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31 May 2010

thumb One week ago, Nalle Hukkataival embarked on a roadtrip to Norway. The weather forecast looked grim to say the least, predicting...

31 May 2010

thumb Jade, the steep and crimpy boulder problem in Rocky Mountain National Park, USA has seen its seventh ascent from young...

31 May 2010

thumb Jorg Verhoeven and David Lama have climbed a new 1000m free route close to Arco, Italy. The route Brento Centro, tackles...

30 May 2010

thumb Jakob Schubert is killing it at the moment. So much in fact that, a couple of days ago he paid Hades, 9a, (the underworld in...

29 May 2010

thumb Jimmy Webb is quickly ticking his way through the Colorado test-pieces. This month, he has dispatched no less than 4 8B's, 6...

28 May 2010

thumb In this video from , Tom Randall and Ed Hamer take on the E7 traverse route of Silent Scream, first climbed by Pete Whittaker...

28 May 2010

thumb Sonnie Trotter, the Canadian climber best known in the UK for his repeat of Rhapsody (E11, Dumbarton), is currently in Joshua...

27 May 2010

thumb Salavat's 5-year-old daughter, Zalia, sustained severe injuries when she was hit by a falling rock at a crag in Turkey....

27 May 2010

thumb The superb and steep granite outcrop of Lower Cove in the Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland now has four 3* routes of E7 and...

26 May 2010

thumb A couple of weeks ago, Dai Koyamada made the long awaited 2nd ascent of Dave Graham's 'The story of 2 worlds' on the Dreamtime...

26 May 2010

thumb Jörg Guntram, on tour in Sweden with Tobi Kleemair, has managed to make the 2nd ascent of Stefan Rasmussen's great looking The...

26 May 2010

thumb Are we getting our content right? Is there enough of it or even too much? What and who do you want to see on UKC? Fill...

25 May 2010

thumb Nina Caprez and Cedric Lachat have repeated Rolando Larcher's and Roberto Vigiani's Hotel Supramonte (7b, 7c+, 8b, 8a+, 8b,...

25 May 2010

thumb The dream-team of speed soloist Ueli Steck and trad specialist Alex Honnold have joined forces to attempt to break the speed...

24 May 2010

thumb Photographer (and now film maker) Bernardo Gimenez has made a 7 minute video in which we get to follow Argentinian climber,...

24 May 2010

Roland Hemetzberger has made the 3rd ascent of Stefan Fürst's 40m super technical Il Piccolo orso, 8c/+, at Sparchen, Austria....

24 May 2010

thumb Daniel Woods has written a piece about where he thinks climbing is going. "I think this is a very complicated issue......

22 May 2010

thumb Today, I suspect Jan Hojer realized a dream. The 18-year-old from Cologne managed to grab an ascent (I admit it, I've lost...

21 May 2010

thumb From the Black Diamond Vimeo Page: Black Diamond athlete Nalle Hukkataival is from Finland and even though his global travels...

21 May 2010

thumb Unfortunately, my computer has made a habit out of crashing every other hour or so. Because of this, I couldn't download Core,...

21 May 2010

thumb Emma Twyford has climbed her first F8a with an ascent of the relatively new route Call of Nature at Raven Tor in the Peak...

21 May 2010

thumb The Battle in the Bubble - Boulder, CO from Zack Sticcs on Vimeo.

20 May 2010

From Gabriele Moroni's blog:Yesterday I climbed this boulder problem called From Shallow Waters to Riverbed 8B+ in Magic Wood!...

20 May 2010

From Verticalmente

20 May 2010

thumb “The lower section is bold, you could hurt yourself if you came off” Lake District resident Dave Birkett made the long...

19 May 2010

thumb I know I said yesterday, the season was more or less over at Margalef, and a 9a FA at this point would sort of make this...

19 May 2010

I know I wrote yesterday the season was more or less over at Margalef, and now I report Chris has made the FA of yet another 9a....

19 May 2010

thumb Last weekend saw the fourth annual gathering of the ClimbWeb.net International Climbing Web Network. UKClimbing.com attended...

19 May 2010

Udo Neuman has made an interesting video report from the bouldering WC at Greifensee.

19 May 2010

thumb Full report by Dougald MacDonald with photos and comments from the ascensionists on Climbing.com Japanese climbers...

