November 2010 Search News

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30 Nov 2010

thumb The Mountaineering Council of Scotland (MCofS) is urging everyone who walks climbs and skis in the Scottish mountains to... Read more

29 Nov 2010

thumb James Pearson, the UK climber now based in Innsbruck, Austria, has recently made some fast ascents of several F8c sport routes in... Read more

29 Nov 2010

thumb The conditions must be perfect in Chironico right now, nothing good on TV or anything, because two 8C's have been repeated, one... Read more

29 Nov 2010

thumb Approx 5 inches of new snow has fallen in Ambleside this evening, I have been out to Low Water Beck which was a bit thin for... Read more

29 Nov 2010

Fontainebleau local, Lucas Ménégatti has made what should be the 6th ascent of Dave Graham's The Island, ~8B+/C, at Coquibus... Read more

26 Nov 2010

thumb The latest video by James Blay (Wild Country's International Sales Manager) features James and a very dedicated crew searching... Read more

26 Nov 2010

thumb Charlie Woodburn has made the fourth ascent of The Walk of Life at Dyer's Lookout in Devon. Rapidly becoming the Culm... Read more

26 Nov 2010

thumb Angela Eiter is mostly known as a competition climber, but this doesn't mean she can't deliver on rock as well, be it... Read more

26 Nov 2010

thumb Winter is here on UKClimbing.com Pete Macpherson and Martin Moran have been out making good use of the early season... Read more

25 Nov 2010

thumb Paul Robinson has made the 3rd post break ascent (Ondra, Muraoka) of Fred Nicole's über classic Dreamtime at Cresciano.... Read more

25 Nov 2010

thumb Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has climbed another Font 8A with an ascent of the crimpy granite boulder problem of Alphane Moon at... Read more

25 Nov 2010

thumb Pex Hill Quarry, the popular Merseyside climbing venue is looking spick and span following a day long clean up which brought... Read more

25 Nov 2010

thumb The weather hasn't exactly been the best in Ticino so far this autumn, but at least the temps seem to have dropped now. Too bad... Read more

24 Nov 2010

thumb Some important dates for your climbing diary. BMC Winter Lectures Brush up on your winter skills or learn new ones. These... Read more

23 Nov 2010

thumb The small Branson area, consisting of one boulder with a bunch of old Nicole classics, has yet gain seen some action. The Italian... Read more

22 Nov 2010

thumb On 15th September 2009 Eddie Izzard crossed the finish line having run 43 consecutive marathons in aid of Sport Relief. Paul... Read more

22 Nov 2010

thumb The final European Youth Series 2010 was held in Kranj Slovenia over the weekend, with some more solid performances form Kitty... Read more

21 Nov 2010

thumb The annual UK tribal gathering of mountaineers and climbers seems to go from strength to strength and this year's Kendal Mountain... Read more

19 Nov 2010

thumb This week's Friday Night video has been sent by Cole GIbson and features a rare ascent of one of the World's most famous routes... Read more

19 Nov 2010

thumb On his everlasting quest for finding and climbing the best lines everywhere, Jonathan Siegrist has struck gold again. After... Read more

18 Nov 2010

thumb sponsored climbers - Jordan Buys and Pete Whittaker - have, together and separately, been flogging the grit like it's going... Read more

18 Nov 2010

thumb Kendal Mountain Festival starts tonight with the The World Premiere of The Prophet - a film by Alastair Lee starring Leo... Read more

17 Nov 2010

thumb Jimmy Webb, Brion Voges and friends spent a weekend at the Horseshoe Canyon Ranch, Arkansas. The boys seemed to be enjoying... Read more

16 Nov 2010

thumb News from Ben Nevis of some impressive early season ascents, including at least one hard new route in very challenging... Read more

16 Nov 2010

thumb Climbing photographer Fred Moix has repeated the Fred Nicole classic Radja at Branson, Switzerland. "Stand start done after... Read more

16 Nov 2010

thumb After 65 days or so of work, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson felt ready for an attempt of freeing their Dawn wall project, also... Read more

15 Nov 2010

thumb Dave MacLeod has ticked his slab project in Glenfinnan. MacLeod has named the route Die by the Drop and has suggested a grade of... Read more

15 Nov 2010

thumb The 2010 film programme for the Kendal Film festival looks to be as exciting as ever - full programme. At Kendal, films are... Read more

