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30 Jan 2003

Italian guide, Kurt Astner and Russian, Dimitry Bychkov have both climbed Mauro Bubu Bole's "Mission Impossible" (M11) in... Read more

30 Jan 2003

The Maoists and His Majesty's Government of Nepal bilaterally declared a Cease Fire yesterday after a direct initiation led by... Read more

28 Jan 2003

Despite lying in sixth equal place (out of seven qualifiers) after three rounds at the BICC in WICC (Welsh Indoor Climbing... Read more

27 Jan 2003

Hadrian's Wall in Falkirk has shut up shop - because the landlord wants to turn it into shops. The facility might not have been... Read more

26 Jan 2003

Well known french alpinist & guide Jean Christophe Lafaille (one of this years Piolet d'Or nominees) has fallen which ice... Read more

26 Jan 2003

If you've ever visited UKClimbing before, you'll notice that this is a new look. After a lot of thought and observation of where... Read more

24 Jan 2003

By March, just in time for the 50th anniversary of the first ascent of Everest by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, climbers... Read more

21 Jan 2003

Following a long road to recovery after breaking a foot (and being assured by doctors he'd "never climb again", Leo Houlding is... Read more

21 Jan 2003

After four years' hard work, there's a new Font guidebook by Bart van Raaij. Available from http://www.bleau.info for 25 Euros... Read more

20 Jan 2003

With beta from the marvellous video Hard Grit (with Seb Grieve's immortal 2nd ascent), Ben Heason has flashed Simon Nadin's... Read more

18 Jan 2003

thumb If they all get to the top, it's going to be really crowded. Sir Edmund Hillary (co-summiteer with Tenzing Norgay on May 29 1953)... Read more

15 Jan 2003

Climbing magazine reports that early this week Tommy Caldwell redpointed his longtime project at the limestone crag called... Read more

9 Jan 2003

The BMC reports that Longstone Edge in the Peak is being threatened by a new proposal for quarrying. Backdale is on the eastern... Read more

8 Jan 2003

The new Sunderland wall is due to opne on the 18 January 2003. At 23m, the main leading wall will be the highest in the UK and... Read more

7 Jan 2003

Dave MacLeod has made a ground up 2nd ascent of Happy Tyroleans in Coire an Lochain, Cairngorm. The route was put up in redpoint... Read more

6 Jan 2003

On Tuesday January 7 at midnight, Channel 4 are finally screening Slackjaw's american climbing odyssey, now going under the title... Read more

6 Jan 2003

thumb The recent cold snap has resulted in a return match for Stephen Ashworth on a winter ascent of Gable Crag's 3 star summer E3 5c,... Read more