June 2016 Search News

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29 Jun 2016

thumb Dave MacLeod has made the third ascent of Dave Birkett's Return of the King E9 6c on Scafell in the Lake District. Adam... Read more

29 Jun 2016

thumb Four athletes from the GB Paraclimbing Team won medals in the IFSC World Paraclimbing Cup in Campitello di Fassa, Italy last... Read more

28 Jun 2016

thumb Canadian climber Sonnie Trotter and Will Stanhope made the first free one-push ascent of the Ewbank Route on the Totem Pole,... Read more

27 Jun 2016

thumb 22 year-old Nathan Phillips has just returned from a successful month-long trip to Averstal (AKA: Magic Wood), Switzerland, where... Read more

27 Jun 2016

thumb Tom Livingstone and Tony Stone have climbed Longhope Route (E7 6c) on St Johns Head, Hoy, established by Ed Drummond... Read more

25 Jun 2016

thumb Dave Graham has repeated Jimmy Webb's Delirium, ~8C, at Mount Evans, Colorado. Delirium starts like The Wheel... Read more

24 Jun 2016

thumb This week's Friday Night Video is something a bit different - a 360° virtual reality film of The Needles... Read more

24 Jun 2016

thumb Something remarkable happened in the Llanberis Pass last week. Eighty women climbers from 24 different countries – Iceland... Read more

23 Jun 2016

thumb Pete Bridgwood of Leek, Staffordshire recently managed 600 solos in a day, undertaking a staggering ten and a half hours of... Read more

23 Jun 2016

thumb After having done his final university exams, Adam Ondra took good time in Flatanger cave last week with the first ascent of... Read more

22 Jun 2016

thumb Kendal-based climber Jon Freeman has redpointed his first 8c+, Progress​ at Kilnsey. First climbed by Jerry Moffatt at... Read more

21 Jun 2016

thumb Sam Horton has sent in an atmospheric video showcasing some classic bouldering at St Bees in the Lake District. Although the Lake... Read more

21 Jun 2016

thumb 13 year-old Emily Phillips came 6th in her first European Youth Cup (Bouldering) in Graz, Austria last weekend. Despite... Read more

20 Jun 2016

thumb The readers of UKClimbing and UKHillwalking have shown overwhelming support for remaining in the EU. The final question of... Read more

20 Jun 2016

thumb Malcolm Bass and Guy Buckingham recently made the first ascent of the beautiful NW Ridge of Gangstang (6162m) in the... Read more

20 Jun 2016

thumb It has been a memorable month for the British climbing scene; one in which two seriously strong climbers with an... Read more

19 Jun 2016

thumb News just in: On Saturday 18th June Jasmin Paris set a new record for the Ramsay Round, knocking 46 minutes from the... Read more

18 Jun 2016

thumb US lead champion, Margo Hayes, 18, has repeated The Crew, 8c+, at Rifle, Colorado. The Crew ​has a little of... Read more

18 Jun 2016

thumb Rustam Gelmanov has made the first repeat of Daniel Woods' 2010 test piece Hypnotized minds, ~8C+, on the Veritas boulder in... Read more

17 Jun 2016

thumb US climber Pamela Shanti Pack has a knack for offwidth climbing, putting up first ascents of some of the gnarliest offwidth crack... Read more

17 Jun 2016

thumb Unless you somehow managed to avoid the excitement and social media frenzy, you'll know that US climber and renowned soloist Alex... Read more

17 Jun 2016

thumb The second episode of the "Alex Megos formula" - series, focuses on friction and why there are actually never any valid... Read more

16 Jun 2016

thumb A podcast with Daniel Woods and Dave Graham where we talk about everything from grades to how we all are basically... Read more

15 Jun 2016

thumb Oli Grounsell has made the third ascent of Neil Carson's Mission Impossible​ E9 7a at Gallt Yr Ogof, Ogwen Valley,... Read more

