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31 Mar 2014

thumb The GB Bouldering Team are appealing for funds to allow them to compete in the 2014 Word Cup series. The GB team have had some...

31 Mar 2014

thumb Night Stalker at Craig Doris got it's 2nd and 3rd ascents recently from Bangor University student, Oli Grounsell...

31 Mar 2014

thumb A number of articles appeared in the media over the weekend suggesting that the Ordnance Survey plans to end routinely...

31 Mar 2014

thumb Pete Whittaker has made the first ascent of the direct start to Baron Greenback, E9 at Wimberry. Pete climbed the...

31 Mar 2014

thumb The annual Piolets d'Or ceremony in Chamonix, France and Courmayeur, Italy has come to a close. The winners this year were...

30 Mar 2014

thumb Saturday 29 March, six very strong women battled it out in the Tierra Boulder Battle at Klättercentret in Stockholm. The line...

28 Mar 2014

thumb For this week's Friday Night Video we bring you footage from the hit BBC television show, Top Gear. In this clip,...

27 Mar 2014

thumb Alex Megos, German climbing superstar and the first person to onsight 9a, was recently in the UK to take part in the CWIF....

27 Mar 2014

thumb As reported yesterday, Ben Bransby has made the 2nd ascent of Baron Greenback, Pete Whittaker's E9/10 at Wimberry Rocks...

26 Mar 2014

thumb Llanberis-based climber Mark Reeves has reported on his blog that many well used bolts on the Slate of North Wales have...

26 Mar 2014

thumb Back in early 2013 Adam Ondra succeeded on the first ascent of the super route La Dura Dura (9b+) at Oliana, Spain (Original UKC...

26 Mar 2014

thumb The 2014 Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) was once again a great success, as always attracting a number of...

25 Mar 2014

thumb To no one's great surprise, except perhaps his own, Jimmy Webb has repeated Dave Graham's The Story of two worlds, ~8C, at...

25 Mar 2014

thumb Felix Neumärker, a walking muscle according to a source, has repeated Markus Bock's Corona, 9a+, at Schneiderloch,...

25 Mar 2014

thumb Ben Bransby has just made the 2nd ascent of Pete Whittaker's impressive route Baron Greenback, E9/10, at Wimberry....

25 Mar 2014

thumb Cornish local, Tom Bunn has just added what may be West Penwith's first 8A boulder problem with an ascent...

24 Mar 2014

thumb Reported on SuperTopo and Climbing.com is the sad news that well known climber Sean 'Stanley' Leary has been killed in a...

24 Mar 2014

thumb 22 year old Eliot Stephens from South Wales had a good weekend in the Peak District, managing to climb several problems between...

23 Mar 2014

thumb Ashima Shiraishi has spent some days in Catalunya finishing it all off with back to back ascents of Favela, 8c+, and Rollito...

21 Mar 2014

Sheffield based Katy Whittaker has just had a very successful trip to Catalunya, Spain, where she became the 4th British...

21 Mar 2014

thumb A couple of weeks ago we reported that Chris Sharma and Stefan Glowacz had teamed up to climb a mega new route. We guessed that...

21 Mar 2014

thumb Alex Puccio has made the second female ascent, after Dorothea Karalus, of Fred Nicole's I Portici (Fred's favourite Pizza...

20 Mar 2014

thumb Tom Randall has just climbed a hard and bold line up the wall to the right of Master's Edge, E7 6c,...

20 Mar 2014

thumb As mentioned before, Red Rocks, Nevada, has really been in vogue this season, with Paul Robinson's Meadowlark lemon,...

19 Mar 2014

thumb James Pearson and Caroline Ciavaldini continues their perpetual quest for virgin rock around the world. This time they've just...

18 Mar 2014

thumb The public are being invited to contribute their views to a 10-year 'vision' that will help guide how the Stanage...

18 Mar 2014

thumb Reported on Neil Mawson's twitter feed is an ascent by british climber Katy Whittaker of the long and pumpy China Crisis...

18 Mar 2014

thumb Here it is finally, the video of Nalle Hukkataival making the 3rd ascent of Christian Core's Gioia at Varazze, Italy Nalle...

