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A Short Film About Squamish Bouldering

Ben Harrington pieced together a short film about some of his “random Squamish footage from the last year,” as he wrote. Squamish from Ben Herrington on Vimeo.
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Bozeman Fest and Ice World Cup this Weekend, Watch Here!

The 2016 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup starts tomorrow in Bozeman. A few weeks ago, the climbing structure that was built for the first World Cup of the season, fell over in a wind storm. After some serious rallying by organizers, the wall has been rebuilt and the show will go on.
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Watch Sean McColl Crush in France

Sean McColl was recently in Bishop, but earlier this year he spent some time at Fontainebleau. In March, Sean McColl took a two-week trip to the enchanted forests of Fontainebleau, France. He sent a number of difficult routes, including two V14s in one day, see here for that story.
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Amazing New Documentary on Mexico Sport Climbing

Watch this short documentary about climbing in the Sierra Madres near Monterrey, Mexico. This is a new film by Three Peak Films and is one of the best ever made about Mexican sport climbing. From the amazing new caves to big wall bolted routes, this film is one to watch. We also
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Legendary Climber Doug Tompkins Dies in Kayaking Accident

Doug Tompkins, founder of The North Face, dies in kayaking accident in South America. Doug Tompkins, 72, was on a kayak trip to Gerneral Carrera Lake in Patagonia in southern Chile with Yvon Chouinard, Rick Ridgeway, Western Boyles, Jim Ellison and Lorenzo Alvarez. Strong waves
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Sarah Hueniken Sets Standard With M14 Send

Canadian climber and alpine guide Sarah Hueniken has become the first North American woman to climb M14. On Dec. 7, Hueniken made the fourth ascent Will Mayo’s testpiece at Vail called The Mustang P-51, which Will Gadd made the third ascent of the previous day.
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Watch Nina Williams Send Midnight Lightning

Nina Williams sends the classic Yosemite problem Midnight Lightning V8. The famous route is found on the Columbia Boulder and was first climbed in 1978 by Ron Kauk. In 1998, Lynn Hill made the first female ascent.
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Watch Chris Sharma Send Old Hard Route

Just outside the town of Mouriès, France, in the small Alpilles Mountains, sits a legendary iconic route from the 1980s called Magie Blanche. The 22-metre 5.14a has little in common with the routes modern senders seek. On Oct. 16, Chris Sharma decided to give the old route a try
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Watch a Splitter Ascent by Alan Carne

In April 2015, Jacob Cook captured Alan Carne sending a hard route in Indian Creek. The route Carne climbed is called Sacred Cow and instead of jamming it straight on, he was uses some strong laybacking techniques. Alan Carne on Sacred Cow from Jacob Cook on Vimeo.
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A Basecamp Podcast Conversation With Bernadette McDonald

Bernadette McDonald is an author and climber based in the Canadian Rockies. McDonald was instrumental in making the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival what it is today. She helped start the Banff World Tour, the Banff Mountain Book Festival, the Banff Writing Program and The
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