On Jan 11th Guy Robertson and Greg Boswell found their Holy Grail (IX, 10) on Slime Wall on the Buachaille, high above Glencoe.
Jim Pope is heading back to the UK after one his most successful trip to Spain during which he on-sighted the Siurana classic Kala Borroka on El Pati.
Dani Arnold, the solo-speed climbing specialist from Switzerland, recently soloed one of the hardest waterfalls in the Alps, Beta Block Super on the Breitwangfluh above Kandersteg, Switzerland.
Whilst the bulk of the UK sits in some pretty shocking weather Leo Holding and his team down under in Antarctica are seeing some spectacular solar displays.
In late November Adam Ondra got close-up and personal for a day with Rainman; Steve McClure’s latest Malham testpiece.
Top winter climbers, Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson, have scored a major hit with a hard new route on Church Door Buttress in Glencoe.
Petzl-sponsored athletes, Dani Andrada and Steve McClure, missed the recent Leonidio Climbing Festival but scooped up a bunch of routes between them during their trips there in the first week or so of December.
Last weekend, 10 of the world’s elite climbers rubbed shoulders for the first ever MoonBoard Masters competition.
An evening with Mick Fowler and Victor Saunders at the Royal Geographical Society, London. A report by Noel Dawson
News from Antarctica is that Leo Houlding, Jean Burgun and Mark Sedon have summited the Spectre in the Gothic Mountains in Antarctica.
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