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Johnny Dawes stars on Rocktalk

Johnny Dawes stars on Rocktalk

The man himself ventured onto the Rocktalk forums to give everyone the benefit of his vision. It´s a compelling read: who does he rate...
Aussies annoyed about bolts in boulders just 4m high

Aussies annoyed about bolts in boulders just 4m high

If you ever worried about finding bolts in your favourite boulder problem... well, that´s what happened to some Aussie climbers who arrived at Queens...
Foot+mouth costs outdoor industry £40m so far

Foot+mouth costs outdoor industry £40m so far

The outdoor industries association (OIA) says that FMD cost its members £40m in the three months to May, with some reporting sales down by...
Andy Turner creates 7a dyno to solve route crux

Andy Turner creates 7a dyno to solve route crux

Andy Turner has repeated Thing on a Spring (E6 6c/7a), first put up by Simon Nadin at the Roaches Lower Tier. It´s a wall...
Climber dies in fall from The Cobbler

Climber dies in fall from The Cobbler

Mark Lewis, aged 28, has died after falling 150ft from the Cobbler, in Scotland. Keith Wall, who was with Mark when the accident happened,...
Dave Gregory

Dave Gregory, veteran grit climber, in serious accident – details

Dave Gregory, 67, who put up many of the grit routes that folk now do at famous Peak crags, had a serious accident at...
Klem Loskot goes for "flying fingers" - Ramasuri and Fanatic Baby

Klem Loskot goes for "flying fingers" – Ramasuri and Fanatic Baby

Klem Loskot, who has done a few things - the occasional V14 boulder problem, an F9a here and there - has sent us some...
Tim Clifford boulders on in California

Tim Clifford boulders on in California

Tim Clifford, who earlier this year repeated the Yosemite testpiece The Dominator, has continued his US tour (all mats sold out) by going to...
Group rescued from Aonach Eagach ridge

Group rescued from Aonach Eagach ridge

A team of five students were airlifted off Aonach Eagach ridge at 10.45pm on Saturday night after contacting emergency services saying they were "unable...
Dave Graham repeats Action Directe (F9a)

Dave Graham repeats Action Directe (F9a)

The American climber Dave Graham has repeated Action Directe, the thin, vicious overhanging route first done by Wolfgang Gullich in the 90s and once...
Scot (and 36 others) summit Everest

Scot (and 36 others) summit Everest

The bad weather has relented on the world´s highest mountain, allowing Alexander Allan, 45 (we don´t think it´s the former UK e-envoy..) to reach...
Pritchard summits Mt Kenya

Pritchard summits Mt Kenya

You remember Paul Pritchard - the inspirational climber who has survived three near-death experiences, the last of which left him half-paralysed. He was told...
Houlding frees Leaning Tower

Houlding frees Leaning Tower, Yosemite

He´s at it again: now Leo has freed the all but one pitch of the 11-pitch West Face of Leaning Tower, which overhangs by...
Bad weather on Everest stops ascents

Bad weather on Everest stops ascents

Bad weather has forced climbers to postpone efforts to climb Mount Everest before the end of the climbing season on May 31. Strong winds...
Hirayama repeats 5.14d (=F9a?)

Hirayama repeats 5.14d (=F9a?)

The remarkable Yuji Hirayama has repeated one of Tommy Caldwell´s 5.14d (that´s top, top, top level) routes, Kryptonite, in Colorado. It´s the second ascent...
Txt msj svs strndd wlkr

Txt msj svs strndd wlkr

More evidence that mobile phones can save your life in the mountains (even if you hate it when they ring). An RAF helicopter rescue...
Most crags opening (but not Burbage); all Peak for Bank Holiday

Most crags opening (but not Burbage); all Peak for Bank Holiday

With foot-and-mouth cases down to 0, access is opening up everywhere. Froggatt and Curbar will be open this weekend in the Peak; many more...
Bentley repeats "brilliant" Clippity Clop

Bentley repeats "brilliant" Clippity Clop

It wouldn´t be a hard grit route if it didn´t have Neil "Equilibrium" Bentley on it; he recently whizzed over to Ramshaw Rocks to...
Hardest boulder problem repeated... in the dark

Hardest boulder problem repeated… in the dark

Berd Zangerl, 22, A geography student has repeated Fred Nicole´s Dreamtime - given V15 (see the Rockfax table for how hard that is)....
Crags not so open after all

Crags not so open after all

Although many people had fun in the Peak over Easter, further afield it wasn´t so great. Dartmoor apparently remains closed and we got this...
Most crags to reopen for May Bank Hol

Most crags to reopen for May Bank Hol

Since the end of April, the Government has started a "green light" system to reopen crags. As is being discussed in the Caff, Stanage...
Nevis fall climber dies

Nevis fall climber dies

Tim Harper, 38, a journalist from the Scottish Daily Record, died on Sunday 22nd April from injuries received when he fell 700ft down Ben...
Tower Ridge climber dies

Tower Ridge climber dies, partner survives freezing night

Neil Stoodley, 31, of Bradford died after falling hundreds of feet on Ben Nevis´s Tower Ridge face, police said on Monday. According to reports,...
Foot & mouth closes National Parks; no climbing please

Foot & mouth closes National Parks; no climbing please

Read our Foot & mouth information page, with news, answers to questions, and links to info. This will be regularly updated.
Ian Vickers repeats Sharma V12 problem

Ian Vickers repeats Sharma V12 problem

Ian Vickers, usually best known as a fantastic on-sighter of precarious routes requiring steady nerves and masses of controlled technique, has repeated Chris Sharma´s...

TIPP DER REDAKTION

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.