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30 Dec 2017

thumb Nepalese authorities have banned solo climbers from attempting its mountains, in addition to prohibiting ascents by double...

29 Dec 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is the award winning 'Annapurna III - Unclimbed,' featuring Hansjörg Auer and Alex...

29 Dec 2017

thumb Janja Garnbret has repeated Selecció Natural Extension , 9a, in the Santa Linya cave. This was the first of the grade for...

28 Dec 2017

thumb Will Sim has shared a video with some rough-and-ready footage of his trip to Canada with Nick Bullock in 2014, when the pair made...

22 Dec 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week features Georgia Pilkington, an autistic climber who has challenged herself to climb the Old Man...

21 Dec 2017

thumb Fabian Buhl, the boulderer turned trad climber, turned multi pitch climber, turned winter solo climber from Oberstaufen, Bavaria,...

15 Dec 2017

thumb The Scottish Avalanche Information Service got underway for the winter today, and it was a snowy start to the season. For the...

15 Dec 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week centres around Heather Weidner's ascent of China Doll, a 5.14- R in Upper Dream Canyon,...

15 Dec 2017

thumb In July this year, the Federal Office of Culture - l'Office Fédéral de la Culture (OFC) - in Switzerland announced...

14 Dec 2017

thumb The formidable axe-wielding duo Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made a promising start to their 2017/18 Scottish winter...

13 Dec 2017

thumb James Pearson has made the first ascent of a run-out 8c trad line at Sunset Rocks, Chattanooga, TN, which he has named Power...

13 Dec 2017

thumb In this short film, Nina Caprez recounts her story of attempting To Bolt or Not to Be (8b+) at Smith Rock, Oregon. Jean Baptiste...

12 Dec 2017

thumb David Murray has made the second ascent of Adam Watson's Purgatory (E8 7b) at Back Bowden, Northumberland; a short, bold route,...

12 Dec 2017

thumb Anak Verhoeven has made what's probably the first ascent of Ciudad de Dios pa la Enmienda as Santa Linya, Catalunya. The route is...

12 Dec 2017

thumb Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl have made the first repeat of the free Magic Mushroom, 8b+ multi pitch on El Capitan,...

8 Dec 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is A Walk on the Wild Slide. The walk being The Devil's Slide on Lundy and the wild being...

7 Dec 2017

thumb This weekend a novel competition format will take place simultaneously in four climbing walls around the world: The MoonBoard...

5 Dec 2017

thumb President Donald Trump has announced plans to reduce the scale of US National Monuments by over 80%. An 84% reduction of Bears...

5 Dec 2017

thumb The popular climbing spot of El Chorro, to the north of Malaga, has suffered in recent years from ambiguous access information...

4 Dec 2017

thumb Hazel Findlay has made a free ascent of the classic 35 pitch Salathe Wall on El Capitan's Southwest Face, Yosemite Valley. Hazel...

4 Dec 2017

thumb Dan Turner has climber Voyager Sit Start (8B+) at Burbage North. This was the 5th ascent after Ben Moon, Niccolò Ceria,...

1 Dec 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week features none other than UKC's Editor Natalie Berry. She recently moved out to Chamonix and this...

1 Dec 2017

thumb Claire Buhrfeind, Junior World Champion in both Lead and Bouldering, is currently sampling the top notch sandstone climbing in...