July 2004 Search News

Search News

27 Jul 2004

High Mountain and On The Edge Magazine are to combine into a new single magazine which will be edited by Neil Pearsons, the... Read more

26 Jul 2004

Ratho Adventure Centre has been saved from closure thanks to a rescue package. The complex, which houses Scotland's national... Read more

26 Jul 2004

Silvio Mondinelli and Karl Unterchirker of an Italian team have summited K2. This is the first summit in three years. More info Read more

25 Jul 2004

Derren Fox, Ross Jones, Les Gorham and Iain Millar have added a new route to the highest vertical cliff in Britain. Testement to... Read more

23 Jul 2004

Supertopo.com reports that earlier this month Canadian rock legend (no, not Bryan Adams), Peter Croft has climbed a new 5.13 on... Read more

23 Jul 2004

Two new guides should be on the shelves now for the summer which may help promote a resurgence in popularity on limestone in... Read more

21 Jul 2004

On his recent trip to the Frankenjura, John Gaskins made very quick ascents of two major boulder problems; Riot Act, Font 8b+ and... Read more

19 Jul 2004

After much effort over many years, Malcom Smith has finally been successful in his huge boulder traverse at Parisella's Cave on... Read more

17 Jul 2004

thumb Wild Country have identified a problem with their Helium Karabiner concerning the location of the gate on the nose of the... Read more

16 Jul 2004

Andrew Earl has added a desperate direct start to one of his dad's old routes, Endless Flight, at Great Wanney in Northumberland.... Read more

16 Jul 2004

thumb Kevin Thaw has added another new addition to Wimberry. Last year he put up The Order of the Phoenix. This year he has moved a few... Read more

13 Jul 2004

There were two fatal accidents on a terrible Friday for climbers in Scotland.Scottish Executive solicitor David Cassidy (48),... Read more

12 Jul 2004

Adam Ondra from the Czech Republic, has onsighted four 8a+ routes on a recent visit to Gorges du Tarn in France. What is most... Read more

12 Jul 2004

The writer and climber Harry Griffin has died, aged 93. He wrote for the Guardian newspaper for 53 years. Read the obituary by... Read more

11 Jul 2004

thumb For those who were dreading the thought of a trip to Chamonix, without a fully-functioning Midi Cable Car, relax, it is now up... Read more

9 Jul 2004

The outdoor retailer Snow+Rock has been sold to Andrew Brownsword (founder of Forever Friends). Judging by the web site, it looks... Read more

7 Jul 2004

thumb The Huber brothers, Alexander and Thomas, have climbed El Capitan in less than two hours. During five separate climbs of the... Read more

5 Jul 2004

The popular Lancashire climber Bob Whittaker has died of cancer. More information on the thread below. Read more

5 Jul 2004

Dalvinda Sodhi has climbed Cold Steal at Kilnsey adding her name to the ever-increasing list of British women who have climbed... Read more

5 Jul 2004

...died on 30 June 2004 while guiding the Cassin Route on Piz Badile. There will be a celebration of Jules' life at 12 noon on... Read more

1 Jul 2004

Jules Cartwright has fallen to his death while guiding in the Alps. He and his client, Julie Colverd, were both killed when they... Read more