15 Nov 2010

thumb A few days ago, we reported about Pierre Bollinger's FA of Pyrhus, 9a, at Gauxberg in the Alsace region of France. The guys from... Read more

13 Nov 2010

thumb Beautiful weather on the gritsone edges brought out both climbers and walkers in droves on Saturday. For the climbers the... Read more

13 Nov 2010

thumb I got a short message from Dai Koyamada: "I did Big Paw in Chironico yesterday. About 7 pm of Friday. I have a movie of... Read more

12 Nov 2010

thumb In July 2010 we ran a competition at UKC in conjunction with Keith Sharples - read the article here. The prize was to be... Read more

12 Nov 2010

thumb Bernhard Schwaiger, one of the lone wolves of bouldering, has done it again. Another ridiculously difficult FA on tiny crimps in... Read more

12 Nov 2010

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is a special exclusive for us: The Prophet - a film by Alastair Lee starring Leo Houlding and... Read more

11 Nov 2010

thumb In August Dan Bailey reported ( UKC News item ) on a planning application by Mark Weir of Honister Slate Mine to build a zip... Read more

10 Nov 2010

thumb "Dyno" Dave Gater has been in Spain crushing the dynos as usual, this time though, he has taken it to the next level. In August... Read more

10 Nov 2010

thumb Pierre Bollinger, has made the FA of Pyrrhus, 9a, at Gauxberg, in the Alsace, France. The route can be divided into three parts.... Read more

10 Nov 2010

thumb A group of Lancastrians made a foray into deepest darkest West Yorkshire this summer and discovered gritstone gold on a hillside... Read more

10 Nov 2010

thumb Sean Leary and Dean Potter have broken the two-year-old speed record for climbing the Nose of El Capitan, climbing the 31-pitch... Read more

9 Nov 2010

thumb Jonathan Siegrist has made the FA of Pure imagination at the Chocolate factory in the Red River Gorge, Kentucky. This crag is... Read more

8 Nov 2010

thumb 22 years after it was first climbed, the route Laughing Arthur at Blacker's Hole in Swanage, has finally been repeated - well... Read more

6 Nov 2010

thumb According to Jonathan Siegrist's twitter, Ethan Pringle has nabbed the (I think) 2nd ascent of the hardest route in the Red... Read more

5 Nov 2010

thumb " I arrived to catch the finals and was really impressed by the technical ability of the competitors and the difficulty of the... Read more

5 Nov 2010

thumb Manchester based Barbara Musial has had a great season on the UK limestone. Highlights include redpoint ascents of Urgent... Read more

5 Nov 2010

thumb Here's a video with Ramon Julian strolling up Dani Andrada's La ley innata, 8c+/9a, in the Laboratory sector at Margalef. It's... Read more

5 Nov 2010

thumb This is the second video from Lukasz Warzecha featuring the British Junior Climbing Team. Several members of the team head to a... Read more

5 Nov 2010

thumb Paul Robinson has repeated Tony Lamprecht's The Dagger on the Dreamtime boulder at Cresciano, Switzerland. Now he says he thinks... Read more

4 Nov 2010

thumb On the 17th October 2010, Mile End Climbing wall in London hosted the first round of this year's Southern Indoor Bouldering... Read more

4 Nov 2010

thumb Max Eder has made the 3rd ascent of Klem Loskot's Intermezzo XV(XY?) gelöst at Plombergstein, close so Salzburg, in... Read more

4 Nov 2010

thumb Earlier this year Dave Birkett made the third ascent of James Pearson's route The Walk of Life, an E9 6c... Read more

3 Nov 2010

thumb The cream of the military sport climbers from across Europe and the British Services gathered in Edinburgh last week for the... Read more

3 Nov 2010

thumb Lucinda Whittaker has climbed the classic arete test-piece of End of the Affair (E8) at Curbar in the Peak District. Lucinda... Read more

3 Nov 2010

thumb The video below really says it all, but here's what Petzl says about the Mexican Roctrip: "The climbing at Petzl RocTrip Mexico... Read more

2 Nov 2010

thumb Just back from the WC in China, where he placed a for him I suspect disappointing 4th, Ramon Julian Puigblanque got his revange... Read more

2 Nov 2010

thumb Leo Houlding is now back in the UK after his successful ascent of his new route The Prophet on El Capitan. Houlding, partnered... Read more

1 Nov 2010

thumb Access and Conservation is one of the most important aspects of the BMC's work. The BMC Access Team of Cath Flitcroft,... Read more