December 2011 Search News

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29 Dec 2011

thumb Back in August we had a competition to celebrate the Petzl RocTrip to China. People had to identify a climber climbing in China.... Read more

29 Dec 2011

thumb Are you planning some Scottish winter climbing? Do you want some information on the most classic areas? Some skills advice? Some... Read more

29 Dec 2011

thumb British climber Gaz Parry has climbed his first 8c+ sport route with an ascent of Blomu at Santa Linya, Spain. He commented on... Read more

29 Dec 2011

thumb From Planet Mountain comes this video of Barabara Zangerl's 4th try ascent of Hotel Supramonte, [~7b+, 7c+, 8b, 8a+, 8b, 7c,... Read more

26 Dec 2011

thumb Bouldering flicks from different parts of the world come thick and fast these days. Rather nice not to have to bother the ol'... Read more

25 Dec 2011

thumb Jocke Berglund and Gipsy Crew, with Daniel Andersson and Robert Rundin, give us Bier Is Goed Vir Di Siel (Beer is good for the... Read more

24 Dec 2011

thumb Petr Pavlíček's christmas gift to the climbing world is a video with Adam Ondra's first 8C boulders. Big Paw and From dirt... Read more

23 Dec 2011

thumb This week's vid is Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall being interviewed by Richie Patterson of . The Wideboyz talk about their... Read more

23 Dec 2011

thumb Here is a little video from Nalle Hukkataival's recent visit to Hueco Tanks, TX. It features three 8B's, terrre de Sienne, A tale... Read more

23 Dec 2011

thumb As seem to have become a tradition, many of the French top climbers spend this time a year in Cataluńa, Spain. Not that this is... Read more

22 Dec 2011

thumb James Pearson had a good day at the French limestone sport cliff of Cantobre on the 12th of December with some stylish onsights... Read more

22 Dec 2011

thumb The British Mountaineering Council () have launched their new website. Have a look here: BMC WEBSITE. As is often the case... Read more

22 Dec 2011

thumb Johnny Dawes, one of Britain's most influential climbers, has just been interviewed by Peter Beaumont for The Guardian... Read more

22 Dec 2011

thumb Black Diamond Fusion Ice Tool Eight pre-Christmas competitions, 36 chances to win, over £2,500 in... Read more

21 Dec 2011

thumb Nacho Sánchez from Murcia, Spain, is probably one of the lesser known 8C boulderers in the world. No doubt, this is because he... Read more

21 Dec 2011

thumb Jimmy Webb's Hueco trip is drawing to a close, and it has been a quite successful one so far. To the quick ascent of Esperanza,... Read more

20 Dec 2011

thumb Reported on Mark Savage's Blog is the news that Dan Varian has made the long-awaited second ascent of Andy Earl's The Dark Side... Read more

20 Dec 2011

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has once again relocated, this time to from Hueco Tanks to Arkansas and the Horseshoe canyon ranch, where he... Read more

20 Dec 2011

thumb Of course Greg Boswell has been out in the thick of it, this time partnered by Will Sim. The pair made the second ascent of the... Read more

19 Dec 2011

thumb Katja Vidmar from Slovenia has battled the baltic conditions at Maltatal, Austria, and climbed her hardest problem to date,... Read more

19 Dec 2011

thumb Sébastien Bouin, the young Frenchman who made the first ascent of a 9a/+ in the Ramirole cave, Verdon, back in August, has... Read more

19 Dec 2011

thumb ‎Hannah Midtbř from Bergen, Norway, spent most of the spring in Cataluńa, Spain. This resulted in her first 8b's. Now she... Read more

18 Dec 2011

thumb After a successful World Cup season where he finished 3rd in the total, Sachi Anma has turned his attention to the rocks for a... Read more

18 Dec 2011

thumb Daniel Woods has had another good day in Fontainebleau, doing Gourmandise, 8B, as well as making the first repeat of Paul... Read more

16 Dec 2011

thumb This week's Friday nighter is a selection of vids from this forum thread: The best climbing sequence ever captured on... Read more

15 Dec 2011

thumb Paul Robinson felt a little bit better today and, much to his own surprise, managed to repeat Antoine Vandeputte's Super... Read more

15 Dec 2011

thumb Greg Boswell, Pete Macpherson and Guy Robertson have been out in the Cairngorms, putting up a new route called Siberian Tiger... Read more

15 Dec 2011

thumb Later today the sportscotland Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) gets into gear for the winter season. Snow has been... Read more

15 Dec 2011

thumb There has been a lot about Adam Ondra lately, and quite understandably so. That's how things go when you are a living legend... Read more

