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29 Jun 2016

thumb Dave MacLeod has made the third ascent of Dave Birkett's Return of the King E9 6c on Scafell in the Lake District. Adam...

29 Jun 2016

thumb Four athletes from the GB Paraclimbing Team won medals in the IFSC World Paraclimbing Cup in Campitello di Fassa, Italy last...

28 Jun 2016

thumb Canadian climber Sonnie Trotter and Will Stanhope made the first free one-push ascent of the Ewbank Route on the Totem Pole,...

27 Jun 2016

thumb 22 year-old Nathan Phillips has just returned from a successful month-long trip to Averstal (AKA: Magic Wood), Switzerland, where...

27 Jun 2016

thumb Tom Livingstone and Tony Stone have climbed Longhope Route (E7 6c) on St Johns Head, Hoy, established by Ed Drummond...

25 Jun 2016

thumb Dave Graham has repeated Jimmy Webb's Delirium, ~8C, at Mount Evans, Colorado. Delirium starts like The Wheel...

24 Jun 2016

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is something a bit different - a 360° virtual reality film of The Needles...

24 Jun 2016

thumb Something remarkable happened in the Llanberis Pass last week. Eighty women climbers from 24 different countries – Iceland...

23 Jun 2016

thumb Pete Bridgwood of Leek, Staffordshire recently managed 600 solos in a day, undertaking a staggering ten and a half hours of...

23 Jun 2016

thumb After having done his final university exams, Adam Ondra took good time in Flatanger cave last week with the first ascent of...

22 Jun 2016

thumb Kendal-based climber Jon Freeman has redpointed his first 8c+, Progress​ at Kilnsey. First climbed by Jerry Moffatt at...

21 Jun 2016

thumb Sam Horton has sent in an atmospheric video showcasing some classic bouldering at St Bees in the Lake District. Although the Lake...

21 Jun 2016

thumb 13 year-old Emily Phillips came 6th in her first European Youth Cup (Bouldering) in Graz, Austria last weekend. Despite...

20 Jun 2016

thumb The readers of UKClimbing and UKHillwalking have shown overwhelming support for remaining in the EU. The final question of...

20 Jun 2016

thumb Malcolm Bass and Guy Buckingham recently made the first ascent of the beautiful NW Ridge of Gangstang (6162m) in the...

20 Jun 2016

thumb It has been a memorable month for the British climbing scene; one in which two seriously strong climbers with an...

19 Jun 2016

thumb News just in: On Saturday 18th June Jasmin Paris set a new record for the Ramsay Round, knocking 46 minutes from the...

18 Jun 2016

thumb US lead champion, Margo Hayes, 18, has repeated The Crew, 8c+, at Rifle, Colorado. The Crew ​has a little of...

18 Jun 2016

thumb Rustam Gelmanov has made the first repeat of Daniel Woods' 2010 test piece Hypnotized minds, ~8C+, on the Veritas boulder in...

17 Jun 2016

thumb US climber Pamela Shanti Pack has a knack for offwidth climbing, putting up first ascents of some of the gnarliest offwidth crack...

17 Jun 2016

thumb Unless you somehow managed to avoid the excitement and social media frenzy, you'll know that US climber and renowned soloist Alex...

17 Jun 2016

thumb The second episode of the "Alex Megos formula" - series, focuses on friction and why there are actually never any valid...

16 Jun 2016

thumb A podcast with Daniel Woods and Dave Graham where we talk about everything from grades to how we all are basically...

15 Jun 2016

thumb Oli Grounsell has made the third ascent of Neil Carson's Mission Impossible​ E9 7a at Gallt Yr Ogof, Ogwen Valley,...

15 Jun 2016

thumb Chon Jongwon, currently ranked #1 on the IFSC Boulder ranking, has flashed Bear Toss, ~8B, on the Veritas boulder in the Rocky...

15 Jun 2016

thumb The world-class granite climbing venue of Mt. Mizugaki in Japan is now home to the country's hardest multipitch traditional climb...

14 Jun 2016

thumb So far we have received thousands of responses to our Readership Survey which has given us lots of incredibly useful data,...

14 Jun 2016

thumb British climbers Pete Graham, Ben Silvestre and Will Harris recently completed the tenth ascent (first British) of the 3000m...

13 Jun 2016

thumb Since his accident on the North Face of the Droites in 1999, Scottish climber and quadruple amputee Jamie Andrew has been...

13 Jun 2016

thumb All eyes were on Shauna Coxsey in the sixth round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup in Vail, Colorado this weekend....

13 Jun 2016

thumb James McHaffie has continued his summer trad siege by making the 3rd ascent of Nick Dixon's Face Mecca E9 6c...

11 Jun 2016

thumb Alex Megos has made quick work of a number of hard problems while in Wales for a DMM athlete meeting and climbing...

10 Jun 2016

thumb Want to learn how to become a true climber? Look no further. This comedy video will have you buying your first harness,...

10 Jun 2016

thumb Environmental campaigners opposed to driven grouse shooting and the persecution of upland birds of prey have welcomed news that...

9 Jun 2016

thumb We have received a video from Jonathan Doyle featuring a heavy dose of denim. Four Jean Jean Jeanie does what it says on the tin...

9 Jun 2016

thumb Dan McManus and Ross McKerchar have established a new E8 6c on the iconic Am Basteir - Bhasteir Tooth - Am Basteir on the Isle of...

8 Jun 2016

thumb Toby Roberts and Hannah Kerr recently achieved podium positions in the annual Youth Colour Climbing Festival in Imst, Austria....

7 Jun 2016

thumb Charlie Woodburn recently headpointed Rare Lichen E9 6c at Clogwyn y Tarw (The Gribbin Facet), Ogwen, North Wales. The bold...

7 Jun 2016

thumb Today is the last day you can register to vote in the EU Referendum. This is really important for many reasons which will affect...

6 Jun 2016

thumb US climber Alex Honnold has continued his tour of the UK by stopping off at Fair Head, Northern Ireland. Yesterday evening...

6 Jun 2016

thumb Alex Barrows has climbed his first 8C, ticking The Wheel of Life at Hollow Mountain Cave - Hollow Mountain Area bouldering...

6 Jun 2016

thumb Alex Megos has visited Kilnsey where he repeated Steve McClure's Northern lights, 9a, as well as Progress, 8c+, and True North,...

5 Jun 2016

thumb Dai Koyamada has made the first ascent of Nehanna, ~8B+/C, at Gero, Japan. Dai has been forced to climb at night lately because...

5 Jun 2016

thumb Thilo Schröter has made a flash ascent of Monkey business, ~8B, in the Ever Shade Cave, 8 Day Rain,...

3 Jun 2016

thumb For this week's FNV I've followed a link on a really interesting UKC Thread about climbing films. The video is a belter, and I...

3 Jun 2016

thumb The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced their support of a proposal to add...

3 Jun 2016

thumb I managed to track Alex Megos down at his hideaway to ask him a few questions after his repeat of Hubble. Alex is the only one...

3 Jun 2016

thumb Martin Keller has finally made the first ascent of what has to be one of the longest standing projects in bouldering history. His...

1 Jun 2016

thumb Alex Megos has made the FFA (First Foreign Ascent) of Ben Moon's Hubble at Raven Tor. Ben made the first ascent in 1990 and...