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Great Wall of China: An interview with Denis Prokofyev

[Until recently, the Northeast Face of the Great Wall of China (5120m) in the Kokshall-Too massif of Kyrgyzstan had only one ascent. Dutch climbers Bas Visscher, Vincent Perrin and Bas van der Smeede established the line Double Trouble (Alpine Grade TD-, AI4, 800m) in 2013. Show More Summary


2 hours agoExtreme Sports / Climbing : UKC

Many climbers travel to the South West in search of granite, but most head straight to the classic cliffs in Cornwall: Bosigran, Sennen and Chair Ladder. For those looking for something a little different, Lundy has a lot to offer.....

COMPETITION: Win an Ice Climbing session at Kong Adventure

2 hours agoExtreme Sports / Climbing : UKC

Need to get your hand in ready for winter? Here's your chance to win a 90 minute ice climbing session for two at Kong Adventure in Keswick.

The Sin of Sponsorship

Elite climbers and well-known guides have been sponsored by gear manufacturers for years. The idea behind sponsorship is that a gear manufacturer will choose an individual who is making notable ascents and has good interaction with the...Show More Summary

Daniel Woods climbs 3rd V16

Teaser: Daniel Woods completed the Black 90 project, naming it Creature from the Black Lagoon V-hard. Daniel woods has closed the book on his 3 rd V16, the Black 90 project in Chaos Canyon now named Creature from the Black Lagoon. The rig took him 15 days of hard work, poor conditions, and mental turmoil. Show More Summary

SKILLS: 25 Tips for Safer Scrambling Without Ropes

15 hours agoExtreme Sports / Climbing : UKC

Scrambling is often regarded as less serious than 'proper' climbing. That's a mistake. Low grade scrambles may be too easy for ropes, but the consequences of a fall can still be high. Here's how to stay safe on the grade 1s.

Milagro de María Juana

Description: One of the many gems hiding on the east side of Puerto Rico.

3 from Upper Chaos

Description: Skipper d El Jorge right Eternia

One Tall, One Small -- Pawtuckaway, NH

Description: Shadow of the Colossus [v12] - 0:15 Chunk O'Blitz [v11] - 1:40 Music: Tomorrow Man - Old Man Canyon

10 of the Best Ice and Rock Climbing Destinations in Europe

Europe is home to a lot of hiking and climbing trips. Compared to other regions, Europe has the most mountain ranges that are conveniently spread throughout the continent. Whatever country you’re visiting in Europe, chances are, youShow More Summary

Kim Schmitz remembered for resilience and brightness in the mountains and in life

K im Schmitz was more than a climbing legend. He was a man who managed a smile no matter what life put him through. Bone-breaking falls in the mountains, avalanches, addiction, cancer and chronic pain--he overcome all the setbacks and...Show More Summary

Schweiz 2016: Freak Brothers in Switzerland

Description: Michael, Adam, and Jonathan Plesser get a second shot at making a first impression in the Swiss Alps. This video contains the highlights of our trip to Magic Wood, with just a hint of Chironico sprinkled in for flavor! Big...Show More Summary

The Font' Diary : September 2016

Description: It's again that time of the year when I have to get back to school and a weekend punter statute. So nothing as great as last month here in Fontainebleau, bouldering wise but... 2 very nice ticks : Abri Bouse & Allô la Terre...Show More Summary

Boulderers Go Sport Climbing Part 2

Description: The second installment of our short bouldery sport route videos. This video features Militia (8a+) at Giggleswick South and Agent Provocateur (8a+) at Water-Cum-Jolly.

Bouldering Out of the Blue - Part I

Description: A new bouldering crag found by whom else but the one and only: Antoine Sovatzalle! Mt. Ochi is located in Evia (above Karystos) and hosts numerous quality blocs (hopefully not yet discovered). The crag is near Athens (2 hours max), so it is suitable for single day visits too. Show More Summary

Climbing and Outdoor News from Here and Abroad - 9/29/16

Northwest:--The Global News is reporting, "Search and rescue officials say a climber is lucky to be alive after falling while attempting a free-climb at Crawford Falls in Canada's Kelowna. The incident happened Saturday when the man was hiking along the Crawford Falls trail and decided to attempt the climb. Show More Summary

TRIP REPORT: The Bad Man from Bodie - Greenland New Routing

Wil Treasure and Duncan Barrack share a trip report from Greenland's Tasermiut Fjord, where they established 'The Bad Man from Bodie' E2 5b (650m) on the North Face of Half Dome this July. New routing on Greenland's granite walls isShow More Summary

ARTICLE: My Pembroke - A Local's Perspective

Stefan Morris writes about growing up in - and growing out of - Pembroke. 'I wrote this after meeting UKC's Rob Greenwood on Stennis Head. Offhand, he remarked "I didn't realise there was an actual scene down here." This isn't a rundown of the scene, or even a coherent narrative, more of a – 'My Pembroke.'' 'Yeah but it's shit in the winter...and there are no jobs.'

New Route on Kyzyl-Asker: an Interview with Oleg Khvostenko

[This past July, Russian alpinists Oleg Khvostenko, Vasya Terekhin and Alexander Parfyonov established a new route on the southeast face of Kyzyl-Asker (5842m). Located in the Western Kokshaal-Too range, the mountain is one of several imposing big walls in the Tien Shan Mountains along the border of Kyrgyzstan and China. Show More Summary

ARTICLE: Campervanning and Climbing in Fontainebleau

Alfie Jamieson shares his experience of climbing and campervanning in Fontainebleau. Organising a recent trip to Fontainebleau in a motorhome, I had two things in mind: climb as much as physically possible and do it whilst staying within our tight budget. Show More Summary

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