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Stanhope Frees Finger of Fate

Will Stanhope has bagged what is likely the second free ascent of the Finger of Fate on the Titan at the Fisher Towers in Utah.
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Hueniken Hikes Musashi M12

Canadian ACMG guide Sarah Hueniken has just redpointed Musashi M12 in the Ciniplex Cave.
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Climbing Technique Video – Edging

Nice video from Joe Kinder outlining some tips about the fundamental skill of edging.
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Megos Bags 5.15a and 5.14d on Second Attempt

Anyone that thought Alexander Megos' recent 5.14d onsight was a one-off, will have to reconsider their opinion. The 19 year-old German climber has now also redpointed La Rambla 5.15a and A Muerte 5.14d in Siurana on his second go.
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The Dos and Don’ts of Modifying Your Gear

Kolin Powick, Canadian expat and Director of Quality at Black Diamond, has posted another great article about what you should not do when modifying your gear.
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Possible First 5.14d Onsighted

The first onisght of Estado crítico, may also be the first 5.14d onsight.
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Chris Sharma repeats La Dura Dura

Chris Sharma Makes Second Ascent of La Dura Dura 9b+ at Oliana, Spain
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Renan Ozturk – Climber, Artist and Filmmaker

American climber, artist and filmmaker Renan Ozturk has put together this short film containing some incredible footage from his numerous trips.
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Caldwell and Honnold’s Massive Zion Link-Up

Americans Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold have free climbed four Zion big-walls in a single 16-hour push.
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To Chalk or Not to Chalk

Joe Kinder has put together a nice video outlining the benefits of using chalk as well as some important etiquette about cleaning holds and removing tick marks.
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