December 2014 Search News

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20 Dec 2014

thumb Toni Lamprecht, the man who has given us so many hard routes and boulder problems over the years, many of which, for example... Read more

19 Dec 2014

thumb Tonight's Friday Night Video features the Norwegian town of Rjukan, once believed to be the home of the world's tallest... Read more

19 Dec 2014

thumb The GB Paraclimbing Team for the 2015 season has been selected according to results in national and international level... Read more

18 Dec 2014

thumb On Saturday 13th December Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson kicked off their Scottish winter season early by making the... Read more

17 Dec 2014

thumb Adam Ondra has flashed Pirmin Bertle's Chromosome Y, 9a, in the Tribune sector at Charmey, Switzerland. Both this route and... Read more

16 Dec 2014

thumb A while ago, Niccolò Ceria visited Albarracin in Spain. As usual, he climbed a lot of difficult problems and produced a... Read more

16 Dec 2014

thumb Steve Dunning has made what is likely the tenth ascent of The New Statesman, the classic and bold gritstone arete at the Cow... Read more

16 Dec 2014

thumb With wetter weather, 2014 proved to be a slightly quieter year than 2013 on the Southern Sandstone. Nonetheless there is still a... Read more

15 Dec 2014

thumb On 6th December GB Ice Climbing Team members Anna Wells and Harry Holmes represented Great Britain in the Dutch Drytool... Read more

12 Dec 2014

thumb Tonight's super-cool Friday Night Video is one for the ice climbers. Arc'teryx athletes Matthias Scherer and Tanja... Read more

12 Dec 2014

thumb Domen Skofic has repeated Chris Sharma's Papichulo, 9a+, at Oliana, Spain. After a World Cup season which must be... Read more

12 Dec 2014

thumb Mina Markovič has managed to onsight Los Humildes pa casa, 8b+, at Oliana, Spain. We've seen it before,... Read more

11 Dec 2014

thumb In this video by Hidden Valley Films, Norway's stunning Lofoten islands are shown-off with spectacular footage of... Read more

11 Dec 2014

thumb In January this year, Daniel Woods made the second ascent of Paul Robinson's Lucid Dreaming, ~8C, at the Buttermilks,... Read more

11 Dec 2014

thumb GB Bouldering Team member Nathan Phillips has just returned from Hueco Tanks in Texas, where he spent a month... Read more

11 Dec 2014

thumb The duo of Andy Kirkpatrick and Calum Muskett are (as far as we know) currently on the ice-encrusted north face of the Matterhorn... Read more

10 Dec 2014

thumb Following an awards ceremony in London on 9th December, GB Climbing Team Member, BMC Ambassador and Silver medallist in... Read more

10 Dec 2014

thumb The second round of Blokfest was held at seaside resort and home to fish'n'chips Brighton. Our hosts at Boulder... Read more

9 Dec 2014

thumb The Junior Boulder Cup took place on Sunday 7th December at The Climbing Unit in Derby and the 2015 GB Junior... Read more

9 Dec 2014

thumb Boulder UK was the first plywood-only bouldering wall to open in the UK, a self-built wall co-owned by Ian Vickers and Gaz Parry... Read more

9 Dec 2014

thumb In this excellent video from Nadir Khan we see mountain guide Paul Tattersall take us along the classic Cullin Ridge on... Read more

8 Dec 2014

thumb Top British climber Lucy Creamer has just returned from a very successful three-week trip to Catalunya, coming away with a... Read more

8 Dec 2014

thumb Avalanche hazard forecasts from the Scottish Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) kick off for the 2014-15 season on Thursday 11... Read more

8 Dec 2014

thumb This year we asked Finnish film maker Alvi Pakarinen to come over to make the "behind the scenes"-video at the La Sportiva... Read more

5 Dec 2014

thumb In tonight's Friday Night Video from BMC.tv, we see GB Team member and BMC Ambassador Shauna Coxsey competing at... Read more

5 Dec 2014

thumb Be repeating Made in Poland at Wielka Cima/Podzamcze, Poland, Adam Ondra has climbed his 100th 9a. The first ascent of this... Read more

5 Dec 2014

thumb Jeff Mercier - French alpinist, mountain guide and member of the Chamonix mountain rescue team (PGHM) - recently... Read more

4 Dec 2014

thumb Earlier this year, Calum Muskett and Dave Macleod travelled to Patagonia to repeat David Lama's Compressor Route on... Read more

3 Dec 2014

thumb Taking place at Awesome Walls Dublin on Saturday 29th of November, the Senior Irish Lead Climbing Championships attracted some of... Read more

2 Dec 2014

thumb Austrian climber Angela Eiter has climbed her second 9a and another 8c+, bringing her ticklist total for 2014 to... Read more

2 Dec 2014

thumb On Saturday 22nd of November The Depot Nottingham hosted its first annual bouldering competition the ‘Blocbuster’. A... Read more

1 Dec 2014

thumb Between his trip to the US and his long weekend in Stockholm, Alex Megos squeezed in a short bouldering session in Frankenjura,... Read more

1 Dec 2014

thumb Following the 2015 BMC/MCofS Junior Lead Cup held on 29th/30th November at Awesome Walls Sheffield, the GB Junior Team has been... Read more