Sport Climbing Signs Broadcast Deal in Japan

While the IOC might consider to reopen the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games program, the International Federation of Sport Climbing (IFSC) has signed a deal with Japan's Synca Creations Inc, to televise its World Championships and World Cup series in 2014 in Japan.  This deal opens a new era in IFSC event exposure and in the marketing area.


BMC Unveils BMC TV

The British Mountaineering Council (BMC) is happy to announce BMC TV, the new online video platform featuring climbing, hill walking and mountaineering skills, interviews and action, which was officially launched at Kendal Mountain Festival on November 16th.

BMC TV ( is a brand new online video channel, that’s a mix of excitement, inspiration and technical advice.

BMC TV is a standalone video site that’s designed to work in partnership with the main BMC website ( and the official BMC Facebook page (

The BMC will be filming all the BMC events – such as local festivals, competitions and seminars – to open up the work of the BMC like never before.

The BMC is also commissioning a whole range of short films on climbing and walking issues from leading filmmakers such as Hot Aches, Jen Randall, Slackjaw and Bjarne Salen. This year, the topic has been all about making the transition to outdoor climbing, so check out the films featuring top climbers Katy Whittaker, Pete Robins, Calum Muskett, Libby Peter and Mina Leslie-Wujastyk talk about their first experiences outside. There are now over 200 films on BMC TV and more being added every day.
BMC TV and its content is part funded by Sport England.

Don’t miss:
Two Mums – great short by Jen Randall:
Conville course: our new film about how to start climbing in the alps:
British Bouldering Championships (BBCs) – Matt Pycroft makes the BBCs look even cooler:
Crag Lough clean-up:
Life of a Mountain:
T-Rex: great short about Gogarth:




Results of 1st Park Young Seok Climbing Competition

The competition was organized by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) in coordination with Park Young Seok Foundation and The North Face. This 1st Park Young Seok Climbing Competition (Speed and Lead) was organized on 1 & 2 November 2013 at the Himalaya Climbing & Training Centre, Balaju.

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