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30 Sep 2010

thumb After failing to reach the mountain earlier in the year, Nick Bullock and Matt Helliker (this time accompanied by Pete...

30 Sep 2010

thumb Last month, Magnus Midtboe repeated Dani Andrada's Ali-Hulk sit start extension, and joined the select group of climbers who've...

30 Sep 2010

thumb A BMC South West Area meeting will be held at 19:30 on Saturday 2nd Oct 2010 at the Count House, Bosigran. The main thing on...

29 Sep 2010

thumb Kurt Albert was a legendary German climber who shaped the development of rock climbing and pioneered hard routes across Germany...

28 Sep 2010

thumb Anna Stöhr, the current European bouldering champion, has repeated Dave Graham's The Riverbed, Font 8B, at Magic Wood,...

27 Sep 2010

thumb I don't believe many people were very surprised to see Ramon Julian and Jain Kim on topp of their respective podiums at Puurs....

27 Sep 2010

thumb After several years of work, and after repeatedly falling on the last move, a long move to gain a tiny crack, Gérôme Pouvreau...

27 Sep 2010

thumb The loss of our best friend We have all met amazing characters within the world of climbing and we all know it's not...

25 Sep 2010

thumb Trouble is brewing in Kalymnos, reports local Aris Theodoropoulos with local businessmen cashing in on visitors with a big fare...

25 Sep 2010

thumb If the semis are anything to go by, today's lead WC at Puurs, Belgium, will be won by Jain Kim and Ramon Julian...

25 Sep 2010

thumb With only 9 days left, the pressure is ON at the Wolverineland, and with prime conditions, things are going down with the...

24 Sep 2010

thumb Leah Crane is still on her European climbing tour (See this UKC Interview for more details), and has made a fast ascent of...

24 Sep 2010

thumb This Friday's video is from Savage Climbing. The guy's introduce their film on their Vimeo page thus: During a four month stay...

24 Sep 2010

thumb Two hard new routes in quick succession have marked the start of this year's 'Grit...

24 Sep 2010

thumb Alastair Lee (Posing Productions) and Leo Houlding's film The Asgard Project, has made it on to TV. You can watch it...

23 Sep 2010

thumb It's nearly here isn't it? The chalk storms, the rain dribbles, the snow begins to fly and the sun beats down on foreign...

23 Sep 2010

thumb Last time Paul Robinson tried Die unendliche Geschichte (aka "The Never ending story"), 8B+, on the Bruno block at Magic wood,...

23 Sep 2010

thumb To no one's great surprise, Enzo Oddo, the 15 year old French wizkid, has repeated Sébastien Frigault's l'insoutenable...

22 Sep 2010

thumb Last week we reported that Hazel Findlay has climbed the 5.13b/c (E7/8) crack of '69' on the Leviticus crag in the Murrin Park...

22 Sep 2010

thumb Neil Mawson has repeated the 30 metre Malham marathon of Bat Route. The route, first climbed by Mark Leach in 1989, was...

22 Sep 2010

thumb After taking some days to get used to the altitude, Nalle Hukkataival has began eating his way through the hard problems at...

21 Sep 2010

thumb As reported yesterday in the UKC News, Steve Townshend has repeated Muy Caliente! (E10) in Stennis Ford, Pembroke, South...

20 Sep 2010

thumb Over the last few days the European Championships have been held in Imst and Innsbruck in Austria. The competition has...

20 Sep 2010

thumb Canadian climber Steve Townshend has made the second ascent of Tim Emmett's recent Pembroke addition Muy Caliente!...

20 Sep 2010

thumb Paul Robinson has now settled down at his home away from home. The plan was to stay in Innsbruck, but for the time being, he and...

19 Sep 2010

thumb A couple of days after his victory in the European Champs, Ramon Julián figured it was about time he got some proper training...

19 Sep 2010

thumb I found this video on Facebook and figured I should share it with you. I like it!

18 Sep 2010

thumb As predicted, my prediction failed... It was a splendid final however, only spoiled somewhat by Cedric's spectacular...

