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31 Dec 2009

thumb A happy New Year from all of us at UKClimbing.com. It's been a great year and we are all looking forward to 2010. In this...

31 Dec 2009

thumb Here are some photos from the Miners Track up Snowdon taken early this morning. If you are venturing up the Miners Track on...

31 Dec 2009

thumb As reported on the DMM Website: Dave Hesleden and Adam Wainwright have filled in the obvious blank space between Western...

30 Dec 2009

thumb A search was mounted this morning following a report that climbers were hit by an avalanche in Coire na Ciste on the Ben. Police...

28 Dec 2009

thumb On what has become Wales' premier mixed crag, Clogwyn Du, seasoned winter campaigner Andy Turner has made the second ascent of...

28 Dec 2009

thumb December has seen an extended cold snap throughout the UK. These icy conditions have been capitalised upon by gritstone...

27 Dec 2009

Chuck Barrett has repeated Mandala sds, ~8B/+, at the Buttermilks/Bishop. Originally given 8B by Toni Lamiche, most repeaters...

27 Dec 2009

Now that the weather is so crappy in most of Europe, and has been for quite some time, just watch this video, relax and look...

27 Dec 2009

thumb Defeating the bad conditions at HCR, Arkansas, Paul Robinson did what he set out to do, the 2nd ascent of Dave Graham's Lost in...

26 Dec 2009

thumb A big Happy Christmas from everyone at UKClimbing.com. Below are some photos from this years traditional ascent of Christmas...

25 Dec 2009

Indeed it could.Could Be Worse from Boulderkeskus on Vimeo.

25 Dec 2009

Have a merry one and all that! Yeah, well... that's pretty much it.

24 Dec 2009

thumb Jonathan Siegrist is currently in orbit (kind of) around the world (well Asia, really) and has reached Yangshou in China, a place...

23 Dec 2009

I got word from Adam Ondra and Vojt?ch Vrzba.About his flash of Confessions, Adam says: "I had not thought at all I could flash....

23 Dec 2009

thumb Adam Ondra has just had an amazing trip to the Swiss bouldering mecca of Cresciano. On that trip Ondra managed to flash...

23 Dec 2009

thumb Shauna Coxsey has repeated the Parisella's Cave classic , Lou Ferrino Font 7C+. Shauna is sixteen years old and has already...

23 Dec 2009

thumb A mixed bag of news from a snowy Lake District. A new shop, a new cafe, a webcam, new routes and as expected Charlotte Mason is...

22 Dec 2009

thumb As, more or less, expected, the flash of Confessions wasn't all Adam Ondra did at Cresciano. He also made the FA of the New...

22 Dec 2009

Here's a quality video from Petr Pavlí?ek, the man making the Adam Ondra-movie. It's about bouldering in the Czech Rep. and it...

21 Dec 2009

I just had a chat with David Graham, who's snowed in with Jon Cardwell in Cataluña. He said they were all kinda laughing at the...

21 Dec 2009

Desnivel has a small gallery with Chris Sharma on Neanderthal. As always by Pete O'Donovan.

21 Dec 2009

thumb Chris Sharma has climbed what is thought to be the hardest route in the Santa Linya cave in Catalunya, Spain. Neanderthal...

21 Dec 2009

thumb According to Czech film maker, Petr Pavlí?ek, Adam Ondra has flashed Dave Graham's Confessions, 8B+, at Cresciano,...

20 Dec 2009

thumb Paul Robinson has had his first climbing day at Horseshoe canyon ranch, Arkansas, and already he's killing it, dispatching The...

19 Dec 2009

thumb Nalle Hukkataival solved his Ninja skills project, across the valley from Chironico, (mentioned the other day here) today,...

19 Dec 2009

thumb After having spent the last few days shoveling snow from the top of the crags, and after having fallen off the last move, a big...

18 Dec 2009

thumb Here, you can find a video of Felipe Camargo making Inconformistas, ~9a, at Rodellar, Spain, look quite easy. Felipe...

18 Dec 2009

thumb Dani Andrada, best known as La Machina, usually spends his days finding, bolting and making FAs of new lines in various...

18 Dec 2009

thumb Nico Favresse and Seán Villanueva with mandolin and tin whistle in hand and photographer Ben Ditto on the Central Tower of...

17 Dec 2009

Bleau local super hero, Sebastien Frigault, with more high end forest problems under his belt* than almost(?)...

17 Dec 2009

O Dia Santo is one of the currently two boulder problems in Brazil that have been given, 8B+. The FA was made by Leandro Pardal,...

17 Dec 2009

thumb We are very pleased at UKClimbing.com to announce an improvement to our winter conditions coverage over the next few months. We...

17 Dec 2009

thumb Plas y Brenin instructors, Carlo Forte and Keith Ball spent yesterday removing two cameras from Mousetrap Zawn at South Stack,...

16 Dec 2009

thumb Charlie Woodburn has made a quick repeat of Daddy Cool, the E8 slab route at Carreg y Barcud, Pembroke. Woodburn is no stranger...

