September 2008 Search News

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30 Sep 2008

thumb David Simmonite Reports on the Climb Magazine website: "In an audacious and serious piece of climbing James Pearson has ... Read more

30 Sep 2008

thumb Dave MacLeod and Malcolm Smith have climbed a pair of desperate boulder problems. MacLeod in Glen Nevis and Smith at... Read more

30 Sep 2008

thumb 21 year old Remy Bergasse of Romans in France has completed the first ascent of Quoi De Neuf in Le Toit d'Orsay, Fontainebleau... Read more

30 Sep 2008

thumb Earlier this month we received a press release from a Trango expedition in which they informed us, amongst other things, of their... Read more

29 Sep 2008

thumb Autumn is upon us and from the first day of October all the crags in Cheddar Gorge are open. The high number tourists mean... Read more

29 Sep 2008

thumb The BMC Leading Ladder is back this year with a whole new format to get even more of you climbers enthused about competing in... Read more

29 Sep 2008

thumb 18 year old Cumbrian-based climber Will Sim and UKClimbing.com's gear reviewer Jon Griffith climbed a new route on the Grand... Read more

29 Sep 2008

thumb In January 2007 we published an article - Epic on the Badile - originally written by Mike James (my father) back in the 1960s.... Read more

27 Sep 2008

thumb Britain's Tyler Landman has completed the second ascent of Chris Sharma's, Practice Of The Wild in Magic Wood,... Read more

25 Sep 2008

thumb It's no fair. Why do those Peakies get all the good lectures? And all at once, like three double-decker... Read more

24 Sep 2008

thumb The Japanese climber Akito Matsushima who is currently placed 9th in the IFSC bouldering world ranking, has made the  fourth... Read more

24 Sep 2008

thumb A report on SuperTopo states that Chris Sharma has onsighted two impressive F8c routes this week. "So, this past week Chris... Read more

23 Sep 2008

thumb On September 13th Matt Triolett organised a crag clean up at Widdop (in Lancashire) and at the same time opened up some neglected... Read more

22 Sep 2008

thumb Our Chamonix resident photographer and gear reviewer is enthusiastic and always on the go. With Gavin Pike and Will Sim, Jon... Read more

22 Sep 2008

thumb From The Independent Website: Walkers in Snowdonia have converted a hill into a mountain after taking their own measurements... Read more

22 Sep 2008

thumb Routes: Adam Ondra has of course been busy recently, with repeats of two hard routes in the Frankenjura: Planets Collide (F8c+)... Read more

19 Sep 2008

thumb Strawberries (E6 6b) is a fierce crack-line taking the challenge of the overhanging headwall at the top of the Vector Buttress on... Read more

19 Sep 2008

thumb As climbing becomes more commercial, the climbers grabbing headlines are often those with the most active PR agents. On the... Read more

18 Sep 2008

thumb Long range forecast looks good this winter, if you trust such things. There's even a 25% chance of a white Christmas for northern... Read more

18 Sep 2008

thumb Climb Rochdale are looking for a Full Time Climbing Centre Assistant and Part-time Instructors. Full details : Premier Post -... Read more

18 Sep 2008

thumb It's coming up to that time of year again – Kendal Mountain Festival is looming on the horizon. Come the 20th of November and... Read more

17 Sep 2008

thumb On 16th September Paul Smitton made the second ascent of Steve McClure's F8c+ route, Kaabah at Raven Tor in the Peak District. 23... Read more

17 Sep 2008

Dan Middleton, the BMC's Technical Officer reports: A recent BMC technical report investigated an incident, where a Rock... Read more

16 Sep 2008

thumb Spain's Daniel Andrada has completed another "boulder route" in the Alibaba Cave at Rodellar, Spain. Delincuente natural has a... Read more

15 Sep 2008

thumb Seán Villanueva O'Driscoll and Nico Favresse have been busy over on the other side of the pond. After a trip to Squamish, during... Read more

14 Sep 2008

thumb Chris Sharma has given his recently completed mega-project at Clark Mountain (California) the name Jumbo Love with a proposed... Read more

12 Sep 2008

thumb George Smith's forthcoming film Upside Down Wales is to feature a full 48 minute interview with living legend Joe Brown. Ray... Read more

12 Sep 2008

thumb Chris Sharma - World's Hardest Route? From the Big Up Blog: "The project was first scoped by Clark's main developer, Randy... Read more

12 Sep 2008

The famous Wilton quarries in Lancashire are to be sold at public auction by their owners, United Utilities. The quarries were... Read more

10 Sep 2008

thumb A year round ban looms on some of Spain's finest Crags. The Medi Ambient (Environment Agency) of Lleida has recently published... Read more

10 Sep 2008

thumb Alex Honnold has continued his run of form with a solo ascent of Half Dome's Regular Northwest Face route on September 6th. The... Read more

10 Sep 2008

thumb Czech climber Ondra Benes has completed a rare redpoint of The End of Silence (F8b+ 11 pitches), the Thomas Huber route in... Read more

8 Sep 2008

thumb Spain's man of the moment Patxi Usobiaga and Austria's Johanna Ernst, have taken the top honours at this year's Rockmaster... Read more

8 Sep 2008

thumb The Alps, Peru, Stanage, Castle Hill and Pembroke all feature in last weeks top ten photos at UKClimbing.com. Simply stunning, I... Read more

8 Sep 2008

thumb Katy Whittaker is currently on a European road trip. Climbing well, she has managed to redpoint Hurrikan F7c+/8a at Klagemauer, ... Read more

8 Sep 2008

thumb Let's start with some statistics: the UKC Logbook database has 94,400 routes on 8,500 crags across the World. The 5,400 users who... Read more

6 Sep 2008

thumb "Zillertal is such a beautiful area. Probably one of the few places in Europe that has amazing bouldering, sports and alpine... Read more

6 Sep 2008

thumb Stephan Siegrist and Ueli Steck have free climbed Paciencia (900m F8a) on the north face of the Eiger. "Finally we made it! Five... Read more

4 Sep 2008

thumb 'Are you creative?', we asked and 53 climbers responded with a resounding yes. The brief was to design FOUR graphic adverts for... Read more

3 Sep 2008

thumb 'C3PO' reports on UKBouldering that British climber Ryan Pasquill has succeeded on Bah Bah Black Sheep (F8c/+) at Ceuse,... Read more

3 Sep 2008

thumb The 21st International Festival of Mountaineering Literature is to be held at the Shakespeare Centre in Kendal as part of the... Read more

3 Sep 2008

thumb "Free soloing is too forbidding for it to ever become popular. It is an activity for those with a precise knowledge of their own... Read more

2 Sep 2008

thumb Available now on the Patagonia Website is a new feature - The Tin Shed. Patagonia was founded by Yvon Chouinard, who made his... Read more

2 Sep 2008

thumb UKClimbing.com and Heason Events are pleased to be able to offer a pair of tickets to the world premičre of On Sight, Alastair... Read more

2 Sep 2008

thumb Nic Sellers gives an account of his recent head-point repeat of Ben Bransby's Chupacabra at Pembroke on the DMM Website.... Read more

2 Sep 2008

thumb Diego Giovannini and Franco 'Franzo' Nicolini have recently completed the first non-mechanized link up of all 82 Alpine 4,000m... Read more

1 Sep 2008

thumb According to the website 8a.nu, the thirteen year old French climber, Geoffrey De Flaugergues has just completed his second F8c+.... Read more

1 Sep 2008

thumb Dejan Miskovic, the Slovenian climber trapped on Muztagh Tower (7284m), Karakoram, Pakistan, has been rescued by Tomaz Humar and... Read more