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29 Nov 2013

thumb This week's Friday nighter is from and is a bit of a different view of climbing in Spain. We have the usual sport climbing,... Read more

29 Nov 2013

thumb Last week we reported on Tom William's Switzerland Bouldering Trip (Read the UKC News). And now here is the... Read more

29 Nov 2013

thumb Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has recently made a ground-up ascent of Unfamiliar, E7/8 6c, at Stanage Plantation.... Read more

28 Nov 2013

thumb Last week Ben Bransby wrote the next chapter in the history of the famous gritstone route Parthian Shot at Burbage South,... Read more

27 Nov 2013

thumb Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker have recently broken the speed record on the Staffordshire 'Nose' Challenge, set in... Read more

27 Nov 2013

thumb Craig Arthur on the Clwyd limestone in Wales is one of the UK's finer traditional limestone cliffs and is home to classic... Read more

26 Nov 2013

thumb Katy Whittaker has recently climbed Knockin' On Heaven's Door, E8 6c, at Curbar. Katy headpointed the... Read more

26 Nov 2013

thumb In late October, Paul Robinson made the 5th ascent of Vasya Vorotnikov's Jaws II, 9a+, at Rumney, NH. Shouldn't it really be... Read more

26 Nov 2013

thumb Benjamin Linné Ryn from Sweden has had an amazing week in Fontainebleau, ticking 3 8A's, two 8A+'s and one 8B. As if that... Read more

25 Nov 2013

thumb Bolton Gun Club have begun erecting a new firing shelter in Wilton 3, and have retrospectively applied for planning... Read more

25 Nov 2013

thumb Andy Turner has recently made the second ascent of Greg Boswell's Powerdab, which Greg graded M13, making it one... Read more

25 Nov 2013

thumb Last month we reported on Mick Fowler and Paul Ramsden's first ascent of the beautiful peak of Kishtwar Kailash, the highest... Read more

22 Nov 2013

thumb Tom Williams has just returned from a very successful trip to Ticino, Switzerland, where he was on good form, climbing... Read more

22 Nov 2013

thumb This is the story of how the Wheel of Wolvo, ~8C, at Lincoln Lake/Wolverine land, was defeated. Dave Graham, Daniel Woods and... Read more

22 Nov 2013

thumb For those that don't know, John Gill is a famous American climber. He started bouldering in the mid 1950's and is widely... Read more

22 Nov 2013

thumb In early October, a bunch of world class boulderers gathered in Helsinki for Finlands first international invitational... Read more

21 Nov 2013

thumb Young Scottish Team GB Member, William Bosi (14), has been awarded the 2013 Miquel Trophy at the Commonwealth Games... Read more

21 Nov 2013

thumb Muriel Sarkany, 39, from belgium has repeated Alex Chabot's PuntX, 9a, at Gorges du Loup, north of Nice, France. This was... Read more

21 Nov 2013

thumb The 2013 has been and gone in a whirlwind of exciting films, presentations and of course beer. The leading lights of... Read more

20 Nov 2013

thumb 13 year old Rory Cargill has just had a very successful trip to Kalymnos, where he climbed his first 8a with the... Read more

20 Nov 2013

thumb Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of Defying gravity, ~8C, at Thunder Ridge in South Platte, Colorado. According to an... Read more

20 Nov 2013

thumb We've got a fantastic new series on UKClimbing.com from Nick Brown of Outcrop Films. Nick has been following some of the top... Read more

19 Nov 2013

thumb Ben Bransby has climbed Parthian Shot at Burbage in the Peak District, making the first lead of the route after the breaking of a... Read more

19 Nov 2013

thumb British climbers Nick Bullock and Greg Boswell are currently out in Canada wielding their axes, and so far they have had a very... Read more

19 Nov 2013

thumb Cecilia Buil and Tiny Almada have just established a new route on El Gigante in Mexico. The pair called the... Read more

18 Nov 2013

thumb Recently, Jimmy Webb, Taylor Mcneill and Tyler Weiss spent a couple of weeks in Washington state. As usual, Jimmy flashed more... Read more

18 Nov 2013

thumb Iker Arroitajauregi has made the first ascent of Txapela at Albarracin, Spain, which he believes could be his first 8C. 36... Read more

18 Nov 2013

thumb Will Atkinson has just made the first ascent of the 'Moorside Rocks Project', which despite being tried before, has... Read more

