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New Pitch on Half Dome’s Damaged Northwest Face

Less than one month after a major rock-fall left a classic American route damaged, climbers have established a new pitch. The rock-fall that sent some of pitches 11 and 12 from Half Dome’s Northwest Face crashing to the valley below left many wondering if the route was too
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Karakorum and Himalayan Success and Failure

As the 2015 climbing season wraps up in the Karakorum and Himalayas, we look back at a season of death, storms and few summits. It has been a hot summer on peaks above 6,000 metres, which has left many of the trade routes in the greater ranges in dangerous condition. A number of
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Brits Griffith and Houseman Summit Link Sar

Jon Griffith and Andy Houseman have made the first ascent of the 6,938-metre west summit of Link Sar in Pakistan. The Chamonix climbers named their northwest face route Fever Pitch. Link Sar is a 7,041-metre unclimbed mountain in the Charakusa Valley between K6 and K7. For
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Paraclimbing Team Summits Eiger

A team of three British paraclimbers have accomplished their 2015 goal of climbing the Eiger. John Churcher, Alex Taylor and Jay Owen have successfully climbed the West Flank Route, assisted by Mark McGowan and Colin Gourley. Their mission was to raise awareness of paraclimbing
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Watch Womenclimb Indiegogo Trailer

Watch women rock climbing their way to being happy, finding friends and feeling great on the Womenclimb Indiegogo campaign trailer. Womenclimb is run by women who climb, “We are ordinary women who wanted information about women’s climbing, mountaineering and bouldering and
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Watch a Send of a Steep Frankenjura Route

Watch a send of the steep climb in Frankenjura called Hekules, which was first climbed in 1988 by Peter Schäffler.
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Watch Uncovering the Tetons

In August of 2014, Josh Larson and Vince Schaefer hiked for four hours into the Grand Teton range to go bouldering. They spent three days climbing new problems and made this short film that captured the action on five boulders.
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John Price Photography Slideshow

John Price is a Rockies-based photographer who made this short video featuring some of his recent work. Follow him @johnpricephotography.
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Speed Flyer Dies After Take-Off in Squamish

Kyle Wolochatiuk, 40, died on Sunday, July 25, during a flight from The Chief in Squamish. Speed flying is similar to paragliding, a sport that has become very popular over the past decade in Squamish, but utilizes a smaller wing. The BC Coroner’s Service said Wolochatiuk died
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Huge New Climb is First Ascent of the Mirror Wall in Greenland

One month ago, Leo Houlding and a small team left for a remote part of Greenland’s Renland to attempt a new wall. The Mirror Wall, which faces northwest, was first explored in 2012 by a Swiss Team that established two routes, one on either side of the main face. Visi
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