18 Mar 2014

thumb Bristol-based 17 year-old James Squire recently had a very successful trip to the Peak District, climbing two 8A's; The...

15 Mar 2014

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made the second ascent of Guillaume Glairon Mondet's recently opened Toupie Carnivore assis, ~8C, at...

14 Mar 2014

thumb Jacob Cook has added a new linking line to the Cow at Ilkley, Yorkshire. Jacob explained: "It does the crux of New...

14 Mar 2014

thumb Jimmy Webb is in Switzerland doing what he always does: flashes and fast ascents of hard problems. In the last couple of days,...

14 Mar 2014

thumb Here's a spectacular short film of a winter Cuillin Traverse done this Wednesday, sent to us by Ian Stewart of Stewart...

13 Mar 2014

thumb Toru Nakajima has, inspite of far from ideal conditions, managed to repeat Dave Graham's The Story of two Worlds, ~8C, at...

12 Mar 2014

thumb Barbara Zangerl has made the 5th over all and first female ascent of Beat Kammerlander's Prinzip Hoffnung, 8b+ E9/10, on the...

11 Mar 2014

thumb Red Rocks, Nevada, has seen a lot of action this season, with numerous ascents of Meadowlark Lemon, ~8B+, as well as several...

11 Mar 2014

thumb Just released on RedbullTV is this exciting video of Chris Sharma and Stefan Glowacz. The American 9b+ power house Sharma has...

11 Mar 2014

thumb Visiting German climber, Benno Wagner has made the third ascent of Stevie Haston's bold and loose Melody, E8 6b, at...

10 Mar 2014

thumb Back in October last year, Dave Graham was back in the Valais, Switzerland for another round against his project at...

9 Mar 2014

thumb Guillaume Glairon Mondet has made the first ascent of La Toupie Carnivore assis, ~8C, at Rocher Saint-Germain,...

9 Mar 2014

thumb In three days, Jimmy Webb has done one ~8B+/C and three 8B's, but this is only the beginning. Jimmy and Co. have arrived in...

9 Mar 2014

thumb Jan Hojer has made the first ascent of Le Marathon de Boissy, ~8C, in the Boissy aux Cailles sector, Fontainebleau- This new...

7 Mar 2014

thumb This awesome video of Yosemite is this week's Friday Night Video. "A 200+ mile backpacking experience through...

7 Mar 2014

thumb Fabian Buhl has made the 4th ascent of Beat Kammerlander's Prinzip Hoffnung, ~8b+E9/10, at Bürser Platte, Vorarlberg,...

6 Mar 2014

thumb Martin Cathrow has been in touch with UKC to report more damage to classic routes on the Cornish granite. It isn't all bad...

5 Mar 2014

thumb Circuit Boards are cropping up in more and more climbing walls around the country, mainly as form of training for route...

5 Mar 2014

thumb Climbers Against Cancer (CAC) founder John Ellison has been appointed an Honorary Member of the International Federation of...

5 Mar 2014

thumb 17 year old Team GB member, Ellis Butler-Barker, has just returned from a very successful trip to El Chorro where he...

4 Mar 2014

thumb Selling out over 400 places a week before the event, this year’s ROCfest at ROCover Climbing in Manchester was something...

4 Mar 2014

thumb Murdoch Jamieson and John Orr made the first winter ascent (FWA) of The Route of All of Evil, a summer E2 on Beinn Eighe....

4 Mar 2014

thumb The Piolets d'Or nominations for 2014 have been announced. The Jury of Catherine Destivelle, Erri de Luca,...

4 Mar 2014

thumb Ramón Julian Puigblanque has repeated Power Inverter, 9a+, at Oliana. Power Inverter was, like so many other routes at...

3 Mar 2014

thumb Neil 'Nige' Kershaw has repeated Pete Whittaker's E9 Dynamics of Change on Burbage South in the Peak District and...

3 Mar 2014

thumb Are you in need of inspiration? Have you got a few minutes to spare? Then sit back and watch these videos from Euros doing...

2 Mar 2014

thumb Iker Arroitajauregi has made the third ascent of Jan Hojer's Jour de chasse, ~8C, at Recloses, Fontainebleau. The...