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20.11.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Scottish winter climbing kickoff / Greg Boswell, Guy Robertson add Local Hero to An Teallach

Winter climbing in Scotland has begun in earnest with the first ascent of Local Hero at An Teallach by Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson

05.07.2019 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Piolets d'Or 2019: jury and big list of world’s most significant, innovative mountain climbs

58 ascents carried out in 2018 have been included in the Big list, from which winners will be selected for the Piolets d’Or , the prestigious mountaineering award that will be celebrated from 19 - 22 September 2019 during the Ladek Mountain Festival in Poland. The jury is comprised of: Sandy Allan, Kazu Amano, Valeri Babanov, Jordi Corominas, Fred Degoulet, Ines Papert, Andrej Štremfelj.

06.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson cast their Forge in Scotland

Scottish mountaineers Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have started their winter climbing season in style with the first ascent of The Forge X/10 at An Teallach in NNW Scotland.

15.01.2018 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Boswell and Robertson discover their Holy Grail in Scottish Highlands

Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have climbed a significant new route on Buachaille in Scotland called The Holy Grail IX/10.

14.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Scotland: superb new winter climb established by Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson

Winter mountaineering in Scotland: on the Church Door Buttress at Bidean nam Bian close to Glen Coe the expert British mountaineers Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson have made the first ascent of Lost Arrow Winter Variation, describing the demanding line as 'one of the most sustained routes' they have ever climbed in the country.

06.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Early climbing in slow Scottish winter

The winter mountaineering season in Scotland has begun in earnest with three notable ascents on Ben Nevis, Hell’s Lum Crag in the Cairngorms and at Beinn Heasgairnich in the Southern Highlands.

04.05.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Alaska: Greg Boswell and Will Sim climb two big new climbs routes above Buckskin Glacier

In April 2017 Greg Boswell and Will Sim made the first ascent of two big new alpine climbs in the Central Alaskan Range: Beastiality up Bear's Tooth and Shark Fishing on a mountain on the opposite side of the Buckskin Glacier.

19.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greg Boswell winter climbing video profile

The video profile of Greg Boswell, one of the UK’s strongest Scottish winter climbers.

14.02.2017 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Winter mountaineering in Scotland / Greg Boswell adds difficult new mixed climb to Cairngorms

On 08/02/2017 Greg Boswell and Scott Grosdanof made the first ascent of Intravenous Fly Trap, a difficult new mixed climb at Coire an Lochain in the Cairngorms, Scotland.

01.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greg Boswell and Nick Bullock survive bear attack in Canadian Rockies

Scotland's Greg Boswell was attacked by a bear yesterday while winter climbing in the Rocky Mountains in Canada together with Nick Bullock. The two leading British alpinists thankfully survived the attack without serious injury.

07.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greg Boswell climbs Banana Wall in Scotland

Climbing together with Masa Sakano, Greg Boswell has made the first ascent of Banana Wall at Coire an Lochain. Graded XII,12, this is only the second winter route of this difficulty in Scotland.

16.02.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

The Messiah climbed in winter by Boswell, Robertson and Hawthorn

On 02/02/2015 Greg Boswell, Uisdean Hawthorn and Guy Robertson made the first winter ascent of The Messiah on Beinn Bhan in Scotland. This is the third onsight ascent of a Scottish grade X route in a fortnight.

28.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson raise the bar with Range War in Scotland

At Creag an Dubh Loch in Scotland Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson made the first ascent, onsight, of Range War  X/10. This is only the second route of this difficulty to be ascended in this style, after their The Greatest Show on Earth at Cul Mor.

22.01.2015 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson make onsight first ascent of The Greatest Show On Earth in Scotland

On 19 January 2014 Greg Boswell and Guy Robertson made the first ascent, onsight, of The Greatest Show On Earth, a six pitch outing on Cul Mor in Scotland. If the grade is confirmed, this is quite possibly the first onsight ascent of a grade X/10 winter climb in Britain.

23.12.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Scottish winter climbing begins

The winter climbing season in Scotland has begun with three noteworthy ascent: the first winter ascent of Boggle of Beinn Eighe by Martin Moran and Robin Thomas and the first repeats of Tomahawk Crack on Ben Nevis (Will Sim and Andy Inglis) and Culloden on Creag an Dubh Loch (Guy Robertson and Greg Boswell).

22.01.2014 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

New winter climbs in Scotland

On 11 January four new routes were added to Creag an Dubh Loch in Scotland by Nick Bullock, Greg Boswell, Callum Johnson, Uisdean Hawthorn, Simon Richardson, Guy Robertson, Will Sim and Iain Small.

18.12.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Greg Boswell makes first winter ascent of The Demon in Scotland

On 7 December Greg Boswell made the first winter ascent of The Demon (IX, 9) at Coire an Lochain in the Northern Corries, Scotland.

19.11.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Bullock and Boswell climb hard ice and mixed in Canada

British alpinists Nick Bullock and Greg Boswell are currently in the Canadian Rockies where they have repeated a series of hard, rarely repeated ice and mixed climbs in fine style.

25.10.2013 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Powerdab M13 at The Works for Greg Boswell

Last weekend the Scottish climber Greg Boswell made the first dry tooling ascent of Powerdab at The Works (Lake District, Great Britain) to establish the UK’s second M13.

12.02.2013 by Planetmountain in Alpinism

Superb new winter climbs in Scotland

A report of the recent new winter routes climbed in Scotland which include Shooting the Breeze (IX,8 Guy Robertson, Greg Boswell) and Immortal Memory (IX,9 Guy Robertson, Jason Currie) on Beinn Eighe, Vapourizer (VIII,8 Guy Robertson, Greg Boswell) on Creag an Dubh Loch, No Success Like Failure (IX,8 Simon Richardson, Iain Small) on Ben Nevis and Suspended Animation (VIII,9 Martin Moran, Pete Maccpherson) on Beinn Bhan.

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