15 Dec 2009

Did the moon landing ever take place, or was it staged by Hollywood? And perhaps more importantly, did Chris Sharma really climb...

15 Dec 2009

thumb The fourth round of the SIBL took place on 12 December at The Castle Climbing Centre in London, with a record number of...

15 Dec 2009

thumb As previously reported on UKC, renowned ice climber Guy Lacelle was killed in an avalanche late last week. In this video Doug...

14 Dec 2009

thumb On Friday 4th of December Scottish climber Alan Cassidy red-pointed his second F8c of the year, La Fabelita, in the awesome ...

14 Dec 2009

14 Dec 2009

thumb World-class Canadian climber Guy Lacelle died in an avalanche Thursday morning while participating in an ice-climbing ...

14 Dec 2009

thumb Vehicle Access In The Mountains Already mentioned and discussed at UKClimbing.com is the potential opening of government...

13 Dec 2009

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made the post break FA of Dreamtime at Cresciano, commenting: "...probably 8B now. I must say it's not as...

11 Dec 2009

thumb Tonight's Friday night video is a serious instructional offering, using footage from the documentary film Vertical...

11 Dec 2009

thumb Slow news week it seems... No worries though, things are in the pipeline. Until then, enjoy these marvelous photos from the...

10 Dec 2009

thumb Albert Liechtfried and Benedict Purner climbed a new route on the 3rd of December in the Tirol area of Austria. Moonwalk (WI...

10 Dec 2009

thumb Erik Lambert of Alpinist.com reports: Mt. Ashley, the highest peak in northwestern South Georgia, has been climbed for the...

10 Dec 2009

thumb The final round of the Scottish Tooling Series 2009 took place at the Ice Factor in Kinlochleven on Saturday 5th December....

9 Dec 2009

thumb Danish climbers Kristoffer Szilas and Martin Ploug have made the first ascent of Ren Zhong Feng in Sichuan, China. "The...

8 Dec 2009

thumb Sheffield based climber Ryan Pasquill has redpointed the Jerry Moffat test-piece Evolution (F8c/+) at Raven Tor in the Peak...

8 Dec 2009

thumb My favourite photo site, Bouldering.info, reports François Nicole has finally completed his long term project at...

7 Dec 2009

Hey Kevin, Björn here from TheLowDown. Are you finished with El Cap for this season? Getting too cold I guess...9:05pmKevinyes,...

7 Dec 2009

Liv Sansoz is injured in her back after a severe fall she took during the Petzl "power of light" competition this weekend. She's...

7 Dec 2009

thumb 8a.nu reports that Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has climbed another Font 8A this week. She has climbed Habe Die Ehre at Chironico,...

4 Dec 2009

thumb Joey mentioned in a previous post his annual trips to Spain are educational. Perhaps he meant Edu-cational, cause today he...

4 Dec 2009

Hansjörg Auer has freed the 400m Vogelfrei to create Free as a bird (the names mean the same thing), with difficulties up...

4 Dec 2009

thumb Back in August UKC Gear Tester Jon Griffith climbed the legendary 4500m route of the Peuterey Integral with Luke Hunt. As...

4 Dec 2009

thumb Branson, the classic but miniscule bouldering crag on the hillside just where the valley turns sharply east (thereby often...

4 Dec 2009

thumb Tomás Mrázek is hot right now. Hot as...something that's super hot, like you'd get a 3rd degree burn if you touched it! Hot...

3 Dec 2009

thumb Over the last few weeks Mike Adams has once again been pulling like a beast and climbing some outstanding problems. Saturday...

3 Dec 2009

thumb Yuri from Escalada cafe reports:Rafael Passos had a splendid day at Cocalzinho, in the Goiás, making FA's of an 8A, an 8A+ and...

3 Dec 2009

thumb A while back, Arthur Kubista spent his 45th birthday making the FA of Der lange Atem at Schattenreich, Austria. I and Pierre...

3 Dec 2009

thumb 8a.nu reports that Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has climbed Fake Pamplemousse at Brione Switzerland and Le Pilier at Chironico...

3 Dec 2009

thumb Dave Turnbull, CEO of the British Mountaineering Council, was live on the UKC Forums to answer questions on Tuesday 8th...

2 Dec 2009

Rumours have been circulating for a while, saying old warrior, Stevie Haston has onsighted Didier Berthod's Greenspit, a perfect...

2 Dec 2009

thumb The cold has arrived to Cataluña at last and Tomá? Mrázek has done his 3rd 9a/+ in relatively short time, Analogica in the...

2 Dec 2009

thumb Ricky Bell has climbed another hard new route in Northern Ireland, this time from the ground up. The Thing in the...

2 Dec 2009

thumb Stevie Haston gives UKC the full candid details of his Greenspit ascent: Last week Stevie Haston and Laurence Gouault Haston...

1 Dec 2009

Andreas Bindhammer didn't only climb La novena enmienda in the Santa linya cave. During his trip to Spain, he also did Analogica...