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2012

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It's that time of year and TCA Glasgow have some great comps for you.

Podcast and app on Glen Nevis area - sorry no climbing

James Urquhart seeking sponsors to finish unique Munro movie.

2011

Beasts Sutton and Cassidy set sail in the good ship TCA Glasgow.

Will Atkinson climbs Requiem E8 6c ground up.

MacLeod Nevis project finally falls.

Watch the birdie...

Ines Papert racks up impressive ticklist.

Andy Turner makes second ascent of the Hurting.

2010

Photos wanted for forthcoming SMC sport climbing guide.

New Stonecountry guide to Dumbarton and Dumbuck by Stewart Brown.

Dave MacLeod and Tim Emmet attempt five extreme new routes over five days.

Houlding 'painfully' close to 1st ascent of The Prophet

Possible 3rd British Ascent

Application for gold mine near Tyndrum turned down

Malcolm linked Fire Power F8b into Body Blow F8b+ to produce Scotland's hardest sports route to date.

dates for the four comps held over the winter

Dave finds the moment to 'get it led'

Malcolm linked the two Anvil test pieces of Blood Fire F8a+ & Body Blow F8b+ to create the sustained 'Blood Diamond' at a solid 8c+.

The stuff of legends.

More hot ticks from the 'Scots in Spain'

Ross Henighen has repeated Will Atkinson's new Dumbarton 8a, confirming the grade

New Stone Country release on its way

MacLeod get back into form for rock

Malcolm Smith climbs two 8's in a session

Dave Redpath sends Dumbuck's hardest route

Malcolm Smith completes two new Font 8b link-ups at Dumbarton

Scotland's other youth talent bags his first 8 with a FLASHED 8a then gets his second, his first 8b

Scotland's top youth talent bags his first 8b+ and follows up with his first 8b

Bristol's Climbing Academy is coming to Glasgow

ScottishClimbs was exploited so we took it offline to fix things up

Anubis E8 winter first ascent

New Scottish climbing yearbook from Stone Country

New website covering UK drytooling events

2009

The final round of the Scottish Tooling Series 2009 took place at the Ice Factor in Kinlochleven on Saturday 5th December.

sportscotland's Avalanche Information Service (SAIS) is gearing up for winter with the appointment of a new service co-ordinator.

55% of rubbish removed from summit is banana skin

A look ahead to this year's EMFF, which runs 15-18 October.

Robs Reed closes for the rutting season.

Improvement continues for Berry and Stocking.

Macleod Torridon cleanup continues.

Andrew Wilby completes Camel project.

Bolts chopped at Dunkeld's Upper Cave Crag.

Dave Macleod climbs direct start to Thunderbird.

New access woes for Fifes Limestone venue

New trad lines from McNair and Macleod.

Digital Mapping, 2008 Incidents and Funding

Repeats of Dalriada E7 6b from Tweedley and Redpath.

Details from MCofS on crags affected by nesting birds.

Claire Macleod picks up award for best new director.

Details of tree clearance at Polldubh crags.

Details of Dumbarton Rock cleanup 09.

Call for new contributions to ScottishClimbs.

Three die in Glencoe Avalanche.

2008

Winter desperate from Pete Benson and Guy Robertson

Stuff to giveaway for the knowledgeable

MCofS puiblish magazine online

Great gifts for any climber this Christmas

Smith breaks new ground at Dumbarton.

A round up of the splash down

Dave MacLeod leads the Echo Wall project.

Trotter again and McClure's 3rd ascent.

Scottish student develops new training experience for winter climbers.

Sonny Trotter grabs second ascent of Rhapsody E11.

Scotland sees a surge in new indoor walls

A round up from the winters indoor happenings down at Alien

Macleod and French free Don't Die of Ignorance at XI,11.

Looking for love? - Speed dating hits the wall

Survey for new climbing wall development in Southern Scotland.

Details of the new Stone Country guide.

