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30 Dec 2012

thumb A while ago Jan Hojer spent some time in Ticino, Switzerland, where he made quick work of some of the area's best and hardest... Read more

28 Dec 2012

thumb Tonight's Friday Nighter is from Marmot. They introduce their film: " PRO Stella Marchisio has been one of the strongest... Read more

27 Dec 2012

thumb Last week we published an amazing video of Sweedish skier and climber Andreas Fransson on his expedition to Patagonia, South... Read more

27 Dec 2012

thumb 2 July last year, Nina Caprez became the first woman to repeat Beat Kammerlander's Silbergeier at Rätikon, Switzerland. This is... Read more

26 Dec 2012

thumb Toru Nakajima, 19, gave himself the best possible Christmas gift by making the third ascent of Dai Koyamada's Tokoyo, 8C, at... Read more

24 Dec 2012

thumb Top British climber Steve McClure has recently returned from the 2012 Petzl RocTrip. This year they went to South America.... Read more

23 Dec 2012

thumb Jimmy Webb has been doing some winter and boulder chasing of his own by heading northeast to the, well, Northeastern part of the... Read more

22 Dec 2012

thumb 21 January PRAK media and Born Denali, i.e. Paul Robinson and Carlo Traversi, release Chasing winter Paul, Carlo, Ashima... Read more

21 Dec 2012

thumb Tonight's Friday Nighter is from Cat Hamilton. She introduces her film: "It's a short film about two sibling climbing... Read more

21 Dec 2012

thumb Just a quick report on a zoomable mega-photo of Everest. "This gigapixel image of the Khumbu glacier was captured by... Read more

21 Dec 2012

thumb Japanese climbers Hiroyoshi Manome, Tatsuya Aoki and Yasuhiro Hanatani recently completed a first ascent of the south face of... Read more

20 Dec 2012

thumb Ennerdale is one of three possible locations for a high-level nuclear waste repository, says Cath Flitcroft, Access and... Read more

19 Dec 2012

thumb Guillaume Glairon-Mondet has repeated Super tanker, 8B+, at Cuvier-Rempart, Fontainebleau. The problem, which was put up by... Read more

19 Dec 2012

thumb This time of year, when it's generally dark, wet and miserable outside, a trip to Brazil doesn't sound half bad. But is there... Read more

18 Dec 2012

thumb Last month (at the ) UKClimbing attended a presentation from the BMC in which they highlighted some of the work they will be... Read more

18 Dec 2012

thumb Blurring the line between skiing and climbing is Swedish steep skiing specialist Andreas Fransson. Earlier this year,... Read more

18 Dec 2012

thumb Right now, the boulders around Västervik are covered by a couple of feet of snow, but in September this year things looked very... Read more

17 Dec 2012

thumb Italian, Jacopo Larcher continius his good form from the Red River Gorge a while back and repeats Jungle speed, 9a, at... Read more

17 Dec 2012

thumb Earlier this year on UKClimbing was a great competition to win an all expenses paid holiday to South America to join some of the... Read more

14 Dec 2012

thumb A double bill this Friday night. First is an excellent short film of Ty Mack, a baker in Idaho, USA. Ty is also of course a keen... Read more

14 Dec 2012

thumb On Wednesday 12 December Lancaster-based site user Tom Phillips set a new record on the Ramsay Round in winter. Tom, who... Read more

14 Dec 2012

thumb Famous French mountaineer Maurice Herzog has passed away. Maurice, aged 93 reportedly died in his sleep of old age. Maurice is... Read more

14 Dec 2012

thumb French alpinists Lise Billon, François Poncet, Jeremy Stagnetto, Jerome Sullivan and Spaniard Pedro Diaz have put up a new line... Read more

12 Dec 2012

thumb A couple of years ago, after he had made his now legendary visit to the Peak district where he stunned the gritstone community... Read more

12 Dec 2012

thumb Taking place on Saturday (December 1), the final round of the STS took place at Scotland's leading outdoor centre, Glenmore... Read more

12 Dec 2012

thumb Non-Gaelic-speakers often struggle to wrap their tongues around Highland hill names, but now a free online service could help... Read more

11 Dec 2012

thumb British mountaineer, author, rock climber and wine drinker Nick Bullock is going live on Radio 4's Midweek show with Libby... Read more

11 Dec 2012

thumb Jean-Pierre "PeeWee" Ouellet has established himself as one of the top crack climbers in the world. In recent years, he has put... Read more

10 Dec 2012

thumb British junior team member Molly Thompson-Smith has taken over as British junior team captain, following her excellent... Read more

10 Dec 2012

thumb Paddy Cave has made the first winter ascent of '1984' at Flat Crags, Langdale, Lake District. On a previous attempt... Read more

10 Dec 2012

thumb In this video, Chris Sharma talks about his life and what he is up to in Catalunya, Spain. It features some great clips of... Read more

10 Dec 2012

thumb British climber Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has continued her run of bouldering form on her current trip to the USA. In her recent blog... Read more

7 Dec 2012

thumb Okay, this week's Friday nighter is a double bill. First up is a basic video of a one move wonder boulder problem from Dan... Read more

6 Dec 2012

thumb On the 24th & 25th of November the drytooling venue of White Goods and the pub The Griffin Inn, played host to what we hope... Read more

6 Dec 2012

thumb Here we have a video from Outcrop Films of the Women's Climbing Symposium that was held at the Climbing Hanger, Liverpool in Nov... Read more

6 Dec 2012

thumb Forecasts from the Sportscotland Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) will soon start for this season - and with heavy snow... Read more

5 Dec 2012

thumb Paul Robinson is currently living in Innnsbruck, Austria. During the summer and autumn, he had the opportunity of visiting some... Read more

4 Dec 2012

thumb The world class sport climbing traveling show has now settled in Catalunya, Spain, for a couple of months, and already some... Read more

4 Dec 2012

thumb Greg Boswell, partnered by Adam Russell, has added a new route on Ben Nevis with his ascent of Tomahawk Crack (VIII,9). ... Read more

3 Dec 2012

thumb Big new mixed route on the unclimbed Northest face of Mont Rouge de Grouvetta for Bracey and Helliker On the 20th of... Read more

3 Dec 2012

thumb You have until 5pm tonight to 'Like' the BMC's Facebook Page to be in with a chance to go climbing with Ueli Steck, the Swiss... Read more

3 Dec 2012

thumb The La Sportiva Legends Only had its own embedded filmmaker, Clément Perotti, who was with the athletes more or less from they... Read more

2 Dec 2012

thumb This year's La Sportiva Legends Only at Klättercentret in Stockholm turned out even bigger and better than last year's, with... Read more