• Free Solo wins BAFTA

    Free Solo, the documentary pic of Alex Honnold’s amazing free solo of Freerider, has won a BAFTA.

  • Keith Sharples remembers Dave Gregory, veteran climber and writer

    Yesterday, family and friends gathered at the Peak Edge Hotel, Stan Edge on the outskirts of the Chesterfield to celebrate Dave Gregory's life.

  • Andy Nisbet and Steve Perry die in fall on Ben Hope

    The tragic news from Scotland is that Scottish winter pioneers Andy Nisbet, 65, and Steve Perry, 47, have been killed in a fall whilst climbing on Ben Hope, Sutherland on Tuesday.

  • Greg Boswell adds the third winter ascent of Anubis to his CV

    In a mammoth three hour plus lead last Saturday, Greg Boswell got the third winter ascent, ground-up, of Anubis XII/12 on The Ben. The day after it was his birthday; some birthday gift!

  • Mike Adams adds One Clear Moment Sit Start at Forest Rock

    Mike Adams reports that he’s added a sit start to One Clear Moment at Forest Rock, Leicester to give a new Font 8b.  

  • Ratho to host IFSC European Championships in 2019

    Edinburgh International Climbing Arena – a.k.a. Ratho – is to host the 2019 IFSC European Championships for lead and speed later this year.

  • BMC clarify Snowdonia ‘open’

    In a highly unusual situation the BMC have been forced to clarified that Snowdonia is ‘open’ following an earlier statement from Snowdonia National Park Authority in which they ask mountaineers to ‘stay away’ due to winter conditions.

  • Jim Pope and Molly Thompson-Smith scoop honours at BIFF 2019

    Jim Pope and Molly Thompson-Smith scooped the top spots in the BIFF 2019 last weekend at The Climbing Works in Sheffield.

  • BMC want your views on video/fim content

    The BMC, working with other industry organisations, are keen to get your views on the video/film content being made and watched and have launched a survey to find out more. Specifically, they want to know what content people actually want to watch, as well as why they’re watching it and what motivates them to share it.

  • World’s second Font 9a claimed by Charles Albert

    Fontainebleau’s barefoot climber and hard boulderer, Charles Albert, has climbed a new super bloc in the Forrest which he believes is worth Font 9a.



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