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31 Dec 2013

thumb Chamonix resident guides, Matt Helliker and Jon Bracey, have just made the first ascent of the Supercouloir de...

30 Dec 2013

thumb With the lull in between the storms arriving on Christmas Day this year, a large crowd gathered to climb Christmas...

29 Dec 2013

thumb Teenagers Ruben Firnenburg (16) from Germany and Domen Škofic (19) from Slovenia have done one 9a each in Spain. This time of...

27 Dec 2013

thumb With Christmas now over, and with most feeling the strain of the one-too-many mince pie against their belt, many will now be...

26 Dec 2013

thumb Ex-pat British climber, James Pearson has just made the first ground-up (third overall) ascent of Is Not Always...

25 Dec 2013

thumb Paul Robinson has repeated The Nest, ~8C, at Red Rocks, Nevada. The first two ascents were made only last week by Daniel Woods...

24 Dec 2013

thumb Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from UKClimbing.com, UKHillwalking.com and Rockfax.  2013 has been another...

24 Dec 2013

thumb Back in November, Ty Landman made a very quick first ascent of Smiling Buttress at Curbar, in a few days...

24 Dec 2013

thumb Rubén Díaz Torres has managed to flash Lemento, an 8B at La Pedriza near Madrid, Spain. Spain seems to have quite a few guys...

23 Dec 2013

thumb This is the second episode in the Stone Kingdom series from Nick Brown of Outcrop films, where he followed some of the...

23 Dec 2013

thumb Ramon Julian Puigblanque has made the first ascent of Seleccio Anal, ~9a+, at Santa Linya, Spain. The route is a...

20 Dec 2013

thumb This week's video comes from Rob Johnson, an MIC based in Snowdonia. The video follows him round as he works and plays in...

20 Dec 2013

thumb Recently, Romain Desgranges left his home in Chamonix and made a short trip to Albarracin, Spain, where he in four days repeated...

19 Dec 2013

thumb From Haroun Souirji, the man who brought us Better than Chocolate, Vivid Landscapes and more, comes a new video shot in Malawi,...

19 Dec 2013

thumb After six days of effort and two heart breaking falls from the "easy" slab after the mantle, Chris Webb Parsons has finally...

19 Dec 2013

thumb Daniel Woods and Jimmy Webb have made the first and second ascents of The Nest, ~8C, at Red Rocks. Nevada. For Jimmy this was...

18 Dec 2013

thumb Last weekend, another of Staffordshire Grit's Last Great Problems was climbed, the direct start to Headless...

18 Dec 2013

thumb Tommy Caldwell has managed to free what could be the hardest pitch of the Mescalito/Dawn wall project on El Cap,...

17 Dec 2013

thumb There are various problems developing on the island of Mallorca relating to access to climbing and walking areas. The island has...

17 Dec 2013

thumb On the 15th and 16th of November, Lebanon held it's first ever rock climbing festival, at the Amchit crag near...

17 Dec 2013

thumb Nalle Hukkataival, Jimmy Webb and Daniel Woods have all boarded the send train and repeated Pete Lowe's The Shining Path, ~8B,...

16 Dec 2013

thumb Last week a Hilltalk thread highlighted an access issue in Glen Lyon. Today the MCofS has called on the Scottish...

13 Dec 2013

thumb For this week's Friday Night Video "Boreal" have given us the exclusive first showing of the latest instalment in...

12 Dec 2013

thumb Kilian Fischhuber is best known as one of the most successful competition boulderers ever, but there are times when Kilian...

11 Dec 2013

thumb On the 1st December, Jim Mann broke the winter record for the Bob Graham Round by running the round in 18 hours and 18...

11 Dec 2013

thumb Reports from the Sportscotland Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) kick off for the season this week, in all five of...

11 Dec 2013

thumb Today is International Mountain Day (IMD), the annual day designated by the UN for countries around the world to organise...

10 Dec 2013

thumb Carey Davies, the BMC's hillwalking officer, is now available on the BMC Areas forum to take questions on all aspects...

9 Dec 2013

thumb Since his ascent of The New Statesman, E8 7a, Leeds resident Jacob Cook has recently been quickly working his way...

9 Dec 2013

thumb Ever thought the BMC could do more for walkers? Well now they're planning to. Your chance to grill them on...

8 Dec 2013

thumb After having trashed his skin thoroughly in the La Sportiva Legends Only in Stockholm, Jan Hojer has now recovered enough to...

8 Dec 2013

thumb Don't know if global warming is involved somehow, but this year, December... tis the season! At Red Rocks, Nevada, Paul...

7 Dec 2013

thumb Gabriele Moroni has made the second ascent of Dai Koyamada's Insanity of Grandeur, ~8C, at Chironico, Ticino,...

6 Dec 2013

thumb We recently interviewed Ben Bransby on his ascent of Parthian Shot (read all the details HERE). Now the BMC have sent us this...

6 Dec 2013

thumb Alberto Rocasolano has made the first ascent of Soyuz, ~8C, at Zarzalejo, near Madrid, Spain. Alberto has put up and repeated...

6 Dec 2013

thumb Andi Turner has just climbed the first ascent of one of the 'Last Great Problems' of Staffordshire gritstone, the...

5 Dec 2013

thumb "The North Face" have just launched an expedition to Nanga Parbat, 8126m, Pakistan, to attempt the first...

4 Dec 2013

thumb Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Vasil Vasil, 9b+, a route he bolted himself five years ago at Sloup in the Czech...

4 Dec 2013

thumb David Mason, usually known for his bouldering, has recently turned his hand to trad climbing, with impressive results....

3 Dec 2013

thumb As hundreds of outdoor folk flooded to Kendal for this year's film festival an especially picky bunch of climbers opted...

2 Dec 2013

thumb The British Mountaineering Council ("BMC") have just announced that seven top UK climbers have become official BMC...

2 Dec 2013

thumb At the beginning of November, Ty Landman made the coveted first ascent of Smiling Buttress at Curbar. First made...

1 Dec 2013

thumb After a fierce battle with the hardest set of problems that has ever been competed on, Jimmy Webb took home an impressive...