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B.C. Comp at Edge Photos and Results

The first Sport Climbing B.C. (SCBC) comp of 2016 took place at The Edge in Vancouver. On Jan. 23 and 24, top climbers made their way to The Edge for one of the biggest comps of the season, the B.C. Bouldering Provincials. Top senders Sean McColl and Mathilde Becerra won the Open
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Watch a Send of a Classic Squamish Line

Another great video from Stu Smith of a send from the Squamish Smoke Bluffs. The route was first climbed by Peter Croft and Tami Knight at 5.11b. As Smith wrote, “There were two bolts protecting the roof and lip, luckily they were chopped leaving a pure gear protected route
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Watch Climbing on B.C. Ice Bergeron Falls

Bergeron Falls is a 100-metre route set in a one-of-a-kind amphitheatre close to Tumbler Ridger, B.C. This Northern B.C. route is must-climb for those looking to tick Canadian classics off their list.
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Watch Tom Randall Climb Hard Kraken

Watch Tom Randall climb his hard roof problem called Kraken V13. Visit Randall’s blog for more on his send: “When I first tried this move I was convinced that my forearm or finger would explode with a loud ‘bang’ if I even tried to put 75 per cent of my
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Ontario Tour de Bloc Results and Photos

The first Tour de Bloc of 2016 to take place in Ontario went down on Jan. 23. Some of the Toronto area’s strongest indoor climbers made the trip to Etobicoke for the big comp. In the Open category, Olivia Wyett won for the women and Lucas Uchida for the men. Regular Gripped
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Nanga Parbat Winter Team Calls it Quits

The Nanga Light team with a Canadian connection have turned around from camp four. In 2015, Elisabeth Revol and Tomasz Mackiewicz were only 300 metres from the summit of the 8,126-metre Nanga Parbat when they turned around. They were one of many teams who had attempted the first
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Canadian Women Advance at Ice Worlds

The second stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup is taking place in Switzerland on Jan. 22 and 23. A number of Canadians are competing at the event in Saas Fee and have advanced to semi-finals on Sat. Jan. 23. Karlee Hall from B.C. finished the day in 16th and Rebecca Lewis from
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SCBC Bouldering Comp This Weekend

Less than a week after Alberta’s bouldering provincials and climbers are gearing up for the B.C. provincials. On Jan. 23 and 24, climbers will be competing at The Edge in North Vancouver for not only a podium finish, but for points in the national series. The same Sport
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Epic Mountain Story by Beglinger and Blanchard

Barry Blanchard and Ruedi Beglinger tell crazy story about a mountain accident.
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Colin Haley Solos Torre Egger in Patagonia

American alpinist Colin Haley has made a solo ascent of the 2,685-metre Patagonia peak Torre Egger. The ascent comes five years after his first solo of Aguja Standhardt and years of being a cutting-edge alpinist. It took Haley 16-and-a-half hours to climb Torre Egger and he made
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