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31 Jul 2017

thumb Russian ice climber Pavel Batushev has tested postive for the heart medication and World Anti-Doping Agency-listed performance...

31 Jul 2017

thumb The GB Paraclimbing Team has just returned from Briançon, France, where they picked up two Silver medals and one Bronze in...

28 Jul 2017

thumb Sam and Joe Lawson moved to Sheffield last year and have been making the most of their time on the grit. Their latest film...

27 Jul 2017

thumb Earlier this week we reported that Ned Feehally had become the fourth person to flash a Font 8B+ boulder problem, with his ascent...

25 Jul 2017

thumb Dutch climber Jorg Verhoeven recently penned a short Facebook post on the issues surrounding the upcoming European Bouldering...

24 Jul 2017

thumb Last week, Steve McClure set himself the goal of completing the Yorkshire 'Triple Crown' in a day: to climb the three classic...

24 Jul 2017

thumb Ned Feehally has flashed Nalle Hukkataival's Trust Issues at the Realm area in Rocklands. This makes Ned the 4th person to have...

22 Jul 2017

thumb Alex Megos has made the second ascent of Nalle Hukkataivals The Finnish line a the Coop in Rocklands, South Africa. As far as...

21 Jul 2017

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is an excerpt from the classic film 'Onsight' from Al Lee at Posing Productions. In the clip, Pete...

21 Jul 2017

thumb Alex Mason has added a high quality E7 6c to the popular and well-established crag Clogwyn Du'r Arddu (Cloggy), North Wales,...

18 Jul 2017

thumb With climbing now being an Olympic sport, some things have changed from previous seasons. In Lead climbing a new time limit,...

18 Jul 2017

thumb Last November, Jorg Verhoeven made the first repeat of Tommy Caldwell's Dihedral Wall on El Capitan, Yosemite. Caldwell first...

18 Jul 2017

thumb An international team consisting of Ines Papert (GER), Joseph Pfnür (GER), Luka Lindič (SLO) and Paul McSorley (CAN)...

17 Jul 2017

thumb The second IFSC Lead World Cup round of 2017 took place in Chamonix, France last week. An unusual competition which saw over 80...

14 Jul 2017

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is an in depth look at Lena Herrmann's attempt to climb Battle Cat - a notorious 8c+ in the...

13 Jul 2017

thumb Jordan Buys has made the second ascent of Steve McClure's Bat Shadow (8c+) at Malham. The route starts up Bat Route (8c), heads...

13 Jul 2017

thumb French artist and climber Philippe Echaroux released his latest work this week, a project titled 'Ice Scream', which quite...

11 Jul 2017

thumb The first IFSC Lead World Cup round of 2017 took place in Villars, Switzerland last weekend. Romain Desgranges of France...

11 Jul 2017

thumb Gill Peet has ticked Dave Kenyon's classic The Traverse Of the Gods 8b+ at Craig y Longridge, Lancashire. The 300ft climb...

10 Jul 2017

thumb The 2017 British Bouldering Championships took place at Devonshire Green, Sheffield last weekend. A huge crowd gathered to watch...

10 Jul 2017

thumb A strong group of international climbers recently descended on Pembroke's sea cliffs, returning home with an impressive ticklist...

10 Jul 2017

thumb The Lake District has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site, joining just over 1000 other locations worldwide, including Machu...

7 Jul 2017

thumb This weekend (8th/9th July) the 2017 British Bouldering Championships take place at Devonshire Green, Sheffield. Qualifiers start...

7 Jul 2017

thumb Fred Nicole first climbed Dreamtime at Cresciano in 2000 and it was the world's first 8C boulder problem. It became a symbol of...

6 Jul 2017

thumb On 16th June 2017, the North York Moors saw the start of its first ever walking and climbing festival. As with all new things,...

6 Jul 2017

thumb Jernej Kruder has made the first trad ascent of Umazana igra, an 8b+ sport route, at his local crag Kotecnik in Slovenia. He...

6 Jul 2017

thumb Bernd Zangerl has made the first ascent of Into the sun, 8c+ trad, at Murg in Switzerland. It's perhaps not the most traditional...

5 Jul 2017

thumb 18 year old Will Bosi has achieved an incredibly fast redpoint of Jerry Moffatt's rarely repeated Evolution 8c+ at Raven Tor...

4 Jul 2017

thumb 19 year old Pete Dawson has made the third ascent of Brian 8c+ at Anstey's Cove, Devon on Ferocity wall. The line was first...

4 Jul 2017

thumb The European Championship in Lead and Speed took place in Campitello di Fassa, Italy last weekend, kicking off the 2017 lead...

3 Jul 2017

thumb The Met Office have announced some new features in their regional mountain weather forecasts - a service used widely by climbers...