November 2006 Search News

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29 Nov 2006

thumb As reported earlier this week Andy Earl made the third ascent of Ben Moon's Cypher V13/Font 8b at Slipstones in North Yorkshire.... Read more

29 Nov 2006

thumb Remember last month when Mark Reeves reported that Neil Dyer reduced The Untouchables F8a on the Rainbow Walls to a 'mere'... Read more

29 Nov 2006

"The Revolution was the work of climbers and cavers," Fidel Castro once said, now the Cuban government are trying to crack down... Read more

28 Nov 2006

thumb On the 7th August 2006, Martin Koscis asked on the Climbers' Club forum where was the new Gogarth guidebook? "Searching various... Read more

27 Nov 2006

thumb Tyler Landman has repeated Dreamtime at Cresciano, Switzerland. This was first climbed by Fred Nicole in 2000 and was the first... Read more

25 Nov 2006

thumb Dave Turnbull, Chief Executive Officer of the BMC gave a 'state of the BMC' lunchtime presentation last weekend at the Kendal... Read more

22 Nov 2006

The two climbers who died in the Cairgorms, after getting caught in bad weather on Sunday 19th, were Aberdeen University student... Read more

22 Nov 2006

thumb "Dam Hetch Hetchy! As well dam for water-tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been... Read more

20 Nov 2006

Ben Moon has climbed the sit start to Voyager his Burbage testpiece of last year. Voyager (given Font 8b or V13) recently got two... Read more

19 Nov 2006

A search is under way for two ice climbers who have been missing overnight in the Cairngorms in "dreadful" weather... Read more

19 Nov 2006

thumb's own Nick Smith won the best action photo in the Kendal Mountain Film Festival's Photo competition, sponsored by... Read more

19 Nov 2006

thumb The prizes for the Film Competition of the Kendal Mountain Film Festival were announced a few hours ago (and a couple of hundred... Read more

18 Nov 2006

thumb A total of 10 climbers are missing on two Nepalese peaks, and searches are under way. On Tuesday, an avalanche wiped out Camp 3... Read more

18 Nov 2006

thumb The winner of the Boardman Tasker Prize 2006 was announced on Friday, 17 November at the Kendal Mountain Book Festival by Ronald... Read more

16 Nov 2006

thumb In the last two months there has been some staggering progress by local climbers in the quest to replace old dangerous bolts with... Read more

16 Nov 2006

Ever had to fight your way to the base of the crag through thick dense undergrowth? Or even ever failed to find the crag on a... Read more

13 Nov 2006

thumb Do you care about how recreational access and conservation is managed at Stanage Edge? If so, why not get down to the Stanage... Read more

12 Nov 2006

thumb Brano Goga reports that Adam Ondra, 13, has climbed Martin Krpan, 9a in Misja Pec! This was his first 9a and Adam also managed to... Read more

11 Nov 2006

thumb Dougald MacDonald at reports: Leo Houlding and Dean Potter have free-climbed the notorious Southern Belle (V... Read more

10 Nov 2006

thumb Sam Mayfield reports that: "Silvia Fitzpatrick that stays here in the winter went climbing in the rain this weekend and... Read more

10 Nov 2006

thumb Thanks to the vision of the British Mountaineering Council (BMC) directed by the esteemed David Turnbull we are lucky to have... Read more

8 Nov 2006

thumb Harnesses and harness wear has been put into sharp focus by the tragic death of Todd Skinner reported in the news last week. From... Read more

7 Nov 2006

thumb This year two of the USA's climbing magazines, Alpinist (read press release) and Climbing (read press release), changed to... Read more

3 Nov 2006

thumb The winners of this years Banff Mountain Book Festival have been announced. Out of the 113 entries the Grand Prize winner was The... Read more

2 Nov 2006

The cold weather has started, there was a frost this morning in the Lakes and word was in Ambleside that there must be something... Read more

1 Nov 2006

thumb Two Todmorden climbers, Randy and Matthew Roby both made redpoint ascents of the lower Malham wall classic, Rose Coronary Fr 7a... Read more