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Tunesday Track: 20syl – C.Y.D.T.T.

When we heard this one from Le Musicien Français, 20syl, we knew! This week’s Tunesday Track ,#cydtt, comes from Nantes, France and the brainchild of the legendary Hip-Hop/ Jazz group ‘Hocus Pocus‘. Many of you will have experienced the ‘scratch music’ band C2C, whom have featured in several climbing videos in the past couple of years including ‘Red River Gorge …

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It’s Back – Neon Bloc 3!

The winter is upon us and Christmas is approaching, which can mean only one thing, The Barn Climbing Centre’s Neon Bloc is nearly back! Mark Urdaibay, Paignton, gives us the low-down on the UK’s First & Very Best UV/ Glow-in-the-dark Boulder Competition. A special thanks to Tom Last for the photographs. Have you ever slowly lifted the lid of a …

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Winter Styles from Local Brand Dewerstone Clothing

Dartmoor-based lifestyle clothing brand, Dewerstone, send news of a winter clothing launch. From T-Shirts to Beanies, Dewerstone Clothing will be releasing fresh threads every day over a 7 day period. Co-Founder Rory Atton gives us the low down.. “Our Winter range comes a little late, although perfectly in keeping with this seasons European snowfall! We’re bringing out plenty of new …

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Tunesday Track: SoulChef – Eyes Like Blue Skies (feat. Need Not Worry)

The incredibly verstile chilled beats of SoulChef brings us the Tunesday Track this week, with his track Eyes Like Blue Skies. SoulChef pulls together a blend of Jazz, Soul and Hiphop all the way over from Auckland, New Zealand and he released this tune back in 2013 in an Album titled ‘Classics’. The name couldnt be anymore suitable! Subscribe to …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: SoulChef – Eyes Like Blue Skies (feat. Need Not Worry)
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Tunesday Track: Spectrasoul – Away With Me (Calibre Remix)

Calibre’s Remix of Away With Me by Spectrasoul brings a BIG beat to the Tunesday Track this week. The Brighton boys, Spectrasoul, released their debut track ‘Alibi‘ way back in 2008 which stood the DNB community to attention and forced an eager anticipation of future tunes. Calibre, from Belfast, managed to get this track on Spectrasoul’s ‘Delay No More (The …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: Spectrasoul – Away With Me (Calibre Remix)
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Hazel Findlay Talks Society’s Influence on Girls and Fear

Hazel Findlay is possibly the most accomplished female British climber to date, having made many landmark ascents including the first British Female ascent of an E9 and becoming the first British Female to climb 8c. Being a full-time professional rock climber is not something everybody could achieve. Aside from being an incredibly talented climber, Hazel has driven her life towards …

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Top 10 Classic Blocs on Dartmoor

In this weeks issue of Active Dartmoor, the magazine based on everything about Dartmoor National Park, local legend Tom Newberry writes an article of the many facets of bouldering on Dartmoor, from it’s trivialities to it’s hidden gems. Tom reckons Dartmoor is a strong contender for some of the best bouldering in the UK and he’s listed the Top Ten Classic problems …

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Tunesday Track: The XX – Crystalised (Dark Sky Remix)

Bringing in the Tunesday Track this week is an artist formerly known as ‘The Boogaloo Crew’ (We think they should have kept the name!). London based artist Dark Sky released their debut album Imagin in August this year. Imagin was released through Monkeytown Records and featured their top track Rainkist, which they later released in October as a single. We …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: The XX – Crystalised (Dark Sky Remix)
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Tunesday Track: Alt J – Breezeblocks (Jumo Remix)

We had some time to look into the Tunesday Track this week and found the very talented artist, Jumo! Check out their SoundCloud Page for an endless array of amazing tunes, we found it hard to choose. Alt J are a British indie, alternative, experimental rock band that often produce intriguing audio with their ear engaging sound. Jumo has remixed …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: Alt J – Breezeblocks (Jumo Remix)
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Major New Bouldering Guide for Cornwall

