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30 Sep 2012

thumb The other day, Adam Ondra got really close to making the first ascent of his The Change-project in the Hanshelleren cave,...

30 Sep 2012

thumb Hazel Findlay, currently in Squamish on her way to Yosemite, has made the first ascent of Adder Crack, 5.13 R (~8a+) at...

30 Sep 2012

thumb David Jones has made the second ascent of Dan Varian's Dandelion Mind, at Badger Cove, a small and steep limestone crag in the...

28 Sep 2012

thumb Poland's Aleksandra 'Ola' Taistra has, after several years of work managed to repeat Cosi fan tutte, 8c+, in the Piscinieta...

28 Sep 2012

thumb Kathmandu airport plane crash kills 19 – including seven Britons planning Everest Base Camp trek. Seven Britons were among...

26 Sep 2012

thumb The BMC is setting up a new Junior Bouldering Team to compete internationally on the European Youth Bouldering Cup circuit....

26 Sep 2012

thumb Dave Graham has mostly been bouldering lately, but as is the case with for example Daniel Woods, this doesn't seem to mean he...

25 Sep 2012

thumb Simon Yearsley, Malcolm Bass and Paul Figg have made the first ascent of an unclimbed and unamed peak at the head of North Terong...

25 Sep 2012

thumb Eight of the nine climbers who were killed in the recent Manaslu avalanche have been identified. Three climbers are still...

25 Sep 2012

thumb It was an amazing experience and I didn't go expecting to win as it was my first international so I am super pleased. It does...

24 Sep 2012

thumb All summer Dave MacLeod has been embroiled in a battle to climb his sport project at Steall Hut Crag, Glen Nevis. The route,...

24 Sep 2012

thumb A large serac fall high on the Nepalese peak of Manaslu has caused an avalanche that has swept away Camp 3 and also hit Camp 2....

22 Sep 2012

thumb Iker Pou has made the first ascent of Celedon at Ilarduia, Spain, for which he proposes 9a+. Iker bolted the 42 meter line...

21 Sep 2012

thumb This week's Friday nighter is the third part of the Alias Cinema series for . They introduce their video: ...

21 Sep 2012

thumb Joe Kinder has repeated Lev Pinter's Bunda ju Fora, 9a, at Acephale, Alberta, Canada. This is the first repeat of the route...

21 Sep 2012

thumb The public is being asked its views on whether trail-bikes, quad bikes and 4x4s should be permanently banned from two green...

20 Sep 2012

thumb Daniel Woods is now back in the US after extensive traveling. Lately he has made the 2nd ascent of B J Tilden's Moonshine, 9a,...

19 Sep 2012

thumb Hillwalkers, climbers and sailors are warned that a major bi-annual multinational military exercise which next takes place in...

19 Sep 2012

thumb Jonathan Siegrist has been a huge force for bringing the mythical 5.14d (9a) grade to the U.S., where it has been relatively...

18 Sep 2012

thumb Just over a month ago, North Wales based climber Pete Robins made the first ascent of Isles of Wonder in the Ogwen Valley. This...

18 Sep 2012

thumb For those who knew, or appreciated the work of Alan Blackshaw, there is set to be an evening to celebrate his...

18 Sep 2012

thumb Frankenjura local, and Marmot PR & Communications Manager, Sarah Seeger has once again made a female first by repeating...

17 Sep 2012

thumb British climber Fran Brown (recently profiled on UKClimbing) has won the Paraclimbing World Championships in Paris. WELL DONE...

17 Sep 2012

thumb The remote public payphone at Derry Lodge in the Cairngorms (grid ref NO041934) will be removed by BT from 27 September 2012 -...

17 Sep 2012

thumb Young British climber Ed Hamer has just returned from an amazing trip to the South of France, climbing at the Gorges du Loup and...

16 Sep 2012

thumb I think that we, in a few years, are going to consider this year's World Championships in Paris as a key moment for the sport....

14 Sep 2012

thumb This Friday it's a real cracker. The Climbing of Mt. Pomiu, China is a short video of Xiao He, Lie Feng, and Wu Xiang climbing...

13 Sep 2012

thumb Dorothea Karalus normally doesn't climb routes, but when she saw Headcrash, 8c, on the central pillar of Wasserstein,...

13 Sep 2012

thumb The short list for the prestigious Boardman Tasker prize for mountain literature has been announced for 2012 and is as...

13 Sep 2012

thumb The 2012 World Climbing Championships started in Paris yesterday. With over 500 climbers from more than 60 countries competing,...

11 Sep 2012

thumb In this mini interview we catch up with Stew Watson. Stew lives in Austria, but is a British climber and is an active member of...

11 Sep 2012

thumb Slovakian climber Josef 'Dodo' Kopold and team have added a huge new route to Great Trango, Karakoram, Pakistan. The route, now...

11 Sep 2012

thumb The other day we got an email from caroline Ciavaldini, who told us about her and James Pearson's new short movie about their...

11 Sep 2012

thumb James McHaffie has made a lightening fast repeat of the crux pitch of The Long Hope Route, Hoy, Scotland. This...

10 Sep 2012

thumb Last weekend saw an accident and substantial rock-fall on Eagle Ridge on Lochnagar. The accident has been reported in the UKC...

10 Sep 2012

thumb Australian climber Chris Webb-Parsons has flashed the relatively new route The Brute (8b) on The Diamond, Little Orme, North...

9 Sep 2012

thumb Normally, I don't like buildering videos. Actually, i can't think of one that I have liked, though in all honesty I haven't...

9 Sep 2012

thumb A climbing life, Opus #1 is the first in what is to become a long series of short videos about Romain Desgranges' life as a...

8 Sep 2012

thumb Virus Linked to Curry Village Camping Hantavirus has claimed a third victim in Yosemite National Park. Eight people have been...

7 Sep 2012

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is a Nick Bullock double bill. We just can't get enough of that aging grumpy alpinist, so here he is...

7 Sep 2012

thumb With her recent ascent of the Raven Tor 8b+ Mecca - The Mid Life Crisis, Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has become the first British woman...

6 Sep 2012

thumb James Squire and Hamish Potokar have both recently climbed Jungle V.I.P (Font 8A) at Burrator Reservoir/Lakeside Boulders in...

6 Sep 2012

thumb The BMC has issued this safety warning: Concern over the safety of via ferrata sets from several manufacturers has...

6 Sep 2012

thumb The BBC are reporting the death of Hugh McNicoll the founder of Glencoe-based Mountain Technology, makers of the classic and...

5 Sep 2012

thumb Trade body the Outdoor Industries Association (OIA) has announced the upcoming launch of what it's calling the most important...

4 Sep 2012

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has updated his tick list on 27crags with a number of hard ascents. Having worked his way through much of the...

4 Sep 2012

thumb 35 year old Leeds resident Ako Shillitoe and 19 year old student Lucy Mitchell have both redpointed the classic Gordale Scar...

3 Sep 2012

thumb Great news for sport climbers! Once again the BMC is providing free bolts and accessories to bolt funds in England & Wales....

3 Sep 2012

thumb We have made a few changes to the UKC News page which should make it easier to follow everything that is going on. Since...

1 Sep 2012

thumb It's still the season in Rocklands, South Africa, and Fabian Buhl from southern Germany, thought he'd tag along on the sending...