• Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson add new X/10

    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.

  • Watch Seb Bouin on French Chilam Balam

    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 climbs first F8c

    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.

  • Patagonia giving millions to help save the planet

    The outdoor clothing giant Patagonia is to give away $10 million to help save the planet.

  • David Lama solos first ascent of Lunag Ri in Nepal

    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.

  • North Buttress ‘block’ at Castle Rock has finally gone

    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.

  • Ben Moon redpoints Evolution

    At the close of play today Ben Moon redpointed Evolution (F8c+), Jerry Moffatt’s classic testpiece at Raven Tor.

  • Keita Kurakami and Connor Herson free The Nose

    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!

  • Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

    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.

  • Must-see events at KMF 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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