October 2005 Search News

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31 Oct 2005

thumb Alan Blackshaw has resigned as President of the International Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (UIAA) just one year after... Read more

28 Oct 2005

thumb Work continues at the Stanage Plantation Boulders this weekend. Julian Materna and Trudi Newman, BMC Access Volunteers, are... Read more

28 Oct 2005

thumb David Schmidt at Climbing.com reports that Steph Davis has become the first woman to free El Cap's Salathe Wall (VI 5.13b/c). She... Read more

27 Oct 2005

thumb A strong British and Finnish team have just returned from the Taghia area of the Atlas mountains in Morocco. Dave Pickford, Mike... Read more

26 Oct 2005

thumb Toby Archer has posted an interesting thread on the forums about the worsening political situation in Nepal. For an in-depth... Read more

25 Oct 2005

thumb Alex Lowe accomplished much. Husband, father to three boys, and an alpine and rock career that was legendary. Two ascents of... Read more

24 Oct 2005

thumb 11 sherpas and 7 French climbers on an expedition near Annapurna in Nepal are missing and feared to be dead after a storm. They... Read more

24 Oct 2005

thumb Dai Koyamada's photographer, Ikuko Serata, has kindly sent a photo of Dai on Action Directe 9a. Click on the thumbnail on the... Read more

23 Oct 2005

The German climber Markus Bock grabbed the eighth ascent of Wolfgang Gullich's Action Directe 9a in the Frankenjura last Friday.... Read more

22 Oct 2005

thumb Investigation into the DNA of a bone sample brought back from the Himalayas by Rheinhold Messner has cleared up the long-standing... Read more

21 Oct 2005

thumb The mountain ice routes of California's Sierra Nevada are at their prime in late September and early October, routes such as the... Read more

20 Oct 2005

thumb John Gaskins, Alpha Wad, has repeated Malcom Smith's Monk's Life Font 8b+ (V14) at Kyloe in the Woods. Simon Panton reports on... Read more

19 Oct 2005

thumb David Schmidt at Climbing.com has reported that Tommy Caldwell, fresh from his free team ascent of the Nose with his wife Beth... Read more

19 Oct 2005

thumb On Sunday 16th October, Mick Lovatt, Steve Wilcock and Tim Whiteley climbed a new line on Deer Bield Crag in Easedale in the... Read more

17 Oct 2005

thumb The rumours started flying several days ago at Supertopo.com that Beth Rodden and Tommy Caldwell had climbed El Cap's Free Nose.... Read more

16 Oct 2005

Ben Moon reports on his blog that Dai Koyamada of Kagoshima, Japan has just repeated Action Directe, hot on the coat tails of... Read more

15 Oct 2005

thumb An amazing thread begun by Stephen Reid has shown just how far UKC can reach. Stephen was trying to find relatives of Walter... Read more

11 Oct 2005

thumb A geology field group from Bradford Grammar School has taken 'samples' from some sections of Shipley Glen. This basically... Read more

11 Oct 2005

John Harlin III has climbed the Eiger North Face. Harlin's father, John Harlin II was the first American to climb the Eiger North... Read more

11 Oct 2005

thumb The Castle Climbing Centre in London is hosting many of the best films from the 2004 Kendal Mountain Film Festival, and all... Read more

10 Oct 2005

thumb Scientists from the Chinese State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping, using the latest satellite equipment belonging to the Global... Read more

10 Oct 2005

thumb On the forums, a hotbed of climbing activism, Trudi Newman and Julian Materna, BMC Access Volunteers for the Peak Area organised... Read more

9 Oct 2005

thumb Josune Bereziartu, the Basque wonderwoman, keeps on going from strength to strength. She's climbed three sport routes graded 9a,... Read more

7 Oct 2005

thumb Andy Cave and Jim Perrin have been declared joint winners of this year's Boardman Tasker Award. They will split the £2000... Read more

7 Oct 2005

thumb Climbers in the UK have a lot to thank Pete Oxley for, roughly 800 new routes, the majority established on the southern limestone... Read more

6 Oct 2005

thumb "I am fascinated of at first sight unclimbable projects - of futuristic lines - not knowing if they're possible or not and I am... Read more

5 Oct 2005

thumb There are several unique items on the schedule for Kendal this year. There’s a young bloods/old bloods theme developing,... Read more

5 Oct 2005

thumb Chris Sharma has climbed a stunning new route on a giant granite boulder below The Chief in Squamish, B.C, Canada and has not... Read more

4 Oct 2005

thumb The BMC and a bunch of local Pembroke climbers has organised a partial clean-up of Huntsmans Leap in Pembroke. Earlier this year... Read more

3 Oct 2005

Ian Vickers has continued his love affair with Yew Coger to produce Wonderwall, which he has graded F8b+. It starts at the new... Read more

3 Oct 2005

thumb The winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature will be announced on October 7th. So who's going to win? This is... Read more