January 2005 Search News

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28 Jan 2005

thumb On the 19th of January the British Ex-pat team of James Edwards, Kev Neal and Oliver Metherell made the first ascent of 24 Hour... Read more

25 Jan 2005

thumb January is not the usual month for new guidebooks but this year we have been blessed with two and both are biggies! The Costa... Read more

23 Jan 2005

Andy Earl and Sabine Bacher have won the BBC held at BoulderUK in Blackburn this weekend. Full results Read more

21 Jan 2005

thumb In a significant change of policy the BMC have announced a proposed change in the voting rights of members. This issue goes back... Read more

20 Jan 2005

thumb With the 1st round of the British Bouldering Championships on Saturday, BoulderUK will open its new wall which will almost double... Read more

20 Jan 2005

thumb American strong man Dave Graham has put up a new problem at Cresciano (left) in Switzerland. He has graded the problem, A Story... Read more

13 Jan 2005

thumb The Ace (Font 8b/V13), Jerry Moffatt's sit down start version of the Joker, has received a third ascent from Jerry's old side... Read more

13 Jan 2005

Work is soon to start on one of the 2 new walls planned for Birmingham. The wall planned by the company Creation Climbing have... Read more

13 Jan 2005

thumb The BMC is launching a campaign to improve safety at climbing walls and bridge the gap between indoor climbing and the less... Read more

12 Jan 2005

thumb Nick Bullock and Stuart McAleese have made the first British ascent, possibly the first free ascent (to be confirmed) and third... Read more

12 Jan 2005

Update to the Wasdale bridge situation. The National Trust campsite at Wasdale Head will be closed from Monday 17 January until... Read more

11 Jan 2005

Whilst on a tour of American Bouldering spots, Gabriele Moroni made the 4th ascent of Fred's Nicole Nagual V13 at Hueco... Read more

7 Jan 2005

thumb John Welford has climbed what is most likely the hardest route on Stanage. He has linked a direct start into Robin Barker's... Read more

7 Jan 2005

thumb On Monday 10th Jim Perrin is doing a book reading of his new book 'The Villain: A Life Of Don Whillans' at the Lescar in... Read more

6 Jan 2005

The Berghaus Wall in Eldon Square, Newcastle, may have to close for redevelopment of the whole Eldon Square Centre. It is... Read more

6 Jan 2005

thumb Being paid to climb, to find new climbing areas and develop them must be the ultimate climbing job. John Sherman, inventor of the... Read more

5 Jan 2005

thumb The web site www.railay.com has a detailed account of how the tsunami has effected the climbing areas on Thailand. Railay Beach... Read more

4 Jan 2005

Adam Ondra, the amazing 11 year old Czech climber, has broken another record by becoming the youngest person to have ever climbed... Read more

3 Jan 2005

thumb Mountain rescuer David Gunn has been appointed an MBE after more than 30 years of life-saving work. The honour was in recognition... Read more