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28 Feb 2010

thumb My man at Margalef just filed a report: "Just came back from the crag where I saw Chris Sharma screaming at the top of a new FA,...

28 Feb 2010

thumb From dmmclimbing.com Welsh Winter Super VIIIs Over a period of five days, two first ascents have been made at VIII and...

27 Feb 2010

thumb Therese Johansen, 19, from Stavanger, Norway, has in the last three days done a great quadruple: Alphane moon, Le pillier, Les...

27 Feb 2010

thumb So the Brits, the Spaniards, the Americans and the Finns have all represented in Cataluña. What about the French? Well, they're...

27 Feb 2010

thumb Chris Webb-Parsons has, sort of, finished off his US rehab tour with an ascent of The Buttermilker sd, 8B. Normally, 8B would be...

27 Feb 2010

thumb Conditions were perfect yesterday at the Cataluña crags. There was nothing good on TV... conditions were perfect. Tom Bolger...

27 Feb 2010

thumb Whilst already discussed in the UKC forums, here is a run down of German climber Ines Papert, and Quebec climbers Audrey Gariepy...

26 Feb 2010

thumb Yuri, from Escalada café reports:Felipe Camargo did the FA of Itaipava V12, at São Bento do Sapucaí, São Paulo, and now...

26 Feb 2010

thumb Colin Haley, the young 25 year-old alpinist who completed the Torre Traverse with Rolo Garibotti (UKC interview), was recently...

26 Feb 2010

thumb "Quite unexpectedly, I managed to complete my long term ambition to make the first winter ascent of my own summer E8, Anubis on...

25 Feb 2010

thumb It's been a long time coming, but finally Tom Bolger has climbed his first 9a. Tom, who's moved down to Lleida, working as a...

25 Feb 2010

thumb Have you ever wondered how Jonny Woodward described the first ascent of Beau Geste, his 1982 extreme classic arete at...

25 Feb 2010

thumb 25 years after its first winter ascent by Brian Davison, Moss Ghyll Grooves on Scafell has received its second...

24 Feb 2010

thumb Rob Jarvis of Highmountainguides reports on the new Ben Nevis VIII,8 - The Past is Close Behind. The strong team of...

24 Feb 2010

thumb   Sheffield based climbers Neil Mawson and Ruth Smitton have just returned from an extended trip to Spain. Their winter...

22 Feb 2010

thumb Maik Urbczat, the man behind Boulderrausch, has made an 18 min video with bouldering from Varazze, in northern Italy. Varazze is...

22 Feb 2010

Ramon Julian Puigblanque has made the FA of Pal Oeste, 8c+, in the Espadalles sector of Margalef. He succeeded on his second...

22 Feb 2010

thumb Chris Parkin and Pete Harrison have climbed a new route on the in vogue Black Ladders, North Wales. Reported on the V12...

22 Feb 2010

thumb VIDEO: Jimmy Marshall, King of the Ben Dave MacLeod and Andy Turner have repeated the infamous week back in...

21 Feb 2010

"Tis the season" it seems. For mega highballing that is. Both Sean McColl and Ethan Pringle, on his way back from injury, has...

21 Feb 2010

Cedric Larcher, from Kairn, made an interview with the Huber-brothers when they were in Argentina.

21 Feb 2010

thumb In January Iker Pou made the second ascent of Chris Sharma's desperate route from 2009 - Demencia Senil, 9a+, at Margalef, to...

19 Feb 2010

I said I'd try to get in touch with Alex for a comment, and here it is. I asked him about the new sequence that he used, and...

19 Feb 2010

Enjoy!

19 Feb 2010

thumb Not sure if the Olympics were what Daniel Woods was thinking of when he did The Game, but according to Joost...

19 Feb 2010

thumb This is the seventh of our regular series of Scottish winter conditions updates from Dan Goodwin of MountainPlan.com. Dan gives...

19 Feb 2010

thumb The video below was made by Yann Corby and Freddy about a trip made by a group of French climbers to the Peak District in April...

19 Feb 2010

thumb In April 2010 Plas y Brenin are set to host the first ever UKClimbing.com Alpine Festival. This great weekend event is a unique...

18 Feb 2010

Big Up has released a clip of Kevin Jorgeson climbing his variation of James Pearson's The Groove, at Cratcliff Tor in the Peak...

18 Feb 2010

thumb Alex Honnold has made the 2nd ascent of Kevin Jorgeson's ultra highball/solo Ambrosia at the Buttermilks, Bishop. Alex calls it...

18 Feb 2010

thumb "I'd done Positron before and knew I could climb it, but suddenly I was assailed by doubt. I felt my momentum crumble....

17 Feb 2010

As promised, I've asked Berni Schwaiger a few questions. Thanks for the super quick reply Berni!Where do you find your motivation...

17 Feb 2010

thumb Berni Schwaiger has added a sit down start to his own Pipe dream, 8B+/C, bumping the grade up a notch to 8C. As almost always, in...

17 Feb 2010

thumb The first Scottish High School Climbing Competition was held in January and February 2010 at the Glasgow Climbing Centre. The...

16 Feb 2010

The wording got a bit confusing in the post about Daniel Woods' recently opened The Game, 8C+, at Boulder canyon. I said that the...

16 Feb 2010

You'd think such a classic placeas Branson would be all climbed out since long, especially as it's so very small. The small...

16 Feb 2010

thumb On the 11th of Feb we reported that Daniel Woods had completed a long standing project in Boulder Canyon, Colorado, now called...

16 Feb 2010

thumb Didier Raboutou was a big name in World climbing back in the 1980's and 90's - forging new sport routes at the cutting edge of...

