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Reach Climbing Film  © BMC TV

Reach: a teenage climber defines her own limits

Our Friday Night Video this week is a heart-wrenching feature about a teenage climber called Clare. When she was 13, Clare suffered a life-altering stroke which left her unable to move anything but her left eye. The first word that she spelt out with her eye was walk. And she was soon determined to go climbing.


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Seb Bouin on Mamichula (9b) at Oliana  © Jan Novak

2nd ascent of Mamichula (9b) for Seb Bouin

French climber Seb Bouin has made the second ascent of Adam Ondra's Mamichula (9b) at Oliana. The route links together Papichulo (9a+) and Pachamama (9a+) and at the time of his ascent, Ondra stated that it was hard for the grade. Bouin has climbe...

James Mchaffie.  © UKC News
James Mchaffie.  © UKC News

James Mchaffie on New-Routeing Spree

James 'Caff' Mchaffie has been busy establishing two new E7 trad lines on Lundy and five new routes in the Dinorwic slate quarries in Llanberis, while using one of his ascents to campaign for action against climate change.

Alex Waterhouse on the Fly, Rumney  © Alex Waterhouse
Alex Waterhouse on the Fly, Rumney  © Alex Waterhouse

Alex Waterhouse climbs The Fly (9a) in Rumney

Alex Waterhouse has climbed The Fly (9a) at Rumney in New Hampshire. The route was first bolted in 1995 as an open project, although the first ascent did not come until Dave Graham climbed it in 2000. At the time, it was one of the hardest climbs...

The BMC's new Incident and Near-miss reporting system.  © BMC
The BMC's new Incident and Near-miss reporting system.  © BMC

BMC launch Incident and Near-miss Reporting System

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an Incident and near-miss reporting system for climbers,...

Ryan Pasquill  © UKC News
Ryan Pasquill  © UKC News

Bain de Sang 9a by Ryan Pasquill

Ryan Pasquill has ticked the classic 9a Bain de Sang at Saint Loup, Switzerland. The 25m vertical to off-vertical line was first...

Rhoslyn redpointing The Death Star 8c.  © Alex Shaw
Rhoslyn redpointing The Death Star 8c.  © Alex Shaw

8c and 8A in a week by Rhoslyn Frugtniet

Bristol-based Rhoslyn Frugtniet has had productive week ticking both her first 8A boulder problem, Teamwork in...

Edu Marin - Valhalla 9a+  © Edu Marin
Edu Marin - Valhalla 9a+  © Edu Marin

Edu Marin climbs Valhalla 9a+ Multi-Pitch

Edu Marin has climbed his long-term project in the cave of Getu, China. His aim was to establish a route from the bottom...


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Statement of Youth Trailer  © UKC

Statement of Youth - Sheffield Premiere 25th April

On Thursday 25th April, join us for the Sheffield premiere of Statement of Youth and a Q&A with stars of the film Jerry Moffatt, Ben Moon and Martin 'Basher' Atkinson.

Women Rock 3  © Climbing Ulassai Association
Women Rock 3  © Climbing Ulassai Association

Women Rock - an invitation to a women focused climbing event with Hazel Findlay

This is an invitation to all women from the world to join our clan in Ulassai, the climbing hot spot of Sardinia. Together with Britain's best female climber and mental coach Hazel Findlay, the mighty...

REEL ROCK 13 - Big Screen Sends and Stories

The Reel Rock Film Tour is returning to the UK and Ireland bringing a collection of climbing's greatest stories, stars and sends to the big screen!

Early Bird Discount  © Glenmore Lodge
Early Bird Discount  © Glenmore Lodge

Glenmore Lodge Early Bird Discount

Take advantage of our early bird offer.  Book your Summer 2019 Glenmore Lodge adventure and pay 2018 prices.  Offer open until 14...

EOFT 2018/19  © EOFT
EOFT 2018/19  © EOFT

European Outdoor Film Tour 18/19

Since its inception in 2001, the European Outdoor Film Tour has been presenting handpicked documentaries featuring outdoor...

Lattice assessments now available at Big Rock in Milton Keynes

Big Rock Climbing joins the Lattice Trianing partner walls programme with Lattice Board...

Women's Climbing Symposium headliners announced

Anna Stohr, Beth Rodden and Caroline Ciavaldini to headline Women's Climbing Symposium


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