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29 Nov 2007

thumb From November 21-23, two teams--one comprised of Patagonia veteran Rolando Garibotti and Hans Johnstone, the other of four strong...

29 Nov 2007

thumb Dave MacLeod established his own Fr 8c+ this year, Ring of Steall and has now consolidated his sport climbing credentials with an...

29 Nov 2007

thumb Patagonia are known as a pioneering environmental outdoor company; from their 1% for the planet, personal activism, financial...

27 Nov 2007

thumb Until further notice climbers are asked not to attempt Knight's Climb at Cheddar Gorge which has been affected by rockfall....

26 Nov 2007

thumb The ever popular Paul Nunn Memorial Lecture returns this year to the usual venue at Sheffield Hallam University for its 12th...

26 Nov 2007

thumb After top performances in October at the European Youth Series in Linz, Austria (Shauna Coxsey got 4th in the female youth B...

25 Nov 2007

thumb There is more clarification of Tomaz Humar's October 28 Annapurna solo. Originally his exact line of ascension, thought to climb...

25 Nov 2007

thumb "Because I work 9,000 hours a week and — fattening with age — am increasingly cowed by real, outdoor rock climbing, I've...

21 Nov 2007

thumb Chris Davies of Llanberis is a full-time family man and works as a custodian of difficult youths. He is also first ascensionist...

20 Nov 2007

thumb Northumberland's Andy Earl has made a fine repeat of the High Fidelity at Caley in West Yorkshire. This plum line gets a...

20 Nov 2007

thumb The bouldering scene is in full swing on California's Eastern Sierra and our intrepid reporter, Alex Messenger reports from...

19 Nov 2007

thumb Need a good read? Looking for a Christmas gift for the climber or outdoor person in your life? Lord Chris Smith announced at...

19 Nov 2007

thumb The Kendal Mountain Festivals ended this weekend and the winners of the film competition were announced. The Grand Prize...

19 Nov 2007

thumb On Monday, 12th November, Mike Robertson, the Wareham-based climber and photojournalist climbed the 324-metre Eiffel Tower...

15 Nov 2007

thumb "250 routes at 8a 124 routes at 8a+ 64 routes at 8b 24 routes at 8b+ two of which were onsight 22 routes at 8c 7 routes at...

14 Nov 2007

thumb Mike Robertson (45) of Wareham, Dorset, the deep-water soloist, photographer and recent Banff award-winning author of Deep Water...

12 Nov 2007

thumb Today Lucy Creamer has become the first British Woman to climb E8 with her ascent of Slab and Crack E8 6c at Curbar in the Peak...

12 Nov 2007

thumb The IFSC Bouldering World Cup was held in Brno in the Czech Republic over the weekend. Lucy Creamer, BMC Competitions Officer...

12 Nov 2007

thumb The Peak District climber Pete Whittaker (16) headpointed Kaluza-Klein E7 6c at Robin Hood's Stride on Sunday, making his ascent...

11 Nov 2007

thumb The Kendal Mountain Festival (KMF) began last Friday and it has got off to a great start. Terry Gifford's International Festival...

11 Nov 2007

thumb As if there isn't enough confusion between the definitions of a boulder problem, a highball and a route; especially if the route...

10 Nov 2007

thumb Dani Andrada has soloed a link-up in the low-ceilinged Ali-baba cave at Rodellar, Spain that he proposes is Fr 9b. This route,...

10 Nov 2007

thumb The Canadian Rockies have seen an aggressive start to this year's ice climbing season. On October 13, Cory Richards, Dana Ruddy...

9 Nov 2007

thumb Winter approaches. Last weekend Scotland was overcast, a bit wet, with the occaisional ray of sun, at least in Glencoe where I...

8 Nov 2007

thumb In 2001 the BMC under Roger Payne tried to halt publication of the seminal Rockfax guidebook Peak Gritstone East. Lawyers were...

8 Nov 2007

thumb When Hugh Herr was 17 he got severe frostbite in both legs in an accident on New Hampshire's Mount Washington. He and his partner...

7 Nov 2007

thumb You may have noticed that we have some new advertisers on board at UKClimbing.com, as well as the previous years advertisers...

7 Nov 2007

thumb Alpinist has received confirmation that Tomaz Humar has summited Annapurna (8091m), crowning a four-day solo mission on its...

7 Nov 2007

thumb Kendal Mountain Festivals kicks off this Friday 9th November with the main weekend beginning Friday 16th November. If you...

6 Nov 2007

thumb On Sunday 4th November Jon Clark, 23, of Matlock freed the aid route Limelight on High Tor. This was previously a project of...

6 Nov 2007

thumb "I studied him, sure I did, but I couldn't see that Dave MacLeod walked peculiarly or sat down carefully or anything else that...

6 Nov 2007

thumb On 25th October UKClimbing.com reported (link) that there are plans to move the BMC and the Alpine Club to Sheffield to create a...

5 Nov 2007

thumb On Sunday Eddie Barbour, librarian of Oxford University Mountaineering Club, soloed (after top rope practice) Simba's Pride E8 6b...

2 Nov 2007

thumb The winners of the Banff Mountain Book Festival were announced and prizes awarded last night. The Grand Prize went to Forever on...

1 Nov 2007

thumb With the onset of cooler climbing conditions, the North Wales bouldering scene has been set alight by a flurry of hard ascents....