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Everest: Two Solitudes

The way that the events played out on Everest on the last days of April is now well enough known. Three western climbers, Uli Steck (Switzerland, Simon Moro (Italy) and Jonathon Griffiths (UK) would attempt a route described on by editor of the American Alpine
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Climbers Attacked on Everest

The famous alpinists Ueli Steck and Simone Moro along with climber/photographer Jonathan Griffith were attacked by a group of around 100 Sherpas after the trio had an altercation with a team of Sherpa climbers fixing ropes on the mountain.
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Broken Bolt Hanger Creates Fixed Gear Concerns

Someone posting on the popular climbing website claims to have found a cracked bolt hanger on a relatively new sport climb.
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Video of the Women’s Qualifiers at the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Kitzbuehel

Check out this video of the Women's Qualifiers at the IFSC Climbing World Cup in Kitzbuehel.
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Heel and Toe Hooks

Here's another cool video from Joe Kinder outlining the basics of heel and toe hooks.
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Beth Rodden is Climbing Back

Beth Rodden was once considered one of the world's top female climbers, but a series of injuries forced her to reconsider what she loves about the sport. Here is a video that examines her struggle to get back into climbing.
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Lama and Arnold Bag Bird of Prey in Alaska

The talented team of David Lama and Dani Arnold have established Bird of Prey 5.10b M7+ A2 on the Moose's Tooth in the Central Alaska Range.
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Video of Will Stanhope Freeing the Finger of Fate

Check out this video of Gripped cover-boy Will Stanhope as he bags a free ascent of the Finger of Fate on the Titan.
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Layton Kor (1939 – 2013)

The famous American climber Layton Kor passed away the night of April 21, 2013 at the age of 74.
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Video Highlights of the 2013 IFSC Climbing World Cup in Millau

Nice video of the men's and women's finals at the 2013 IFSC Climbing World Cup in Millau.
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