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Short Story on Chris Snobeck’s Mustang M14- Send

Chris Snobeck from Denver recently sent The Mustang P-51, an M14- in Colorado. Story by Sam Sala Tying in, Chris flashes me the same laser-focused, yet serene smile I’ve seen so many times, the one that always seems to tell me this will be the go that counts. This burn, his
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Watch a Ski Descent of Steep B.C. Couloir

Watch a ski descent by Brette Harrington and Marc-Andre Leclerc of Lady Peak’s Northeast Couloir. The steep route is in the Cheam Range of southwestern B.C. Leclerc wrote, “From the summit ridge of the peak, a mixture of belayed skiing, lowering from buried skis and
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Alberta Provincials at Calgary’s Hanger

The CEC National Series and Alberta Climbing Association’s combined Youth/Open Boulder Competition is on Jan. 16 and 17. The event will be held at the Calgary Climbing Centre’s new Hanger location. There are two head setters, Dustin Curtis is in charge of Open and
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Tommy Caldwell Talks Climbing At Banff Festival

Tommy Caldwell was one of the many top climbers the the 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. Listen to this recording of his presentation about Dawn Wall and Fitz Roy in front of a sold-out audience.
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Watch Solo of Yosemite’s Big Ice Climb!

Vitaliy Musiyenko made the first known solo of the 300-metre Widow’s Tears WI5 in Yosemite at the start of 2016. The ice route rarely forms and was first climbed by Mark Chapman and Kevin Worrall over three days in 1975. Musiyenko has made a number of trips to Canada. In
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Words With University Bouldering Series President

The University Bouldering Series (UBS) is a relatively new comp circuit in Canada aimed at university students. Max Summerlee is the president and one of the co-founders of the UBS. Climbing for 20 years, he has spent time competing and climbed in the Tour de Bloc (TDB) nationals
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Nathan Kutcher Onsights a Colorado M12+

Nathan Kutcher has reported about his onsight of a hard mixed route in Ouray. A number of Canadians have made the trip to Colorado to compete in the upcoming Ouray Ice Festival, arguable North America’s most popular ice climbing event.. Kutcher, who won the Ouray Ice Fest
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Pete Woods Talks About Upcoming Alberta Comp

The first Alberta provincial competition will be taking place Jan. 16 at the Calgary Climbing Centre (CCC). The CCC’s Simon Villeneuve noted there are two head setters, Dustin Curtis is in charge of Open and Kaleb Thomas is in charge of Juniors. Assistants ar
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Free Mountain-101 Course from U of A

University of Alberta is currently developing Mountains 101­­, a 10-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) teaching a comprehensive overview of Mountain Studies. Mountains 101 will cover an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological and human
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A Short Splitter in Northwest Territories

Watch James Martin climb Caribou Crack, short line in the Vampire Spires of Northwest Territories. Caribou Crack, Vampire Peaks, Canada from Pat Goodman on Vimeo.
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