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January 2018 Search News

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31 Jan 2018

thumb The Garbh Choire Refuge under Braeriach is to be refurbished, in plans announced today. More a pile of stones than a bothy per...

31 Jan 2018

thumb On 25th January 2018 Elisabeth Revol and Tomek Mackiewicz reached the summit of Nanga Parbat 7861m 8126m in Pakistan. The...

27 Jan 2018

thumb Fun, footless and freaking ridiculous - The Beastmaker International Footless Festival run by Ned Feehally and Shauna Coxsey is...

26 Jan 2018

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week takes us to Arapiles, Australia. The film explores the origins of rock climbing in the area, in...

26 Jan 2018

thumb US journalist Elizabeth Hawley, chronicler of Himalayan ascents living in Kathmandu since 1960, has passed away at the age of 94...

26 Jan 2018

thumb Sheffield Adventure Film Festival returns to the Showroom Cinema from 9 - 11 March bringing a packed programme of the latest...

19 Jan 2018

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a biopic of Hansjörg Auer. When people think of Hansjörg they mainly remember his...

18 Jan 2018

thumb Pavel Paloncý (CZE) has won the Montane Spine Race for the third time, in an event with several captivating twists and...

18 Jan 2018

thumb Jeff Mercier, Simon Chatelan and Ron Koller have established two impressive new mixed lines at the Oeshinenwald sector above...

18 Jan 2018

thumb Charlotte Durif and Cold House Media travel to Serbia in this short film. Their aim was to develop routes in Southern Serbia,...

16 Jan 2018

thumb Soul Resolution is an Irish Bouldering film made by David Fitzgerald. The main areas that the film covers are based in County...

15 Jan 2018

thumb Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made the first ascent of The Holy Grail, a six pitch IX 10 on the Slime Wall sector of Slime...

14 Jan 2018

thumb Jakob Schubert has managed to flash Chris Sharma's Catalan Witness the fitness, ~8C, in the Cova del ocell near Barcelona. The...

12 Jan 2018

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a stylised look into a Sheffield cellar. Dan Cheetham's 56° Underground delves into Ned...

12 Jan 2018

thumb The decision has been made to install a bridge to the Isolated Buttress at Isolated Buttress - Harrisons Rocks, following an...

12 Jan 2018

thumb Stefano Ghisolfi has made the second ascent of Adam Ondra's La Capella, 9b, in the La Capella sector at Siurana. Adam made the...

11 Jan 2018

thumb The UKC/UKH developer(s) have been hard at work revamping the site, in an effort to improve its design, readability and...

11 Jan 2018

thumb 19 year-old Jim Pope has onsighted the classic 8b+ Kale Borroka in Siurana, Spain, becoming only the fourth British climber to...

10 Jan 2018

thumb A proposal to build a branch of the popular Starbucks coffee chain in Yosemite National park is causing a stir in the US, with a...

10 Jan 2018

thumb Jakob Schubert has repeated Catxasa, 9a+, at Santa Linya. As so often when it comes to hard routes in Catalunia, the first ascent...

10 Jan 2018

thumb In October 2017, US alpinists and mountain guides Tino Villanueva and Alan Rousseau established a significant new route on the...

9 Jan 2018

thumb Anthony Gullsten has made the first repeat of Nalle Hukkataival's Circus Elephant Syndrome, ~8B+, at Toistonousu Finland probably...

8 Jan 2018

thumb The BMC has been working in collaboration with Natural England, John Muir Trust and the Lake District National Park Authority to...

8 Jan 2018

thumb British alpinist Tom Livingstone is currently in the Cascade Mountains of British Columbia, Canada climbing with Canadian hotshot...

8 Jan 2018

thumb Three of the UK's strongest competition climbers head to the mecca of bouldering: Fontainebleau. In typical Font style, Dave...

6 Jan 2018

thumb Jakob Schubert has made the third ascent, after Chris Sharma (2013) and Adam Ondra (2016), of Stoking the fire, 9b, at Santa...

5 Jan 2018

thumb "The Spankenjura" follows British climber Angus Kille on his journey through Germany's finest climbing area. Angus is known for...

5 Jan 2018

thumb In October 2017, Thomas Huber, Stephan Siegrist and Julian Zankar established a new line up the northwest face of Cerro Kishtwar...

4 Jan 2018

thumb 27 year old Fabian Buhl, or Fabi as he is better known, from Oberstaufen, Germany, is one of those who seems to be good at...

4 Jan 2018

thumb It was another busy year in the South East with new problems being established, minor venues further developed, new crags...

3 Jan 2018

thumb Thank you to all 900 of you who took part in our Christmas Quiz. We apologise for the difficulty...maybe! Congratulations to...