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Watch a New V6 Being Climbed in Germany

Jaume Garcia has cleaned and climbed a new V6 in Bahratal, Germany. Check out some of Bahratal’s problems on Sendage.
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Vid: Patxi Usobiaga and His Great Training Room

The strong 34-year-old has been at the cutting-edge of training for rock climbing for more than a decade. Gripped has been following his progress for years and his recent short training video will get you fired up. Usobiaga writes on his website: “I love climbing and
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PEI’s New Rock Climbing Wall

Prince Edward Island has its first climbing gym thanks to some local climbers who had no where to train in the winter. The new climbing wall is in Stratford, PEI and is the first year-round climbing facility on the island. Red Rock Climbing Wall The project was headed by Daniel
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Big New Ice Route in Montana

Scott Coldiron and Christian Thompson have climbed a big new ice route in the Cabinet Range of Montana. Coldiron and Thompson climbed Black Well Falls WI5 M4 300 metres over the weekend. “To my knowledge, it’s the biggest steep, pure ice route in this little
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Alberta Climbing Association’s Calgary Lead Comp

The Alberta Climbing Association Onsight Lead Competition took place on Feb. 27 at the Calgary Climbing Centre’s Stronghold. Photos by Philip Quade The Alberta Climbing Association’s lead competition at Calgary’s Stronghold brought some of the strongest climbers
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Alex Johnson Sends Her Project The Swoop

The strong American boulderer Alex Johnson has sent her Red Rocks project and called it The Swoop. Alex Johnson wrote on her Facebook page: “The Swoop is a project no more. I stuck this move for the first time ever on Friday and took it to the top. This was my baby, I found
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Canada’s 2015 IFSC Toronto World Cup #ifscTO

The IFSC World Cup will be returning to Toronto on May 30 and 31. This will be one of the best competitions of the year, don’t miss #ifscTO. The 2015 IFSC World Cup will be making a stop for speed climbing in Central Saanich, B.C. on May 17 before headint to Toronto at the
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Canadian Bouldering National Championships

Quebec welcomes this year’s 2015 Canadian Bouldering Nationals. It will be held in Montreal on March 21 and 22. It’s an event not to be missed, during which you can admire the performances of the best climbers in the country. The event is organized by the Bouldering Montréal
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The Alaska Project

The Alaska Project aims to document and photograph every mountain of the Alaska Range. Carl Battreall is a photographer who focuses on alpine photography and works toward conservation of remote, unprotected wilderness areas. Stretching in an arch across south central Alaska, the
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Vid: Climbing Doxology V12

Watch Thomas Betterton climb Doxology V12 in February 2015. The classic line is outside of Fort Collins, CO and established by Ian Dory.
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