April 2017 Search News

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28 Apr 2017

thumb A blast from the past! This week's Friday Night Video is one of the seminal climbing films from the 90s: The Real Thing. In... Read more

27 Apr 2017

thumb Alasdair 'Ali' Kennedy has made the third ascent of Charlie Woodburn's Something's Burning E9 7a at Stennis Ford, Pembroke. In... Read more

26 Apr 2017

thumb British climbers Greg Boswell and Will Sim have established two new lines above the Buckskin Glacier in the Central Alaska... Read more

25 Apr 2017

thumb 18 year old Will Bosi of Edinburgh has just returned from a short but very productive trip to Siurana, Spain. In the space... Read more

24 Apr 2017

thumb Back in August 2016, Alex Megos made the first ascent of Fight Club, 9b, in Banff National Park, near Canmore, Canada. Now there... Read more

24 Apr 2017

thumb The motion of no-confidence put forward by Bob Pettigrew over the BMC’s executive committee was defeated over the weekend... Read more

24 Apr 2017

thumb The second round of the 2017 IFSC Boulder World Cup took place in Chongqing, China last weekend. Great Britain's... Read more

24 Apr 2017

thumb British ex-pat Tom Bolger has ticked his 10th 9a with Víctimas Pérez at Finestra sector, Margalef, Spain. Tom has... Read more

24 Apr 2017

thumb This weekend Adam Ondra and Patxi Usobiaga visited Klättercentret Stockholm for a Black Diamond event with slideshows,... Read more

21 Apr 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week takes us to the 6th highest mountain in the world. Emily Harrington and Adrian Ballinger make a... Read more

21 Apr 2017

thumb Adam Ondra has made the second ascent of Stefano Ghisolfi's Lapsus, 9b, at Andonno, Italy. He then went on to repeat Matteo... Read more

19 Apr 2017

thumb Adam Ondra has made the first ascent of Queen Line, hard 9b, at Laghel close to Arco in northern Italy. That's not all... Read more

18 Apr 2017

thumb British mountaineers Nick Bullock and Paul Ramsden have been awarded a Piolet d'Or - or 'Golden Axe' - for their first... Read more

17 Apr 2017

thumb Mountain ultra-runner Kilian Jornet may be best known for setting superhuman speed records on some of the world's most... Read more

14 Apr 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is anchored just off the East Coast of Greenland, where climbers Paul McSorley, Vikki... Read more

13 Apr 2017

thumb Alizée Dufraisse has repeated Estado critico, 9a, at Siurana, Spain for its first female ascent. She was really close... Read more

12 Apr 2017

thumb The IFSC has released a statement back tracking on the decision to outsource the coverage of World Cups to American company... Read more

12 Apr 2017

thumb Austrian mountaineering legend Peter Habeler recently climbed the North face of the Eiger via the Heckmair Route once again, at... Read more

11 Apr 2017

thumb The IFSC Athletes' Commission has released an open letter in response to the federation's decision to sign a 3-year deal... Read more

11 Apr 2017

thumb 2016/17 - the season that was...Rebecca Coles sums up a tough season for Scottish winter. The winter of 2016/17 is not going... Read more

11 Apr 2017

thumb A major landslide is affecting the approach to on the North Cornwall coast, where a huge area of cliff is subsiding. It poses a... Read more

10 Apr 2017

thumb Despite the ongoing IFSC and Flosports livestreaming debacle, the 2017 IFSC Boulder World Cup kicked off in Meiringen,... Read more

10 Apr 2017

thumb Franco Cookson has completed the renowned arête project - the 'Sandy Crag Project' - at Sandy Crag in Northumberland.... Read more

7 Apr 2017

thumb This week's Friday Night Video features Kevin Jorgeson and Ben Rueck making the first free ascent of the West Face of Sentinel in... Read more

7 Apr 2017

thumb Anna Liina Laitinen has repeated Joe Blau, 8c+, at Oliana, Spain for what I think is the second female ascent, after Laura... Read more

7 Apr 2017

thumb The International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) have responded to the mass criticism aimed at their announcement that IFSC... Read more

6 Apr 2017

thumb Jacopo Larcher and Barbara Zangerl has both managed to free a long standing project at the Cippo crag near the village Gondo in... Read more

6 Apr 2017

thumb The IFSC has announced the signing of a 3-year deal with US-based sports livestreaming company Flosports to host IFSC World Cup... Read more

6 Apr 2017

thumb Dai Koyamada has made the first ascent of his super project at Gero in Japan. The name of the problem is Nayuta and the suggested... Read more

5 Apr 2017

thumb A video has just been released of the Wideboyz - AKA Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker - from their trip to the Czech Republic. With... Read more

5 Apr 2017

thumb So that’s it again for another season; the 2016-17 winter bouldering league completed its final round six at EICA Ratho on... Read more

4 Apr 2017

thumb Patxi Usobiaga has repeated Chris Sharma's Papichulo, 9a+, at Oliana, Spain. For Patxi this means his definite return to World... Read more

3 Apr 2017

thumb Mike Adams has climbed two new Font 8C’s on the Far Eastern Limestone near Anston. After working on the ‘proper... Read more

3 Apr 2017

thumb Just one week before the 2017 World Cup premiere at Meiringen, Anna Stöhr gave herself the best possible confident boost by... Read more

2 Apr 2017

thumb A few weeks ago, Jernej Kruder repeated Chris Sharma's Catalan Witness the fitness. ~8C, at Cova del ocell near... Read more

1 Apr 2017

thumb President Trump and his administration have announced plans to build a boulder wall in Betws y Coed, North... Read more

1 Apr 2017

thumb As the triggering of Article 50 fill our newsfeeds, there's one question that remains unanswered: the effect of Brexit on the... Read more

1 Apr 2017

thumb After twenty years in business, UKClimbing.com is re-branding in order to better appeal to a newer generation of climbers.... Read more

1 Apr 2017

thumb The official start of the Brexit process has yielded early results, with the announcement that the Metric system is to be... Read more