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29 Jun 2007

The British Regional Youth Climbing Series Final takes place tomorrow at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena in Ratho,...

29 Jun 2007

thumb Big wall climbing can get you killed in more ways than one. Study the weather carefully before you go, pack appropriately,...

29 Jun 2007

thumb One of the most anticipated climbing events of this summer has been cancelled due to a severe weather forecast. The Cheddar...

29 Jun 2007

thumb Last year, and this, Lisa Rands, the top American boulderer, and her English husband, climbing photo-journalist Wills Young,...

28 Jun 2007

thumb The BMC is giving away £10,000 worth of bolts and lower offs to local Bolt Funds! Where are they going to then? The Better...

28 Jun 2007

thumb Andy Earl has climbed a stunningly beautiful and hard new boulder problem at Shaftoe Crags in Northumberland (crag details...

27 Jun 2007

thumb The USA has an incredible coastline, both on the Pacific and Atlantic seaboards, but very little sea cliff climbing. In the lower...

27 Jun 2007

thumb Coming up soon is Sheffield's Cliffhanger, the UK's largest outdoor outdoor-pursuits festival, covering a footprint of 90,000...

26 Jun 2007

thumb Climbing stresses your body. If you're an adult this isn't so much of a problem, but if you're an infant or adolescent, then in...

26 Jun 2007

thumb The UK's Bouldering Team competed at the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Fiera di Primiero, northern Italy, last weekend. Three...

25 Jun 2007

thumb A major flood in Sheffield on Monday, 25 June, caused extensive damage and death. The flood caused by an extraordinary amount of...

25 Jun 2007

thumb Onsight, no pre-practice, ground-up, not even any cleaning or abseil pre-inspection, hard climbing, poor gear, miles from...

25 Jun 2007

thumb Most people were put off from visiting North Wales this weekend by a bad Met Office forecast. But the slate was good Saturday and...

22 Jun 2007

thumb Daniel Woods bagged the first ascent of a much-coveted super-project boulder problem in the Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP),...

21 Jun 2007

thumb A band of merry climbers, Klemen Premrl (Slovenia), Stefano Staffetta (Italy), Igor Zerjal (Slovenia) and Erik Svab...

21 Jun 2007

thumb When the Slovenian alpinist Miha Valic topped all 82 4,000-meter Alps peaks in 102 days, beginning on December 27, 2006, and...

20 Jun 2007

thumb Last weekend (16th June) hundreds of people gathered in Thaurac, Southern France to participate in the third and perhaps last...

19 Jun 2007

thumb Dick Turnbull opened the first Outside store in Hathersage in the Peak District in May 1987. Dick can remember his first ever...

19 Jun 2007

thumb No longer just the world's highest mountain, Everest is a brand and to climb it is to buy shares in the Everest industry, as well...

19 Jun 2007

thumb The new magic grade is E9. E8 is passé, E9 is headline grabbing. Even if that E9 is really E8. Well maybe! In April, James...

18 Jun 2007

thumb The respected USA climbing and mountaineering journalist, Dougald MacDonald (he's the USA's equivalent of the UK's Ed Douglas),...

17 Jun 2007

thumb Keith Sharples, the well known Peak climber and photographer (keithsharplesphotography.com), has just redpointed the Austrian...

17 Jun 2007

thumb In the beginning of this year, it occurred to Stephan Siegrist, Thomas Senf and myself (Denis Burdet) to go on an expedition...

15 Jun 2007

thumb Dave Douglas's Awesome Walls in Liverpool has reputation for not only excellent climbing, but importantly a warm, welcoming and...

14 Jun 2007

thumb This morning we premiered a short video from Posingproductions.com, featuring Dave Birkett making comments about the grade of...

14 Jun 2007

thumb In a media extravaganza and with all the associated Hollywood hype, The Altitude Everest Expedition 2007 team reached the summit...

14 Jun 2007

thumb In a short video at Posingproductions.com, Dave Birkett comments on the grade of Dave Pickford's new route at St Govan's Head in...