18 May 2010

thumb We have just had a report that Lakeland legend Dave Birkett has repeated The Walk of Life at Dyer's Lookout in Devon. The...

18 May 2010

thumb Alex Honnold, the well known American trad climber, has once again made an impressive and scary solo ascent, this time at Red...

18 May 2010

thumb First in a series I could call "Things you didn't know you needed but you do" comes The Stickler, a must for every serious...

18 May 2010

thumb Here are some unreported (by me) ascents from the last weeks:- Natalija Gros has repeated Les Beaux quartiers, 8A, at Rocher de...

18 May 2010

thumb We get a lot of emails here at UKClimbing.com. Hundreds of emails a week. Many people ask us for advice on climbing,...

18 May 2010

thumb Last week saw the latest of the bi-annual BMC international rock climbing meets take place. The meet hosts visitors from...

17 May 2010

thumb I had a brief chat with Chris Sharma today, basically just to check what's up. Chris says it seems like the season is kinda...

17 May 2010

thumb Perhaps some of you remember the photos I posted a year or so back, showing crazy rock features in Armenia. Well guess what, Alex...

17 May 2010

thumb British climber Leah Crane has been on a European road-trip for 4 months and has so far bouldered numerous Font 7C's and her own...

17 May 2010

thumb The first Bouldering World Cup of the 2010 season took place in Greifensee Switzerland between 14th-15th May.  Seven...

16 May 2010

thumb A while back, Martin Keller made the FA of the first part of his "fish project" in Ticino, Einohrfisch, 8B/+. Now he's...

16 May 2010

thumb Dave Graham has spent the last few days in Stockholm, hosting clinics, showing photos, setting a route, talking a lot, chillin',...

14 May 2010

thumb In this short video from , Steph Davis solos the famous Castleton Tower, Utah and then base jumps off. Davis, who free...

13 May 2010

thumb Dai Koyamada has made the 2nd ascent of Dave Graham's The story of 2 worlds on the Dreamtime boulder in Cresciano. The story...

12 May 2010

thumb British climber Hazel Findlay has ticked the run-out and tenuous test-piece of Air Sweden (5.13R) at Indian Creek, USA. The...

12 May 2010

Lot's of things happened in Brazil while I was away. Here's the important stuff:- Felipe Camargo is already in Colorado, USA, and...

11 May 2010

thumb This review is long overdue. Sorry about that, but here we go.Crackoholic , by Jonas Paulsson and Mikael Widerberg, is quite...

11 May 2010

thumb UKClimbing.com reported in February about The Rock Archivist, the brainchild of Sheffield-based climber Phil...

10 May 2010

thumb Leah Crane is currently on a year long climbing trip through Europe. In her first month she has bagged the first ascent of...

10 May 2010

thumb Rohit Chauhan, a professional climber from India, recently published the first guide book of Hampi and Badami. The guide features...

10 May 2010

In a recent (deleted due to the fact that I deleted the, very old as it were, news it was commenting) comment, someone asked me...

10 May 2010

As always, Melloblocco was a success. 2455 gathered in the Mello valley in northern Italy for a fierce battle of the pebbles....

9 May 2010

Isaac Caldiero making the 3rd ascent of Kevin J's mega highball Ambrosia at the Buttermilks.Just got back from Egypt, so...

7 May 2010

thumb In this short film we see top climber Yuji Hirayama climb what is possibly Turkey's hardest route, Devers Royal, approximately...

6 May 2010

thumb Volcanic Ash Leads to Hard Spanish Sends for 'Team Scotland' A team of young Scottish climbers were recently stranded out...

6 May 2010

thumb The phone lines have been buzzing and the climbing media jungle drums have been beating hard. And now it is confirmed, UKC have...

6 May 2010

thumb Bouldering World Cup Hits Sheffield in July: Around 120 of the world's top boulderers will be in Sheffield in July for...

5 May 2010

thumb The Pembrokeshire National Park Authority have just announced the arrangements for access over the next few months to the...

4 May 2010

thumb Last May regular UKC contributor Kenton Cool reported from Everest that several bolts had been placed in the Yellow Band to...

4 May 2010

thumb 8a.nu reports a good run of bouldering form for Dai Koyamada. Dai has visited Magic Wood, Switzerland and according to his blog,...