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30 Jun 2010

thumb Paul Diffley of Hotaches has just released some footage from 2007 of Dave MacLeod top roping The Indian Face (E9). For...

30 Jun 2010

thumb 20 June, Christophe Zehani, who turned 36 yesterday, made the FA of his long time project Corrida at Fetid beach, having made...

30 Jun 2010

thumb Six members of the British Bouldering Team were selected for the 5th round of the Bouldering World Cup which was held in...

30 Jun 2010

thumb The British Bouldering Championships (BBC's) were held at Millhouses Park in Sheffield last weekend. The competitors...

30 Jun 2010

thumb In 1994, Philippe Ribiére discovered climbing. Born with the Rubinstein-Taby syndrome this was even more of a challenge than for...

30 Jun 2010

thumb I'm just going to go ahead and quote Jamie Emerson here: "Angie Payne, in a stunning effort, has made the first female ascent of...

30 Jun 2010

thumb Iker and Eneko Pou, for some obscure reason known as the Pou-brothers, are no strangers to difficult climbing, be it bouldering,...

29 Jun 2010

thumb It seems Mt Evans is where the action is these days. The one and only place? Feel free to prove me wrong! Anyway, Dave G, Daniel...

29 Jun 2010

thumb Felipe Camargo, the 19 year old "Brazilian Kilian", has spent the last month and a half in Boulder, Colorado. Due to injuries,...

29 Jun 2010

thumb Scottish climber Dave MacLeod has repeated The Indian Face (E9 6c) on Clogwyn Du'r Arddu, North Wales. MacLeod climbed the route...

28 Jun 2010

thumb Yesterday, the Hallett boulder, ~3300m above sea level, in the RMNP, saw some action. Alex Puccio flashed Fireball, 7C+, making...

28 Jun 2010

thumb Adventure aficionados Mick Fowler, Steve Sustad and Dave 'BMC' Turnbull have been out climbing tottering piles of...

27 Jun 2010

thumb Andy Gullsten has now spent three weeks or so in the Averstal/Magic wood. The weather hasn't exactly been on the 18-year-young...

26 Jun 2010

thumb Swiss climbing photographer and, according to reliable sources, exceptional osteopath, Fred Moix recently managed to send a nice...

25 Jun 2010

thumb "The weather in Britain is well known for being, well, disappointing, and if you are a climber in Britain that...

25 Jun 2010

thumb The next round of the Bouldering World Cup is this weekend at Eidhoven in the Netherlands. There is a live video stream of...

25 Jun 2010

thumb Alex Honnold has soloed the Regular Northwest Face (VI 5.12a, 23 pitches) on Half Dome and The Nose (VI 5.9 C1, 31 pitches)...

24 Jun 2010

thumb Ethan Pringle has made the 3rd ascent of Dai Koyamada's +65 mover The wheel of life in the Hollow mountain cave, Grampians, Oz....

24 Jun 2010

thumb Nina Caprez has switched from multi-pitch climbing on Sardinia, to single pitch climbing at Céüse. Some of the pitches here are...

24 Jun 2010

thumb Over a hundred climbers have registered for this year's BMC British Bouldering Championships (BBC) to be held this weekend in...

23 Jun 2010

thumb Jen Randall reports on the current buzz around Dumbarton: So far this season at Dumbarton Rock, a storm of new lines and...

23 Jun 2010

thumb I mentioned yesterday, Brion Voges had a low gravity day in the RMNP, dispatching Don't get too greedy, 8B, Top notch, 8B, and...

22 Jun 2010

thumb Guillaume Glairon Mondet, member of the French national bouldering team (not to be confused with the French national football...

22 Jun 2010

thumb The Moscow round of the bouldering and speed World Cup was last weekend and the full results are now available on the...

22 Jun 2010

thumb Romain Desgranges has made the second ascent of Théo Chappex' Gautama graded hard 8B+, taking advantage of the unusual cold at...

22 Jun 2010

thumb North Wales based climber Pete Robins has made what is thought to be the second ascent of Infanticide (F8c) on Lower Pen...

