective, to climb The story of 2 worlds from a lower start* than the... Read more

6 Oct 2011

thumb The UKHillwalking route cards system has gone live. It's been months in production - but we hope you agree it's been worth the... Read more

5 Oct 2011

thumb As reported here before, in August Nico Favresse and Adam Pustelnik made the first repeat of the Pou-brothers' Orbayu, a... Read more

5 Oct 2011

thumb Andy Gullsten, who is currently spending some time at home in Finland, has made the 2nd ascent of Nalle Hukkataival's The... Read more

5 Oct 2011

thumb Quality new routes in the Lake District are rare enough at the best of times but whole new crags developed with three cracking... Read more

4 Oct 2011

thumb Adam Ondra, who is focusing more on bouldering this fall, has paid a visit to the famous forest of Averstal, Graubünden,... Read more

3 Oct 2011

thumb We got a new report from Dai Koyamada: It is very hot here in Ticino like a summer. I went to try [The] Story [of two... Read more

3 Oct 2011

thumb The shortlist of entries has been announced... Read more

2 Oct 2011

thumb The weather is still too warm in Ticino and Varazze for Daniel Woods to make any serious attempts on his top two fall projects,... Read more

2 Oct 2011

thumb Crack-meisters Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall are currently ripping through the hardest crack climbs in the USA. Last week we... Read more