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31 Oct 2018

thumb In June, 8-year-old Edward Mills became the youngest person to free Orkney's Old Man of Hoy (137m) and raised over £30,000...

31 Oct 2018

thumb In September, the Alpine Club honoured Polish climbers Krzysztof Wielicki, Adam Bielecki, Denis Urubko, Piotr Tomala and...

26 Oct 2018

thumb How do you climb a trad route when you have absolutely no idea about traditional climbing? Blake McCord and Jeff Snyder set out...

26 Oct 2018

thumb BoB2018 has been and gone - another explosive event in the Depot Climbing Calendar. This Saturday we held the 8th iteration of...

26 Oct 2018

thumb Austrian alpinist David Lama (28) has completed the first ascent of Lunag Ri's main summit (6907m) on the border between Nepal...

25 Oct 2018

thumb Jim Pope has repeated Seb Grieve's Meshuga, E9 6c at Black Rocks, Derbyshire. The route is a bold, monolithic test piece that has...

24 Oct 2018

thumb The UK Government has announced plans to nominate North Wales' slate quarries as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Included in the...

22 Oct 2018

thumb Today we are pleased to release the trailer for UKC's new feature-length documentary: Statement of Youth. The 1980's saw climbing...

20 Oct 2018

thumb Julija Kruder has done the first female ascent of The Weather Man, 8a+, at Cala Sa Nau Mallorca. Could this be the hardest...

19 Oct 2018

thumb Calum Muskett rounds-up the last year (or two) in North Wales trad... It's been an amazing year to be a rock climber in North...

16 Oct 2018

thumb Mina Leslie-Wujastyk has continued her current run of good form by ticking Neil Mawson's link-up Raining Bats and Dogs 8c at...

16 Oct 2018

thumb With the end of the ambitious Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding drive fast approaching, Sir Chris Bonington has described National...

15 Oct 2018

thumb French couple Florence Pinet and Gérome Pouvreau swapped the French heatwave for a British one as they toured the UK in...

12 Oct 2018

thumb This week's Friday Night Video takes us to a very sunny Peak District, where the Women's Trad Festival 2018 took place this...

11 Oct 2018

thumb British mountaineer and author Nick Bullock has won the Mountain Literature (non-fiction) category in the Banff Mountain Book...

11 Oct 2018

thumb The 2018 British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships took place at EICA Ratho near Edinburgh last weekend. Senior, junior and...

10 Oct 2018

thumb A few weeks ago Niccolò Ceria came back from a month long trip to the Grampians, Australia. As usual he managed to climb...

9 Oct 2018

thumb Mt Kenya's Diamond Couloir VI has received its first ascent in many years by Kenyan climber Julian Wright along with visiting...

8 Oct 2018

thumb Max Milne has made the first ascent of a new Font 8B+ at Clash Farquhar in Aberdeenshire. He had been attempting the project...

8 Oct 2018

thumb Russian team athlete Vadim Timonov is having a good time in Magic Wood and has climbed most of the hardest problems...

5 Oct 2018

thumb Tonight's Friday Night Video features 'man of the moment' Alex Honnold. On 3rd June 2017, Honnold stunned the climbing and...

5 Oct 2018

thumb As the blaze of this year's summer fades into an autumn hue, it's time to reflect on a simply brilliant year for climbing in the...

5 Oct 2018

thumb Jan Hojer has repeated Chris Sharma's legendary deep water solo Es Pontas, ~9a+. on Mallorca, Spain. This was the third...

4 Oct 2018

thumb While travelling between competitions, Will Bosi found time to fit in a quick tick of Chris Sharma's Practice of the Wild 8C -...

3 Oct 2018

thumb The latest round of the 2018 IFSC Lead World Cup took place in Kranj, Slovenia. Although this venue is traditionally host to the...

1 Oct 2018

thumb The Alpine Club has honoured Polish climbers Adam Bielecki, Denis Urubko, Piotr Tomala and Jarosław Botor with a Spirit of...

1 Oct 2018

thumb Last Saturday I've sent such a long-time project in les gorges du Verdon. Nine years ago, I've bolted this absolute king line and...