October 2013 Search News

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31 Oct 2013

thumb Caroline Ciavaldini and James Pearson are on the road again. After Kalymnos, they packed their things and started driving... Read more

31 Oct 2013

thumb In this short film by Bjarne Salen of Endless Flow, we see extreme skier Andreas Fransson and friends in action, skiing some... Read more

30 Oct 2013

thumb Hazel Findlay has just got down from another free ascent of El Capitan, having climbed Freerider, 5.12d,... Read more

30 Oct 2013

thumb German power house Jan Hojer has made the second ascent of Mecanique Elementaire, ~8C, at Recloses, Fontainebleau. The problem... Read more

30 Oct 2013

thumb Paul Robinson has made the 5th ascent of Vasya Vorotnikov's Jaws II, 9a+, at Rumney, New Hampshire. Paul is of course way more... Read more

30 Oct 2013

thumb Here Rob Haigh gives us a run down of the Battle of Britain Bouldering Competition. The comp was won by (split in to age... Read more

30 Oct 2013

thumb 14 year old GB junior climbing team member Rebecca Kinghorn has recently returned from a very successful trip to Kalymnos where... Read more

30 Oct 2013

thumb This is the first video of two, featuring Nalle Hukkataival and friends bouldering in Australia. During the trip focus was on... Read more

29 Oct 2013

thumb Jimmy Webb, who is on a road trip right now, has flashed yet another 8B, The Tea cup, at Leavenworth, Washington. By my... Read more

29 Oct 2013

thumb Adam Ondra has managed to climb three 9a's in a single day in Frankenjura, Germany. With beta from Alex Megos, Adam first... Read more

28 Oct 2013

thumb Felipe Camargo from Brasil is currently in Switzerland, where he despite bad weather has been able to repeat two very different... Read more

28 Oct 2013

thumb 16 year-old Ellis Butler-Barker has recently been climbing hard at Brean Down, Somerset, coming away with a... Read more

26 Oct 2013

thumb Dai Koyamada has made the first ascent of yet another 8B+ during his exploration of Kyushu, Japan's southern most main... Read more

26 Oct 2013

thumb 12 year old Ashima Shiraishi, from NYC, is the only woman, well... girl, to have climbed both 8c+ sport routes and 8B boulder... Read more

25 Oct 2013

thumb One day back in May saw 26.5 E-points climbed at Wimberry in just three routes. The ascents were made by Pete Whittaker, Tom... Read more

25 Oct 2013

thumb The UKClimbing Limited director Alan James will be on the forums on Monday 28 October for a Q&A session specifically... Read more

25 Oct 2013

thumb 15 year old Euan McFadyen recently climbed his first font 8A, Spam Dagger at Dumbarton Rock, just a year and... Read more

24 Oct 2013

thumb Emma Twyford recently became the second British woman to climb E9 with an ascent of the bold arete climb Rare... Read more

23 Oct 2013

thumb First reported briefly in the UKC forums, we now have more details on a new hard route in the North York Moors. Here Franco... Read more

23 Oct 2013

thumb Here's a couple of videos with Alexander Megos climbing a bunch of boulder problems in the Grampians, Australia. In the first... Read more

23 Oct 2013

thumb Fabian Buhl has repeated Bernd Zangerl's Anam Cara, ~8B+, at Silvretta, Austria. The 22 year old from Oberstaufen in the... Read more

22 Oct 2013

thumb On October 12, Vanessa François climbed over the rim on to the top of El Capitan, perhaps the world's most famous big... Read more

22 Oct 2013

thumb A while back, Chris Sharma, Said Belhaj and Andrew Bisharat spent some time in Australia, sampling some of the best that the... Read more

22 Oct 2013

thumb Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden have made the first ascent of Kishtwar Kailash (6451m) in the Indian Himalaya.The... Read more

22 Oct 2013

thumb Andrew Palmer has repeated Jaws II, aka Broken Jaws, 9a+, at Rumney, New Hampshire. Andrew Palmer is a Rumney local and... Read more

21 Oct 2013

thumb On Saturday 12th October Finlay Wild broke the speed record for the Cuillin Ridge traverse for the second time in a year,... Read more

20 Oct 2013

thumb David Graham has made the first ascent of Foundation's edge, ~8C, his long standing king line project at Fionnay, near Verbier,... Read more

