March 2002 Search News

Search News

28 Mar 2002

For all of you travelling down to Fontainbleau this Easter, you will be happy to know that the Dame Jouanne area will not be... Read more

27 Mar 2002

Open to all BMC members and taking place Fri 5 to Sat 6 April at the Shap Wells hotel near Penrith in the Lake... Read more

26 Mar 2002

thumb Al Hinkes will be attempting Annapurna this spring, his 12th 8000m peak. He hopes to be the first British climber to reach the... Read more

22 Mar 2002

The French guide, Jean Christophe Lafaille is off to Annapurna this spring with Ed Viesturs and Veikka Gustaffson. Their plan is... Read more

22 Mar 2002

The UIAA discussion paper \'To bolt or not to be\' is available to download from the UIAA site. The paper looks at... Read more

21 Mar 2002

Adventureworks, the expedition and course provider for young people, is offering MLTB courses to leaders working in the voluntary... Read more

20 Mar 2002

Ex pat and Boulder Colorado resident, Freddie Snalam, was killed in an avalanche last week while climbing in La Grave with friend... Read more

19 Mar 2002

Organisers of the first Outdoors Show, held in Birmingham over the last weekend, announced a sell out on Saturday. 6,500 visited... Read more

18 Mar 2002

Final results from the A5 British Bouldering Championships which finished off at the Outdoor Show this weekend in... Read more

15 Mar 2002

The Italian Kurt Astner has freed two new mixed routes in Valle di Landro, South Tyrol. Predictably, the routes are in a steeply... Read more

15 Mar 2002 reports on a string of fine ascents down in Patagonia this season, aided in part by some fine weather windows. ... Read more

14 Mar 2002

It's the unpretentious name of Andy Kirkpartick's new lecture - 'a year in the life of Hull's greatest climber. Catch it at... Read more

13 Mar 2002 reports that the 22 year old Belgian, Nicolas Favresse has recently freed \"Le Clou\" at the most important... Read more

13 Mar 2002

Leo Houlding is recovering after an operation on his ankle following a fall in Patagonia. Leo was attempting to free the Maestri... Read more

12 Mar 2002

Grit activist, Ben Heason has been soloing routes along the Tonsai wall at Railay in Thailand. He\'s done ropeless ascents of... Read more

12 Mar 2002

Ian Collier (42, from Alloa) and Douglas McQuaker (35, from Glasgow), were avalanched off Penguin Gully, Beinn Dearg in... Read more

11 Mar 2002

The climber, Jamie Andrew who had both of his hands and feet amputated after an accident in the French Alps in 1999, is taking... Read more

7 Mar 2002

thumb 'Adventureworks' are offering a new range of Climbing Skills and Mountain Adventure as part of the BMC's expanding Youth... Read more

7 Mar 2002 report that a power company, Cogentrix (AKA Grizzly Power) have announced a plan to build a gas-fired power plant... Read more

6 Mar 2002

Lisa Rands, America\'s top woman boulder has been on a roll this last year having sent over ten problems in double digits at... Read more

6 Mar 2002

Ben Moon has completed the leaning arete project (left of the arch, also a project) at Slipstones at about font 8b. A... Read more

5 Mar 2002

\'8 Ball\' - Ben Moon\'s Font 8b at Gardoms has seen quite a few repeats recently. Reports coming in are that Ben Bransby, Tim... Read more

4 Mar 2002

On March 19th Strathaven Climbing Club present a lecture by Mark Garthwaite entitled Pick'n'Mixed. A winter climbing odyssey from... Read more

4 Mar 2002

Results are in from the first round of the A5 British Bouldering Championships (BBC) which was held in Leeds this... Read more

1 Mar 2002

Wills Young of Bishop, California, has repeated the Dominator (V12) in Yosemite\'s Camp 4. As a dual citizen, this makes his... Read more

1 Mar 2002

thumb Warren Harding, who observed as he pulled himself over the top of El Capitan that "it looked in better shape than me", began his... Read more

1 Mar 2002

thumb There's a total of £600 worth of gear to be won in our winter photo competition - send in your best winter climbing pics... Read more