15 Feb 2010

Facts and rumours about what Adam Ondra did in Cataluña got a bit confusing... 8c+ onsight? 9a first go? To get things right, I...

15 Feb 2010

thumb Beal reports Adam Ondra, who's been working Golpe de estado for a while, has moved over* to Santa Linya, where he has done Edu...

15 Feb 2010

Josh from Big UP just told me TNF now has a clip of Daniel Woods trying The Game, his new possible 8C+ at Boulder canyon. Daniel,...

15 Feb 2010

thumb As reported on the Beal Team Website: At Santa Linya in Spain Adam Ondra has onsighted the F8c+ La Fabela and instead of...

14 Feb 2010

Brian Solano of BS Productions is the latest in the line of film makers offering their videos as HD downloads. Better for...

12 Feb 2010

  It's done! Daniel Woods has finally done the long standing Boulder canyon super project. The Game has around 8...

12 Feb 2010

thumb Chris Sharma, the superstar of World climbing has been busy again attempting a couple of "hardest yet" projects at Margalef in...

12 Feb 2010

thumb This is the sixth of our regular series of Scottish winter conditions updates from Dan Goodwin of MountainPlan.com. Dan...

12 Feb 2010

thumb Nick Smith, our chief code master, has been busy. Things have been happening on his screen that we don't really understand, but...

11 Feb 2010

thumb Nanga Parbat Film Renews Friction Between Legendary Climbers The newly released film 'Nanga Parbat' has reignited a...

11 Feb 2010

thumb American climber Daniel Woods has ticked the long standing Boulder Canyon project to give The Game, for which he has proposed a...

11 Feb 2010

thumb Adventure Summit - Saturday 20 February, Lakes School, Windermere Why is adventure a crucial part of many people's lives?...

10 Feb 2010

Here's a video from Joey Kinder and La Sportiva. It's really a commercial (La Sportiva should send me a bunch of shoes;), but it...

10 Feb 2010

thumb Dave MacLeod's book is called 9 out of 10 climbers make the same mistakes. After reading it, the obvious question is ?why so...

10 Feb 2010

thumb Female ascents... sounds weird.Oh, well. At Hueco Tanks, Alex Johnson has done Diaphanous sea, 8A/+.In the Frankenjura, Conny...

10 Feb 2010

thumb British climber Neil Mawson has climbed two F8c routes out in Spain. His first was Espacio Tiempo at the Wildside sector, Sella...

10 Feb 2010

thumb Reported back in January on UKC was the new routes climbed at the Rive Gauche area, Argentiere glacier, near...

9 Feb 2010

Chris Webb-Parsons is well on his way to full recovery. I mean if you can boulder 8B, it can't be that bad, right? I guess it...

9 Feb 2010

Here's a video from Escalade-Alsace with Pierre Bollinger climbing Jerry Moffat's super classic Revelations, 8b (originally 8a+,...

9 Feb 2010

thumb American Climber Daniel Woods has made the third ascent of the super-hard boulder problem link-up Terremer (Font 8C) on North...

8 Feb 2010

Andreas Proft has climbed the aptly named 25m Excess power, 8a+, free solo. And yeah, no shoes... at the Echo valley, Costa...

8 Feb 2010

Kenzuke Hamada has repeated Fred Nicole's Esperanza, 8B+, an eleven move roof problem in the Martini cave, Hueco Tanks. He also...

6 Feb 2010

thumb A while back, Iker Pou made the 2nd ascent of Chris Sharma's Demencia senil, 9a+, at Margalef. I decided it was time to ask the...

6 Feb 2010

Adam Lincoln went to Fontainebleau together with James Pearson, Keith Bradbury and Neil Hart. One of the results was this...

5 Feb 2010

thumb To celebrate the launch of our new Bouldering Forum, we are having a Bouldering double bill tonight. The first film is...

5 Feb 2010

thumb This is the fifth of our regular series of Scottish winter conditions updates from Dan Goodwin of MountainPlan.com. Dan gives a...

5 Feb 2010

thumb January 2010 has been a record month for UKClimbing.com and to celebrate, we are setting up a new Bouldering Forum. We...

4 Feb 2010

thumb Czech climbing has made a very thorough and interesting interview with Adam Ondra, covering most of what he did last year.Photo:...

4 Feb 2010

Here's the long awaited video of Vincent Pochon climbing The Big Island, 8C. The difference between this one and The Island, is...

4 Feb 2010

Chris Webb Parsons and Dave Pearson have launched Grampians bouldering."It is hoped that the site can be used as a hub for...

3 Feb 2010

thumb I've had the opportunity to watch King of da Caillasse II from Team Les Collets production. It features climbers such as Gérôme...

3 Feb 2010

thumb "I have a photo of this route taken in January 1982 on which I've drawn an arrow and written "THIS IS IT!" I recognised then...

2 Feb 2010

thumb Not exactly news perhaps, as it happened in March last year, but none the less unknown to most: Mr Nicole, Fred this time, has...

2 Feb 2010

prAna just launched a new clip made for them by BigUp . It's a profile of Sharma that includes the first glimpse of the FA of...

2 Feb 2010

thumb The following request has been posted on the US Access Fund site for some time and the closing date is approaching on Thursday...

1 Feb 2010

thumb Jamie Emerson reports, Daniel Woods has made the 3rd ascent of Fred Nicole's Hueco Tanks piece de resistance Terremer, hard 8C....

1 Feb 2010

thumb Adam Ondra's brilliance shows no sign of slowing down as he enters the later years of adolescence, reports kairn.com. On his...

1 Feb 2010

thumb "Not one single drytool move in the whole pitch; pull up, lock off, work for a placement. Just like normal ice but on a...