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31 Aug 2018

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week takes us to Tasmania and gives us a glimpse of some stunning rock in Freycinet National Park....

31 Aug 2018

thumb The shortlist for the 2018 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature has been announced. 38 entries were submitted this year...

30 Aug 2018

thumb Paul Pritchard has established his first new route in 21 years since his accident on the Totem Pole off the coast of Tasmania in...

30 Aug 2018

thumb The IFSC World Championships kick off in Innsbruck, Austria next month. This is the first major stepping stone to the Olympics in...

28 Aug 2018

thumb Emma Twyford has repeated the steep and athletic The Big Issue E9 6c at Bosherston Head, Pembroke. The route was...

28 Aug 2018

thumb Aidan Roberts has returned from a very successful winter in Rocklands, where he feels his form was 'a step up' from the...

25 Aug 2018

thumb Two of America's most influential climbers passed away on the same day yesterday, August 24th. Yosemite pioneer Tom Frost died...

24 Aug 2018

thumb A World Above follows Ines Papert, Luka Lindic, Joseph Pfnur & Paul McSorley as they travel to South Africa to attempt a new...

23 Aug 2018

thumb Simon Richardson and Micha Rinn have established a new line on the right of the Miage face on the Italian side of Mont Blanc,...

23 Aug 2018

thumb Katherine Choong has repeated Pirmin Bertle's La Cabane au Canada, 9a, at Rawyl in Switzerland's Valais region. This was her...

23 Aug 2018

thumb A huge volume of rock has tumbled from the popular alpine classic the Arete des Cosmiques, or Cosmiques Arête, in the Mont...

22 Aug 2018

thumb A British-Slovenian team consisting of Tom Livingstone, Aleš Česen and Luka Strazar made the coveted first ascent of...

20 Aug 2018

thumb The final round of the 2018 IFSC Boulder World Cup took place in Munich, Germany last weekend. The ever-popular event was well...

17 Aug 2018

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week takes us to Baffin Island. In August 2016, Brette Harrington and the late Marc-Andre Leclerc...

17 Aug 2018

thumb Trad pioneer Franco Cookson has repeated Academia E10 at Boscawen Point. Academia is one of a handful of Cornish E10s put up by...

16 Aug 2018

thumb 19 year-old Hannah Slaney of Bristol became Britain's first World Youth Champion last week, winning Gold in the Female Junior...

14 Aug 2018

thumb 24 year-old Bristol-based climber Rhoslyn Frugtniet had a very successful first trip to the sport climbing Mecca, Ceuse...

14 Aug 2018

thumb Mountain hare numbers on moorlands in the eastern Highlands have declined to less than one per cent of their historic levels,...

13 Aug 2018

thumb Swiss alpinist Dani Arnold has set a new solo speed record on the north face of the Grandes Jorasses in the Mont Blanc Massif. At...

13 Aug 2018

thumb A British-Slovenian team consisting of Tom Livingstone, Aleš Česen and Luka Strazar have made the coveted first...

10 Aug 2018

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week takes us to Greenland, where Brits Andrew Cherry and Stefan Morris attempt War and Poetry (VI...

8 Aug 2018

thumb The recipients of the 2018 Piolets d'Or have been announced. Each year, the Piolets d'Or recognise significant new ascents in...

8 Aug 2018

thumb Daniel Jung has made the first repeat of Nico Favresse's 2013 crack test piece Recovery drink, a steep crack on the Profilveggen...

7 Aug 2018

thumb Guy Robertson has been busy adding some new lines to mountain crags across Scotland in the summer heatwave, including the...

3 Aug 2018

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is a documentary about David Lama and Conrad Anker's attempts to climb Lunag Ri (6907m), on the...

1 Aug 2018

thumb John Haxon and a group of friends have completed what they've coined the 'County Classics 24-Hours Challenge' - climbing as many...