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Jon Walsh and Michelle Kadatz Send Scottish Knuckleduster

For the past month, a number of Canadians have been sending hard routes in Scotland. Two of those Canadians are Michelle Kadatz and Jon Walsh. Having climbed a number of test-piece winter lines in the area before, the Calgary crushers knew the lay of the land before heading over
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New Ontario Rock Climbing Guidebook

Southern Ontario climbers will have a new guidebook this summer, the first in over two decades. The comprehensive guide will be published in two volumes. Focused around The Niagara Escarpment, Gus Alexandropoulos wrote: “the guide itself is a love letter to the area and its
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Training With Ontario’s Joe Skopec

Joe Skopec is a strong Ontario climber and after a recent request by others to post a video of his training routine, he uploaded this short clip. Joe Skopec Training from joseph on Vimeo.
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The 2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

The 2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival will be taking place from Feb. 12 to 20. Speakers will include Paul McSorley, Kevin Jorgeson, Lynn Hill, Rob Wood and many more. For info on the big event, visit here.
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Big Bouldering Sends in Europe

It seems to be send season in Europe as many hard problems have been going down. James Webb made the first American ascent and fourth ascent overall of L’Alchimiste, which had two sends within a few weeks prior. After finishing second in the USA Bouldering Nationals, he
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Words With Top Comp Climber Kyle Murdoch

Kyle Murdoch is a top climber who is currently ranked first in Sport Climbing B.C.’s Junior category and third in Open for Bouldering. Kyle is based in Port Coquitlam, where he spends most of his time outside of school at the climbing gym. He has competed internationally as
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Black Diamond Carabiner Recall

Black Diamond Equipment has voluntarily issued a recall, subject to user inspection, of carabiners, quickdraws and nylon runners because of the possibility of product irregularities. In some carabiners, the gate rivets (in solid gate carabiners) and wire ends (in wiregate
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Watch Send of Squamish’s Pixie Corner

Pixie Corner is one of Squamish’s most classic 5.8 cracks. The dual-crack climb that rises up a short corner is found at the Smoke Bluffs. It has long been a favourite among visiting climbers and locals on their solo circuits. It was first climbed in 1978 by Joe Buszowski
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Basecamp Podcast With Eric and Elise Sethna

Eric and Elise Sethna are two of Canada’s most accomplished sibling climbers. From numerous CEC and Tour de Bloc wins to competing on the National Team, the Sethna’s have dominated many competitions. Raised in Canmore, they began their impressive comp career on Dung
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Commentary Highlights From USA Nationals

The USA Bouldering Nationals had some big climbing moments, but in this short compilation we get to hear some audio highlights. From cray, green blob, watch-wearing-competitor, strong and struggle to a number of creative words, the commentators pulled out all the stops to provide
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