December 2001 Search News

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28 Dec 2001

Regular Rocktalk poster, Sloper has got in touch to highlight the continuing problem in the Peak District with over zealous... Read more

24 Dec 2001

Nepal has opened up another 103 Himalayan peaks for mountaineering. The newly opened peaks will be avialble to climb from the... Read more

20 Dec 2001

Careless Torque has had a definite repeat in front of indubitable witnesses, among them the FA, Big Ron.The 7a boulder problem,... Read more

18 Dec 2001

The highly controversial and environmentally dubious Cairngorm furnicular has now been completed and is awaiting the go-ahead... Read more

17 Dec 2001

Once again Liam Halsey came tops in another SIBL round, with an amazing 254 points from the 25 problems - which suggests he got... Read more

17 Dec 2001

Still fairly fresh from soloing \'the hardest aid route in the world\', Reticent wall on El Capitan, Andy Kirkpatrick will give a... Read more

11 Dec 2001

thumb Justin Critchlow has won the race for the second ascent of Against the Grain at the Roaches lower tier.He took three falls during... Read more

11 Dec 2001

Russian climber, Valeri Babanov has soloed the coveted first ascent of Meru Central(6,450m) in India's Garhwal Himalaya. He... Read more

10 Dec 2001

The BMC / Enterprise Festival of Climbing was held in Birmingham at the weekend. The International Masters was won by French... Read more

7 Dec 2001

Super-talented American climber, Beth Rodden has climbed one of the US\'s hardest cracks with an ascent of the 5.13c splitter... Read more

7 Dec 2001

thumb Peak Gritstone East Book launch at Rock + Run Sheffield. Author\'s Chris Craggs and Alan James will be there to sign... Read more

6 Dec 2001

thumb The United Nations has declared 2002 International Year of the Mountains (IYM) with the launch taking place next week (December... Read more

4 Dec 2001

One of the USA\'s top climbers, Tommy Caldwell, has injured himself badly in a DIY accident at his home in Estes Park,... Read more

3 Dec 2001

thumb Climbing has been banned in the Hidden valley at Sella. This area contains the superb Wild Side and the less-superb Sector VIPs... Read more