After much anticipation, the relatively recently developed bouldering area’s of Luxulyan Valley, near St Austell now have a FREE online guide. Photographer, guidebook author and general nice guy Tom Last has produced this visually impressive and easy to use guidebook over the past year or so. Tom Last reports: “With West Penwith and The Lizard to the west and the …

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Tunesday Track: Singularity – Horizon (ft. Nilu)

Another Tunesday Track belter of a tune from the state of California, with Los Angeles based artist Singularity. The 20 year old electronic artist began to recieve attention following the popularity of his early remixes, such as Martin Solveig – Hello which currently have over 30,000 plays via his SoundCloud Page. This tune, Horizon, is an original piece from Singularity …

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Vote Shauna Action Women of The Year!

  Two-time Bouldering World Cup Champion and British Mountaineering Council ambassador, Shauna Coxsey, has been nominated for the 2014 BT Action Women Award. Following her success at the IFSC ClimbingWorld Cup in Laval, Shauna went on to Magic Wood, Switzerland to attempt several hard climbs and at the top of her list, New Baseline 8B+ (V14). After an initial foray …

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Checkout The Stella Features On This Cosmic Boulder

The City of Rocks is one of States climbing Mecca’s which lies in rural Idaho just near the border with Utah. The very rich history of ascents in this area has clearly inspired continued development and in the past decade or so, the boulder revolution has pushed locals to find new venues. The imaginatively named, The Channel, is essentially a …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukCheckout The Stella Features On This Cosmic Boulder

Tunesday Track: Tove Lo – Habits (Stay High) – Hippie Sabotage Remix

Earlier this year in March, popular Californian brother-duo artist Hippie Sabotage released their remix of the Tove Lo track, Habits and offered an alternative name of Stay High. This Tunesday Track borders on mainstream, having received over 82 million views on the Official Video, but it’s such a mega tune we had to include it.

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This Video Gave Me Sweaty Hands For Some Crisp Font Bouldering

Sandstone Media Productions have produced this awesome arty video of Adidas athletes bouldering in the forests of Fontainebleau. Paris- La Nuit (Paris – At Night) is comprised of 7 sections each with  different athletes, tunes, blocs and different links to various renowned regions of Paris. Keep an eye open for our very own, lovely, Shauna Coxsey!  

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Tunesday Track: Bon Iver – Flume (Kulkid Remix)

Things take a turn for the softer side of music this week as the Tunesday Track turns it’s headtorch over to the indie genre, with a twist. Bon Iver are an American Indie Folk band founded way back in 2007 and since then they’ve only released two albums. Their first album ‘For Emma, Forever Ago‘ and the track featured here, …

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LOCAL: Squire Catches The Wave on Dartmoor

18 year old James Squire from Bristol has made the most of the early winter conditions and managed to climb a notable project on The Wave at Bonehill, Dartmoor. Earlier attempts had been made from notable climbers such as Matt Birch and Mikey Cleverdon, however had been left uncompleted and open for young James to get stuck in. After 3 …

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Slow-Mo Bouldering Will Make You Want To Train

LouderThan11 are the production team behind several very cool, FREE, feature length climbing videos such as The Swiss Account, Threat Level Columbia and Park Life, the latter is a must watch for anyone who drools over granite bouldering. Those of you with a sense of humour, make a point of watching the very funny short, Shit Climbers Say. In this …

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Tunesday Track: SCNTST – Wavez Change

Diese Wocher ‘Melodietag Spur’ kommt aus Deutschland! This weeks ‘Tunesday Track’ comes from Germany! Talented progressive techno artist SCNTST produced this track back in 2013 and was featured in the album ‘Self Therapy’.  This young gun was only born in ’93, yet his sound is mature, full of character and, most of all, comes with a bag of psyche for …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: SCNTST – Wavez Change
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Northumbland Bouldering Looks Ace!

Joe and Sam Lawson, the brothers behind Lawson Beta Productions, have produced this great video showcasing the quality sandstone bouldering on offer in the Northumbland area. They filmed the 25min video on a two week trip this summer, ticking a lot of problems from 7A and above! Checkout their Vimeo Page here: http://vimeo.com/user26764953

tom@rustypeg.co.ukNorthumbland Bouldering Looks Ace!
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It’s Back – Neon Bloc 3!

