The mission to recover the bodies of the climbers who died in late May on the Moran Mountain expedition to the Nanda Devi area has been called off having recovered seven of the eight perished climbers.
Team GB was very well represented in the IFSC lead final at Chamonix last weekend when Will Bosi finished in fourth place just outside the medals and Molly Thompson-Smith took an impressive sixth place.
Last weekend Holly Toothill and Nathan Phillips won the La Sportiva British Bouldering Championship which returned once again to Devonshire Green, Sheffield.
Continuing his trad mission, Steve McClure made the first ever on-sight ascent of Nightmayer (E8 6c), at the back-end of last week to record one of the hardest on-sights ever achieved in the UK.
Following a mid-season break the World Cup competitions resumed this weekend in Villars, Switzerland with golds for Janja Garbret and Sascha Lehmann in lead and Anouck Jaubert and Alexsandr Shikov in speed.
Once again the Association of British Climbing Walls (ABC) held its annual AGM and conference in Sheffield last week.
The International Olympic Committee meeting last week in Lausanne, Switzerland voted overwhelmingly to approve the proposal to include climbing in the Paris 2024 games alongside surfing, skateboarding and break-dancing.
Kendal Mountain Literature Festival are calling for submissions related to ‘inclusivity’.
As we reported yesterday, Seb Bouin has just made the second ascent of Adam Ondra’s testpiece, Move (F9b/+), in the Hanshallaren Cave, Flatanger some six years after holding Ondra's ropes on the first ascent.
Yesterday, Seb Bouin made the first repeat of Move, (F9b/+) in the cave at Hanshallaren.
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