15 Jun 2016

thumb Chon Jongwon, currently ranked #1 on the IFSC Boulder ranking, has flashed Bear Toss, ~8B, on the Veritas boulder in the Rocky... Read more

15 Jun 2016

thumb The world-class granite climbing venue of Mt. Mizugaki in Japan is now home to the country's hardest multipitch traditional climb... Read more

14 Jun 2016

thumb So far we have received thousands of responses to our Readership Survey which has given us lots of incredibly useful data,... Read more

14 Jun 2016

thumb British climbers Pete Graham, Ben Silvestre and Will Harris recently completed the tenth ascent (first British) of the 3000m... Read more

13 Jun 2016

thumb Since his accident on the North Face of the Droites in 1999, Scottish climber and quadruple amputee Jamie Andrew has been... Read more

13 Jun 2016

thumb All eyes were on Shauna Coxsey in the sixth round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup in Vail, Colorado this weekend.... Read more

13 Jun 2016

thumb James McHaffie has continued his summer trad siege by making the 3rd ascent of Nick Dixon's Face Mecca E9 6c... Read more

11 Jun 2016

thumb Alex Megos has made quick work of a number of hard problems while in Wales for a DMM athlete meeting and climbing... Read more

10 Jun 2016

thumb Want to learn how to become a true climber? Look no further. This comedy video will have you buying your first harness,... Read more

10 Jun 2016

thumb Environmental campaigners opposed to driven grouse shooting and the persecution of upland birds of prey have welcomed news that... Read more

9 Jun 2016

thumb We have received a video from Jonathan Doyle featuring a heavy dose of denim. Four Jean Jean Jeanie does what it says on the tin... Read more

9 Jun 2016

thumb Dan McManus and Ross McKerchar have established a new E8 6c on the iconic Am Basteir - Bhasteir Tooth - Am Basteir on the Isle of... Read more

8 Jun 2016

thumb Toby Roberts and Hannah Kerr recently achieved podium positions in the annual Youth Colour Climbing Festival in Imst, Austria.... Read more

7 Jun 2016

thumb Charlie Woodburn recently headpointed Rare Lichen E9 6c at Clogwyn y Tarw (The Gribbin Facet), Ogwen, North Wales. The bold... Read more

7 Jun 2016

thumb Today is the last day you can register to vote in the EU Referendum. This is really important for many reasons which will affect... Read more

6 Jun 2016

thumb US climber Alex Honnold has continued his tour of the UK by stopping off at Fair Head, Northern Ireland. Yesterday evening... Read more

6 Jun 2016

thumb Alex Barrows has climbed his first 8C, ticking The Wheel of Life at Hollow Mountain Cave - Hollow Mountain Area bouldering... Read more

6 Jun 2016

thumb Alex Megos has visited Kilnsey where he repeated Steve McClure's Northern lights, 9a, as well as Progress, 8c+, and True North,... Read more

5 Jun 2016

thumb Dai Koyamada has made the first ascent of Nehanna, ~8B+/C, at Gero, Japan. Dai has been forced to climb at night lately because... Read more

5 Jun 2016

thumb Thilo Schröter has made a flash ascent of Monkey business, ~8B, in the Ever Shade Cave, 8 Day Rain,... Read more

3 Jun 2016

thumb For this week's FNV I've followed a link on a really interesting UKC Thread about climbing films. The video is a belter, and I... Read more

3 Jun 2016

thumb The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) have announced their support of a proposal to add... Read more

3 Jun 2016

thumb I managed to track Alex Megos down at his hideaway to ask him a few questions after his repeat of Hubble. Alex is the only one... Read more

3 Jun 2016

thumb Martin Keller has finally made the first ascent of what has to be one of the longest standing projects in bouldering history. His... Read more

1 Jun 2016

thumb Alex Megos has made the FFA (First Foreign Ascent) of Ben Moon's Hubble at Raven Tor. Ben made the first ascent in 1990 and... Read more