May 2002 Search News

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31 May 2002

A 41-year-old British mountaineer has died after being trapped under an ice fall in the French Alps. The man, who has not been... Read more

30 May 2002

thumb Scottish Executive proposals to remove some of the remotest mountains in the UK from the proposed Cairngorms National Park,... Read more

29 May 2002

The website reports that Malcolm Smith has flashed \'Kraft\' a Font 8a at Västervik in Sweden. He also did two other... Read more

24 May 2002

Josune Bereziartu has made an impressive ascent of the stamina testpiece "Macumba Club" 8c at Orgon, France, first climbed by the... Read more

24 May 2002

thumb Congrats to our winners: 1) Colin Wells for ("The loneliness of the long distance climber") [shown here] 2) Toby Whitley for ... Read more

21 May 2002

The 2002 Standing Conference on Expedition Health & Safety This is a one-day conference at the RGS-IBG, London on... Read more

20 May 2002

On May 17 a new age-record was established on Everest. Tomiyasu Ishikawa of Japan set the record to 65 years and 176 days, when... Read more

20 May 2002

Hathersage will be the venue for the Peak District\'s first Meet The BMC Day on July 6 2002. Both Dave Turnbull, Chief... Read more

20 May 2002

The first series of Channel 4\'s \'No Going Back\' offered unique insights into the lives of people who have downed tools and... Read more

17 May 2002

Rock & Ice magazine based in Boulder, Colorado has been sold. For the last five years Dougald MacDonald has been at helm of... Read more

17 May 2002 is auctioning off surplus banner impressions for June 02. This is a great opportunity to advertise on UK's busiest... Read more

16 May 2002

Ed Viesturs, the USA's most successful high altitude climber has retreated from high on Annapurna. He was attempting a new route... Read more

16 May 2002

So far, a Swiss team and two American teams are among the first to reach the summit of Everest from the south side this morning... Read more

15 May 2002, which follows the progress of teams attempting to climb the world\'s highest mountain, reports that the first... Read more

14 May 2002

Newly agreed restriction to protect birds in the Flytrap Area, North Stack Climbers are requested to observe the voluntary... Read more

10 May 2002

Chez George has just (April 23) done the first solo repeat of a slab route put up by Johnny Dawes on Southern Sandstone in 1997... Read more

10 May 2002

Steve McClure has been climbing in Siurana, Terradets and Rodellar, and has reportedly on-sighted 21 routes of 8a, 5.13b and... Read more

9 May 2002

Alan Hinkes successfully summitted Annapurna I, the 10th highest mountain in the world, at 11.30 AM on 06 May. He spent about an... Read more

9 May 2002

Gaz Parry had a good day at Raven Tor yesterday. Having given him the beta on Out of My Tree (8a) and Chimes of Freedom (8a) he... Read more

9 May 2002

Jason Kehl continues highball blitz on After Midnight (V10) at Camp 4, Yosemite Valley. It\'s thought-to-be the first unroped... Read more

8 May 2002

Fred Rouhling\'s 9a route Hugh at Les Eaux Claire has seen its second repeat at the hands of Peirre Bollinger. The young french... Read more

6 May 2002

The website Bleau Direttissima reports that more holds have broken some of the Forest\'s classic problems. This time it\'s... Read more

3 May 2002

On the final day of April 2002 the Snowdonia Green Key Partnership issued a press statement describing the consulation process... Read more