22 Jun 2010

thumb Lucasz Dudek, from Poland, has made the FA of Made in Poland, 9a, at Podzamcze in, you guessed it, Poland. According to his blog,...

22 Jun 2010

thumb Yama studio has just released Rocky Mountain Highball. Now, I haven't actually watched it, but I suspect it's about highball...

22 Jun 2010

thumb After winning the Vail bouldering WC, Daniel Woods swiftly packed his bags and went to an invitational competition, The North...

21 Jun 2010

thumb Well over 10,000 people have a logbook at UKClimbing.com. You can log climbs, chart your progress, see trends in your climbing,...

21 Jun 2010

thumb Rob Fielding has recently hit a run of good form and has ticked several hard and high-ball problems and routes in the...

21 Jun 2010

thumb Jimmy Webb, who hasn't exactly been idle since his ascent of Jade, has once again stepped up his game and done Aslan, another...

18 Jun 2010

thumb This Friday it's an exposé of esoteric boulder first ascents in Northumberland, as Dan Varian of Beastmaker walks just off the...

18 Jun 2010

thumb The next round of the bouldering World Cup is being held this weekend in Moscow. Full details on who is entering and where...

18 Jun 2010

thumb There has been a major rockfall at the Etive Slabs in Glen Etive. The rockfall was reported earlier in the week on the UKC...

17 Jun 2010

thumb Aleister Crowley: mountaineer Aleister Crowley: A Passion for Evil John Burns...

17 Jun 2010

thumb The UIAA has announced its support for the decision taken by the Chinese Tibet Mountaineering Association, to enforce age...

17 Jun 2010

thumb The Russian website Baurock has a very extensive interview with Patxi Usobiaga, complete with loads of photos and a couple of...

16 Jun 2010

thumb When: Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 June 2010 Where: Climbing Stadium di Arco (Garda Trentino Italy) What: the European...

16 Jun 2010

thumb Cedric Lachat has flashed Demons et Merveilles, 8b+, at Ariège in the French Pyrenees. Cedric followed the steep tufas all the...

16 Jun 2010

thumb A few days ago UKC reported that Malcolm Smith made the first ascent of Blood Diamond (F8c+) on the Anvil, Argyll. (see UKC...

16 Jun 2010

thumb Now 53 years of age, the master of traverses, Jean-Pierre Bouvier, is still on top of his game. Recently at Masse in the southern...

15 Jun 2010

The American continent saw two hard FFA's last week. Putting her WC form to good use on the rock in the RMNP, Alex Puccio did...

14 Jun 2010

thumb Udo Neumann's WC-analysis: Perfect bouldering conditions, an impressively high wall and very interesting route setting - Vail...

14 Jun 2010

thumb Malcolm Smith has made the first ascent of Blood Diamond (F8c+) on the Anvil, Argyll. The route links the two existing routes...

14 Jun 2010

thumb After qualifying in the regional rounds held throughout England, Scotland and Northern Ireland, 187 competitors took part...

14 Jun 2010

thumb Fancy a weekend in the Peak? Climbing, watching the world's best climbers competing against each other, and socialising at ...

11 Jun 2010

thumb In this short video by Dave Wetmore we see climber Mike Foley tick the very difficult route of Livin' Astroglide at Rumney in New...

11 Jun 2010

thumb Two years ago Julien Nadiras went to Argentina to explore a new climbing site, resulting in the movie Tuzgle, which is now...

11 Jun 2010

thumb On 22 July 2010, UKC Users Tom Ripley, Luke Hunt and Hamish Dunn will fly from Manchester to Islamabad, Pakistan to take...

11 Jun 2010

thumb Four members of the British Bouldering Team attended the third  round of the Bouldering World Cup in Vail, Colorado in the...

11 Jun 2010

thumb Leah Crane is one of the UK's top women boulderers, having climbed Font 8A and won the British Bouldering Championships last...

