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30 May 2014

thumb Sheffield-based climber Dave Mason has recently had a very productive trip to Sweden where he climbed 20 boulder...

30 May 2014

thumb This weekend (31st May and 1st of June 2014) will see the fifth round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup held in Toronto,...

30 May 2014

thumb Reported on Hazel Findlay's Facebook Page is the news that British climbers James McHaffie and Dan McManus have made a free...

29 May 2014

thumb With the refurbishment of the Camino Del Rey walkway in El Chorro underway, access to many routes in the gorge was...

29 May 2014

thumb In this video we get to see Iker Arroitajauregi, from the Basque country, Spain, repeat and first ascents of a string of...

27 May 2014

thumb Last week we reported that British climber James McHaffie made a ground-up free ascent of the Salathé Wall on El...

27 May 2014

thumb Sheffield-based Physicist Alex Barrows has just returned from a trip to Rodellar in Northern Spain, where despite carrying...

26 May 2014

thumb A few weeks ago, Niccolò Ceria spent 10 days in Åland, an archipelago with a few big and about a billion small islands...

24 May 2014

thumb It's a classic climbs charity challenge that raised over £2500 for mountain rescue in 2013, its first year. This year...

23 May 2014

thumb Jain Kim has repeated Reinis vibes, 8c/+, at Massone, Arco. Although Jain Kim is ranked #1 in the world in Lead climbing and...

22 May 2014

thumb Jain Kim has repeated Gabri Moroni's Bibita Biologica, 8c, at Massone, Arco. Jain was there with, among others, Angie Eiter...

22 May 2014

thumb In November last year, Muriel Sarkany repeated PuntX, 9a, at Gorges du Loup just north of Nice. Now the video is here. The...

21 May 2014

thumb Top British trad climber James 'Caff' McHaffie has just free-climbed Salathe Wall, 5.13b, on El...

21 May 2014

thumb In the Mammut Rock Climbing Classics series, it's now time to take a look at Wolfgang Güllich's über classic...

21 May 2014

thumb Alexander Megos has made the 3rd ascent, after Markus Bock and Adam Ondra, of The man that follows Hell, ~9a+, at Grüne...

20 May 2014

thumb Jimmy Webb got very close to flashing Fred Nicole's Radja, the first ~8B+ in the world with Fred's original method. On his...

20 May 2014

thumb North Wales-based Jemma Powell has just made the first ascent of a hard new problem at Rhiw Goch in the Conwy Valley. Jemma...

19 May 2014

thumb The weekend (16th and 17th of May 2014) saw the third round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup held in Innsbruck, Austria....

16 May 2014

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is the first episode of an interesting series of videos from "Mammut" - Reclimbing...

16 May 2014

thumb This weekend (16th and 17th of May 2014) will see the fourth round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup held in Innsbruck,...

16 May 2014

thumb Bad Behaviour Leaves Cheddar Staff Cheesed-Off Access is at risk in Cheddar Gorge, Somerset. Everyone climbing at...

15 May 2014

thumb 17 year-old Ellis Butler-Barker has recently climbed the Anstey's Cove testpiece Cyberdog, 8b. He has also...

14 May 2014

thumb Just before the WC at Grindelwald, Mélissa Le Nevé made the first female ascent of the first 8c in the world, Wolfgang...

13 May 2014

thumb Martin Keller has made the first ascent of Nike, one of the oldest undone projects left at Brione, Ticino. Martin says it sits...

13 May 2014

thumb Sachi Amma, one of the very best lead competition climbers in the world, is a decent boulderer as well. Repeating Dai...

13 May 2014

thumb Tom Bolger, an Ex-pat Brit living in Spain has just climbed the Margalef classic Era Vella, 9a. This heralds a return...

12 May 2014

thumb Yesterday Shauna Coxsey won gold at the Grindelwald round of the 2014 Bouldering World Cup. We hope to be in touch with Shauna...

12 May 2014

thumb Jimmy Webb has made the 4th ascent of Jan Hojer's Jour de Chasse, ~8C, at Recloses, Fontainebleau. Jan Hojer gave it low...

12 May 2014

thumb Naomi Buys has recently had an excellent week where she headpointed 3 E7s. Within 7 days, Naomi led; Gathering...

10 May 2014

thumb Recently Adam Ondra onsighted Il Domani, 9a, in the Baltzola cave. This was his second onsight of the grade and he considers it...

9 May 2014

thumb It's all about videos on the internet these days. Some are edited in this modern, fast cut, fast action style, some are...

9 May 2014

thumb This weekend (10th and 11th of May 2014) will see the third round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup held in Grindelwald,...

9 May 2014

thumb 15 year old Pete Dawson has just had a successful trip to Spain climbing two 8b+'s with Flash Over at Margalef...

7 May 2014

thumb Franco Cookson has added another new route to the sandstone outcrops on the North York Moors. Fly Agaric is found...

6 May 2014

thumb In the UK on a whirlwind tour for his sponsor La Sportiva, Adam Ondra - the Czech super climber - has had a day out on our...

6 May 2014

thumb Last weekend (3rd/4th of May 2014) saw the second round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup held in Baku, Azerbaijan. Top...

6 May 2014

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has repeated another legendary problem at Maltatal, Austria - Klem Loskot's Emotional Landscapes,...

4 May 2014

thumb Adam Ondra has onsighted Il Domani, 9a, in the Baltzola cave, Basque country. The most impressive climbing I have ever...

4 May 2014

thumb Anyone with a spare £1.75million (plus VAT) could own one of England's finest mountains, after it was announced that...

4 May 2014

thumb Alex Megos has made the quickest repeat to date of Wolfgang Güllich's legendary 1991 test piece Action directe, 9a,...

2 May 2014

thumb In this excellent TED Talk, David Epstein asks "Are athletes really getting faster, better,...

2 May 2014

thumb The second round of the 2014 IFSC Bouldering World Cup will take place this weekend (3rd and 4th May) in Baku,...

2 May 2014

thumb Last month Felix Neumärker repeated Markus Bock's Corona, 9a+, at Schneiderloch, Frankenjura, and now there is a video. The...

1 May 2014

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made the first ascent of Bügeleisen sds at Maltatal in southern Austria. This was one of the most famous...