The winter is upon us and Christmas is approaching, which can mean only one thing, The Barn Climbing Centre’s Neon Bloc is nearly back! Mark Urdaibay, Paignton, gives us the low-down on the UK’s First & Very Best UV/ Glow-in-the-dark Boulder Competition. A special thanks to Tom Last for the photographs. Have you ever slowly lifted the lid of a …

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LOCAL: UK’s First Deep Water Solo Comp a Success

For those of you with your social media eyes wide shut, The Quay Climbing Centre hosted the UK’s very first deep water solo competition in Exeter, Devon. Climbers took attempts at trying to climb each of their categories 3 problems on their first go, receiving more points for achieving higher holds and becoming very soggy when they could not climb …

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LOCAL: The BMC Cornish Climbing Festival

The BMC Report: Join us for the 2014 BMC Cornish Climbing Festival, which will be based at the Count House, Bosigran, and takes place over the weekend of 4-6 July. Golden granite, deep blue-green sea and some of the finest real ales in the country will be staples of the weekend. Whether you’re new to climbing or a seasoned sea …

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Major New Bouldering Guide for Cornwall

After much anticipation, the relatively recently developed bouldering area’s of Luxulyan Valley, near St Austell now have a FREE online guide. Photographer, guidebook author and general nice guy Tom Last has produced this visually impressive and easy to use guidebook over the past year or so. Tom Last reports: “With West Penwith and The Lizard to the west and the …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukMajor New Bouldering Guide for Cornwall
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LOCAL: Squire Catches The Wave on Dartmoor

18 year old James Squire from Bristol has made the most of the early winter conditions and managed to climb a notable project on The Wave at Bonehill, Dartmoor. Earlier attempts had been made from notable climbers such as Matt Birch and Mikey Cleverdon, however had been left uncompleted and open for young James to get stuck in. After 3 …

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LOCAL: Tom Bunn with Cornish E7 FA

Tom Bunn has made the first ascent of an incredibly photogenic new route near Tintagel, Cornwall. With young gun Alex Moore at along side, they attempted to work out the moves and gear first on top rope before moving on swiftly to lead attempts. Tom managed the FA on his first lead whilst Alex took a fall from the crux …

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LOCAL: This Video is Beautiful and Epic Rolled Into One!

Rowan Spear-Bulmer of RSBStudios displays his talent and passion in this epic video of Dan Turner crushing ‘AWOL Apprentice’ 7C at Tintagel North and ‘The Revolution is Coming’ 8A at Hartland. Both problems and locations are original Tom Newberry developments, having made the first ascent of ‘AWOL…’ after Tintagel North suffered a boulder reset from the winter storms. We’re really …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukLOCAL: This Video is Beautiful and Epic Rolled Into One!
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LOCAL: Ellis Butler-Barker 8b+ FA

The very strong and very motivated Ellis Butler-Barker, 17, has managed the First Ascent of a new link up at Ansteys Cove, Devon. Ellis’ ‘Chimera’ starts up ‘A Fisherman’s Tale’ (8b) before moving left and finishing up ‘Tuppence’ (8b). Ellis has suggested a grade of 8b+, but comments that this could actually the route may be quite hard for the …

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LOCAL: Tom Bunn in West Penwith 8A FA

Tom Bunn has completed a ground breaking first ascent of a new boulder problem located on ‘The Dreamboat’ boulder at Priests Cove, West Cornwall. ‘Wonderland’ climbs from a sit-start at the very bottom right of the steep granite bloc, before moving left and entering an extremely fierce crux to join the original loine of ‘The Dreamboat’ 7B. So, who’s going …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukLOCAL: Tom Bunn in West Penwith 8A FA
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It’s Back – Neon Bloc 3!

