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30 Jun 2017

thumb This week's Friday Night Video time travels to 2063. The sport of climbing has changed drastically, but the duo formerly known as...

29 Jun 2017

thumb Nobel Prize winning physicist and pioneering climber Mike Kosterlitz has been announced as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious...

29 Jun 2017

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made the first ascent of The Finnish line at the Coop in Rocklands, South Africa. Calling it "A gem rarer...

28 Jun 2017

thumb 18 year old Edinburgh based climber Will Bosi placed 3rd in the European Youth Cup in Uster, Switzerland last weekend....

27 Jun 2017

thumb On 13th June, Matt Helliker and Rhoslyn Frugtniet completed the first ascent of the Ramp "Super" Challenge on Avon Gorge (Sea...

27 Jun 2017

thumb A lot can happen in six months: Surprise wins from newcomers, double Everests, inching closer to the 35 year old Bob Graham...

26 Jun 2017

thumb Charles Albert, aka Barefoot Charles, has repeated Fred Nicole's Monkey Wedding, ~8C, at Roadside in Rocklands. As usual he did...

26 Jun 2017

thumb 24 year old Shauna Coxsey from Runcorn took home her 11th IFSC Boulder World Cup Gold this weekend, and clinched the overall 2017...

25 Jun 2017

thumb Kajsa Rosén has made what I believe is the second female ascent of Markus Bock's Battle Cat, 8c+, at the Hängender...

24 Jun 2017

thumb It has been announced that the John Muir Trust is taking on the running of a large part of Helvellyn. Following an extensive...

24 Jun 2017

thumb I'd like to create some awareness of the problems around the European Bouldering Championships this year. As some will know,...

23 Jun 2017

thumb Mammut have released the next in their 'Classics' series and we're in Fontainebleau this week. Jacky Godoffe first climbed...

23 Jun 2017

thumb Over the last few days the UKC development team has been putting the finishing touches to a few new features, most of which...

23 Jun 2017

thumb A recent advocacy event named 'Climb the Hill' took place on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., where a select few top US climbers...

22 Jun 2017

thumb Continuing his theme of bold mountain routes protected by skyhooks, James McHaffie has made the most of the recent spell of warm...

21 Jun 2017

thumb Alex Megos has kept his cool in the heat and managed to climb two more 9a+'s lately: the FA of Clash of the titans at...

17 Jun 2017

thumb Alex Puccio has repeated Bear Toss, ~8B, on the Veritas boulder in the Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. After...

17 Jun 2017

thumb Kajsa Rosén is showing good form just a couple of weeks before the European Lead Championships in Campitello di Fassa,...

16 Jun 2017

thumb Back in May, we reported that James Pearson had made the first ascent of an impressive E10 7a crack line at Annot, in Provence....

14 Jun 2017

thumb Alex Megos has made the second ascent of Jakob Schubert's route, Companion of Change, 9a+ at Bergstation, in the Zillertal,...

14 Jun 2017

thumb The fifth round of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup took place over the weekend in Vail, Colorado. Shauna Coxsey returned to the top...

12 Jun 2017

thumb Following two rockfall-related accidents in the same Cairngorms corrie in just two days, Mountaineering Scotland have issued a...

10 Jun 2017

thumb Julia Chanourdie has repeated Stefano Ghisofi's Hell'Avaro, 8c+/9a, at Tetto di Sarre in the Aosta valley, Italy. Hell'Avaro...

9 Jun 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a short clip of Steve McClure working the route Batman (9a/+), which he eventually linked...

8 Jun 2017

thumb Daniel Fuertes has made the first ascent of a long standing roof project at Rodellar, Spain. No pain no gain weighs in around the...

5 Jun 2017

thumb As reported earlier, Steve McClure finally ticked his long-term super project at Malham Cove to establish the UK's first 9b,...

5 Jun 2017

thumb Steve McClure has finally ticked his long-term super project at Malham Cove to establish the UK's first 9b. The line starts up...

5 Jun 2017

thumb Nathan Phillips has flashed Ropes of Maui (8B) in Llanberis Pass. This is the hardest flash of a boulder problem on British soil....

3 Jun 2017

thumb Alex Honnold has become the first climber to free solo El Capitan in Yosemite, by climbing Freerider. On 3rd June 2017, Honnold...

2 Jun 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is an expedition to the remote Beluga Spire on Baffin Island. Paul McSorely, Tony Richardson,...

2 Jun 2017

thumb Visiting US climber Peter Kamitses has repeated the Dumbarton Rock testpiece Requiem E8 6b. Peter is well known for establishing...

2 Jun 2017

thumb Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has climbed her first 8B boulder problem - The Pursuit of Happiness - on the Cape Peninsula, SA. Mina says...

2 Jun 2017

thumb Alex Puccio has repeated Dave Graham's Dead Meadow, a powerful and dynamic ~8B at Wild Basin, Colorado. In total she has now...