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30 Apr 2013

thumb The Simone Moro, Ueli Steck and Jon Griffith Everest story is in all the national papers. It's big news. Jon Griffith's facebook...

30 Apr 2013

thumb A new map showing the main areas of wild land in Scotland has been published today by Scottish Natural Heritage, the first time...

29 Apr 2013

thumb In a bizarre email to the BMC, the 'People's Climbing Front of the English Lake District' have claimed responsibility for the...

29 Apr 2013

thumb Jon Griffith, Ueli Steck and Simone Moro have been attacked by Sherpas on Everest. Steck has a bloody lip from a rock thrown in...

28 Apr 2013

thumb Alexander Megos, the German teenager who made the world's first 9a onsight recently, has made the first ascent of what's...

28 Apr 2013

thumb The recently developed drytooling venue of The Works close to Hodge Close Quarry in the Lake District has been vandalised. Bolts...

26 Apr 2013

thumb This Friday we have a triple bill! First up is a video portrait of Beth Rodden from : "For more than a decade,...

26 Apr 2013

thumb This video presents Daila Ojeda from the Canary islands. Daila, who now lives in Catalunya with her boyfriend Chris and dog...

24 Apr 2013

thumb Which is more dangerous – rock climbing or driving? Rock climbing is perceived to be a dangerous sport. An average member of...

24 Apr 2013

thumb Trouble is brewing in the Peak District over some new work on the Stanage Causeway track, which has changed the look and feel...

24 Apr 2013

thumb Our readership survey will finish at the end of the month. For those who haven't yet filled out the survey, please take some...

23 Apr 2013

thumb Caroline Ciavaldini has repeated Grazie Ricky, 8a+ trad, at Cardese in Italy. As far as I know, and I could be wrong, this is...

23 Apr 2013

thumb Layton Kor, one of America's greatest and most revered climbers of all time, has died. Kor, born in Minnesota in 1938, came...

22 Apr 2013

thumb Sarah Stirling, the gear editor at UKClimbing and UKHillwalking for the last three years, is leaving the company to return to her...

22 Apr 2013

thumb This video is the third video from Romain Desgranges' Opus-series. While the first two videos focused on training and...

19 Apr 2013

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is from . They introduce it thus: American climber, Jonathan Siegrist, embarks on a...

19 Apr 2013

thumb Several of the young GB team members are just back from a sport climbing trip to France, where they visited the crags around...

18 Apr 2013

thumb By onsighting Cosi fan tutte in the Piscineta sector at Rodellar, Spain, Norwegian Magnus Midtbø has become the 5th climber to...

17 Apr 2013

thumb Not very new perhaps, but re-mastered, different and quite dramatic in a way, here is Urh Čehovin doing The end at Zalog,...

17 Apr 2013

thumb Here is what the Tierra Boulder Battle looked like from backstage. It's another master piece from Sandstones Media, that's all...

15 Apr 2013

thumb On the 8th of April Nick Bullock and Guy Robertson pulled off one of the most impressive first ascents of the Scottish winter...

15 Apr 2013

thumb With spring finally in the air, daily reports from the Sportscotland Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) ended for the season...

15 Apr 2013

thumb Winner of the Tierra Boulder Battle in Stockholm, Sweden, this year was, for the second time and as always when it comes to...

14 Apr 2013

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made a rare repeat of Klem Loskot's Bügeleisen, 8B+, at Maltatal, Austria. After an epic battle, mostly...

12 Apr 2013

thumb This week's Friday nighter is an excellent double bill from . BD introduce their videos: BD Athlete Alex Honnold wants...

12 Apr 2013

thumb Last weekend saw the 2013 Piolets d'Or (Golden Ice Axe) ceremony in Chamonix (France) and Courmayeur (Italy). In an unprecedented...

12 Apr 2013

thumb Site user Dan Arkle is well known on UKC for his stunning and original photography. Now the mainstream media have picked up on...

12 Apr 2013

thumb Snowballing and more The recent heavy snowfall brought the country's transport network to its knees, cut off countryside...

11 Apr 2013

thumb On Tuesday evening a heath fire blazed a swathe through Glen Nevis, damaging a large area of young native woodland. Though the...

10 Apr 2013

thumb Two years ago UK Climbing users were instrumental in securing much needed funds for North East Wales Search and Rescue...

10 Apr 2013

thumb James Kassay, from Australia, has managed to make the first flash ascent of Dave Graham's Sideways daze, ~8B, at Cuvier...

10 Apr 2013

thumb Saturday 13 April 20.00 CET (19.00 GMT) is Tierra Boulder Battle time at Klättercentret in Stockholm, Sweden. The TBB is an...

9 Apr 2013

thumb Deadpoint Magazine reports that Kai Lightner has climbed Southern smoke (8c+), at the Red River Gorge in Kentucky, USA. Kai is...

8 Apr 2013

thumb Last weekend saw the second round of the bouldering world cup in Millau, France. Anna Stöhr and Killian Fischuber from...

7 Apr 2013

thumb Doman Škofic, one of the most promising young lead climbers in the World Cup, visited Ticino, where he showed he's quite a...

6 Apr 2013

thumb Muriel Sarkany, 38, from Belgium, has repeated Fabelita, 8c, in the Santa Linya cave. Muriel, who is an ex lead climbing world...

5 Apr 2013

thumb This week's Friday nighter is a long one, and it is from National Geographic. It is a 30 minute video of Ed Viesturs, the first...

5 Apr 2013

thumb The qualifications have finished in the Millau (France) round of the 2013 bouldering world cup and British climbers Shauna Coxsey...

5 Apr 2013

thumb Tom Randall has added a fantastic looking new E8 6c to Gardoms Edge in the Peak District, UK. The route is now called Nah'han...

4 Apr 2013

thumb Ben Bransby has made what is likely the second ascent of Superstition (E8?) at Burbage North. Peak District, UK. Superstition...

4 Apr 2013

thumb British alpinists Mark Thomas and Dave Almond have made what is possibly the first ascent of a line they have called Jottnar, ...

3 Apr 2013

thumb The limestone seacliffs of Pembrokeshire provide some of the UK's finest traditional climbing. Many of the cliffs are...

3 Apr 2013

thumb Gabriel Lees and Leanne Callaghan have become the first British female team to complete the Pierra Menta ski mountaineering...

3 Apr 2013

thumb This year is the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team's 50th anniversary, and they've just had their busiest winter for decades....

3 Apr 2013

thumb Dan Varian has been out developing more new boulder problems and has put together a great little video clip of some of his latest...

1 Apr 2013

thumb An ancient Scottish mountain myth has been spectacularly debunked with the discovery of papers that shed light on a Century-long...

1 Apr 2013

thumb The long held British winter climbing ethic of only climbing rock when it is whitened by hoar frost is currently under...

1 Apr 2013

thumb Carlo Traversi has made the first ascent of The Kingdom, ~8C, just left of Vecchio Leone, at Brione. The difficulty of the...