The winter is upon us and Christmas is approaching, which can mean only one thing, The Barn Climbing Centre’s Neon Bloc is nearly back! Mark Urdaibay, Paignton, gives us the low-down on the UK’s First & Very Best UV/ Glow-in-the-dark Boulder Competition. A special thanks to Tom Last for the photographs. Have you ever slowly lifted the lid of a …

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Winter Styles from Local Brand Dewerstone Clothing

Dartmoor-based lifestyle clothing brand, Dewerstone, send news of a winter clothing launch. From T-Shirts to Beanies, Dewerstone Clothing will be releasing fresh threads every day over a 7 day period. Co-Founder Rory Atton gives us the low down.. “Our Winter range comes a little late, although perfectly in keeping with this seasons European snowfall! We’re bringing out plenty of new …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukWinter Styles from Local Brand Dewerstone Clothing
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Major New Bouldering Guide for Cornwall

After much anticipation, the relatively recently developed bouldering area’s of Luxulyan Valley, near St Austell now have a FREE online guide. Photographer, guidebook author and general nice guy Tom Last has produced this visually impressive and easy to use guidebook over the past year or so. Tom Last reports: “With West Penwith and The Lizard to the west and the …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukMajor New Bouldering Guide for Cornwall
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LOCAL: Squire Catches The Wave on Dartmoor

18 year old James Squire from Bristol has made the most of the early winter conditions and managed to climb a notable project on The Wave at Bonehill, Dartmoor. Earlier attempts had been made from notable climbers such as Matt Birch and Mikey Cleverdon, however had been left uncompleted and open for young James to get stuck in. After 3 …

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LOCAL: This Video is Beautiful and Epic Rolled Into One!

Rowan Spear-Bulmer of RSBStudios displays his talent and passion in this epic video of Dan Turner crushing ‘AWOL Apprentice’ 7C at Tintagel North and ‘The Revolution is Coming’ 8A at Hartland. Both problems and locations are original Tom Newberry developments, having made the first ascent of ‘AWOL…’ after Tintagel North suffered a boulder reset from the winter storms. We’re really …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukLOCAL: This Video is Beautiful and Epic Rolled Into One!
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LOCAL: The BMC Cornish Climbing Festival

The BMC Report: Join us for the 2014 BMC Cornish Climbing Festival, which will be based at the Count House, Bosigran, and takes place over the weekend of 4-6 July. Golden granite, deep blue-green sea and some of the finest real ales in the country will be staples of the weekend. Whether you’re new to climbing or a seasoned sea …

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LOCAL: Tom Bunn – The Camel E6 6c

Tom Bunn, having recently made an ascent of ‘Rough ‘n’ Ready’ at Haytor, has made the second ascent of Simon Young’s ‘The Camel’ E6 6c on the Lowman. Tom comments: “I abbed the route one morning to see if it would be a worthwhile prospect and came back on Thursday to headpoint. After a couple of goes on the toprope, …

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LOCAL: Last & Hernan Repeat Splendid Isolation

Tom Last accompanied by Pelao ‘Chilie’ Hernan made the long slog up to Fur Tor, Dartmoor to attempt the seldom clibed route of ‘Splendid Isolation’ E3 5b. The route, being a total solo, is nearer to a boulder problem than a route, however the rescue time if you became injured would be less than ideal. Post by Tom Last.

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LOCAL: Tom Bunn in West Penwith 8A FA

Tom Bunn has completed a ground breaking first ascent of a new boulder problem located on ‘The Dreamboat’ boulder at Priests Cove, West Cornwall. ‘Wonderland’ climbs from a sit-start at the very bottom right of the steep granite bloc, before moving left and entering an extremely fierce crux to join the original loine of ‘The Dreamboat’ 7B. So, who’s going …

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Tunesday Track: 20syl – C.Y.D.T.T.

