May 2017 Search News

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30 May 2017

thumb French alpinist and Chamonix PGHM member Jeff Mercier has climbed a new line up the North West face of the Aiguille du Midi in... Read more

30 May 2017

thumb Orrin Coley has climbed a long standing project at Forest Rock in Leicestershire. Orrin has graded the problem Font 8B+, although... Read more

27 May 2017

thumb The 2017 Berghaus Dragon's Back Race came to a sizzling climax yesterday, as competitors completed the 5-day route in blazing... Read more

26 May 2017

thumb This week's Friday Night Video follows Irish climber David Fitzgerald on Voyager Sit Start 8B+ at Burbage North. After sending... Read more

26 May 2017

thumb 14 year old Emily Phillips from Cardiff placed 3rd in the IFSC European Youth Cup (Bouldering) in Soure, Portugal last weekend,... Read more

26 May 2017

thumb Christof Rauch has made the first ascent of Carinthian Dreams, ~8C, in Kärnten, southern Austria. This was his third of the... Read more

24 May 2017

thumb Following on from his incredibly productive weekend of climbing a few weeks ago, Ali Kennedy put another weekend to good use by... Read more

23 May 2017

thumb Polish climber and Scottish resident Marek Raganowicz has established two new aid routes in rope solo style on the East and North... Read more

22 May 2017

thumb US alpinist Colin Haley has made the first solo ascent of the North Buttress of Mt Hunter - also known as... Read more

22 May 2017

thumb Catalan ultra runner Kilian Jornet has successfully summited Mount Everest from the Tibetan side in a time of 26 hours,... Read more

21 May 2017

thumb More than four years after he became the first ever to onsight 9a, Alex Megos has done it again! This time it was Stefano... Read more

21 May 2017

thumb Christof Rauch has made the first ascent of Styrian Delirium in West Steiermark, which should be right in the middle of Austria.... Read more

19 May 2017

thumb Organisers of the 2017 Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race are busy making final preparations for the event, which starts... Read more

19 May 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week teases out a relationship between twentieth century economic labour in Britain's industrial... Read more

19 May 2017

thumb 18 year old Pete Dawson recently made an incredibly fast repeat of Tony Mitchell's True North 8c on Kilnsey North Buttress,... Read more

18 May 2017

thumb Austrian mountaineer Peter Habeler recently climbed the North face of the Eiger via the Heckmair Route once again, at the... Read more

17 May 2017

thumb Japanese climber Keita Kurakami repeated The Walk of Life E9 6c at Dyer's Lookout, Devon on 13th May 2017, as reported... Read more

16 May 2017

thumb North Wales climber Pete Robins recently accumulated 105 'V points' - as in the sum of Hueco 'V' scale numbers - in just one... Read more

16 May 2017

thumb A while back I had the opportunity to spend some time with Jerry Moffatt in Sheffield. Checking out his old playgrounds, CWIF,... Read more

15 May 2017

thumb In recent years, the BMC have organised an international climbing meet in the UK and invited guests from all over the globe... Read more

15 May 2017

thumb Making the most of Scotland's summer last week, James McHaffie and Dan Varian established a new 130m 3-pitch E9 (6b, 6b/c, 6b) on... Read more

14 May 2017

thumb Christof Rauch from Finkenberg, Austria, has made the first ascent of Iron Knuckles in Kärnten in southern Austria. He... Read more

12 May 2017

thumb You and Me and the Devil Makes Three documents a scary near miss on a descent in Alaska. In 2011, Max Talsky and Jacon... Read more

12 May 2017

thumb In late April, Greg Boswell and Will Sim established two new lines above the Buckskin Glacier in the Central Alaska... Read more

11 May 2017

thumb In this short documentary Beth Rodden discusses a range of topics from her climbing, to being kidnapped in Kyrgyzstan and then... Read more

11 May 2017

thumb The fourth round of the 2017 IFSC Boulder World Cup took place in Hachioji, Tokyo last weekend. 18 year-old... Read more

9 May 2017

thumb Earlier this year the REI Co-op (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) commissioned a nationwide study in the US on women in the... Read more

9 May 2017

thumb Following the sad news of Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck's death last week, his close friend and fellow alpinist and... Read more

9 May 2017

thumb Patxi Usobiaga has gone from being World Champion, redpointing 9a+ and onsighting 8c+, to surfer and now back to 9a+... Read more

8 May 2017

thumb A number of large wildfires have taken place in upland areas in recent days, and in the ongoing drought conditions fire... Read more

7 May 2017

thumb British expat James Pearson has established an impressive new E10 crack line at Annot, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France, which he... Read more

5 May 2017

thumb Our Friday Night Video this week is a tribute to the achievements and vision of Ueli Steck - who was truly a once in a generation... Read more

3 May 2017

thumb The Sufferfest team reunite for an African adventure in Kenya. Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright bring their usual lighthearted... Read more

3 May 2017

thumb Maddy Cope has climbed Bat Route 8c at Malham Cove. This was Maddy's first of the grade, after previously climbing Love... Read more

2 May 2017

thumb Stefano Ghisolfi has made the first ascent of One Punch at Laghel, close to Arco, Italy. He suggests 9a+ and adds that it's... Read more

2 May 2017

thumb The third round of the 2017 IFSC Boulder World Cup took place in Nanjing, China last weekend. Great Britain's... Read more