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NEWS: Disorderly Conduct (E8 6c) for Anna Taylor - UK Climbing
Tuesday 16th of July 2019
Lake District climber Anna Taylor has climbed Disorderly Conduct (E8 6c) at Reecastle. The route was first climbed by Adam Hocking in 1997 and takes a bold, direct line near Daylight Robbery. ...

NEWS: IFSC Lead World Cup Chamonix 2019: Report - UK Climbing
Monday 15th of July 2019
It was an exciting weekend in Chamonix at the 2nd round of the IFSC Lead World Cup - especially for the GB Team. William Bosi and Molly Thompson-Smith both reached finals and placed 4th and 6th respectively. C ...

FRI NIGHT VID: Ondra's Analysis of Silence (9c) - UK Climbing
Friday 12th of July 2019
Our Friday Night Video this week is an episode from Adam Ondra's excellent Road to Tokyo series. Adam is currently injured and his training for the Olympics has slowed, so for his episode this week he is pro ...

NEWS: A World Class Trip to Colorado for Aidan Roberts - UK Climbing
Friday 12th of July 2019
Youthful crimper Aidan Roberts has returned from Colorado where he managed amongst other things, to climb the hard classic Jade (Font 8B+) on his 3rd attempt. He also added his own problem nearby called Railwa ...

VIDEO: Arc'teryx Lakeland Revival in full swing - UK Climbing
Thursday 11th of July 2019
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Ines Papert, Luka Lindic and Brette Harrington complete The Sound of Silence on Mt. Fay - Alpinist
Tuesday 9th of July 2019
[On April 2-3, Ines Papert, Luka Lindic and Brette Harrington completed a new route on the east face of Mt. Fay (3234m) in Alberta, Canada, which they named The Sound of Silence (M8 WI5, 1100m). The moniker ...

RESULTS: La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships 2019 - The BMC
Sunday 7th of July 2019
Strength, determination, and a whole load of tenacity saw Nathan Phillips and Holly Toothill win the crown at the La Sportiva BMC British Bouldering Championships 2019. See below for the replay of the finals an ...

Sport climbing one step closer to inclusion in Paris 2024 Olympics - The BMC
Friday 28th of June 2019
On June 25, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) voted unanimously in favour of including sport climbing in the summer Olympic Games in Paris. Surfing, skateboarding and breaking (break-dancing) have also ...

Zdenek Hak and Marek Holecek complete the first ascent of Chamlang's northwest face - Alpinist
Wednesday 26th of June 2019
The northwest face of Chamlang (7321m) with UFO Line (ABO: M6, WI5, 2500m) marked in red. [Photo] Zdenek Hak and Marek Holecek collection After completing Satisfaction on Gasherbrum I in 2017, Czech clim ...

10-year-old Selah Schneiter climbs the Nose of El Capitan - Alpinist
Saturday 15th of June 2019
Ten-year-old Selah Schneiter leads the bolt ladder to Boot Flake on the Nose, El Capitan, Yosemite. [Photo] Schneiter family collection Ten-year-old Selah Schneiter of Glenwood Springs, Colorado, climbed ...

Tremadog Rockfall: Big changes - The BMC
Friday 14th of June 2019
The classic VS climbs, Shadrach and the Brothers at Craig Bwlch y Moch are sadly no more. As previously reported, some very loose dangerous blocks were identified on these routes. After a thorough inspection, t ...

Women in Adventure Film Competition 2020 is launching and you’re invited! - The BMC
Wednesday 12th of June 2019
To celebrate the launch of the 6th annual Women in Adventure Film Competition we're putting on a night of films, talks and workshops! ...

Mental wellbeing and the outdoors - The BMC
Monday 10th of June 2019
Why do you climb? From getting stronger and ticking off projects to spending time with our friends, we all have our reasons. However, there is increasing evidence that activities like climbing, mountaineering a ...

Five bodies found in avalanche debris on the flanks of Nanda Devi East / Sunanda Devi; three others presumed dead - Alpinist
Thursday 6th of June 2019
Pete Takeda is pictured here on a 2005 expedition to Nanda Kot with the east face of Nanda Devi East / Sunanda Devi in the background. The latter is just in front of the main peak of Nanda Devi. Takeda auth ...

American Alpine Club hosting the Excellence in Climbing Celebration on June 1 - Alpinist
Thursday 30th of May 2019
The American Alpine Club is hosting its annual Excellence in Climbing Celebration on June 1 at its headquarters in Golden, Colorado. This year features a block party format instead of a gala. Tickets st ...