When we heard this one from Le Musicien Français, 20syl, we knew! This week’s Tunesday Track ,#cydtt, comes from Nantes, France and the brainchild of the legendary Hip-Hop/ Jazz group ‘Hocus Pocus‘. Many of you will have experienced the ‘scratch music’ band C2C, whom have featured in several climbing videos in the past couple of years including ‘Red River Gorge …

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Tunesday Track: SoulChef – Eyes Like Blue Skies (feat. Need Not Worry)

The incredibly verstile chilled beats of SoulChef brings us the Tunesday Track this week, with his track Eyes Like Blue Skies. SoulChef pulls together a blend of Jazz, Soul and Hiphop all the way over from Auckland, New Zealand and he released this tune back in 2013 in an Album titled ‘Classics’. The name couldnt be anymore suitable! Subscribe to …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: SoulChef – Eyes Like Blue Skies (feat. Need Not Worry)
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Tunesday Track: Spectrasoul – Away With Me (Calibre Remix)

Calibre’s Remix of Away With Me by Spectrasoul brings a BIG beat to the Tunesday Track this week. The Brighton boys, Spectrasoul, released their debut track ‘Alibi‘ way back in 2008 which stood the DNB community to attention and forced an eager anticipation of future tunes. Calibre, from Belfast, managed to get this track on Spectrasoul’s ‘Delay No More (The …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: Spectrasoul – Away With Me (Calibre Remix)
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Tunesday Track: The XX – Crystalised (Dark Sky Remix)

Bringing in the Tunesday Track this week is an artist formerly known as ‘The Boogaloo Crew’ (We think they should have kept the name!). London based artist Dark Sky released their debut album Imagin in August this year. Imagin was released through Monkeytown Records and featured their top track Rainkist, which they later released in October as a single. We …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: The XX – Crystalised (Dark Sky Remix)

Tunesday Track: Tove Lo – Habits (Stay High) – Hippie Sabotage Remix

Earlier this year in March, popular Californian brother-duo artist Hippie Sabotage released their remix of the Tove Lo track, Habits and offered an alternative name of Stay High. This Tunesday Track borders on mainstream, having received over 82 million views on the Official Video, but it’s such a mega tune we had to include it.

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Tunesday Track: Bon Iver – Flume (Kulkid Remix)

Things take a turn for the softer side of music this week as the Tunesday Track turns it’s headtorch over to the indie genre, with a twist. Bon Iver are an American Indie Folk band founded way back in 2007 and since then they’ve only released two albums. Their first album ‘For Emma, Forever Ago‘ and the track featured here, …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: Bon Iver – Flume (Kulkid Remix)
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Tunesday Track: SCNTST – Wavez Change

Diese Wocher ‘Melodietag Spur’ kommt aus Deutschland! This weeks ‘Tunesday Track’ comes from Germany! Talented progressive techno artist SCNTST produced this track back in 2013 and was featured in the album ‘Self Therapy’.  This young gun was only born in ’93, yet his sound is mature, full of character and, most of all, comes with a bag of psyche for …

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Tunesday Track: Little People – Start Shootin’ (Little People’s Americana Remix)

Welcome to Week 1 of the Tunesday Track! We kick it off with an artist that many of you might recognise from having featured in number of Dosage films. Little People give themselves the genre of ‘Downtempo Instrumental Hiphop with Beats and Bleeps”, how obvious. To confuse the genre further, this is a remix! Those of you that are Neil …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukTunesday Track: Little People – Start Shootin’ (Little People’s Americana Remix)
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Major New Bouldering Guide for Cornwall

After much anticipation, the relatively recently developed bouldering area’s of Luxulyan Valley, near St Austell now have a FREE online guide. Photographer, guidebook author and general nice guy Tom Last has produced this visually impressive and easy to use guidebook over the past year or so. Tom Last reports: “With West Penwith and The Lizard to the west and the …

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Vote Shauna Action Women of The Year!

  Two-time Bouldering World Cup Champion and British Mountaineering Council ambassador, Shauna Coxsey, has been nominated for the 2014 BT Action Women Award. Following her success at the IFSC ClimbingWorld Cup in Laval, Shauna went on to Magic Wood, Switzerland to attempt several hard climbs and at the top of her list, New Baseline 8B+ (V14). After an initial foray …

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LOCAL: Tom Bunn with Cornish E7 FA

Tom Bunn has made the first ascent of an incredibly photogenic new route near Tintagel, Cornwall. With young gun Alex Moore at along side, they attempted to work out the moves and gear first on top rope before moving on swiftly to lead attempts. Tom managed the FA on his first lead whilst Alex took a fall from the crux …

