April 2002 Search News

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30 Apr 2002

thumb There has been an energetic debate between the RGS, BMC and those involved in taking people up Kilimanjaro. They\'ve been... Read more

30 Apr 2002

John Dunne has signed a three year deal with Manchester-based Mountain Equipment, reports Outdoorsmagic.com. Dunne has been... Read more

24 Apr 2002

Big news from the Lakes scene is that Dave Birkett has completed the obvious last great problem on the East Buttress of Scafell. ... Read more

24 Apr 2002

14 year old, Trevor Nagler has flashed La Vin Airge Font 7c+ (Isatis, Fontainbleau). He did it first attempt after seeing it... Read more

23 Apr 2002

Endemol Entertainment - the makers of Big Brother - are currently looking for contestants for a unique sporting event taking... Read more

23 Apr 2002

Here\'s a funny one from Steve Crow... \"Martin Berzins took a whipper on Sunday at Kilnsey, plummeting head first to stop... Read more

22 Apr 2002

Rex Manalo on Webcrag.com reports that last Saturday, 14 year-old Southern California climber Dan Mills climbed the Buttermilks... Read more

22 Apr 2002

Brits Jemma Powell and Jamie Cassidy put in some very strong performances at the Marseille Youth International at the weekend. ... Read more

18 Apr 2002

Next week marks the 70th anniversary of the mass trespass of Kinder Scout, when 400 walkers took to the moors to fight for the... Read more

17 Apr 2002

Steve Crowe reports that climbers were seen blow-torching holds on Energy Vampire at Malham last weekend. Frequently practiced... Read more

16 Apr 2002

Alaska\'s Mt. Dickey (2910m) is famous for its mile high vertical granite walls on its East and South Faces. Canadian Sean... Read more

15 Apr 2002

Troll are recalling the following crampons... T10 Flexfit T12 Flexfit T12 Fastfit The current plastic components may... Read more

12 Apr 2002

Naomi Guy reports that, during a trip to Hueco Tanks, Brit comp winner Claire Murphy climbed \'Flying Marcel\' (V10/Font 7c+). ... Read more

11 Apr 2002

\"But isn\'t it all rubbish?!\". While it is true that the Internet saw cuts in advertising spend during the .com crash of 2001,... Read more

11 Apr 2002

Gareth Parry has climbed a new extension at Malham, climbing Consenting Adults (6c+), Gommersall\'s Thriller (7c+) through the... Read more

11 Apr 2002

The Peak District National Park Authority in partnership with Derbyshire and Staffordshire County Councils are opening new bus... Read more

11 Apr 2002

The Best of Kendal Mountain Film Festival is being hosted at the Royal Geographical Society on Saturday 27th April. The day... Read more

10 Apr 2002

OUTDOORSmagic reports that another \'clean up\' expedition is on Everest this spring. A team led by Japanese climber, Ken... Read more

10 Apr 2002

The 2002 seasonal restrictions leaflet summarising the bird nesting restrictions for the year and an overview of last year\'s... Read more

9 Apr 2002

The American Alpine Club (AAC) has awarded US$21,500 in Lyman Spitzer and Helly Hansen grants to expeditions to Greenland,... Read more

8 Apr 2002

Last week, US climbing phenomenon, Dave Graham repeated Kheops (8b), Apparement (8a), Big Bang (8a), Voltane (8a), Iceberg (8a)... Read more

5 Apr 2002

Chris Graham has made the first ascent of the blank wall left of Malcolm Smith\'s project at Kyloe in the Woods. \'Catapult\'... Read more

4 Apr 2002

Stewart Watson who is just 17 years old, has redpointed Magnetic Fields (F8b) at Malham. He did the route over a two day period... Read more

4 Apr 2002

Planetfear.com have news just in that John and Anne Arran have succeeded in climbing a 25 pitch new route on a 700m tower (cerro... Read more

2 Apr 2002

The Ogwen Mountain Rescue Team has been given a £50,000 donation by an anonymous donor, according to Outdoorsmagic.com. ... Read more

1 Apr 2002

RockandIce.com call her the \'strongest woman in the world\', Basque climber, Josune Bereziartu was the first woman in the world... Read more