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31 May 2004

Following the first women's winter mountain seminar in March this year, Chicks Unleashed is launching a series of events over the...

31 May 2004

30 May, 2004 at 10 am Pavel Shabaline, Iljas Tukhvatullin and Andrew Mariev summited Everest via a significant new route - the...

27 May 2004

Tom Revell from Bangor University, was killed in a fatal fall from the Cromlech in Llanberis Pass on Wednesday 26th. Although...

27 May 2004

After an accident during a routine maintenance operation, the Midi cable car in Chamonix has been closed. It is not expected to...

26 May 2004

There is a report of the 8a.nu forums that Chris Sharma's 9a+ route, Realization, at Ceuse in France, has been repeted by Sylvain...

26 May 2004

thumb Ring Ouzels have successfully nested on the area to the right of Tower Face at Stanage. Please keep away from the area until the...

25 May 2004

A Belgian climber was injured at Rivelin Edge at the weekend. After a complicated helicopter rescue he was transferred to the...

23 May 2004

Karin Magog has completed her ascent of Raindogs (8a) at Malham. This ascent comes 12 years after it was climbed by the late...

21 May 2004

thumb Once again Plas y Brenin National Mountain Centre was invaded by the BMC in early May for the International Meet. Nearly 40...

21 May 2004

In all the frantic activity on Everest in the last week, news has also come through of the first deaths. In the last 2 days 5...

21 May 2004

Pemba Dorje Sherpa has set a new fastest time for climbing Everest climbed the mountain. He took the astonishing time of only 8...

19 May 2004

thumb Alan Hinkes has successfully climbed his 13th 8000m peak, with an ascent of Dhaulagiri. He topped out at around midday on 17 May...

18 May 2004

thumb They could be Britain's strongest climbing husband and wife team. On 8 May, Nicholas Sellers and Katherine Schirrmacher were...

18 May 2004

BBC News is reporting that a mountain rescue worker has been taken to hospital after he fell out of a helicopter during attempts...

17 May 2004

thumb Kenton Cool (UK) and Clive Jones (NZ) summited Everest at on Saturday 15th May. Since then other sites are reporting as many as...

17 May 2004

In what is proving to be a terrible time for Dorset climbers we received word today of another tragedy. Late last month Damian...

16 May 2004

thumb The Yorkshire Bolt Fund Raising do on Friday night was a great success with over £1500 raised for rebolting work. About 100...

15 May 2004

As with Mark Twain, it seems reports of Elie Chevieux's death have been exaggerated. According to 8a.nu - and confirmed by Swiss...

14 May 2004

The first weather window this spring season is here and currently there are 70 to 80 climbers reported to be at camp 4 (c8000m)...

12 May 2004

thumb The LA Times of 11 May carried an article about Bishop Bouldering featuring quotes from Rockfax's own Mick Ryan. The thread below...

11 May 2004

There has been a large rockfall in the Pass of Ballater, near Aberdeen, in Scotland. The crevasse under Silent Spring slab has...

11 May 2004

On Monday, Derek Hunter, 40, of Kelty in Fife was climbing on Ben Oss, south east of Ben Lui, and was nearing the summit when he...

11 May 2004

As has been widely predicted recently, climbing at Craig y Longridge in Lancashire has been banned. Anyone trying to climb there...

11 May 2004

Another tragic day for climbing. Elie Chevieux, the popular Swis climber, who was the first person in the world to onsight 8b+,...

9 May 2004

The first results in the Perkins Slade BRYCS '04 are now available from here. This includes the results from Glasgow, Preston and...

9 May 2004

In recent years Egerton Quarry, in Lancashire, had fallen into relative neglect. Paths had been obscured by brambles and some...

7 May 2004

Fran├žoise Nicole, the older brother of Fred, has climbed a new 9a+ at Saint Loup in Switzerland. Bimbaluna follows a gently...

5 May 2004

Alex Huber has made another remarkable solo ascent of a hard sport route at Schleier Wasserfall. He had previosuly soloed the...

3 May 2004

A climber was injured on Bank Holiday Sunday after falling from the route Master Blaster on Misty Walls in Pembroke. He was...

2 May 2004

thumb An article in last week's English newspaper Costa Blanca News stated that local firemen are demanding tighter controls over...