18 Sep 2010

thumb I've decided to stick my neck out and predict this evening's bouldering comp. If things go as I predict, here's the result: 1:...

18 Sep 2010

thumb No great surprises but a nice show. That's the short, short version of the European Championship's lead competition. Ramon...

17 Sep 2010

thumb In tonight's 16 min film from Berni Kogler we see Roland Hemetzberger climbing Das Erbe der Väter F8c+ (Schleier Wasserfall /...

17 Sep 2010

thumb The Boardman Tasker Charitable Trust gives an annual award of £3000 to "the author or co-authors of an original work...

16 Sep 2010

thumb Lundy, the small granite encrusted island off the North Coast of Devon is home to hundreds of classic sea cliff climbs. Paul...

16 Sep 2010

thumb British climber Hazel Findlay has bagged another hard trad route with her ascent of 69 (5.13b/c F8a/+) on the Leviticus crag in...

14 Sep 2010

thumb Keswick Mountain Rescue Team were needlessly dispatched in foul weather to the foot of Skiddaw during a time of flood crisis...

14 Sep 2010

thumb Jonathan Siegrist, or "JSTAR" as he likes to call himself(?). Has repeated Tommy Caldwell's Kryptonite, 9a, at the Fortress of...

14 Sep 2010

thumb The IFSC Youth World Championships took place last weekend at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA)...

13 Sep 2010

thumb Around one hundred climbers descended on Stoney Middleton this weekend for a get together to celebrate the past and present...

12 Sep 2010

thumb Enzo Oddo has made the 3rd ascent of Tony Lamiche's Condé de choc, 9a, at Entraygues, France. Enzo worked the route together...

11 Sep 2010

thumb A month or so ago, Patxi announced he was going to pass through Gorges du Loup on 10 September and try to finish off PuntX, 9a, a...

10 Sep 2010

thumb UKC editor Jack Geldard has been sunning himself in Mallorca all week, getting in some deep water soloing. "Another top day...

10 Sep 2010

thumb No... it's not about a couple of chimps getting married, but Paul Robinson's 2nd ascent of Fred Nicole's 8C at Rocklands. DPM has...

10 Sep 2010

thumb Jon Cardwell has made the FA of a roof outside of the city Belo Horizonte. The problem is in a monestary(!) above a staircase(!)...

9 Sep 2010

thumb It's been a busy week at UKClimbing.com/Rockfax Towers, and no doubt for you too. Such is modern life. The main man...

9 Sep 2010

thumb The IFSC Youth World Championships start today at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena (EICA). Over 600 teenagers from...

7 Sep 2010

thumb When he was seven years old Leo Houlding was introduced to mountaineering by his dad, Mark. They went climbing 10,000ft peaks in...

7 Sep 2010

thumb If you have a hunger for adventurous new routing there are a few places left in the UK but you have to look hard and then...

7 Sep 2010

thumb This weekend is The Stoney Middleton Climbers Reunion - a social climbing event for those who love and have climbed at what...

6 Sep 2010

thumb Over the last few months Matej Sova from Slovenia has been living in Leeds completing a post doc in Pharmacy. James Kitson has...

6 Sep 2010

thumb Gabriele Moroni has climbed his 3rd 9a, Toni Lamiche's Condé du choc. I asked him a few questions about it. Can you describe...

6 Sep 2010

thumb Looking at the sends of the first week-end in September, one could suspect everyone had a dead-line. For Daniel, Dave and the...

5 Sep 2010

thumb So, many things have gone down and been put up at Mt Evans' "Wolverine land", I must admit I've sort of lost count. After a...

4 Sep 2010

thumb Kind of a slow news week wouldn't you say? Here's something to keep you till something happens though: This summer, Nalle...

3 Sep 2010

thumb This Friday's video is of American hero Alex Honnold deep water soloing in Mallorca. This is one of many very good videos from...

2 Sep 2010

thumb Rob Adie is the BMC Climbing Walls and Competitions Officer and he is going live on the UKC Forums tomorrow! That's...