Ben Davison is one of the rising stars of British sport climbing, having climbed 8c last year he climbed 8c+ just four years after starting climbing this year with an ascent of Eye of Odin in Flatanger, Norway. Unfortunately, whilst working Little Badder, 9a, Ben was involved in an accident when he fell from the route with no runners clipped. Gavin Ellis cau […]
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Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall are in America on another Wideboyz mission so while they're gone, and in case you forget who they are,Wild Country have given us this short movie of their 2013 trip to eastern Europe.
Earlier this month, Tom Randall and Pete Whittaker took on the might of Brown & Whillans, not something to be done lightly, climbing all of their routes on the Eastern & Western Edges in a single day. Unbelievably, the Wideboyz pulled it off climbing 125 routes (1800m) up to E6 and running 23 miles in just over 22 hours. UKClimbing.com caught up with […]
Jordan Buys has recently put up a new link-up route in the Hollywood Bowl sector of Giggleswick North, coming in at 8c+. King of Thieves is an extension of Aladdin 8c, linking from this route across rightwards to the finish of The Jordanator 8b.
This weekend the annual 2014 British Lead and Speed Climbing Championships will take place at Awesome Walls, Sheffield. In addition to the Lead and Speed disciplines, this year's event will also feature the IFSC Paraclimbing Cup for the very first time.
A strong international team makes a first ascent on the North Face and a huge serac collapse affects the normal route on the south side. "Our team composed by Julien Désécures, Seb Bohin, Korra Pesce, Jon Griffith and Bertrand Delapierre made a repetition of this route not following the original route but ephemeral ice streaks close to the first ascenti […]