2007

Cassidy at work in the Costa Durada.

Details of Dave MacLeod's ascent of A Muerte F9a.

Books, DVDs and posters up for grabs.

Natalie Berry wins last stage of European Youth Series

Details on the new bouldering book 'Stone Play' from Stone Country Press.

Details of TV screening of Dave Macleod's ascent of To Hell and Back.

Guy Robertson & Pete Benson make a free ascent of the Desmaison-Gousseault route on the N Face of Les Grandes Jorasses.

Another hard Scottish repeat from Smith.

A look ahead to this years EMFF.

Hotaches about to release UK trad film Committed.

Kevin Shields get solos Fast and Furious.

Malcolm Smith repeats Devastation Generation F8c at Dumbuck.

Malc repeats Bodyswerve 8c and sends another Anvil project

Dave MacLeod climbs new E10 in Hell's Lum

MRT fundraiser completes all 60 Hard Rock routes

The BBC's Great Climb on its way this weekend.

Repeats of Anvil routes by Smith, MacLeod and Cassidy

Cubby's Steall Hut Crag project finally realised by MacLeod

Johnny Stocking, Natalie Berry and Alan Cassidy star at British Lead Climbing Championships

Michael Tweedley makes a redpoint ascent of Leopold, on Steall Hut Crag - his first F8a+

Niall McNair makes his first E7 onsight on The Clown at Gogarth

Natalie Berry climbs to 2nd place in the Warsaw round of the European Youth Series

Alan Cassidy claims 2nd ascent of Happiness in Slavery

New routes and problems galore. New bouldering area opens 1st July

Temporary closure for grand reopening preparations at Ratho

Es Tresidder sets a new record for the traverse of the Black Cuillin of Skye.

Dave Macleod exposes his metal core.

Climb Shetland's new miniguides are released!

