news

The XX 25th Jul 2013 The XX - Night + Day

It's the morning, of the day after "Night + Day” A one day boutique festival hosted by every bodies "band of the moment” The XX. Held in the grounds of Hatfield House, a very picturesque, stately pile just North of London. My feet are sore from standing and my back; shoulders and neck ache from the weight of cameras hanging from them. It's now Sunday morning and I'm still standing. Only this...

Verdon 4 18th Jul 2013 UKClimbing Run McClure Flash of Tom et Je Ris as news item

Great to see Ukclimbing (the most popular climbing website on the planet) pick up and run with the story of  McClure flashing the modern Verdon classic Tom et Je Ris. So far its had well over 4000 hits in just afew hours, which just goes to show we all love a good story and of corse Ste McClure check out the online article and read Steve's comments here    

Verdon 14th Jul 2013 McClure Vs Tom et Je Ris 8b+ - No Competition.

Tom et Je ris (sometimes pronounced Tom and Jerry) 8b+/5:14a is without doubt one of the worlds "King Lines" Located on the rarely visited east (shady) side of the majestic Verdon Gorge, in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. A single pitch of some sixty, overhanging meters, climbing for most of its entirety, a single Orange Tufa, with the occasional foray onto a neighbouring Grey brother (or sister)....

7  DSC3790 14th Jul 2013 Marmot Pros rock the zillertal Video

A couple of weeks ago I posted a short trailer about a trip to the Zillertal (Austria) by "Team Marmot" Well I've just been sent the full version. So if you enjoyed the trailer, you'll love this. Great effort from Bernado Gimenez and Jordi Masso for making the film in some pretty diverse weather and all those who feature in it for not allowing the pouring rain to spoil their trip. Big thanks to...