Dave Gregory, climber, writer and former BMC Guidebook Committee Chair, has passed away. Shockingly, Dave Gregory was the second life-long climber lost from the Pennine climbing family over the weekend following the death on Friday of Al Evans.
Yesterday's sad news was that Alan ‘Al’ Evans, a stalwart from the Pennine scene ‘back in the day’, passed away in Sheffield.
Emily Harrington gives a TEDx talk on how, why and the benefits of Embracing Fear.
Orrin Coley has joined the Font 8b+ gang by repeating the Ben Moon classic testpiece on Burbage North, Voyager Sit.
Briefing dates have now been released for Range West for 2019.
Greta Plowman (99 years old) from Hatfield did her first ever climb recently at the Manchester Climbing Centre.
Jakob Schubert’s amazing 2018 season kept on giving – right down to the wire having added the second ascent of Neanderthal (F9b) at Santa Linya, Spain, to his 2018 haul bag in late December.
Back in early November and with Smith Rock pioneer Alan Watts watching, Adam Ondra onsighted the classic test piece, Just Do It (5.14c/F8c+).
Molly Thompson-Smith has been back in action at Saint Linya – this time she’s sent Rollito Sharma Extension (8c).
As 2018 comes to a close, Stefan Ghisolfi has added his name to those operating at the highest levels of sport climbing; alongside Adam Ondra, Chris Sharma and Alex Megos, Stefano has now also redpointed F9b+.
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