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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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The Rack: Climbing Shoes For Spring

This season, climbers can pick from a variety of shoes that deliver comfort, versatility and exceptional performance. Here are some of this spring’s top picks.
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MEC Canadian Bouldering National Championship takes place this weekend

Don't miss this weekend's action at the Canadian Bouldering National Championship!
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Kalymnos – Climbing in Paradise

Here is a cool video featuring some of the spectacular climbing and scenery in the climbing paradise of Kalymnos.
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