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All aboard the send train

Yuji Hirayama, no gear, on the Boot Flake, The Nose , El Capitan  © Tom Evans

Yuji Hirayama-F9a First Ascent At 40

The LowDown: New 8C/+ by Berni Schwaiger  © UKC News

New 8C/+ by Berni Schwaiger

Joe has sent

John Evans  © John Evans

John Evans of Ogwen Mountain Rescue Team Dies In Fall

The LowDown: Melloblocco 2009  © UKC News

Melloblocco 2009

The LowDown: 2nd ascent of The Chelsea smile  © UKC News

2nd ascent of The Chelsea smile

The LowDown: New 8C by Koyamada  © UKC News

New 8C by Koyamada

Joe Kinder video

Manolo climbs Thin ice, 8c

2nd 8A+ by Tomoko Ogawa

8c flash by Midtbö

Audrey Seguy warms to the room as she introduces herself to the BMC AGM.  © Mark Reeves

Election Day - The Big BMC Vote

Nalle repeats Bansousha

The LowDown: New 8B/+ by Ty  © UKC News

New 8B/+ by Ty

Dan Varian on Arc Royal - Queens Crag  © Beastmaker

INTERVIEW & VIDEO: Dan Varian on Arc Royal

Skye Photo 320 News  © Mike Lates

UKC/SMC Skye Guidebook Action Photo Competition

Two 8c onsights in one day by Ondra

New traverse by Bouvier

Adam Ondra on fire at Mello Blocco 2008  © Giulio Malfer

Adam Ondra - 2 F8c Onsights in One Day

Tom Randall belaying Gobbler's Roof  © Ian Smith

Crack Addicts at Harborough Rocks

Ondra back in Italy

James Pearson's bum  © The North Face

North Face Euro Road Trip: James Pearson and Gaz Parry

Nick Bullock on the Gabrrou-Silvy  © Ian Parnell

Brief Alpine Conditions Update

The LowDown: Lucy Creamer interview  © UKC News

Lucy Creamer interview

The LowDown: Onsights etc in Spain  © UKC News

Onsights etc in Spain

The Mello Valley on a Busy Day 2  © Pete Hill

Need A Holiday? Melloblocco 2009

Lucy Creamer celebrates underneath Kalea Borroka, F8b+  © Tim Glasby

Lucy Creamer - F8b+ Photos and Interview

Silk cut repeated

The LowDown: Dave MacLeod's in town  © UKC News

Dave MacLeod's in town

Doug Scott and Rab Carrington, BMC Presidential candidates.  © various

BMC Presidential Election Countdown - Get your vote in

Strelovod for Geoffray De Flaugergues

Pete Robins on an attempt at Silk Cut - Font 8B/+  © Jack Geldard

Pete Robins Climbs Silk Cut - Font 8B/+

The LowDown: Jordan Buys climbes hairy highball  © UKC News

Jordan Buys climbes hairy highball

The Spectre for Cory French

Ian Dunn at Malham - early 90's  © UKC News

NOT NEWS & VIDEO: Traditional Climbing Is Dead

The LowDown: 8b+ by Daila  © UKC News

8b+ by Daila

Watch this video, it could save your life!

Alpinist Magazine  © Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC

Alpinist Magazine - Hot Off The Press

Adrian Baxter  © Adrian Baxter

BMC Leading Ladder Final - Results

Paula Biner with Walter Bonatti and Rossana Podesta  © Smiler Cuthbertson

Walter Bonatti Honoured With Lifetime Piolet d'Or

New Outdoor Boulders For Salford

The state of the 9th grade

Seamstress Slab  © mr mills

Ryan Pasquill - Hard Slate Slabs

The LowDown: 8b+ OS and 8c+/9a FA's by Ondra  © UKC News

8b+ OS and 8c+/9a FA's by Ondra

The LowDown: First 8B+ in Latin America  © UKC News

First 8B+ in Latin America

Katy Whittaker  © Marmot Collection

Katy Whittaker - Thumbelina Ground-Up

Streaky Desroy at The Great Orme  © Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC

Easter Accident Prompts Safety Video

The LowDown: Recycling: Jibé interview  © UKC News

Recycling: Jibé interview

James Pearson on Abstrakt at Hylteberget, one of Sweden's first 8a's.  © Keith Bradbury

North Face Euro Road Trip: James Pearson and Gaz Parry

The LowDown: 3rd 8c+ for Zozo (14)  © UKC News

3rd 8c+ for Zozo (14)

Schubert repeats St. Anger

Moon Hill
Yangshuo, China  © Andrew

Chris Sharma: Wow in Yangshuo - F8c Onsight

Ring Ouzel

Stanage - Ring Ouzels 2009

Lucy Creamer on Kalea Borroka (F8b+)  © Chris Doyle

Lucy Creamer - F8b+

The LowDown: First 9a for Pereyra  © UKC News

First 9a for Pereyra

Lucinda Whittaker bouldering in Northumberland on 'Purely Belter'.  © Sam Whittaker

Lucinda Whittaker Climbs Font 8A

The LowDown: Zangerl about 'From dirt grows...'  © UKC News

Zangerl about 'From dirt grows...'

Fuertes onsights 'O Draconian Devil'

The LowDown: More St George action  © UKC News

More St George action

Dan Varian on Arc Royal - Queens Crag  © Beastmaker

New Highball Super-Problems

The LowDown: One 8c and two 8b+'s onsight in China by Sharma  © UKC News

One 8c and two 8b+'s onsight in China by Sharma

Ricky Bell - The Big Skin 320  © Craig Hiller

New E8 for Northern Ireland

The Fisher Towers in evening light  © Jack Geldard

Route Freed on the Fisher Towers - 5.12R

The LowDown: Moe's valley heating up  © UKC News

Moe's valley heating up

Naomi Buys competing in the Skymasters 2009  © Rus Vakrilov

Sky Masters 2009 Report

Cerro Trinidad, Cochamo  © UKC News

Cochamo 2009 Update

The LowDown: Canon's extended dream  © UKC News

Canon's extended dream

Guillotine Towers, Ardspach, Czech Replublic  © Tom Briggs

Chalk on Czech Sandstone? No Sweat

The LowDown: Santa Linya temporarily closed  © UKC News

Santa Linya temporarily closed

Gaz F8a 320  © Gaz Parry

Brits in Spain - Sport Climbing Report

The LowDown: 8B+ and 8c by Woods  © UKC News

8B+ and 8c by Woods

Mystery Crag - Do you know where this crag is?  © Unknown

Mystery Crag - Your Help Needed

Mountain cleaners wanted  © Switzerland

Swiss even clean their mountains!

Park Front - Font 9A - The First Ascent  © Marcin Noga

Bouldering Taken To New Level - Font 9A Realised

A freshly cleaned Widdop traverse  © UKC News

'HOLDZ' - Crag Cleaning