August 2005 Search News

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29 Aug 2005

London-based teacher, Jake Killick, was killed in an accident at Symonds Yat on 27 August. He was climbing the route 'The... Read more

26 Aug 2005

thumb The Fifth Annual Deep Water Soloing Festival was a big success. An on form Steve McClure won the speed and enduro events and many... Read more

24 Aug 2005

Neil Kershaw has written a comprehensive modern history of Lakeland bouldering at Greg Chapman's Lakes Bloc website. It's a two... Read more

23 Aug 2005

The parents of Peter Terbush who died after a rock fall at Yosemite's Glacier Point are suing the National Park Service in a... Read more

22 Aug 2005

The much eyed, but previously ignored highball arête below Dove Crag was climbed last week, by local lad, Phil Wake. The... Read more

21 Aug 2005

thumb Dave (Cubby) Cuthbertson has a round up of Scottish rock news at his website Cubby Images including some photos of the earlier... Read more

19 Aug 2005

thumb The remains of Guenther Messner have been found on Nanga Parbat, 35 years after he was lost descending from a successful ascent... Read more

19 Aug 2005

Steve Crowe of accompanied Dave Birkett to Ireland recently where he belayed and photographed Dave on his... Read more

17 Aug 2005

Dave Birkett has repeated John Dunne's 1995 routes, Divided Years, in the Mourne Mountains, Eire. According to,... Read more

16 Aug 2005

thumb Hans Florine has broken the record for speed-soloing The Nose on El Capitan (USA), climbing Yosemite's centerpiece route in 11... Read more

16 Aug 2005

This coming Saturday, August 20th, will see the fifth annual Deep Water Soloing Festival. Deep Water Soloing (DWS) has captured... Read more

11 Aug 2005

The famous Extreme Rock route at Berry Head, Caveman (E6 6a), has seen some impressive solos in the last few weeks. First off was... Read more

10 Aug 2005

Tomaž Humar was rescued this morning after being stranded on Nanga Parbat's Rupal Face for eight days by bad weather. Full... Read more

9 Aug 2005

thumb Alexander Huber has successfully made the first free ascent of "Voie Petit" on the Grand Capucin, Mont Blanc. After numerous... Read more

9 Aug 2005

thumb The trapped Slovenian alpinist Tomaž Humar will be spending his seventh night on the Rupal Face of the 26,657-foot Nanga Parbat.... Read more

7 Aug 2005

The Italian guiding company, Mountain Wilderness International, are training Mujahideen Fighters in Afghanistan's Hindu Kush to... Read more

2 Aug 2005

Dave MacLeod has opened the first route to breach the overhanging front face of The Comb on Ben Nevis. Anubis, E8 6c, takes a 40... Read more