NEWS: Ray's Roof E7 6c by Mari Augusta Salvesen

Ray's Roof E7 6c by Mari Augusta Salvesen

Norwegian climber Mari Augusta Salvesen has made the first female ascent of the burly Ray's Roof E7 6c at Baldstones in Staffordshire. First climbed by visiting American Ray Jardine in 1977, the horizontal offwidth crack remains a gritstone testpiece and is one of the hardest of its kind in the UK.

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FRI NIGHT VID: First Ascents in Liming, China

Fri Night Vid First Ascents in Liming, China

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Free Solo wins Best Documentary BAFTA

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Fri Night Vid Carlo Traversi climbs Meltdown 5.14c

Beth Rodden's Meltdown in Yosemite National Park went unrepeated for a decade. Our Friday Night Video this week features Carlo Traversi making the second ascent, along with Beth providing some retrospective analysis. The route is one of the...

Lundy Climbing Restrictions 2019

Paul Harrison gives a breakdown of the new climbing restrictions document for Lundy in 2019.

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PRESS RELEASE: 2019 Crux Expedition Award Open for Submissions

2019 Crux Expedition Award Open for Submissions

The Crux Expedition Award is an annual grant to encourage young climbers to try for adventurous objectives.

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!

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 December 2018 and applies to courses running from April – November 2019.

Product News KMF 2018 to host Free Solo UK Premiere

Here it is; the film that everyone's been talking about. Kendal hosts the UK Premiere of Free Solo, the amazing story...

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

Brit Rock Tour 2018

The Brit Rock Film Tour has all the best new climbing films from the UK's top adventure filmmakers, featuring some of the country's...

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