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Be Inspired: Three Amazing Videos about Philippe Ribiere

Philippe Ribiere is one of the most inspiring climbers you might ever have the opportunity to meet. Epic TV has made a three-part series about Ribiere and here is what they had to say: Ribiere was born with Rubinstein syndrome and abandoned by his parents at birth. His entire
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Florine Sets Yosemite Record

Hans Florine has made the first one-day solo ascent of Triple Direct on El Capitan. Fifty-year-old Florine climbed the route in temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius. He started climbing just before 6 a.m. and rope-soloed each pitch except for the easy terrain. He reached the top
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Petzl Rock Trip 2005: Squamish with O’Neill

Let’s call it #tbwednesday and watch the 2005 Petzl Rock Trip through the eyes of Timmy O’Neill. Featuring Lynn Hill, Jason Kehl, Chris Sharma, Gérôme Pouvreau, Lisa Rands, Liv Sansoz, Dave Graham, Jérôme Meyer, Steve McClure, Said Belhaj and many others.
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Video: Climbing in Oman

National Geographic’s video about deep water soloing in Oman.
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Climbing the Classics: Grand Illusion

Mammut brings us episode five of the series Reclimbing the Classics. Mirko Caballero climbs Tony Yaniro’s 5.13 Grand Illusion in Lake Tahoe. Visit Mammut for the full story here. Related For episode one and two see here. For episode three see here. For episode four see here.
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Sharma Sends Brick Arch

Chris Sharma, the newest Red Bull athlete, climbs a steep, stone arch under a bridge. Read about Sharma and Stefan Glowacz’s send of the steepest route in the world here. Post by Iñigo Bilbao.
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Nalle Hukkataival on The Bügeleisen

Nalle Hukkataival is one of the world’s strongest boulderers, watch him send The Bugeleisen Sit Start V16. The Finnish bouldering phenom Hukkataival had tried Klem Loskot’s The Bugeleisen Sit Start before his send. About the project he said, “‘It turned out to
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Flashback to Rockies Golden Era and Trotter’s New Route

The Rockies are full of old projects, routes that were too technically difficult to free at the time. Urs Kallen told Sonnie Trotter about one such project. By Sonnie Trotter In 1975 three Rockies legends scoured The Bow Valley in search of the next great aid line. At the time,
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Climbing in Kalymnos

Kalymnos, Greece has become one of the world’s top destinations for sport climbing. The rock is world-class, there are tufas, stalactites, overhanging walls, shallow pockets and even thin slabs. Most routes are around 30 metres, but some are up to five pitches. For more
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