Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have added a bold new route, The Forge X/10 on An Teallach to get the season off with an almighty blast.
Seb Bouin blasted Russan into the news earlier this year with the first ascent of what was dubbed the French Chilam Balam; here’s the video of that ascent.
Molly Thompson-Smith’s return to form following her horrendous finger injury nearly 12 months ago continues with a redpoint of La Fabelita (F8c) at Santa Linya.
The outdoor clothing giant Patagonia is to give away $10 million to help save the planet.
Austrian climber David Lama finally realised one of his mountaineering ambitions in October when he became the first person to reach the summit of Lunag Ri in Nepal.
At 14:00 today the huge block which has been slowly detaching itself from the North Buttress at Castle Rock of Triermain, Thirlmere finally fell to the screes below.
At the close of play today Ben Moon redpointed Evolution (F8c+), Jerry Moffatt’s classic testpiece at Raven Tor.
The news from Yosemite is that The Nose has just had its fifth and sixth free ascents from Keita Kurakami and Connor Herson respectively; amazingly Keita Kurakami did it free roped-solo and Connor Herson, aged just 15, did it with his dad!
The annual invasion of the south Lakes town by down-wearing outdoor types last Friday signified the start of ‘Kendal’ – a.k.a. Kendal Mountain Festival 2018.
With Kendal Mountain Festival just literally days away the CLIMBER team are getting pretty excited about what’s in this year’s showstopper programme of latest films and biggest speakers from the world of climbing and mountaineering.
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