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30 Apr 2008

thumb Whilst the debate continues about the top down prepared route on Half Dome and for some its too many bolts (UKC news item) an...

30 Apr 2008

thumb Pete Leeming has uploaded some stunning photos of Ben Nevis including this shot of "Fort William, The Outdoor Capital of the UK" ...

29 Apr 2008

thumb Does a company's environmental policy influence your buying decision? Do you actually know anything about the eco-policies of the...

29 Apr 2008

thumb How can one new route spawn 150,000 words of controversy? Last night, the SuperTopo.com thread about Growing Up, a 2000' line...

28 Apr 2008

thumb The second Tremadog Festival went ahead this weekend with great success, with around 80 climbers turning up to give the crag a...

28 Apr 2008

thumb Please get the word out. If you are climbing at Malham Cove and park at the Cove Centre, please park carefully and do not...

28 Apr 2008

thumb Video is now available of Neil Dyer's recent ascent of Silk Cut V14/8b+ his new stamina boulder problem in in Parisella's Cave,...

28 Apr 2008

thumb On April 6, Steph Davis made the first female ascent and third ascent of Concepcion (ungraded, 220') in Day Canyon, near Moab,...

25 Apr 2008

thumb As I write the Field and Trek shop in Ambleside, Cumbria is on fire. Situated in the Market Cross plaza adjacent to Gayner's, Fat...

23 Apr 2008

thumb Last night Neil Dyer completed a major link in Parisella's, the 'cave of eternal justice' (lest we forget). Silk Cut V14/8b+...

23 Apr 2008

thumb Karma Kings is a relatively short route at Raven Crag, Walthwaite, Langdale. Originally climbed by Dave Birkett in 1998 and...

22 Apr 2008

thumb Tom Middlemas, age 13, has just finished his third climbing trip to the Orange House in Spain. This trip he was allowed to lead...

21 Apr 2008

thumb Big prizes again in this UKClimbing.com hosted competition; Lyon Equipment have a challenge for you. Design some graphic adverts,...

18 Apr 2008

thumb When is a solo a solo? Does it count if you use bouldering mats and spotters, as Kevin Jorgeson and Jason Kehl did on the sport...

16 Apr 2008

thumb On March 4th 2008 Dave MacLeod soloed Darwin Dixit 8c, at Margalef in Spain. If the grade sticks this is the hardest solo of a...

16 Apr 2008

thumb We should have a video channel at UKClimbing.com and that may happen this year. At the moment we can embed YouTube video into...

13 Apr 2008

thumb We do have our own statistics as regards readership but we thought we would share some independent UKClimbing.com readership...

13 Apr 2008

thumb Dave Graham has completed a longstanding project at Fontainebleau, France, and graded it 8C (V15). The Island climbs directly out...

10 Apr 2008

thumb On 25/26 April 2008, the Manchester Climbing Centre (MCC) is hosting the 'Christie's 24-hour Seven Summits Challenge'. The...

9 Apr 2008

thumb Last year's Tremadog Revival Festival was a great success. Over 70 people turned up for the weekend to clean and climb routes and...

9 Apr 2008

Some thought it was an April Fools joke. Who would, or could, free solo Zion's Moonlight Buttress (V 5.12d; 1,200 feet)? No...

8 Apr 2008

thumb The BMC have been working hard to solve the access issues at Avon Gorge. We received the following update from Dave Turnbull...

8 Apr 2008

thumb If you fancy testing a climbing rucksack, Osprey Packs have six of their new Osprey Mutant 38 climbing packs available for...

4 Apr 2008

thumb Bristol City Council have banned access to climbers at Suspension Bridge Buttress, Avon. This is a popular and well-established...

2 Apr 2008

thumb Shauna Coxsey, aged 15 has won her category (Female 12-15) in the BMC Leading Ladder Finals. She also displayed exceptional...

2 Apr 2008

thumb From March 26-28, 2008, Vince Anderson and Steve House committed to new ground on the serious, rarely climbed north face of Mt....

1 Apr 2008

thumb On March 8th, a Soviet era Mi-8 helicopter owned by the state carrier Tajik Air, which was transporting eleven climbers, crashed...

1 Apr 2008

thumb Spanish Sport Climbing Pete O'Donovan has put together a photographic account of the exceptional Spanish winter, featuring all...

1 Apr 2008

thumb Two New Products From Alpkit Alpkit based in Ilkeston just outside Nottingham are known for their innovative outdoor products....