September 2005 Search News

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27 Sep 2005

Gaz Parry has climbed a line from the top of Face Value/Full Value on Kilnsey through the huge Main Overhang roof, to join and... Read more

27 Sep 2005

Current Summit Magazine cover girl, Jenny Woodward has ticked off another F8a, with a recent ascent of Let Them Eat Jelly Beans... Read more

26 Sep 2005

thumb Boulder residents, Bruce Miller and Chris Weidner had a useful trip to the Bugaboos recently, freeing a new route on the North... Read more

25 Sep 2005

thumb The protest against the closure of Vixen Tor by its owner, farmer Mary Alford, went well this weekend. Steve Findlay, the... Read more

22 Sep 2005

thumb Matthew Croney reports on the forums "On behalf of the Stanage Forum Steering Group, I have made strong... Read more

22 Sep 2005

thumb Dave Turnbull for the BMC has posted the following on the forums - "Following the alleged assault on 12 September, local... Read more

21 Sep 2005

thumb Tim Kemple and Adam Stack, two American boulderers have teamed up with Porters Progress, an organisation that helps Nepali... Read more

19 Sep 2005

thumb It's prime season in Yosemite and along with cooler temperatures things are hotting up on the climbing front. Fresh from his... Read more

16 Sep 2005

thumb Ask Kevin Thaw a simple question and you may get a simple answer. "I'd heard that Leo had onsighted the Northwest Face of Half... Read more

16 Sep 2005

thumb Whilst it is debatable whether the bouldering bubble has actually burst (see earlier news story of September 13). Without a doubt... Read more

14 Sep 2005

thumb Americans, Steve House and Vince Anderson have climbed an historical new line on Nanga Parbat's Rupal Face, to the right of the... Read more

14 Sep 2005

thumb "On August 4 we started up the south face of Great Trango, with just two small packs and food for 4 days. We had no sleeping... Read more

14 Sep 2005

...... according to an article in the Daily Mirror that is! In an article entitled 15 Instant Happiness Hits in the Mirror's Sex... Read more

14 Sep 2005

thumb A climber has been assaulted and had his ropes cut while climbing at Vixen Tor in Devon. The climber was belaying at the time but... Read more

14 Sep 2005

thumb We have received a report about new and highly restrictive regulations for the Huascarán National Park in Peru which have just... Read more

13 Sep 2005

A climber from Southampton has been killed after a fall at Symonds Yat. The 24 year old was climbing the route Vesuvius (E2 5c)... Read more

13 Sep 2005

A strong UK team has put up several new routes in the Karavashin area of Kyrgyzstan. Ian Parnell, Mark 'Zippy' Pretty, Niall... Read more

13 Sep 2005

thumb Has the bouldering bubble burst? This is the question asked by Francis Holland. After the massive explosion of bouldering in the... Read more

9 Sep 2005

It now looks more likely that Edinburgh Council will take over Ratho Climbing Centre. Since its opening in December 2003 the... Read more

7 Sep 2005

thumb The following literary works have been shortlisted for the 2005 Boardman Tasker Award: Andy Cave, Learning to Breathe Mick... Read more

6 Sep 2005

thumb Ramón Julian Puigblanque from Spain and Angela Eiter from Austria won the 19th Rock Master Comp in Arco, Italy. Ramon won the... Read more

5 Sep 2005

Dave MacLeod has made the third ascent of John Dunne's test-piece Breathless on Tophet Wall (left) on the Napes, Wasdale in the... Read more

1 Sep 2005

As reported on the forums in May, the Oldham Climbing Wall has now closed to public access. In the 90s Oldham was a popular place... Read more