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Norwegian Magnus Midtbo Sends Spanish 5.15

Norwegian climber Magnus Midtbo has climbed over a dozen routes graded 5.14d or harder. The strong 27-year-old reported on Instagram that he climbed Papichulo 5.15a in Oliana, Spain. There have been a number of hard sends in Spain recently including Jonathan Siegrist on La Rambla
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Alex Megos Sends Hard Boulder Problem

Alex Megos is one of the world’s strongest climbers and on his recent trip to Japan proved he’s just getting started. Megos was climbing in Kanoto, Japan with Yuji Hirayama and sent a number of testpiece problems. Megos wrote on Facebook, “What a day! Went out
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Ashima Shiraishi Sends Another One!

American climber Ashima Shiraishi, 13, is currently on spring break in Spain. Last week she sent what might be a 5.15a, making her the first woman and youngest climber ever to send the grade. Ashima seems to be surprising herself these days as she updated her Instagram with,
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Watch Sean McColl’s Amazing Move at Nationals

Sean McColl headed into the National Bouldering Championships in Montreal as the reigning champion hoping to defend his title. On men’s problem number four, McColl pulled off one of the most memorable moves of the weekend. Complete Report and Photos from Nationals After a
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Rarely Climbed Stanley Headwall Route Repeated

The Stanley Headwall was the focus of winter mixed new routing during the late-90s and many of the original Sean Isaac, Shawn Huisman and Dave Thomson routes see rare repeats because of their “old school” nature. The Stanley Headwall in Kootenay National Park is one
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Video: Ice Climbing on B.C.’s Duffey Lake Road

Watch Ryan Larkin and Jean-Marc Savoi climb Rambles Right on the Duffey Lake Road north of Whistler. Despite a very warm West Coast winter there was still some ice to be found. Climbers were still swinging the tools as recently as mid-March at Wedgemont Lake. West Coast Ice
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The 2015 Canadian Bouldering National Championships Results

After two days of competition at the Bloc Shop the best climbers of the weekend have taken their spots on the podium. Photos courtesy of Aidas Odonelis at Ruby Photography Studios The temperatures in Montreal dipped to freezing temperatures, but inside the Bloc Shop things really
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Watch the National 2015 Bouldering Championships’ Finals LIVE HERE!

After a great competition on Sat., March 21, we have eight women and eight men who will be competing for top spots today at the Bloc Shop. Tune in today at 5:0o p.m. EST to watch the finals LIVE. Thanks to XAC Productions for the excellent coverage. Read about yesterday’s
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The 2015 Canadian Bouldering Nationals: Semi-Finals Results

The Semi-Finals for the Canadian Bouldering Championships took place at Montreal’s Bloc Shop Saturday night. Eight men and eight women are heading to finals. On Saturday, Montreal’s newest climbing gym, Bloc Shop, hosted the CEC bouldering nationals qualifications and
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Jonathan Siegrist Sends La Rambla 5.15a

American climber Jonathan Siegrist recently sent La Rambla 5.15a. In the fall of 2014, he visited Ontario’s Lion’s Head and previous to that he climbed Realization 5.15a.  Alex Huber made the first ascent in 1994 and it was repeated nine years later by Ramón Julián
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