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28 Feb 2018

thumb On Monday 26th February Uisdean Hawthorn set what is very likely to be a new speed record for a winter Cuillin traverse, knocking...

27 Feb 2018

thumb In early March the BMC will launch Mend Our Mountains: Make One Million. Reprising a fundraising drive that proved a success in...

26 Feb 2018

thumb Daniel Woods has repeated Adam Ondra's La Capella, 9b, at Siurana, Spain. This was the 3rd ascent after Ondra (2011) and Stefano...

26 Feb 2018

thumb UPDATE 10pm 26/02/2018: Desnivel.com have been in contact with the team. Urubko has descended to Base Camp and has withdrawn from...

23 Feb 2018

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is the live premiere of the film that features Adam Ondra's ascent of the world's hardest sport...

22 Feb 2018

thumb Scotland's original 24 hour mountain challenge, the Tranter's Round, has just received its first winter traverse by a woman,...

21 Feb 2018

thumb Greg Boswell and French alpinist Jeff Mercier have just returned from a short but very successful trip to the Norwegian island of...

20 Feb 2018

thumb A controversial planning application to build a zipwire attraction across Thirlmere in the Lake District has been withdrawn...

18 Feb 2018

thumb Emma Twyford has redpointed Mind Control 8c at Oliana, Spain. The 50m endurance based route was initially graded 8c+, but the...

16 Feb 2018

thumb US big wall climbing pioneer Jim Bridwell has passed away aged 73 in California following a period of illness. In January Jim was...

16 Feb 2018

thumb In 2011, Simone Moro, Denis Urubko and Corey Richards became the first team to summit one of the five 8,000m peaks in Pakistan in...

16 Feb 2018

thumb The other day, Adam Ondra made the first ascent of Eagle 4, 9b, at St Leger du Ventoux, France. Now there is a video, and I must...

16 Feb 2018

thumb Italian mountaineers Simone Moro and Tamara Lunger made the first winter ascent of Pik Pobeda, also known as Gora Pobeda (3003m),...

15 Feb 2018

thumb The Scottish Mountaineering Club (SMC) and Rockfax are pleased to announce a joint project to create mobile app-based guides from...

15 Feb 2018

thumb Mountaineering Scotland have issued a warning to walkers and climbers to beware of the effects of magnets, not just in electronic...

13 Feb 2018

thumb Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Eagle 4 at St Leger du Ventoux in France. He suggests 9b* which would make it the 3rd...

13 Feb 2018

thumb Making the most of Scotland's prime winter conditions at the moment, a strong trio comprising Matt Helliker, Nick Bullock and...

12 Feb 2018

thumb As already reported, Adam Ondra has become the first to flash a 9a+. Adam took a restday today and went for a walk, and then he...

12 Feb 2018

thumb Tom Randall has made the first trad ascent of Spain's hardest crack, La Fuerza de la Gravedad (8b+) in Vadiello in Northern...

10 Feb 2018

thumb Adam Ondra has flashed Supercrackinette, 9a+, in the Praniania sector at Saint Leger du Ventoux, France. Alex Megos did the first...

9 Feb 2018

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is another from UKC user David Linnett of Bald Eagle Productions. The film features Andrew Walker...

6 Feb 2018

thumb Scottish walker, bikepacker, author and broadcaster Cameron McNeish has been named the 2018 recipient of the Scottish Award for...

6 Feb 2018

thumb Controversial plans to give the historic Kings House Hotel in Glen Coe - one of Scotland's oldest licensed inns - a complete...

5 Feb 2018

thumb The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has announced a partnership with Japan Airlines. The airline aims to...

5 Feb 2018

thumb Dave MacLeod has ticked Chris Sharma's Catalan Witness the Fitness in Cova De l' Ocell, Catalunya. Initially graded and confirmed...

2 Feb 2018

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a look at the development of Smith Rock, Oregon. The film is based around an interview with...

1 Feb 2018

thumb UK Sport has announced budget plans to fund GB climbing athletes with genuine medal potential. Reigning and two-time IFSC...