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31 May 2013

thumb Okay, it's a mish-mash triple bill for this week. First up is Nathan Lee's third ascent of Appointment with Death (E9 6c) at...

30 May 2013

thumb The Glen Coe cottage formerly owned Jimmy Savile is to be auctioned later today. Allt na Reigh, which occupies a prominent...

30 May 2013

thumb Chances are, you have never heard of Patrick Matros and have no idea why an interview with him would be even remotely...

29 May 2013

thumb There have been two major access changes recently, one being a new ban at the Roaches, and the other a lifting of the ban at...

29 May 2013

thumb The International Olympic Committee (IOC) met today in St Petersburg, Russia to decide which sports will be put forward to the...

29 May 2013

thumb James McHaffie and Ben Bransby have repeated the Long Hope Route on St John's Head, Hoy, Scotland, making the second free...

28 May 2013

thumb This years' International Meet was held at Bosigran, Cornwall, (12th-19th May), fortunately giving mainly great...

28 May 2013

thumb Granite Earth from Louder Than 11 takes us on a tour through the granite meccas of this planet, some of which are in fact...

28 May 2013

thumb Just 4 days after the Log Dragomer WC round and the athletes were on the move again; this time the destination was Innsbruck, a...

27 May 2013

thumb Belgian crack ace Nicolas Favresse has made the first ascent of Recovery Drink, a steep crack at Jøssingfjord in the southern...

27 May 2013

thumb Young German talent, Alex Megos, has just climbed one of the 'last great problems' by climbing what was known locally as the...

26 May 2013

thumb Niccolò Ceria has made the first ascent of The Ghost Ship, ~8B+, at Champorcher, Italy. Niky says that he is very happy about...

24 May 2013

thumb Seb Bouin has made the second ascent of Chris Sharma's Tierra Negra, ~9a/+ at Margalef, Spain. Chris made the first ascent in...

23 May 2013

thumb Steve McClure has just successfully redpointed a new link-up at Malham, Yorkshire, though not his main project at the crag, it...

21 May 2013

thumb Nik Jennings has just added a new trad route to the steep limestone crag of Kilnsey, North Yorkshire. Exodus, graded E8 6c, is a...

21 May 2013

thumb Daniel Woods and Paul Robinson have made the 2nd and 3rd ascents of Dave Graham's The Ice Knife, ~8C, at Guanella Pass,...

21 May 2013

thumb Kenton Cool and Dorje Gylgen have climbed the three Himalayan Giants; Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse back to back in just three...

20 May 2013

thumb Devon and Cornwall Police have issued a warning that thieves targeting cars are in operation around the Haytor area of...

20 May 2013

thumb After placing 2nd at the Log Dragomer world cup, Jan Hojer took his first ever WC victory at Innsbruck last weekend. Most of...

19 May 2013

thumb Kairn reports, Kevin Lopata has made the second ascent, post break, of Le surplomb de la mée assis, ~8B+, Rocher du potala,...

17 May 2013

thumb Here's the second episode of the training video we posted last week featuring James Pearson, thanks to . But the...

17 May 2013

thumb On a recent short trip to Catalunya, Spain, Devonshire brothers; Peter and Luke Dawson climbed many hard sport routes...

16 May 2013

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made a quick repeat of Fred Nicole's Entlinge, ~8B+, at Murgtal, Switzerland. Nalle's basecamp is...

16 May 2013

thumb Since the early sun North Wales experienced in February, we were plunged back into an icy winter that saw many new winter routes...

16 May 2013

thumb Last weekend the 4th round of the 2013 Boulder World Cup took place in Log Dragomer, Slovenia. It was to be a well-attended comp...

16 May 2013

thumb Last weekend a strong team comprising of Ed Booth, Angus Kille, Ed and Sam Hamer had a very productive weekend quickly...

15 May 2013

thumb Alexander Megos has made a very quick repeat of Markus Bock's Pantera, 9a, at Schneiderloch, Frankenjura. Alexander certainly...

13 May 2013

thumb This year, two pairs of Peregrine Falcons have begun nesting within the Avon Gorge, Bristol, which is home to many classic routes...

13 May 2013

thumb Wimberry's Last Great Problem falls to Pete Whittaker, whilst Tom Randall gets the 2nd ascent of Appointment with Death (E9 6c)...

13 May 2013

thumb The Ministry of Defence has today confirmed rumours that it will not be going ahead with controversial plans to buy more land...

13 May 2013

thumb Alexander Megos has repeated Markus Bock's Corona, 9a+, at Schneiderloch, Frankenjura. Alexander's ascent was the third, after...

13 May 2013

thumb A new free online mountain weather service has recently been launched - and this one's a little different. Anyone heading to...

10 May 2013

thumb This Friday we have the first of two videos from Wild Country in which James Pearson shares his secrets for training stamina. If...

10 May 2013

thumb After considerable effort Jordan Buys wrote his name in history last Friday when he repeated Rainshadow F9a, at Malham. Jordan's...

10 May 2013

thumb South West based teacher, Tom Newberry, has recently been developing some hard new problems in the South West, following them...

10 May 2013

thumb British climber James Pearson has made the first trad ascent and second ascent overall of A Denti Stretti (8b+) at Balma1 in...

10 May 2013

thumb A recent clean-up of Dumbarton Rock near Glasgow has removed litter, making the crag a more pleasant climbing venue. ...

8 May 2013

thumb Adam Ondra has onsighted yet another 8c+, Chambao, at Baltzola in the Basque country, Spain. Before heading north to keep...

7 May 2013

thumb From Ghetti Movies comes a trilogy of videos where climbers from the Japanese national bouldering team enjoy themselves in...

3 May 2013

thumb This week we have a Friday Night double bill. First up it's Everest. Hopefully things are settling down on the mountain after...

2 May 2013

thumb This is the story of how Dave Graham's The Bridge of Ashes, ~8C, at Elkland, Colorado, came into existence. It is also a quick...

2 May 2013

thumb Last weekend was the third round of the 2013 Bouldering World Cup. The round was held in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and Austrian team...

2 May 2013

thumb Alpinists David Lama and Dani Arnold have established a new route on the formidable Moose's Tooth in Alaska. Their new...

1 May 2013

thumb Will Atkinson has made the first ascent of the direct finish to Charlotte Rampling on the gritstone outcrop of Gardoms in the...

1 May 2013

thumb A short video of Adam Ondra has just been released online from Bernartwood - the maker of the Adam Ondra film The Wizard's...