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IFSC World Bouldering Championship in Munich Semi Recap

The World Bouldering Championship is taking place in Munich this weekend. Here is a re-cap of the semi-finals. Sean McColl is the only Canadian in the finals tonight. For photos visit The Circuit here.  
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Eastern Canada Boulders

Watch top climbers boulder on some of Quebec’s finer blocs.   
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New Greenland Route: The Great Shark Hunt

Three climbers have climbed a new route on Greenland’s Shark’s Tooth: The Great Shark Hunt. Matteo Della Bordella, Silvan Schüpbach and Christian Ledergerber climbed The Great Shark Hunt on Aug. 18, a 900-metre wall of granite. In 2011, a Russian team made the first
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Africa Fusion – Honnold and Findlay explore South Africa

Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay head to South Africa for an experience of a life time. Africa Fusion takes us from the breathtaking red rock and vast landscape of Namibia, across the desert and down to lush Waterval Boven in South Africa. Carrying on the journey in South Africa we
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Mar Álvarez: second female ascent of Era Vella

Spanish climber Mar Alvarez has sent the classic Margalef climb Era Vella 5.14d and become the second woman to do so. In 2012 Sasha DiGiulian sent the route which was established in 2009 by Chris Sharma. The route has been climbed nearly two dozen times. This is Alvarez’s
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Vid: Rad looking Magic Wood problem

Anthony Gullsten on his super quick two-day ascent of Practice of the Wild in Magic Wood. For more on Anthony visit his blog. Andy Practice from Exileded on Vimeo.
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New Routes in B.C.’s Leaning Towers

The Leaning Towers are a remote range of peaks in southeastern B.C. The area is seldom visited due to the long bushwhacking approach.   During mid-August, Michelle Kadatz, Katie Bono and Hannah Preston ventured in for their first trip. Despite bad weather, they managed to
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Yosemite: one on one with Cheyne Lempe

Living, climbing, and working in Yosemite Valley, California with Mountain Hardwear athlete Cheyne Lempe. For most of us — it’s a distant dream. Live full time (legally) in Yosemite Valley, California. Climb some of the best granite in the world as part of your job. Live in a
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New Hardware for 2015

Gripped gear editor Rafal Andronowski has published an excellent write-up on his The Alpine Start blog about the new hardware for 2015 as seen at the Outdoor Retail Show in Salt Lake City. From harnesses to quickdraws and belay devices, every company has revamped one or two
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Tragedy in Tuolumne

Avid Yosemite climber died shortly after his girlfriend Jainee Dial accepted his wedding proposal. Brad Parker, 36, died in a fall on Saturday, Aug. 16 after falling from Matthes Crest in Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite, Calif. Parker was attempting to free-solo the Matthes Crest
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