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LOCAL: Ellis Butler-Barker 8b+ FA

The very strong and very motivated Ellis Butler-Barker, 17, has managed the First Ascent of a new link up at Ansteys Cove, Devon. Ellis’ ‘Chimera’ starts up ‘A Fisherman’s Tale’ (8b) before moving left and finishing up ‘Tuppence’ (8b). Ellis has suggested a grade of 8b+, but comments that this could actually the route may be quite hard for the …

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LOCAL: Mikey C Repeats Dartmoor 7C

In this RustyPeg video, Mikey Cleverdon makes a very rare repeat of ‘Foals Chopper Sit Start’ (f7C) on Saddle Tor, Dartmoor. This is most likely the 2nd or 3rd ascent of this problem and is probably quite hard for the grade, having to finish up an already stiff f7A/ V6 ‘Foals Chopper’ after reversing the end of ‘Saddle Tor Traverse’ …

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LOCAL: Tom Bunn in West Penwith 8A FA

Tom Bunn has completed a ground breaking first ascent of a new boulder problem located on ‘The Dreamboat’ boulder at Priests Cove, West Cornwall. ‘Wonderland’ climbs from a sit-start at the very bottom right of the steep granite bloc, before moving left and entering an extremely fierce crux to join the original loine of ‘The Dreamboat’ 7B. So, who’s going …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukLOCAL: Tom Bunn in West Penwith 8A FA
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LOCAL: Tom Bunn with Cornish E7 FA

Tom Bunn has made the first ascent of an incredibly photogenic new route near Tintagel, Cornwall. With young gun Alex Moore at along side, they attempted to work out the moves and gear first on top rope before moving on swiftly to lead attempts. Tom managed the FA on his first lead whilst Alex took a fall from the crux …

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LOCAL: Last & Hernan Repeat Splendid Isolation

Tom Last accompanied by Pelao ‘Chilie’ Hernan made the long slog up to Fur Tor, Dartmoor to attempt the seldom clibed route of ‘Splendid Isolation’ E3 5b. The route, being a total solo, is nearer to a boulder problem than a route, however the rescue time if you became injured would be less than ideal. Post by Tom Last.

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Slow-Mo Bouldering Will Make You Want To Train

LouderThan11 are the production team behind several very cool, FREE, feature length climbing videos such as The Swiss Account, Threat Level Columbia and Park Life, the latter is a must watch for anyone who drools over granite bouldering. Those of you with a sense of humour, make a point of watching the very funny short, Shit Climbers Say. In this …

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Hazel Findlay Talks Society’s Influence on Girls and Fear

Hazel Findlay is possibly the most accomplished female British climber to date, having made many landmark ascents including the first British Female ascent of an E9 and becoming the first British Female to climb 8c. Being a full-time professional rock climber is not something everybody could achieve. Aside from being an incredibly talented climber, Hazel has driven her life towards …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukHazel Findlay Talks Society’s Influence on Girls and Fear
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Checkout The Stella Features On This Cosmic Boulder

The City of Rocks is one of States climbing Mecca’s which lies in rural Idaho just near the border with Utah. The very rich history of ascents in this area has clearly inspired continued development and in the past decade or so, the boulder revolution has pushed locals to find new venues. The imaginatively named, The Channel, is essentially a …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukCheckout The Stella Features On This Cosmic Boulder
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This Video Gave Me Sweaty Hands For Some Crisp Font Bouldering

Sandstone Media Productions have produced this awesome arty video of Adidas athletes bouldering in the forests of Fontainebleau. Paris- La Nuit (Paris – At Night) is comprised of 7 sections each with  different athletes, tunes, blocs and different links to various renowned regions of Paris. Keep an eye open for our very own, lovely, Shauna Coxsey!  

tom@rustypeg.co.ukThis Video Gave Me Sweaty Hands For Some Crisp Font Bouldering
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LOCAL: Squire Catches The Wave on Dartmoor

