Staying north, on 28th September there's more cleaning up at Egerton Quarry near Bolton where the work over the last couple of years has rejuvenated this now popular venue.
Details: Egerton Quarry clean-up
Old news perhaps, but a double thumbs up to the Northumbrian Mountaineering Club who cleared pines from Dark Side of Back Bowden Doors (Cockenheugh) in August.
Details: 'TIMBER...' at Back Bowden
In fact, all around the UK climbers are pulling together and making a positive impact on our climbing environment. All it takes is a few motivated individuals to spread some enthusiasm, and a little guidance from the BMC, and we become not only users of the UK's cliffs, but guardians.
As recently reported, a team of young British alpinists consisting of Uisdean Hawthorn, Ben Silvestre and Pete Graham established... Read more
31 year old Austrian climber Angela 'Angy' Eiter has become the first woman to climb 9b, according to a post by 8a.nu. Angy... Read more
US climbers Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds have shaved four minutes off the previous record for climbing The Nose on El Capitan... Read more