• Dave Gregory, veteran climber and guidebook worker, has passed away

    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.

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  • Al Evans has passed away

    Yesterday's sad news was that Alan ‘Al’ Evans, a stalwart from the Pennine scene ‘back in the day’, passed away in Sheffield.

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  • Emily Harrington – Embracing Fear!!

    Emily Harrington gives a TEDx talk on how, why and the benefits of Embracing Fear.

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  • Orrin Coley repeats Voyager Sit

    Orrin Coley has joined the Font 8b+ gang by repeating the Ben Moon classic testpiece on Burbage North, Voyager Sit.

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  • Pembroke: Range West 2019 Briefings

    Briefing dates have now been released for Range West for 2019.

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  • Great Grandma starts climbing aged just 99

    Greta Plowman (99 years old) from Hatfield did her first ever climb recently at the Manchester Climbing Centre.

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  • Jakob Schubert does second ascent of Neanderthal

    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.  

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  • Video: Adam Ondra onsighting Just Do It

    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+).

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  • Molly Thompson-Smith smashes out another F8c

    Molly Thompson-Smith has been back in action at Saint Linya – this time she’s sent Rollito Sharma Extension (8c).

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  • And then there were four

    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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