18 year old James Squire from Bristol has made the most of the early winter conditions and managed to climb a notable project on The Wave at Bonehill, Dartmoor. Earlier attempts had been made from notable climbers such as Matt Birch and Mikey Cleverdon, however had been left uncompleted and open for young James to get stuck in. After 3 …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukLOCAL: Squire Catches The Wave on Dartmoor
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Slow-Mo Bouldering Will Make You Want To Train

LouderThan11 are the production team behind several very cool, FREE, feature length climbing videos such as The Swiss Account, Threat Level Columbia and Park Life, the latter is a must watch for anyone who drools over granite bouldering. Those of you with a sense of humour, make a point of watching the very funny short, Shit Climbers Say. In this …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukSlow-Mo Bouldering Will Make You Want To Train
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Northumbland Bouldering Looks Ace!

Joe and Sam Lawson, the brothers behind Lawson Beta Productions, have produced this great video showcasing the quality sandstone bouldering on offer in the Northumbland area. They filmed the 25min video on a two week trip this summer, ticking a lot of problems from 7A and above! Checkout their Vimeo Page here: http://vimeo.com/user26764953

tom@rustypeg.co.ukNorthumbland Bouldering Looks Ace!
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LOCAL: UK’s First Deep Water Solo Comp a Success

For those of you with your social media eyes wide shut, The Quay Climbing Centre hosted the UK’s very first deep water solo competition in Exeter, Devon. Climbers took attempts at trying to climb each of their categories 3 problems on their first go, receiving more points for achieving higher holds and becoming very soggy when they could not climb …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukLOCAL: UK’s First Deep Water Solo Comp a Success
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LOCAL: This Video is Beautiful and Epic Rolled Into One!

Rowan Spear-Bulmer of RSBStudios displays his talent and passion in this epic video of Dan Turner crushing ‘AWOL Apprentice’ 7C at Tintagel North and ‘The Revolution is Coming’ 8A at Hartland. Both problems and locations are original Tom Newberry developments, having made the first ascent of ‘AWOL…’ after Tintagel North suffered a boulder reset from the winter storms. We’re really …

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Steve McClure Onsights ‘Strawberries’ E7

The iconic 80’s Ron Fawcett route of ‘Strawberries’ is one of, if not the most coveted onsights in Britain, being both steep and technical whilst also being very difficult climbing to read. Today, Steve McClure made the first British onsight of ‘Strawberries’! The first onsight was by Stefan Glowacz, way back in 1987 almost a decade after the first ascent …

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LOCAL: Mikey C Repeats Dartmoor 7C

In this RustyPeg video, Mikey Cleverdon makes a very rare repeat of ‘Foals Chopper Sit Start’ (f7C) on Saddle Tor, Dartmoor. This is most likely the 2nd or 3rd ascent of this problem and is probably quite hard for the grade, having to finish up an already stiff f7A/ V6 ‘Foals Chopper’ after reversing the end of ‘Saddle Tor Traverse’ …

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LOCAL: Tom Bunn – The Camel E6 6c

Tom Bunn, having recently made an ascent of ‘Rough ‘n’ Ready’ at Haytor, has made the second ascent of Simon Young’s ‘The Camel’ E6 6c on the Lowman. Tom comments: “I abbed the route one morning to see if it would be a worthwhile prospect and came back on Thursday to headpoint. After a couple of goes on the toprope, …

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Big Willy Attitude – What a Name!

Ned Fehally showcases his ‘Big Willy Attitude’ 7C+ and his incredible lower body flexibility in this video. The problem is a sit start to the popular ‘Cock O’ the Rock’ 7A found up at Stanage High Neb. We’re literally posting this for the name…

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LOCAL: Tom Bunn in West Penwith 8A FA

Tom Bunn has completed a ground breaking first ascent of a new boulder problem located on ‘The Dreamboat’ boulder at Priests Cove, West Cornwall. ‘Wonderland’ climbs from a sit-start at the very bottom right of the steep granite bloc, before moving left and entering an extremely fierce crux to join the original loine of ‘The Dreamboat’ 7B. So, who’s going …

tom@rustypeg.co.ukLOCAL: Tom Bunn in West Penwith 8A FA
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