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New Routes in Norway

Very dramatic video of Daniel Jung and Nico and Olivier Favresse bagging first ascents in Norway.
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Steve Townsend Sending Battle of Evermore: Dramatic New Image

We recently reported on Steve Townsend's send of Sonnie Trotter's incredible Battle of Evermore 5.14 at Furry Creek, Squamish.
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World Cup Climbing Comp: Introducing the Canadians

Continuing our daily coverage leading up to the World Cup Comp in Hamilton on June 1 and 2 we introduce the Canadian National Champions
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Climber Dies After Being Stung by Killer Bees

Steven Johnson and his dog were found stung to death after they were attacked by a swarm of killer bees at a cliff near Tucson, Arizona.
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Two Girls, One Pup – Bouldering in Vegas

Check out this video of Alex Johnson, Kati Peters and Fritz the dog climbing some classic boulder problems in Vegas.
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I’m Your Huckleberry 5.13 First Ascent

A very cool video of the legendary climber Randy Leavitt bagging the FA of I'm Your Huckleberry 5.13 in El Cajon Mountain, San Diego, California.
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Leavittation: How To Climb Offwidth Cracks

Very cool instructional video with Randy Leavitt demonstration the subtleties of Leavittation technique. A must-watch for any aspiring offwidth climber.
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Count Down to the World Cup: The World’s Best Climbers are Coming to Canada

With 3 weeks to go till the World Cup Bouldering event in Hamilton, Ontario, Gripped takes a look at some of the top athletes that will be attending.
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Catching Air on The Past Recaptured in The Gunks

Nice video of Jamie Hamilton pitching on The Past Recaptured 5.12a in the Gunks.
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The Erasing of Midnight Lightning

Check out this interesting article about the recent removal of the chalk-drawn lightning bolt from the world famous boulder problem Midnight Lightning V8.
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