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31 Oct 2017

thumb US climbing legend Fred Beckey has died aged 94. Beckey was widely regarded as one of North America's greatest mountaineers, and...

28 Oct 2017

thumb Baptiste Dherbilly has repeated Fred Rouhling's Salamandre, 9a+, at the Double Cache crag, Haute-Savoie, France. Very few of...

27 Oct 2017

thumb UKC user Dave Linnett's Friday Night Videos never fail to go down well and we think this one will be no exception: a film of a...

27 Oct 2017

thumb Dutch/Austrian husband and wife team Jorg Verhoeven and Katha Saurwein recently visited the UK to sample some gritstone trad and...

26 Oct 2017

thumb The BMC have announced that their recently signed discount scheme deal with outdoor clothing brand Montane will be withdrawn. A...

24 Oct 2017

thumb Having announced in August that print publication would cease and that the content would instead move to a free digital version,...

24 Oct 2017

thumb On 22 October 2017, Angela Eiter became the first woman in history to climb 9b by repeating Adam Ondra's La Planta de Shiva at...

23 Oct 2017

thumb As recently reported, a team of young British alpinists consisting of Uisdean Hawthorn, Ben Silvestre and Pete Graham established...

22 Oct 2017

thumb 31 year old Austrian climber Angela 'Angy' Eiter has become the first woman to climb 9b, according to a post by 8a.nu. Angy...

21 Oct 2017

thumb US climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds have shaved four minutes off the previous record for climbing The Nose on El Capitan...

20 Oct 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week follows Steve McClure as he attempts to climb the 'best three routes in Yorkshire'; Urgent...

19 Oct 2017

thumb The BMC have reported that the recent Storm Ophelia has left the popular crag Craig Bwlch y Moch (Tremadog) in North Wales in a...

19 Oct 2017

thumb Alberto "Beto" Rocasolano has made the first ascent of what's probably his hardest problem to date and suggests 8C+ for El...

17 Oct 2017

thumb Following on from Nick Dixon's recent ascent of Cassini (reported last month) Nesscliffe has very much been in vogue amongst...

17 Oct 2017

thumb Montane and the BMC have announced a new strategic partnership, under which the British brand becomes the BMC's Recommended...

17 Oct 2017

thumb The latest round of the IFSC Lead World Cup took place in Xiamen, China last weekend. Team GB's Molly Thompson-Smith maintained...

14 Oct 2017

thumb Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Vrtule, a very steep and powerful boulder at Holštejn for which he suggests,...

13 Oct 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is from BMC TV and Hot Aches Productions, celebrating the life of Ken Wilson and his classic...

13 Oct 2017

thumb A team of young British alpinists consisting of Uisdean Hawthorn, Ben Silvestre and Pete Graham have just arrived in Manali after...

13 Oct 2017

thumb The MoD have released dates for Range West Access briefings for 2018, as well as no firing dates due to MoD operations....

12 Oct 2017

thumb British writers have scooped awards at the prestigious Banff Mountain Book Competition in Alberta, Canada. Climber and author...

12 Oct 2017

thumb Last weekend the 2017 British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships took place at Awesome Walls Sheffield alongside a round of...

12 Oct 2017

thumb Alex Megos has made quick repeats of Vasya Vorotnikov's Jaws II, 9a+, as well as Livin' Astro and Livin' Astro glide, both 8c+,...

11 Oct 2017

thumb US alpinist Hayden Kennedy has died at the age of 27. Having survived an avalanche whilst ski touring in the southern Madison...

11 Oct 2017

thumb Mark Rankine has made the first repeat of Franco Cookson's Divine Moments Of Truth at Kay Nest, in the North York Moors. Franco...

10 Oct 2017

thumb Team GB's Molly Thompson-Smith placed 5th in the latest round of the IFSC Lead World Cup in Wujiang, China – her best...

10 Oct 2017

thumb After having succeeded on his long time project which became Silence, the World's first 9c at Flatanger, Norway, it's back to...

6 Oct 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is from Chris Schulte and he's off the beaten path in Switzerland. He explains his motivations...

5 Oct 2017

thumb This short film shows Alex Megos on somewhat of a rampage. He heads to some of Switzerland's top sport climbing venues;...

4 Oct 2017

thumb Pirmin Bertle has made the first ascent of what could be the hardest route in Latin America, Le vent nous portera, 9a+, 3600m...

4 Oct 2017

thumb Roland Hemetzberger has repeated Beat Kammerlander's WoGü on the seventh Kirchlispitzen in the Rätikon range. The route...

4 Oct 2017

thumb Gabri Moroni has made the first repeat of Niccolò Ceria's Ziqqurat, ~8C, at Gaby in the Italian Aosta region. In the...

2 Oct 2017

thumb Rocklands is undoubtedly the most popular summer bouldering venue in the world. Every year, the Northern Hemisphere empties and...