Images sought for next SMC guidebook

Edinburgh seeks your films

A revamped and renamed Edinburgh International Climbing Arena reopens

2006

2005

Sabbotage repeated - 27/12/2005

Pressure Drop for Macleod - 13/12/2005

Game over - 12/12/2005

New Hotaches Film - 10/10/2005

Late EMFF News - 06/10/2005

Ski Mountaineering Lecture - 21/09/2005

EMFF 05 Tickets Now on Sale - 19/09/2005

Scots performing well abroad - 26/05/2005

Call for mountains of films - 09/05/2005

More Finger Crimes at Dumbie 01/04/2005

New Scottish IX Onsighted in Switzerland 31/03/2005

Macleod Seminar - 25/03/2005

Next E5 Lecture - 11/03/2005

Stone Country - 03/03/2005

The Hurting - 24/02/2005

EMFF 'Best of the Fest' - 22/02/2005

New Route for British Team - 31/01/2005

2004

Scottish Kids Results Round 2 BICC's (04/05) - 22/11/2004

Scottish Kids Results from Round 1 BICC's (04/05) - 12/11/2004

Niall Bags a Hat-trick in Spain - 05/11/2004

New ScottishClimbs iPods - 29/10/2004

Scottish F8c - 27/10/2004

"Fools with Tools" goes to Banff - 17/10/2004

Eva Tombs Hand Cream - 06/10/2004

Good peformance for Scotland South Kid's - 28/09/2004

Review of UIAA/ICC World Youth Championships (Ratho 2004) - 15/09/2004

Simon Yates Heads EMFF 2004 Line Up - 06/09/2004

World Climbing Championships Come to Scotland - 05/09/2004

Youth Championships: Helpers Needed - 20/08/2004

Meers-Grey Travel Scholarship - 20/08/2004

Another hard problem for Lewis - 18/08/2004

Server switch complete - 07/08/2004

ScottishClimbs news - 30/07/2004

Tooled up for winter - 26/07/2004

Running on Empty - 30/06/2004

Alien's 10th Birthday - 22/06/2004

Skye repeats - 10/06/2004

Journey Through Scotland - 02/06/2004

Happiness in Slavery - 14/05/2004

Snipe Shadow Lifted - 27/04/2004

Extradition Closure - 25/04/2004

Darken Down the Day - 28/03/2004

Kiltaraglen updates - 12/03/2004

More Mad Capers On Film - 01/03/2004

Malc and the lads burn it up in Switzerland - 19/02/2004

Traprain Law Update - 14/02/2004

Muir on a Mission - 09/02/2004

No Sorrows on the Cathedral - 30/01/2004

2nd Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival - 29/01/2004

Chicks Unleashed - 14/01/2004

2003

More Mad Capers On Film - 16/12/2003

Opening of the Ice Factor - 16/12/2003

UIAA Worldcup Results, Ratho, Edinburgh 2003 - 08/12/2003

Helpers Required for World Cup Final - 25/11/2003

Results from 2nd Mountain Equipment Dry Tooling Competition - 22/11/2003

Ratho Adventure Center Opening - 20/11/2003

Winter Conditions Server is live - 18/11/2003

MCofS Climbing Ethics Debate - What Future for Scottish Winter? - 17/11/2003

UIAA/ICC World Cup Finals - 15/11/2003

The Monk Life - 31/10/2003

Dumbarton Linkup - 23/10/2003

SC hoodies and girlie tops - 14/10/2003

ScottishClimbs server problems - 30/09/2003

Chicks Unleashed - 26/09/2003

Tooled up for Winter - 25/09/2003

Too Fast Too Be Furious - 20/09/2003

Edinburgh's First Mountain Film Festival - 19/09/2003

Access Problems for Traprain Law - 16/09/2003

Its Over, another hard highland ascent - 01/09/2003

Another Two Projects Squeezed Out of Tube - 20/08/2003

Dalriada Realisation - 11/08/2003

A Merchant less Menacing - 04/08/2003

More Dry Tools and Rubber - 11/07/2003

Burly Backed Ascent - 02/07/2003

Midges Bite the Dust - 31/05/2003

New V12/13 - 10/05/2003

Updates - 09/05/2003

Sandbaggers Abseil Challenge at Glasgow University - 18/04/2003

Dumbies Last Great Problem Falls? - 05/03/2003

Have you been Injured Whilst Bouldering? - 22/02/2003

Demon Direct Repeated - 17/02/2003

Results ARFC - 5 - 14/02/2003

Results ARFC - 4 - 29/01/2003

Happy Tyroleans, Happy Scots... - 07/01/2003

ScottishClimbs.com 2 - 05/01/2003

2002

Scotlands Third E9 - 16/12/2002

ARFC Round 3 Results - 13/12/2002

Round 2 Results Alien Rock Fun Bouldering Series - 09/11/2002

Glasgow Comp Results - 06/11/2002

MacLeod and Mullin 'Duel' - 31/10/2002

Scotlands Second E9 - 25/10/2002

Cheeky Aliens - 19/10/2002

Kate Crushes 'Poverty' - 29/09/2002

Summer Updates - 16/09/2002

MacLeod Maintains Consistent Form - 27/07/2002

Paul gives 'The Evil Twin' a 'Knife Party' - 24/07/2002

First Scottish ascent of The Crack - 05/04/2002

Cresciano Update - 06/02/2002

2001

New Routes Database is up and running - 11/12/2001

Cresciano Closed - 10/12/2001

Scotland's first E9 - 13/10/2001

Dave MacLeod gives Glen Ogle another tough route - 25/09/2001

Northumberland Crag Access - 11/09/2001

Digital Quartz receives second ascent - 05/09/2001

Niall McNair makes third ascent of Stolen Ivy - 14/08/2001

More Site News - 01/08/2001

Sharma Completes World's Hardest - 26/07/2001

The Site is Up (sort of) - 25/07/2001

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