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The Network Trailer

Check out this cool trailer of The Network, a film that documents the lives of some of the world's best climbers.
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Videos of the Six Piolets d’Or 2013 Award Winners

Here are a series of short video clips highlighting the six ascents that were chosen as the winners of the 2013 Piolets d'Or Awards.
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Alex Honnold and Josh McCoy on Mi Regalo Favorito 5.13d

Check out this cool video of Alex Honnold and Josh McCoy establishing Mi Regalo Favorito 5.13d, a new 19 pitch route in El Potrero Chico.
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Piolet d’Or 2013 – Everyone Wins?

Here is an interesting analysis of the 2013 Piolet d'Or awards where the jury gave the award to all six of the nominated ascents.
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Kai Lightner Sending Southern Smoke 5.14c

Check out this video of 13 year-old Kai Lightner as he sends Southern Smoke 5.14c in the Red River Gorge. Over the last month Lightner has also redpointed three other 5.14a routes.
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MEC Canadian Bouldering Nationals Results

New winners emerged at the Bouldering Nationals on the weekend, with Miles Adamson and Kerry Briggs emerging triumphant.
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Aid Climbing Rant

The talented aid climber Chris Kalous shares some interesting ideas about the validity of difficult aid climbing grades.
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Reducing the Risk on Rockies Limestone

When it comes to surviving and thriving in the battle with gravity, being a good climber is only part of the equation. I've been very fortunate to have climbed a very long time. Using my experiences over the years, I hope to offer some tips to reduce risk, preventable heartache
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The Prophet

When I sat down to write this story it was just supposed to be about this route in Yosemite called The Prophet which I completed this fall. As I started typing I realized that it was much more than just a route for me, and this made the writing process more difficult than just
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Approach Shoes – Hike to the Crags

With their burly uppers and sticky, climbing- specific outsoles, approach shoes allow climbers to easily get to almost any crag. Here are some of this season’s best approach shoes.
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