13 Jun 2007

thumb Trying to make a living as a full time climber is a full time job in itself. Even if you are at the top of the game in the UK you...

13 Jun 2007

thumb Neil Gresham is one of three people to have led Johnny Dawes's Indian Face E9 6c on Cloggy. In 1996, Neil and Nick Dixon both...

13 Jun 2007

thumb "Relax Ty, Don't make a mistake, you got it!" The English phenom Tyler Landman scored the second ascent of one of Colorado's...

13 Jun 2007

thumb Late last month, one of the Yorkshire Dark Horses, Tim Clifford, unlocked the sequence of one of Squamish's (Canada) last great...

12 Jun 2007

thumb All the hard work has paid off. For the last few months the BMC have been developing a new state of the art and easier to use...

11 Jun 2007

thumb A UKClimbing.com exclusive, filmed and produced by Alastair Lee of Posingproductions.com in conjunction with Scarpa...

11 Jun 2007

thumb The well received BMC Stanage guidebook got its official launch on Friday night at the Harlequin Pub in Sheffield. Although it...

11 Jun 2007

thumb Black Diamond Equipment is celebrating two anniversaries in 2007. The company was founded fifty years ago in the US and Black...

11 Jun 2007

thumb Simon Panton at northwalesbouldering.com reports on two new V12's and a successful North Wales bouldering meet this last...

10 Jun 2007

thumb Breaking news down the forums, courtesy of Alasdair Fulton, reports that down North Wales (the happening place) Dave Macleod has...

10 Jun 2007

thumb German climber and photographer, Jude Spancken, (31) based in Llanberis, North Wales, has just made an onsight ascent of Ron...

8 Jun 2007

thumb Dave Birkett's scrambling phase didn't last long! He has just repeated Dave Pickford's April 29th 2007 new route at St Govan's...

8 Jun 2007

thumb Informative and Entertaining. Following the very sad death of US Climber Todd Skinner and the supposed failure of his belay...

8 Jun 2007

thumb The healthy North Wales climbing scene has another arrow in its quiver. If all the access work, rebolting of the slate, a new...

6 Jun 2007

thumb Canadian Stéphane Perron capped a remarkable string of solo ascents in Yosemite Valley with an all-free rope solo of Free Rider...

6 Jun 2007

thumb This weekend, teams of four from cities across the UK will battle it out on the streets, walls, bridges and buildings of the...

6 Jun 2007

thumb "Excited by a good forecast, Steve House drove north from Bend on Wednesday, May 23, for his sixth attempt on the Emperor...

6 Jun 2007

thumb Above the town of Svolvaer is one of Norway's most enigmatic and sought after summits - the Svolvaer Goat, originally named...

6 Jun 2007

thumb More and more often climbing and mountaineering are featured in the mainstream news; radio, the internet, TV and the newspapers....

4 Jun 2007

thumb Each month, in the darkest and deepest recesses of UKClimbing.com user statistics that are logged continually are published in a...

4 Jun 2007

thumb There is some debate as to what is the hardest sport route in the World, even the climbing bragging website 8a.nu hasn't a clue....

4 Jun 2007

thumb It is climbing festival season. Pack well: toilet paper, a rainproof, sunscreen, your drum, lots of food, be prepared to line up...

3 Jun 2007

thumb You'd think that with all the copy in Trail, TGO magazine and Outdoors Magic dot com that millions upon millions had taken up...

2 Jun 2007

thumb Momentum Video Magazine (MVM) is a collaboration of some of the USA's top climbing filmmakers. Realising that there is...

1 Jun 2007

thumb Glossop Mountain Rescue Team (GMRT) celebrates its Golden jubilee in 2007 with the launch of a new book and the opening of a new...

1 Jun 2007

thumb Own a piece of climbing history. A pair of adidas Rock Shoes designed by Stella McCartney, daughter of Paul McCartney. Stella...