This is an excerpt from the full report on Ground Up Climbing.
Stevie Haston made a return visit to his old stomping grounds in North Wales, ostensibly to visit his family and friends, but also with a view to continuing the development of one of his favourite crags, the alarmingly serious Craig Dorys down on the Lleyn Peninsular.
First up was Bam, Bam E8 6b, a truly mind blowing route up the steep ground in between Bobok and The Gross Clinic on the Stigmata Buttress.
"We cleaned it on an abseil rope first; we must have removed a mini skip's worth of loose rock" explained Leigh McGinley.
Big news from the world of extreme fell running, where Jim Mann continues to push the boundaries. Today (21st February) he... Read more
Toshi Takeuchi has made the first ascent of Kuzan at Mie in Japan. Toshi, who has climbed several ~8C's calls this hard for the... Read more
This weekend the UKC/UKH team will make their annual pilgrimage to the gear infested, hallowed halls of ISPO, Munich. The aim of... Read more
As reported on DMM's Facebook page, James McHaffie has begun a new year of first ascents with an E8 6b on Anglesey at Porth... Read more