18 Oct 2013

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is some Peak Limestone sport climbing courtesy of Jon Clark. Jon introduces his video on... Read more

18 Oct 2013

thumb Dai Koyamada has made the first ascent of Nostalgia, ~8B+, at Minamata, Kyushu, Japan. Dai and his photographer, Ikuku Serata... Read more

18 Oct 2013

thumb During the last few years, Nalle Hukkataival has travelled the earth looking for and finding hard unclimbed lines. This has... Read more

17 Oct 2013

thumb During a trip to Australia this summer, German climber Dorothea Karalus made the first ascent of In the Cloud, ~8A+, in the... Read more

17 Oct 2013

thumb Following the recent news of Ueli Steck and his amazing solo ascent of Annapurna's huge South Face in a 28 hour round trip,... Read more

17 Oct 2013

thumb Mountain Training launched a Coaching Award Scheme last week aimed at recognising the value of coaching in climbing in recent... Read more

15 Oct 2013

thumb Eva Lopez has repeated Potemkin, 8c+, at Cuenca, Spain, for her first of the grade. The 42 year old is the woman behind... Read more

15 Oct 2013

thumb A heartwarming shaggy dog story reached us today, after Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team spent Sunday afternoon poking about... Read more

14 Oct 2013

thumb Hill running sensation Finlay Wild has been at it again. On Saturday 12th October 2013 he broke his own recent record for... Read more

13 Oct 2013

thumb Swiss climber Ueli Steck, one of the world's top alpinists, has confirmed that he has soloed the South Face of Annapurna in... Read more

11 Oct 2013

thumb During the first of two competition days at The North Face's Kalymnos climbing festival Alexander Megos made short work of the... Read more

11 Oct 2013

thumb Something a bit different for this week's Friday Nighter. It's the live stream from the North Face Kalymnos... Read more

11 Oct 2013

thumb Dan Varian has added a desperate new sandstone mega-problem - The Rail - to Bowden Doors in Northumberland. The problem weighs... Read more

10 Oct 2013

thumb James 'Caff' McHaffie recently made the first ascent of a route on the Milestone Buttress in the Ogwen Valley, North... Read more

10 Oct 2013

thumb Chris Sharma, who has been spending a lot of time on the road lately, has finally found a worthy project on US soil, or rock to... Read more

10 Oct 2013

thumb In a brief report on Planet Mountain the news has broken that Ueli Steck has soloed the huge South Face of Annapurna (8091m),... Read more

9 Oct 2013

thumb Cumbria based Katy Forrester has just climbed her first E7, with a headpoint ascent of De Quincy, E7 6b at... Read more

9 Oct 2013

thumb Last weekend saw the British Lead Climbing Championships held at the new Awesome Walls in Sheffield. A strong field entered... Read more

8 Oct 2013

thumb In this video Adam Ondra climbs Terranova and Gioia, which are the only two (more or less) confirmed 8C+'s in the... Read more

7 Oct 2013

thumb 12 year old Ashima Shiraishi has spent a few days in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky, where she has the habit of stunning the... Read more

6 Oct 2013

thumb After a great show at Kiipeily Areena (the Climbing Arena) in Helsinki, Finland, Nalle Hukkataival and Mélissa Le Nevé emerged... Read more

4 Oct 2013

thumb Saturday 5 October at 17.00 CET, it's time for Finland's first ever international bouldering invitational, The Sisu Masters... Read more

4 Oct 2013

thumb Back in October of last year Mayan Smith-Gobat from New Zealand repeated Wolfgang Güllich's 1985 test-piece Punks In... Read more

2 Oct 2013

thumb UKC Assistant Editor Duncan Campbell Reports From Yosemite Valley: The US government is set to temporarily close many... Read more

2 Oct 2013

thumb In yet more Yosemite news, Kiwi climber Mayan Smith-Gobat and American Libby Sauter have set a new women's speed record for... Read more

2 Oct 2013

thumb Chris Sharma is set to join Tommy Caldwell on his attempts on the well known 'Dawn Wall' project on El Capitan.... Read more

1 Oct 2013

thumb Paige Claassen has made the first repeat of Art attack, 8c, at Sasso Remeno in northern italy. According to Jon Glassberg, Art... Read more

1 Oct 2013

thumb Nathan Lee has climbed the blank wall at Wimberry between Appointment with Fear and Appointment with Death to give a new route... Read more