18 Nov 2013

thumb Long-running problems with public access and alleged threatening behaviour on a Highland estate have prompted plans to... Read more

18 Nov 2013

thumb The grit season is in full swing, and there's some impressive ascents on the UKC Top Ascents Page this week. One of those... Read more

14 Nov 2013

thumb 30 November at 20.00 CET is the time, Klättercentret Telefonplan, Stockholm, Sweden is the place for the 3rd annual La... Read more

14 Nov 2013

thumb James McHaffie, or Caff as he is better known, has just made the first ascent of an old project on The Red Wall Promontory,... Read more

13 Nov 2013

thumb After spending some time route climbing at Rumney, where he repeated Jaws II, 9a+, Paul Robinson has returned home to Colorado... Read more

13 Nov 2013

thumb The grit season is finally here, and after one of the best summers the UK has had in recent times, its not shaping up... Read more

12 Nov 2013

thumb Did you know that you don't actually have a legal right to climb on the sea cliffs at Gogarth? Have you ever run... Read more

11 Nov 2013

thumb Here Gaz Parry gives us the lowdown on the latest Blokfest competition... It doesn't seem two minutes since we finished... Read more

11 Nov 2013

thumb David Mason has recently made a very impressive headpoint ascent of the hard grit classic, Meshuga, E9 6c, at Black... Read more

11 Nov 2013

thumb Over the past two months have released a series of short videos featuring some of their UK based Pro Athletes including Neil... Read more

10 Nov 2013

thumb This video features Matty Hong repeating a number of 8B+ boulder problems in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado. Problems: The... Read more

10 Nov 2013

thumb Jimmy Webb has made a very quick 3rd ascent of David Graham's The Bridge of ashes, ~8C, at Elkland, Colorado. The problem was... Read more

9 Nov 2013

thumb Chris Webb Parsons has made the first ascent of Belly of the beast, ~8C, in the Keen roof at Raven Tor. A few months ago he... Read more

8 Nov 2013

thumb Ethan Walker has had a very good summer season on the limestone this year, climbing 47 routes in the 8th grade. This all... Read more

8 Nov 2013

thumb This week's Friday nighter is a double bill. Both on Gritstone, both bold routes, and both really nice videos. First up... Read more

8 Nov 2013

thumb On Wednesday 6th November the Herald newspaper reported a break in at an equipment store used by Glencoe... Read more

8 Nov 2013

thumb It is that time of year. Bloody freezing. And that can mean only one thing; the recent snows have lured out those keenest of... Read more

7 Nov 2013

thumb Greg Boswell has just added a hard new drytooling route to the Lake District dry tooling venue, the Works. Greg named the... Read more

7 Nov 2013

thumb Good news for winter hillwalkers and climbers: This season the Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) are planning... Read more

7 Nov 2013

thumb A month or so ago Paige Claassen made the 2nd ascent of Simone Pedeferri's Art Attack, an 8c slab at Sasso Remeno in northern... Read more

7 Nov 2013

thumb Psyche levels were high at this year's Women's Climbing Symposium! The event is the brain-child of Shauna... Read more

6 Nov 2013

thumb With a growing scene in the South West, more climbers are psyched, strong and out there doing it. Crags are more popular, routes... Read more

5 Nov 2013

thumb There has been a major rockfall in the Vivian Quarry close to Llanberis. The routes that have been directly affected are To Bolt... Read more

4 Nov 2013

thumb US based Tyler Landman yesterday climbed the first ascent of one of the most infamous gritstone last great... Read more

4 Nov 2013

thumb Alizée Dufraisse has repeated Coma sant pere, 8c+, at Margalef, Spain. Alizée is once again back in Spain where she has her... Read more

4 Nov 2013

thumb Yes well, I guess the title spoils the surprise somewhat, but this is the second part of Nalle Hukkataival and Co's... Read more

3 Nov 2013

thumb Courtney Sanders writes on facebook Daniel Woods has made the first ascent of The Ice knife sds at Guanella Pass,... Read more

2 Nov 2013

thumb This is the uncut video of Alexander Megos making the first ascent of Wheelchair in the Hollow Mountain Cave (Australia),... Read more

1 Nov 2013

thumb Polish climber Alexandra "Ola" Taistra has repeated Mind Control and Fish Eye, both ~8c, at Oliana, Spain? On her blog she... Read more

1 Nov 2013

thumb So this week it is British legend Andy Cave, climbing in Scotland. This is the trailer for the forthcoming film Distilled from... Read more