November 2014 Search News

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22 Nov 2014

thumb Jimmy Webb has repeated Daniel Woods' Defying Gravity, ~8C, at Thunder Ridge, South Platte, CO. Daniel made the first ascent... Read more

21 Nov 2014

thumb Nick Livesey discovered the mountains of Snowdonia over a decade ago and finally moved there a year and a half ago, quitting a... Read more

19 Nov 2014

thumb Tommy Caldwell has now managed to redpoint the 1st traverse pitch on the Dawn wall/Mescalito project on El Capitan, Yosemite.... Read more

19 Nov 2014

thumb American climber Tommy Caldwell has redpointed the hardest pitch on his long term El Capitan project The Dawn Wall. For those... Read more

19 Nov 2014

thumb Wednesday 12th November saw the first ever Scottish Students Climbing Festival take place at Transition Extreme, Aberdeen. This... Read more

18 Nov 2014

thumb We recently reported that Pete Whittaker had flashed the 32-pitch big wall route Freerider 5.12d , during a... Read more

18 Nov 2014

thumb The standard of climbing at the 2014 Junior Irish Lead Climbing Championship at Awesome Walls Dublin on 15th November left... Read more

17 Nov 2014

thumb A few weeks ago, we reported about Sonnie Trotter's new 8c route at Skaha Bluffs in British Colombia. Now there is a... Read more

17 Nov 2014

thumb The last round of the IFSC World Cup series 2014 took place in the Slovenian town of Kranj on 15th and 16th November,... Read more

17 Nov 2014

thumb Both David and Ruben Firnenburg have repeated Markus Bock's The Essential, 9a, at the Luisenwand, Frankenjura. David (19)... Read more

17 Nov 2014

thumb One thing is for sure, winter is coming. The first winter routes of the season have already been climbed (see Scottish Winter... Read more

15 Nov 2014

thumb Following a trial over winter 2013-14, the Sportscotland Avalanche Information Service will again be issuing avalanche risk... Read more

14 Nov 2014

thumb As the 2013 ice-climbing season rolled around, one of the most difficult ice climbs in Hyalite Canyon, Montana, came into... Read more

14 Nov 2014

thumb On 8th and 9th November the annual White Goods Drytooling Meet was held in North Wales and Scottish climber Greg Boswell was on... Read more

14 Nov 2014

thumb Fabian Buhl has made the first repeat of Alex Huber's Nirwana, a 7 pitch route on the Sonnwendwand at Loferer Steinplatte. The... Read more

13 Nov 2014

thumb A team of Swiss climbers consisting of Stephan Siegrist, Andreas "Dres" Abegglen and Thomas Senf made three... Read more

13 Nov 2014

thumb The 3rd season of Blokfest has kicked off in style at the Westway Sports Centre. Almost 400 competitors arrived to take part in... Read more

12 Nov 2014

thumb A man from Bootle, West Cumbria, who spent his life climbing mountains and collecting mountaineering books is putting the bulk... Read more

12 Nov 2014

thumb 2014 sees Steve headline Kendal Mountain Festival for the first time in its long history. Additionally, the event will... Read more

12 Nov 2014

thumb British sport climbing is seeing something of a renaissance at present after the popularity of bouldering surged during the late... Read more

11 Nov 2014

thumb It seems this year's bouldering season is slowly picking up pace after a somewhat slow start. Nalle hasn't been able to finish... Read more

11 Nov 2014

thumb In August this year Adam Pustelnik and Andreas Klarström climbed a new route on the north face of Vågakallen, Lofoten... Read more

10 Nov 2014

thumb The biography of Martin Boysen, one of the most influential British rock climbers in the 1960's and one of our leading... Read more

10 Nov 2014

thumb Following a meeting called by the Forestry Commission in October, with the Birchden Wood Facilities Community Interest Company... Read more

10 Nov 2014

thumb Reported on Rock and Ice Magazine is the sad news that climber Dave Pegg has passed away. Dave was 47 years old. The... Read more

8 Nov 2014

thumb The sports-bar company Clif Bar has dropped five of its 20 sponsored climbers. Missing from its roster are Alex Honnold, Dean... Read more

8 Nov 2014

thumb Jorg Verhoeven has repeated The Free Nose (UKC News report). I asked him a few questions about it: How did you prepare... Read more

7 Nov 2014

thumb In October, Austrian climber Angela Eiter made the first female ascent of Zauberfee 8c+ at Eremo near Arco, Italy.... Read more

7 Nov 2014

thumb Jorg Verhoeven, born in a small valley among the huge mountains in Holland, has become the first European to free climb The... Read more

6 Nov 2014

thumb Hot Aches Productions are due to premiere their latest film Redemption: The James Pearson Story at Kendal Mountain... Read more

6 Nov 2014

thumb Selected bits of the Peak District have become the first off-road terrain in a British national park to be featured on... Read more

5 Nov 2014

thumb 2014 sees Steve headline Kendal Mountain Festival for the first time in its long history. Additionally, the event will... Read more

5 Nov 2014

thumb On November 2nd over 31 competitors took part in Scotland's first ParaClimbing competition at Edinburgh International Climbing... Read more

4 Nov 2014

thumb British bouldering athlete Shauna Coxsey has been nominated for the 2014 BT Action Woman of the Year... Read more

4 Nov 2014

thumb Jakob Schubert has flashed The Riverbed, ~8B, and made one session ascents of Mystic Stylez and From shallow waters to... Read more

3 Nov 2014

thumb On the 29th and 30th of September 2014, Slovenian alpine climbers Aleš Česen, Luka Lindič and Marko... Read more

3 Nov 2014

thumb Aleksandra 'Ola' Taistra has repeated Humildes på Casa, ~8b+, and Nina Gmiter has done Fish eye, both at Oliana, while... Read more

3 Nov 2014

thumb Earlier this year, James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini decided to explore what the well known bouldering destination of... Read more