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Klemen Becan and Maja Vidmar win the first Winter Military World Games

The Sport Climbing competition at the first Winter Military World Games was an unforgettable event and was won by the Slovenians Klemen Becan and Maja Vidmar.

First Ascent of Daunting Nepalese Peak

David Gottlieb and Joe Puryear reached the summit of Takargo on March 12, completing the first ascent of this 6,771-meter (22,215-foot) peak in the Rolwaling Himal.

Brand News : Beal, sponsor of South Africa National Climbing Federation

The French climbing ropes manufacturer, BEAL becomes sponsor of the South Africa National Climbing Federation (SANCF).

Flemming Has First Female Ascent in Eldo

Jenn Flemming of Boulder, Colorado, recently redpointed the 80-foot Freeline (5.13b R) at Rincon Wall in Eldorado Canyon, achieving the first female ascent of the line, and possibly the hardest trad pitch led by a female in Eldo.

Kinder Sends Backyard Project

On March 17, Joey Kinder succeeded in sending his most recent project, Flight of the Conchords, which sits in a 300-foot cave

Americans Discover Ice Bonanza in Nepal

Dave Gottlieb and Joe Puryear have completed the first ascent of Takargo, a 6,771-meter (22,215-foot) peak in the Rolwaling Himal of Nepal.

Natalija Gros flashes 8A

Natalija Gros has made, what I think must be, the first female flash of an 8A, with her ascent of Confessions of a crap artist at Chironico.

Another 2nd ascent from Iker Pou

Iker Pou seems to be making a bit of a habit out of making the 2nd ascents of hard routes at Margalef.


Passos strikes again and other news from Brazil

Brazilian bouldering star, Rafael Passos has struck again, this time making the FA of Homeostase , V12/8A+ at Cristalina, Goiás, Brazil.

Montagu Crag Closures – Bosch Kloof Closed

All Climbing past Lego Land is closed to climbing. Please do not climb at any of the crags past Lego Land.

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