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British team makes epic ascent of Greenland wall

British team makes epic ascent of Greenland wall

by Tom Briggs Six Sheffield-based climbers have climbed Torssukatak Fjord´s stunning ´Baroness´ wall in a three-week visit. The 600m vertical, unclimbed face was spotted...
Stanage bus service stopped due to "lack of use"

Stanage bus service stopped due to "lack of use"

The Stanage bus service, intended to be an environment- and climber-friendly way to get folk from the centre of Sheffield to the Peak District...
John Dunne on ROCKTALK

John Dunne on ROCKTALK, definitely, Tuesday 24th from 5pm

Right - this time we mean it. Aided by the (still) unique Jude Calvert-Toulmin, John Dunne will be answering your questions on ROCKTALK on...
Johnny Dawes invites you to climb a custom-built boulder this weekend

Johnny Dawes invites you to climb a custom-built boulder this weekend

It´s a work of art, is 5 metres high and weighs 100 tonnes - and you´re invited to climb it. That is, if you...
Chris Sharma completes new Ceuse route - F9a(+?)

Chris Sharma completes new Ceuse route – F9a(+?), US 5.15

American wunderkind Chris Sharma has put up a route which links an F8c+, Biographie, with.. its second part, which gets F8b+ and has a...
John Dunne on ROCKTALK on Thursday night - DELAYED

John Dunne on ROCKTALK on Thursday night – DELAYED

Got something planned for Thursday evening? OK, you can do it after all. John Dunne was to have starred on Rocktalk but (as the...
Briton held after scaling Canadian Tower to support Kyoto agreement

Briton held after scaling Canadian Tower to support Kyoto agreement

In the spirit of climbers supporting the environment, Chris Holden, of Kettering, spent four hours climbing 1,136ft up Toronto´s 181-storey CN Tower with fellow...
No Peak closure - rain stops fire

No Peak closure – rain stops fire

The BMC has met with the "Fire Panel" about the subsurface fire that had threatened to close the Peak park this weekend. After worries...
Climber injured in fall from Demo Route

Climber injured in fall from Demo Route, Sennen

A climber from London has broken some bones after falling from Demo Route (HS) at Sennen in Cornwall. The route - graded HS -...
Graham & Parady do Elfe (F9a)

Graham & Parady do Elfe (F9a)

Both Dave Graham and Luke Parady have done Elfe, F9a, on their 5th try. Elfe is Fred Nicole´s old test-piece done in 1995, and...
Peak District subsurface fire may force closure - again

Peak District subsurface fire may force closure – again

Firefighters are struggling to contain a fire in the peat at Arnfield Moor near Glossop; now another is battling a similar fire in the...
Flood on Avon road likely to cause delays

Flood on Avon road likely to cause delays

by Chris Fryer A warning to anyone wanting to get to Avon Gorge over the next months. A burst pipe has washed away one...
Car crime rises again in Hope Valley

Car crime rises again in Hope Valley

Footpaths open again - and people leave cars. Guess who´s coming to break into them? Yup, car crime is on the rise again in...
Jerry Moffatt creates new boulder problems in Salt Lake City

Jerry Moffatt creates new boulder problems in Salt Lake City

Jerry Moffatt´s travels have taken him to Salt Lake City, Utah where he has given the local lads something to practise on, or maybe...
Marietta Uhden puts up F8c (5.14b)

Marietta Uhden puts up F8c (5.14b)

Marietta Uhden has become the third woman to climb F8c (US 5.14b). The German redpointed the first ascent of Sonne im Herzen (tr: Sun...
Legrand and Hirayama go American.. into injury

Legrand and Hirayama go American.. into injury

Francois "Big Frank" Legrand and Yuji Hirayama, two of the best climbers around, had a project: do the really hard routes in the States,...
Everest - just the place for hot objects

Everest – just the place for hot objects

People have climbed up it, skied down it - so why not now hand over Olympic torches on it? The summit of Everest -...
Brecon Beacons closed after new outbreak of foot-and-mouth

Brecon Beacons closed after new outbreak of foot-and-mouth

Wales has had its first outbreak in a month near the town of Libanus in the Brecons. That will almost certainly mean closure (or...
3rd ascent of Shangri-la (8c+) in Frankenjura

3rd ascent of Shangri-la (8c+) in Frankenjura

Andreas Bindhammer has made the third ascent of Shangri-la, an 8c+ in the Frankenjura which has had only 3 ascents (including this one) since...
Half Britain´s footpaths still closed - unnecessarily

Half Britain´s footpaths still closed – unnecessarily

Half the footpaths in Britain are still closed, despite advice from scientists, government and anyone else with a pulse that walkers do not spread...
How Leo did it in Yosemite

How Leo did it in Yosemite

Full details by Leo Houlding of his ascent in May of the Leaning Tower of Yosemite are now available. A taster:"Royal Robbins called the...
Bernd Zangerl on Dreamtime (Font 8c) - pictures

Bernd Zangerl on Dreamtime (Font 8c) – pictures

We´ve reported before about the unknown geography student Bernd Zangerl repeating Fred Nicole´s Dreamtime, up a smooth-looking boulder. Now you can see the pictures...
Steve McClure

Steve McClure

Steve McClure gets in touch to say that he´s going on a world tour. That is, he´s kicking his job and going off travelling...
Damage at Font

Damage at Font

The folk over at the Direttissima website have been to look at the damage to boulders in Fontainebleau: someone "went loco" and started chopping...
Nepal definitely open again

Nepal definitely open again, says Foreign Office

by Tom Briggs The Foreign Office says it´s safe again to go the mountain kingdom: "Following the killings of members of the Royal Family...

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Alexander Huber: Eine Reise in die Wüste (c) Archiv Alexander Huber

Alexander Huber: Eine Reise in die Wüste

Alexander Huber war zusammen mit Guido Unterwurzacher, Jakob Oberhauser und Read McAdam im Oman unterwegs, um in der weltberühmten Höhle Maljis al Jinn zu klettern.

PRODUKTE

SPOC Umlenkrolle mit integrierter Rücklaufsperre (c) EDELRID

Produktvorstellung: SPOC Umlenkrolle von EDELRID

Leicht, kompakt und vielseitig: die Umlenkrolle von EDELRID mit integrierter Rücklaufsperre.

PANORAMA

On Top Klettern

Konstrukteur für Kletteranlagen (m/w/d) und Montagehelfer (m/w/d) bei On Top Klettern...

Die Firma On Top Klettern GmbH gehört zu den Pionieren im Kletterwandbau in Europa. Seit über 20 Jahren entwickelt und fertigt die Firma spezielle Kletterwände, Boulderwände, Klettertürme und Klettergriffe für Freizeit, Sport, Spiel & Therapie.