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29 Jun 2015

thumb The British Junior Bouldering Championships and the final round of the Junior Boulder Cup took place at the Bloc climbing centre...

29 Jun 2015

thumb The 4th round of the 2015 IFSC Boulder World Cup took place in Haiyang, China this weekend, where Britain's Shauna Coxsey took...

29 Jun 2015

thumb US climber Mason Earle has freed The Heart Route​ on El Capitan in Yosemite National Park alongside partner Brad...

29 Jun 2015

thumb Between 29 January and 19 February this year, Sachi Amma climbed seven 9a's or harder, including one 9b, Fight or flight, in...

27 Jun 2015

thumb Naco Sanchez has made the 5th ascent of Fred Nicole's Monkey Wedding in Rocklands, South Africa. On facebook, Nacho comments...

27 Jun 2015

thumb Last year Jonathan Siegrist repeated Chris Sharma's über classic Biographie, 9a+, at Céüse. In May this...

26 Jun 2015

thumb This week's Friday Nighter is more than a video! It is a Google Streetview / Map of El Capitan! Featuring Alex Honnold, Tommy...

26 Jun 2015

thumb Austrian climbers Angela Eiter and Bernie Ruech have developed a new high-grade sport crag near to Leonidio, Greece ....

26 Jun 2015

thumb One month ago or so, I made a quick trip to Helsinki, Finland. Nalle Hukkataival had agreed to do a podcast, but as he was...

25 Jun 2015

thumb While waiting for her project to dry, Ashima Shiraishi, 14, made quick work of Nordic Flower, ~8c/+, in the Hanshelleren cave...

25 Jun 2015

thumb Pete 'Wide Boy' Whittaker has made an impressive onsight ascent of The Complete Scream at Fair Head in Northern...

25 Jun 2015

thumb On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, Swiss climber Cedric Lachat and Frenchman Fabien Dugit managed to succeed on the first free ascent...

24 Jun 2015

thumb Isabelle "Fausey" Faus has repeated Dave Graham's Nuthin' but sunshine, ~8B, in the RMNP, Colorado. Faus' ascent, which was...

23 Jun 2015

thumb 16 Year Old Jim Pope has made an impressive repeat of the Shipwreck Cove sport route Helvetia (8b+/c) in South...

23 Jun 2015

thumb DMM have just tweeted that both James McHaffie and Ryan Pasquill have yesterday managed ground-up repeats of the famous John...

22 Jun 2015

thumb The latest round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup was held over the 20 and 21st of June in Chongqing, China. Japan's Akiyo...

22 Jun 2015

thumb "Mission accomplished." Stefano Ghisolfi has repeated Chris Sharma's classic Biographie, 9a+, at Céüse, France. It's hard to...

20 Jun 2015

thumb 14 year old Jakob Kronberger from Saltzburg, Austria, has repeated Klem Loskot's Intermezzo XY gelöst, 9a, at Plombergstein...

19 Jun 2015

thumb US climber Mike Libecki has climbed more big walls than you've had hot dinners. In tonight's Friday Night Video,...

19 Jun 2015

thumb Emma Twyford has redpointed Melancholie 8b at Lower Pen Trwyn in North Wales as her third route of the...

19 Jun 2015

thumb The Leicestershire venue Forest Rock​ has come of age after its one remaining aid route has recently been freed - Top...

17 Jun 2015

thumb Niccolò Ceria has once again been on a climbing trip. That's what he does. This time he spent some time in...

16 Jun 2015

thumb 15 year-old GB Team member William Bosi climbed into 3rd position at the IFSC European Youth Championships held last...

16 Jun 2015

thumb In this short piece of video from Kieran Duncan, we see a climber fall from the popular 7b Omiros on Kalymnos. Callum the...

15 Jun 2015

thumb 11 year-old Josh Ibbertson has redpointed Raindogs 8a at Malham Cove. This is Josh's 4th 8a after ticking three of the grade...

15 Jun 2015

thumb As previously reported and interviewed on UKC, Ben Moon recently made an inspirational ascent of Rainshadow (9a) at Malham...

12 Jun 2015

thumb In May this year, Jon Griffith and Will Sim made the first ascent of a new route in Alaska on the North West Face of Mount...

12 Jun 2015

thumb Last weekend the Youth Color Climbing Festival took place in Imst, Austria. This international competition for 10 to 13 year olds...

11 Jun 2015

thumb James Mchaffie and Pete Robins have flashed Katie's Delight E8 6c at Craig y Forwyn in North Wales, just weeks...

10 Jun 2015

thumb Many of us try hard to become better climbers. We train hard, follow programs and maybe even diets. Sometimes it works, more...

10 Jun 2015

thumb As previously reported, Ben Moon has climbed his second 9a with Rainshadow at Malham Cove, claiming its...

10 Jun 2015

thumb Police are appealing for information after three Landrovers used by Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team were vandalised and...

9 Jun 2015

thumb The organisers of the Glen Coe Skyline race have announced that leading hill runners Es Tresidder and Finlay Wild will...

9 Jun 2015

thumb After warming up by repeating New Base Line, ~8B+,and Ill Trill, ~8B+/C, at Magic Wood/Averstal, Switzerland, Gabri Moroni...

8 Jun 2015

thumb Ben Moon has climbed his second 9a with an ascent of Rainshadow 9a at Malham Cove, 25 years after his first of the...

8 Jun 2015

thumb Pete Whittaker and Ethan Walker have both repeated Kaabah 8c+ at Raven Tor (Miller's Dale), making the 6th and 7th ascent...

8 Jun 2015

thumb The second podcast from The Ledge is out. This time with Kilian Fischhuber, the most successful male World Cup boulderer of...

8 Jun 2015

thumb According to Chad Greedy, Adam Ondra has made the first ever flash ascent of Daniel Woods' Jade, ~8B+, in the Upper Chaos...

5 Jun 2015

thumb Austrian climber Barbara Zangerl is no stranger to breaking records in women's climbing. In 2008, she became...

5 Jun 2015

thumb As widely reported in the mainstream media, an earthquake has hit Malaysia resulting in climbers becoming stranded on South...

5 Jun 2015

thumb British Mountain Guides Mike 'Twid' Turner and Tim Blakemore have just returned from the Kichatna Range in Alaska with a...

4 Jun 2015

thumb Ellis Butler-Barker has swapped hard sport routes for bouldering recently after completing some new problems at...

3 Jun 2015

thumb Adam Ondra has made quick work of Daniel Woods' White noise, ~8B+/C, at Wild Basin, Colorado. He also flashed Bear toss,...

2 Jun 2015

thumb We recently reported that a new E10 7a - or H10 as used by Franco to indicate a headpoint ascent - named Divine Moments Of...

2 Jun 2015

thumb Following a very successful IFSC European Bouldering Championship just two weeks ago in Innsbruck, Austria, the World Cup tour...

2 Jun 2015

thumb After Seb Bouin became the second Frenchman ever to climb a 9b by repeating Barnabé Fernandez' Chilam Balam at Villanueva del...

1 Jun 2015

thumb Manu Lopez has made the first ascent of FFF (Flesh For Fantasy), ~9a, at the "Supermanjoc", the a north facing wall on the...

1 Jun 2015

thumb According to the UKC logbooks, a new E10 named Divine Moments Of Truth has been established by Franco Cookson at Kay Nest, North...

1 Jun 2015

thumb Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has redpointed Bat Route 8c at Malham Cove​, making its first female ascent. First climbed by...