James Pearson has returned to Alcañiz and added Ba-Boom, a Font 8b+ direct finish to Master and Cinfuentes, the boulder problem he climbed earlier this year.
19th Feb '20
Following a long legal battle the Karnataka authorities were given permission by the Indian Supreme Court on February 11th to ‘bulldoze’ the village of Virupapura Gaddi on Hampi Island.
Harrington, Roberts and Gratton complete new route on Torre Egger
16th Feb '20
Brette Harrington, Quentin Roberts and Horacio Gratton have successfully completed a new route - Marc-Andre’s Visión - on the East Face of Torre Egger, Patagonia.
Emmett and Premrl complete Mission to Mars
15th Feb '20
Tim Emmett and Klemen Premrl have successfully completed their latest project at Helmcken Falls in Canada to give Mission to Mars; the first climb ever to be given the grade of WI 13.
Coxsey gets Olympic call-up
14th Feb '20
Earlier this week, Shauna Coxsey became the first ever climber to be named as a member of GB’s Olympic squad; as such she’ll represent the country in the inaugural climbing events at the forthcoming Tokyo Games.
Pinnacle Club secures National Lottery support for centenary plans
13th Feb '20
The Pinnacle Club – a national club for women climbers – has been awarded a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £70,000, to create a multimedia archive to mark its centenary in 2021.
Boswell and Mercier have full-on adventure in Lofoten
12th Feb '20
Greg Boswell and Jeff Mercier have just concluded a two-week trip to the frozen Norwegian wonderland of Lofoten climbing numerous world-class ice and mixed routes. Full trip report.
Will Bosi talks about La Capella
11th Feb '20
As we reported earlier, Will Bosi recently redpointed La Capella (F9b) at Siurana to become the first British climber to climb F9b abroad.
Robbie Phillips jams Edinburgh’s roof bridge
11th Feb '20
Robbie Phillips spent last weekend bridge-aineering in Edinburgh when he discovered a super-sustained roof crack.
Seb Bouin send train building up steam (again)!
10th Feb '20
Seb Bouin, man of the moment, is back on the case again with two more impressive sends, Joe Mama and Catxaca – both graded F9a+.
Stanage and North Lees Consultation
9th Feb '20
If you’ve ever wanted to have your say about the way in which Stanage and North Lees is run there is a consultation currently underway on the future of this important area.
Will Bosi first Brit to climb F9b abroad
5th Feb '20
Will Bosi becomes first Brit to climb F9b abroad and second Brit to climb F9b