10 Jun 2010

thumb While we're waiting for "Adam Ondra: The movie", we'll have to be content with "Adam Ondra: The Photos". Vojtěch Vrzba...

9 Jun 2010

thumb Saturday 5th June 2010 saw the opening of Manchester's new dedicated bouldering centre Rock Over Climbing. The opening event,...

9 Jun 2010

thumb For more than a year now, Czech film maker Petr Pavlíček has been gathering material for his film about Adam...

9 Jun 2010

thumb Thank you to everyone who has filled in the readership survey so far. Your feedback does have a very positive effect on...

9 Jun 2010

thumb After having fallen off post crux three times on RMNP test-piece Jade, ~8B+/C, James Webb decided he needed to find some new...

9 Jun 2010

thumb Here are the latest ticks from Brazil. Thanks Yuri! Pedro Nicoloso has made the FA of Carrapato Nôcu, 8b+, at Caçapava do Sul,...

8 Jun 2010

thumb Tim Emmett's Stennis Ford super-route Muy Caliente! is a contender for Wales' first E10. ...

8 Jun 2010

thumb Is Adam Ondra real, or is it all a trick? I'm too old to believe in magic, but could he be using mirrors or something? The other...

7 Jun 2010

thumb Lindsey Climbing Club, a voluntary organisation based in Cleethorpes, is looking for a new venue in which it can practise its...

7 Jun 2010

thumb Tim Emmett has climbed his mega project in Stennis Ford, Pembroke, South Wales. The route tackles the stunning and blank...

7 Jun 2010

thumb I found this video on Jani Lehtola's blog and I really like it, so I thought I'd share it. If you feel you want to repeat the...

7 Jun 2010

thumb As initially reported last week (UKC News), Steve McClure and Lucy Creamer made the (as far as we know) first repeat of...

7 Jun 2010

thumb Ramon Julian Puigblanque, has made the second ascent of Era bella, Chris Sharma's recently opened 50m rig in the La Visera de la...

7 Jun 2010

thumb Muriel Sarkany is down in Spain, training her endurance in the Santa Linya cave for the upcoming WC season. It seems it's going...

7 Jun 2010

thumb I've always been fascinated by the quiet achievers. People operating under the radar, but still climbing at an incredible...

4 Jun 2010

thumb In this clip from Alastair Lee of Posing Productions, Steve McClure makes the first ascent of Bat Shadow (F8c+) at Malham. Steve...

4 Jun 2010

thumb The UK Alpinists Mike 'Twid' Turner, Stu McAleese and Mark Thomas have completed a 1400m first ascent on Baffin Island. Their...

4 Jun 2010

thumb British Bouldering Team member Stew Watson is set to compete in the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) World Cup...

3 Jun 2010

thumb Adam Jeewooth, a member of the British Bouldering Team, has climbed the F8c Unjustified at Malham Cove, Yorkshire. Jeewooth,...

3 Jun 2010

thumb As I've mentioned before, 19 year old Austrian, Jakob Schubert, has had a magnificent spring season, which was crowned the other...

3 Jun 2010

thumb Escalade alsace reports Pierre Bollinger has joined the rather exclusive People-who-have-climbed-8c+-in-the-Frankenjura club,...

3 Jun 2010

thumb Steve McClure and Lucy Creamer have repeated the infamous route through the Great Arch on the island of Pabbay, Scotland. The...

2 Jun 2010

thumb On the recent BMC International meet in Cornwall, visiting Japanese climber Toru Nakajima made several impressive...

2 Jun 2010

thumb Thirteen year old climber Randy Roby has ticked the classic power-endurance route of Raindogs (F8a) at Malham Cove,...

1 Jun 2010

thumb James Webb and Brion Voges have been climbing strong for quite some time now. Currently, they are residing in Colorado for a few...

1 Jun 2010

thumb Björn Pohl is the Editor of the brand new LowDown on UKClimbing.com. The LowDown is a sister news page to our main news page and...

1 Jun 2010

thumb The second Bouldering World Cup of the 2010 season took place in Wien Austria, between 28th-30th May...