March 2017 Search News

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31 Mar 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a trip to the Japanese Island of Kinkasan with James Pearson, Caroline Ciavaldini and Toru... Read more

30 Mar 2017

thumb Visiting Italian climber Michele Caminati climbed Elder Statesman at Curbar Edge on Monday 27th March. The following... Read more

30 Mar 2017

thumb Alex Megos has made the first ascent of Pasito a Pasito, 9a, in Chile's Valle de los Condores. This is the first 9a in... Read more

30 Mar 2017

thumb 23 year old David Fitzgerald from Dublin has repeated Voyager Sit Start (f8B+) at Burbage North. Ben Moon made the first... Read more

29 Mar 2017

thumb Murai Ryuichi has made what I believe is the second ascent of Dai Koyamada's Epitaph, ~8C, at Horai in Japan. Finally I could... Read more

29 Mar 2017

thumb Exciting news just in for the cool kids: climbing now has its own 'emojicon' or 'emoji' - the smileys and ideograms used in... Read more

28 Mar 2017

thumb The BMC has bought Crookrise Crag in Yorkshire in order to better protect access for public use. The crag was bought from the... Read more

28 Mar 2017

thumb Dave MacLeod has completed his long-term project at the Arisaig Cave. He has decided on Lithium as the name and has... Read more

28 Mar 2017

thumb Julia Chanourdie has repeated Alberto Gnerro's Ground zero, 9a, at the Tetto di Sarre in the Aosta valley, Italy. This was the... Read more

24 Mar 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is of Federica Mingolla attempting the first female ascent of 'The Fish' on the Marmolada... Read more

21 Mar 2017

thumb Stefano Ghisolfi has made a very quick ascent of La Rambla, 9a+, at Siurana, needing only four attempts to do Ramonet's classic... Read more

20 Mar 2017

thumb In May last year, Jacob Cook and Robbie Phillips repeated El Niño 5.13c (8a+) on El Capitan in Yosemite... Read more

20 Mar 2017

thumb The Rab CWIF 2017 is over and it certainly didn't disappoint. With a long list of seasoned IFSC World Cup competitors as well as... Read more

19 Mar 2017

thumb A jam-packed Climbing Works was host to the CWIF semi-finals earlier today. The top 20 men and women faced a fierce round of 4... Read more

18 Mar 2017

thumb Day 1 of The Rab CWIF is over and the results are in. Who topped the qualifying groups and - more importantly - who had the best... Read more

17 Mar 2017

thumb This weekend The Rab Climbing Works International Festival 2017 takes place in Sheffield. We headed down to The Climbing Works... Read more

17 Mar 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a little adventure in the Tsaranoro massif, in the south of Madagascar. Sean Villanueva and... Read more

17 Mar 2017

thumb Melissa Le Nevé has made the first female ascent of Sébastien Frigault's Mécanique... Read more

15 Mar 2017

thumb Californian big-walling pioneer Royal Robbins has passed away aged 82, according to reports in the US climbing media. Active... Read more

14 Mar 2017

thumb Manchester-based boulderer Jack Palmieri has climbed a new link-up at Parisella's Cave, Conwy, North Wales, joining two... Read more

14 Mar 2017

thumb Fabian Buhl has made the first ascent of Ganesha, 8c multi pitch, on the Sonnwendwand at Loferer Steinplatte, Austria.... Read more

13 Mar 2017

thumb The 2017 Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF) takes place this coming weekend, 17 - 19 March, with over 100 of the best... Read more

13 Mar 2017

thumb The annual Rab Climbing Works International Festival (CWIF) takes place this weekend on 18-19th March. An all-star line-up is... Read more

10 Mar 2017

thumb President of the British Mountaineering Council, Rehan Siddiqui has released a statement announcing that a recent vote... Read more

10 Mar 2017

thumb This week's video is an exerpt from a feature length film soon to be released of Pete Whittaker's 'all free' rope solo of... Read more

9 Mar 2017

thumb Outdoor clothing and gear brand Patagonia have launched a series of Virtual Reality (VR) films in the aim of protecting the Bears... Read more

8 Mar 2017

thumb 18 year-old Aidan Roberts from Ambleside has made the second ascent of John Gaskins' Traci Lords SDS 8B+ at the Lad Stones,... Read more

8 Mar 2017

thumb Barbara Zangerl has repeated the very technical and fingery Chikane, 8c+, in the Can Piqui Pugui sector at Siurana,... Read more

8 Mar 2017

thumb Jernej Kruder continues his good form and has now repeated Chris Sharma's Catalan Witness the fitness, ~8C, as well as Bi... Read more

7 Mar 2017

thumb Dreamland is a beautiful video featuring Jorg verhoeven, Katha Saurwein and Jon Glassberg climbing many of the great Rocklands... Read more

7 Mar 2017

thumb These are great days for climbing in general and women's climbing in particular. Last week, Michaela Kiersch repeated no... Read more

6 Mar 2017

thumb Ned Feehally has just returned from a two week trip to Ticino, Switzerland, where his ticklist highlights included three hard... Read more

4 Mar 2017

thumb Hazel Findlay has redpointed Mind Control 8c at Oliana, Spain. The 50m endurance based route had been a long term goal for Hazel... Read more

4 Mar 2017

thumb Nina Williams has made the first female ascent of Kevin Jorgeson's ~14m,  ~8A highball/solo Ambrosia on the The... Read more

3 Mar 2017

thumb Tonight's Friday Night Video takes us to the ice climbing 'hotspot' of Rjukan in Telemark, Norway. The town wasn't... Read more

2 Mar 2017

thumb US mountaineer Jeff Lowe has been named as the 2017 recipient of the prestigious Piolet d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award -... Read more

2 Mar 2017

thumb The IFSC Boulder World Cups are known for showcasing some crazy moves, but a video released yesterday by French photographer... Read more