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Alizee Dufraisse in the Ali Baba Cave, Rodellar  © Alizee Dufraisse Collection

Alizée Dufraisse Climbs 9a at Rodellar

Alizee Dufraisse has climbed Proa con fin mas hulk extension (9a) in the Ali Baba Cave at Rodellar. It was her 3rd 9a after ticking La Reina Mora in 2012 and Estado Critico in 2017, both at Siurana.

Billy pulling hard with his heel on the Fat Lip spike  © Billy Ridal Collection

A Big Day Bouldering for Billy Ridal

Billy Ridal has had his 'best day' of rock climbing during which he climbed Keen Roof (Font 8B), Fat Lip (Font 8B) and Superman Sit Start (Font 8B+), all of which are on Peak limestone.

Plans to expand oil drilling platforms 4km from the Fontainebleau forest have drawn criticism from climbers.  © Nick Brown
Plans to expand oil drilling platforms 4km from the Fontainebleau forest have drawn criticism from climbers.  © Nick Brown

Fontainebleau Oil Drilling Plans Opposed

A proposal by Bridgeoil to extend their drilling platform via the construction of ten wells at a site located 4km from the bouldering hub of the Fontainebleau forest is attracting opposition from climbers and environmentalists online. A petition...

Debauchery  © Norman Hull
Debauchery  © Norman Hull

Fri Night Vid Debauchery - A High Tor Classic

This week's Friday Night Video is a fantastic blast from the past in the form of an early film from Norman Hull. Debauchery follows Terry and Derrick Bolger and Ted Wells on an ascent of the route with the same name on High Tor. "That was a bit...

The route of the South Wales Traverse  © Open Tracking
The route of the South Wales Traverse  © Open Tracking

New South Wales Traverse Record for Damian Hall

Ultra-runner Damian Hall has set a new fastest known time on the South Wales Traverse; a 72-mile route...

Babsi Zangerl on Green Spit  © Babsi Zangerl Collection
Babsi Zangerl on Green Spit  © Babsi Zangerl Collection

The Ticklist #13 - Hard Sport, Highball Bouldering and Horrendous Crack Climbing

In this week's Ticklist, we take a look at some hard sport ascents, Barbara Zangerl's...

Data photo  © UKC News
Data photo  © UKC News

UKC/UKH/Rockfax Server Attack - Information for Users

UKC/UKH/Rockfax has experienced an attack that has possibly resulted in a breach of data. We have outlined...

French Speed star Bassa Mawem will join his brother Mickaël in Tokyo 2020.   © Eddie Fowke/IFSC
French Speed star Bassa Mawem will join his brother Mickaël in Tokyo 2020.   © Eddie Fowke/IFSC

Video Tokyo 2020: Sport Climbing - The Qualifier Stories

In this newly-released four-part video series from the Olympic Channel, we follow the Olympic...

Straight Up - Lake District Bouldering  © Wedge Climbing
Straight Up - Lake District Bouldering  © Wedge Climbing

Video Straight Up - A Lake District Bouldering Film

Server moving photo  © UKC News
Server moving photo  © UKC News

UKC/UKH/Rockfax Servers are Moving House

Robbie Phillips making the third ascent of Achemine E9 6c.   © Michael Cassidy
Robbie Phillips making the third ascent of Achemine E9 6c.   © Michael Cassidy

Achemine E9 6c by Robbie Phillips

George (2nd from right) and support runners, setting a blistering pace on the fell today  © Tom McNally Photography
George (2nd from right) and support runners, setting a blistering pace on the fell today  © Tom McNally Photography

George Foster Sets New British Bob Graham Record


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Kendal Mountain Festival 2020  © KMF

Product News Kendal Goes Online - Early Bird Offer

This November Kendal Mountain Festival is going fully online. We're seizing this huge opportunity to Share The Adventure with the world, pouring all our effort and energy into creating a new, amazing digital experience.

Climb Europe new site  © Climb Europe
Climb Europe new site  © Climb Europe

Climb Europe - the international guidebook specialist - launches new website

Climb Europe is a trusted source of information.  We have been selling international rock climbing guidebooks and providing information about rock climbing areas around the World for over 15 years.  The...

B Corp 1  © Alpkit
B Corp 1  © Alpkit

Alpkit certified as a B Corporation

Alpkit is excited to announce that we've reached a significant milestone: achieving certification as a B Corporation.

© Jessie Leong  © UKC Gear
© Jessie Leong  © UKC Gear

Womens Trad Festival - Climbers Like Me

Women's Trad Festival might not have been able to go ahead this year, however, we are still keen to mark...

Friends   © Wild Country
Friends   © Wild Country

Product News Wild Country Product Lifespan Update

Wild Country is soon changing the official product lifetime. The potential lifespan of metal products is...

Grangers Wear and Care Survey  © Grangers
Grangers Wear and Care Survey  © Grangers

Product News Grangers Wear and Care Survey

Grangers have been championing environmentally-responsible aftercare since 1937. Innovation and sustainability are...

Towers of Tigray 1  © The North Face
Towers of Tigray 1  © The North Face

The North Face presents: Towers of Tigray

With a rich history of climbing, the Tigray region of Ethiopia has always provided an incredible...


Depot Pudsey Centre Manger  © DepotRecruitment

The Climbing Depot Pudsey, Centre Manger

Depot Climbing are looking for a proactive and experienced Centre Manager to work alongside and develop its current incredible team! This is an exciting opportunity to work at the epicenter of Depot activity in the place where is all began.

DMM  © DMM
DMM  © DMM

DMM Brand Manager

DMM are pleased to announce that we are now hiring for the newly created role of DMM Brand Manager. We are looking for an innovative, experienced, organised and professional Brand Manager to help us communicate the story of our brand and our products worldwide.

DMM  © DMM
DMM  © DMM

User Instructions – Technical Graphics & Writing

We are looking for a highly organised, technically minded individual with strong graphic and written skills and a keen eye for detail to create, update and maintain our product User Instructions (UIs).

Full Time Duty Manager Position  © Hickinson
Full Time Duty Manager Position  © Hickinson

Full Time Duty Manager, Redpoint Worcester

Main Roles of this position: Managing the day to day running of the centre and assisting the Centre Manager Being...

Flashpoint  © Lena Drapella
Flashpoint  © Lena Drapella

Head Coach Flashpoint/Freedog Swindon - Deadline Extended

The role will initially be to settle into our current system. You will be trained up in all our current...

JOBS: Duty Manager Flashpoint/Freedog Swindon
JOBS: Duty Manager Flashpoint/Freedog Swindon

Duty Manager Flashpoint/Freedog Swindon

We are looking to welcome a new crew member to our growing Duty Manager team here at Freedog/Flashpoint Swindon. 

Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club  © The Alpine Club
Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club  © The Alpine Club

Digital and Social Media Officer, The Alpine Club

The Alpine Club has an exciting new vacancy for a part-time, self-employed Digital and Social Media Officer....

Duty Managers, Roc-Bloc bouldering, Cardiff  © Steve Mayers
Duty Managers, Roc-Bloc bouldering, Cardiff  © Steve Mayers

Duty Managers, Roc-Bloc bouldering, Cardiff

Climbing Center Manager  © JamesYonder
Climbing Center Manager  © JamesYonder

Climbing Center Manager, Yonder, London

Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.  © Alpkit
Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.  © Alpkit

Alpkit Jobs: Customer Service Aftersales.

JOBS: BMC Interim Executive  © BMC Office
JOBS: BMC Interim Executive  © BMC Office

BMC Interim Executive



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