15 Dec 2011

thumb The 10th of December saw the Open Youth Lead Competion at Sunderland Wall. The number of entries may have been down on... Read more

14 Dec 2011

thumb Two hard problems have recently been climbed at the at the American bouldering venues of Bishop, CA, and Hueco Tanks, TX. At the... Read more

13 Dec 2011

thumb Matilda Söderlund from Stockholm, Sweden, who placed 2nd in her last ever junior competition, The European Youth Cup at Kranj a... Read more

13 Dec 2011

thumb Winter is here again, and for many people that means watching the internet like a hawk, checking on conditions in order to make... Read more

13 Dec 2011

thumb The other day, Pierre Délas from Kairn had the privilege of tagging along with Adam Ondra and his film crew for a day in... Read more

12 Dec 2011

thumb The winter has started in Scotland, with 'classic' weather ripping half of the roof from the CIC Hut on Ben Nevis. This wild wind... Read more

12 Dec 2011

thumb Young British climber Ed Hamer has just returned from a successful trip to Slovenia to compete in his last ever youth... Read more

11 Dec 2011

thumb Despite being sick for more or less one and a half month, and thus only having four or five decent goes per day, Paul Robinson... Read more

9 Dec 2011

thumb Here it is! The final part of our three part video series on traditional climbing in the Lake District. The series; Islands;... Read more

9 Dec 2011

thumb After a World Cup season that didn't go entirely according to plan, with the exception of the final competition in Barcelona... Read more

8 Dec 2011

thumb Ned Feehally has repeated Samson at Burbage South. The route (or highball boulder problem) breaks left from the classic offwidth... Read more

8 Dec 2011

thumb A couple of days ago, young Czech climber Adam Ondra made the second ascent of Christian Core's ultra hard boulder problem Gioia... Read more

8 Dec 2011

thumb In October 2011, 19 year old American climber Sasha DiGiulian managed to repeat Jonathan Siegrist's 9a sport route Pure... Read more

8 Dec 2011

thumb Nalle Hukkataival keeps tearing it up in the US. Currently, he is in Hueco Tanks, Texas, where he has made the first flash... Read more

7 Dec 2011

thumb This week we are showing a three part film on traditional climbing in the Lake District. Part two of this week's film series... Read more

6 Dec 2011

thumb According to Alta Montagna, Adam Ondra has made the second ascent of Christian Core's master piece Gioia at Varazze in northern... Read more

6 Dec 2011

thumb A few days ago we reported on James Pearson's new 8c+ in the south of France. Now the video is online. James, a British climber... Read more

6 Dec 2011

thumb Over the last five years the small sport crags along the A55 road in North Wales have been revitalised. Classic venues like... Read more

6 Dec 2011

thumb The boys involved in the "Welcome to the hood" movie project, i.e Paul Robinson, Andy Gullsten, Daniel Woods and Guntram Jörg,... Read more

6 Dec 2011

thumb Tis the season to be ice climbing, winter walking and mountaineering, bouldering, enjoying your local climbing wall or jetting... Read more

5 Dec 2011

thumb Nalle Hukkataival and Phillip Schaal has repeated one 8B+ each. Nalle did Fred Nicole's Esperanza at Hueco Tanks, TX, commenting... Read more

5 Dec 2011

thumb As announced last week, we have a three part video series on UKClimbing.com over the next few days. Kendal Festival hit Islands:... Read more

5 Dec 2011

thumb Some classic video footage of Neil Mawson taking a ground-fall from the bold gritstone E9 of Meshuga at Black Rocks back in... Read more

2 Dec 2011

thumb This week's Friday nighter showcases one of the most technologically advanced bouldering mats on the planet. "The mat that... Read more

2 Dec 2011

thumb British climber and now France resident James Pearson has made the first ascent of a project line at Les Joncasses, France. The... Read more

2 Dec 2011

thumb Next week (Mon 5th to Fri 9th of Dec) we have a major film feature going live on UKC. Kendal Festival hit Islands: Traditional... Read more

1 Dec 2011

thumb The high altitude area Silvretta in Austria has featured time and again in the news lately. The place is home to famous hard core... Read more

1 Dec 2011

thumb American alpinists David Gottlieb and Chad Kellogg have made what is thought to be the first ascent of Nepal's Pangbuk Ri... Read more

1 Dec 2011

thumb American climber Tommy Caldwell has abandoned this year's attempts on the Dawn Wall project on Yosemite's El Capitan, California.... Read more

1 Dec 2011

thumb Frédéric Moix, 34, from the French speaking part of the Swiss Alps, is a world class photographer/osteopath/climber. In... Read more