September 2017 Search News

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25 Sep 2017

thumb Cobra Crack in Squamish is infamous within knarly crack climbing circles. It's hosted a number of battles over the years, but... Read more

25 Sep 2017

thumb Margo Hayes has repeated Chris Sharma's iconic Biographie, 9a+, at Céüse, France. This was the first female ascent... Read more

25 Sep 2017

thumb The fifth round of the IFSC Lead World Cup took place at EICA Ratho near Edinburgh this weekend. For the first time in 14 years,... Read more

24 Sep 2017

thumb A group of walkers escaped by the skin of their teeth in the Lake District at the weekend when one of their number got too high... Read more

22 Sep 2017

thumb Nalle Hukkataival has made the first repeat of Tim Clifford's Singularity, ~8B+, at Squamish, BC, Canada. Tim put up the problem... Read more

22 Sep 2017

thumb This week's Friday Night Video takes us to the Arctic archipelago of the Lofoten Islands in Norway, where granite towers pierce... Read more

22 Sep 2017

thumb In one of the biggest hill running events ever to hit the Scottish highlands, four different races were held in Lochaber last... Read more

22 Sep 2017

thumb Beat Kammerlander (58) has free climbed his own multi pitch Kampfzone in the Rätikon mountain range. The two crux pitches of... Read more

21 Sep 2017

thumb A handful of books by British authors and publishers have made the longlist in the prestigious Banff Mountain Book Competition,... Read more

21 Sep 2017

thumb Alex Puccio has repeated the classic Riverbed, ~8B, at Magic Wood/Averstal in Switzerland. She needed only two days of... Read more

21 Sep 2017

thumb Paige Claassen has repeated fellow American Ethan Pringle's Eye of Odin, 8c+, in the Hanshelleren cave, Flatanger, Norway. This... Read more

21 Sep 2017

thumb Ievgeniia "Jenya" Kazbekova has repeated Güllich, 8c+, at Red Stone, Crimea in Ukraine. This was the first female ascent of... Read more

20 Sep 2017

thumb 13 years after belaying Didier Berthod on the first ascent, it was Fred Moix' turn to tie in on the sharp end and repeat... Read more

20 Sep 2017

thumb In late August, British alpinist Tom Ballard attempted the North East face of Link Sar (7041m) in the Pakistan Karakoram... Read more

19 Sep 2017

thumb We announced in August that the BMC had started a crowd-funding campaign to rebolt Horseshoe Quarry in the Peak District (UKC... Read more

19 Sep 2017

thumb Nick Dixon has completed his project at Nesscliffe, Shropshire, which takes a direct line up the wall left of Une Jeune Fille... Read more

18 Sep 2017

thumb The annual adidas Rockstars competition at the Porsche Arena in Stuttgart, Germany is a great example of what you can do with a... Read more

18 Sep 2017

thumb On the weekend of 2nd and 3rd September, a team of volunteers, ably marshalled by Marti Hallett, made some great progress on the... Read more

17 Sep 2017

thumb Kilian Jornet has won the Salomon Glen Coe Skyline race, completing the 55km course in a time of 6hrs 25mins 39secs to beat the... Read more

15 Sep 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a short film from Robbie Phillips, who has documented his ascent of Thomas Huber's 'End of... Read more

14 Sep 2017

thumb Chris Sharma has made the first ascent of Big Fish, a deep water solo/psicobloc which features a crux more than 20m above the... Read more

13 Sep 2017

thumb According to Patagonia Vertical, Austrian alpinist Markus Pucher has made the first winter solo ascent of Aguja Guillaumet... Read more

13 Sep 2017

thumb Jacob Cook moved to Canada last year and has been busy packing in as much climbing as possible ever since. He recently... Read more

12 Sep 2017

thumb 27 June 2017, Nalle Hukkataival made the first ascent of The Finnish Line in the Coop sector, Rocklands, South Africa, a stunning... Read more

12 Sep 2017

thumb Anak Verhoeven has made the first ascent of Sweet neuf, 9a+, at Pierrot Beach, France. This is the hardest single pitch first... Read more

12 Sep 2017

thumb The 2017 IFSC World Youth Championships took place in Innsbruck, Austria last weekend, where an unprecedented number of young... Read more

8 Sep 2017

thumb Niccolò Ceria and Norwegian strongman Martin Mobråten have both repeated Bernd Zangerl's Shantaram, ~8C near Osen,... Read more

8 Sep 2017

thumb Adam Ondra has announced today on Instagram that the name of his new 9c - given the very apt working title of 'Project Hard' (UKC... Read more

8 Sep 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week documents Carlo Traversi attempting an extraordinarily hard challenge; to climb a V14, 5.14 and... Read more

8 Sep 2017

thumb A group of scientists are appealing to the public for assistance in rescuing an important set of weather data collected on the... Read more

7 Sep 2017

thumb Orrin Coley has had his 'best day ever' in Magic Wood, completing three 8A+ problems, before adding a direct and highball finish... Read more

6 Sep 2017

thumb Alex Puccio has repeated Bernd Zangerl's classic New Base Line, ~8B+, at Magic wood/Averstal, Switzerland. When the problem was... Read more

5 Sep 2017

thumb The 12th Arco Rock Legends awards were announced and presented during the Arco Rock Master Festival in Italy at the end of... Read more

4 Sep 2017

thumb Canadian ice and drytool climber Gordon McArthur has established the world's first D16 in a cave near his home in Cranbrook,... Read more

3 Sep 2017

thumb Czech climber Adam Ondra has completed his long-term 9c project at the Flatanger cave in Norway, which Adam gave the working... Read more

1 Sep 2017

thumb In October 2011, Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk became the first people to climb Mt Meru via the Shark's Fin. Anker... Read more