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31 Jan 2017

thumb We recently stumbled across some interactive 3D models of the world's 14 highest peaks - the 'eight-thousanders' - created...

30 Jan 2017

thumb Stefano Ghisolfi has made the fourth ascent of Chris Sharma's First round, first minute, 9b, at Margalef, Catalunya,...

29 Jan 2017

thumb Anna Stöhr has repeated the stand up version of Paul Robinson's Meadowlark Lemon at Red Rock, Nevada. This version weighs in...

27 Jan 2017

thumb Katherine Choong has had a good time in Catalunya, Spain, where she has climbed two 8c's, Fish Eye and Mind Control. First, on...

27 Jan 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a short film from Neil Hart about James Pearson climbing The Quarryman. It was first...

26 Jan 2017

thumb German-Australian climbing legend Roland Pauligk - the man who gave his initials to RPs, the popular small brass wires...

25 Jan 2017

thumb On Sunday 22nd Jan 2017, Durham-based runner Jim Mann completed the Charlie Ramsay Round in a time of 22 hours 23 minutes....

23 Jan 2017

thumb When your baby climbs harder than you. This short video featuring Andy Kirkpatrick and Cedar Wright shows two young climbers of...

23 Jan 2017

thumb The Montane Spine Race, one of the country's most gruelling races, finished over the weekend. 260 runners from 22 countries...

23 Jan 2017

thumb As reported on DMM's Facebook page, James McHaffie has begun a new year of first ascents with an E8 6b on Anglesey at Porth...

23 Jan 2017

thumb Seb Bouin has, while recovering from a pulley injury, repeated the classic endurance climb La Novena enmienda, 9a/+, in the Santa...

22 Jan 2017

thumb Laura Rogora, 15, has made the first ascent of La Gasparata, 8c+/9a, at Collepardo, not far from Rome, Italy. Very few routes of...

20 Jan 2017

thumb Have you ever been at the crag, pumped out of your box, deep in concentration and contemplating the crux moves on your project,...

19 Jan 2017

thumb In October 2016, Isabelle Faus repeated Daniel Woods' The wheel of chaos, ~8B+, at Chaos Canyon, in the Rocky Mountain...

18 Jan 2017

thumb Pete Robins has made a spate of bouldering first ascents around North Wales over the past year, finding and climbing over...

17 Jan 2017

thumb 22 year-old US climber Michaela Kiersch recently climbed The Golden Ticket (5.14c/8c+) at The Chocolate Factory, Red...

16 Jan 2017

thumb Alberto "Beto" Rocasolano has made the third ascent of Nacho Sanchez' Crisis, ~8C/+, at Crevillente in southeastern Spain....

15 Jan 2017

thumb Ichimiya Daisuke has made the third ascent of Dai Koyamada's Horizon, ~8C, at Mount Hiei, Kyushu, Japan. It has previously...

13 Jan 2017

thumb This weeks' Friday Night Video is a nostalgia hit from the mid-2000s, featuring Chris Sharma and friends in the Southern...

11 Jan 2017

thumb 20 years ago, Ron Kauk made the first ascent of Magic Line, 8c, a thin crack in Yosemite. Now it has been repeated for the first...

11 Jan 2017

thumb Poet, writer and climber Helen Mort is currently featured in a BBC Radio 3 series Cornerstones, in which writers describe...

11 Jan 2017

thumb French alpinist Jeff Mercier has established a 4-pitch variation to Andy Parkin and Mark Twight's renowned ice and...

10 Jan 2017

thumb James Pearson has shared with us a fun film of him trying the route 'Carbondale Short Bus' in Indian Creek. The route was first...

10 Jan 2017

thumb Thomas Huber, Roger Schaeli and Stephan Siegrist have made the coveted second ascent of Jeff Lowe's legendary route...

9 Jan 2017

thumb Charles Albert, a.k.a. "Barefoot Charles" has made the first ascent of Délire Onirique assis, ~8C, at Rocher...

9 Jan 2017

thumb 18 year-old Manchester-based student Pete Dawson has just returned from his most successful climbing holiday yet in Spain....

8 Jan 2017

thumb Laura Rogora has repeated Joe Blau, 8c+, at Oliana, Catalunya, her third 8c-or-harder during her brief trip to Spain. If you'd...

6 Jan 2017

thumb In this week's Friday Night Video, Adam Ondra and Martin Stranik are put through some rigorously tough and scientifically...

6 Jan 2017

thumb In November, Alberto "Beto" Rocasolano mad the first ascent of what could be the hardest boulder problem in Spain, La...

5 Jan 2017

thumb 23 year-old Belfast-based climber Lucy Mitchell has ticked her first 8c - Fish Eye - at Oliana, Spain. In May last...

5 Jan 2017

thumb Stefano Ghisolfi and Laura Rogora continue to show good form and have both had great days in Catalunya, Spain. Stefano...

5 Jan 2017

thumb Jonatan Flor Vazquez has made the second ascent Nacho Sanchez' Crisis, 8C/+, at Crevillente, in southeast Spain. Nacho...

4 Jan 2017

thumb Thanks to our meticulously designed logbooks, photo galleries and forums, we are privy to plenty of numerical data on people's...

4 Jan 2017

thumb As in the previous few years, 2016 also saw a spurt of notable repeats, first ascents and, unfortunately, access issues in the...

3 Jan 2017

thumb This passionate group of four climbers has a collective age of over 300 years. Ranging from age 63 to 83, Blondie, Rudi,...

2 Jan 2017

thumb On New Year's Day a mass walk was staged in protest at plans to build a line of huge pylons around the...

1 Jan 2017

thumb Thank you to all 795 of you who took part in our Christmas Quiz. We are happy that it proved to be challenging, but are not...