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Watch Caroline Ciavaldini Climb Requiem

Caroline Ciavaldini made the first female ascent of Requiem, which was the UK’s first E8 graded route, in the fall of 2014. On the imposing walls of Dumbarton Rock, Requiem follows a difficult crack to a run-out upper wall and a very challenging finish. It was first climbed
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Episode Three: The Hive is Expanding to Vancouver’s North Shore

It’s construction time at Vancouver’s newest climbing gym, the second Hive. “Our construction crews have been busy building and we have captured it all on video. Watch the action right here, right now. Get excited, Hivers, your time to climb these walls is
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Angie Johnson is Youngest to Send 5.14b

Australian climber, 10-year-old Angie Scarth-Johnson, has set a new standard by becoming the youngest person to ever climb 5.14b. In only two years, the young crusher has gone from her first 5.12c to her first 5.14b with her recent send of Welcome to Tijuana 8c in Rodellar. She
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Samuel Tiukuvaara’s Val-David Sendathon

Samuel Tiukuvaara is an Ottawa-based climber who just had one of the strongest three hours ever at Val-David. Tiukuvaara, who had never sent a V11, climbed three of them at Val-David last weekend, including Cowboy Low, Ultra Belly and Bouddha Belly. Tiukuvaara’s Sendage
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Watch a 2015 Lynn Hill Interview

Lynn Hill is one of North America’s was once one of the world’s leading climbers and she recently sat down with ABC News for a few words. ABC Breaking US News | US News Videos “Transcript for Real-Life Spiderwoman Talks About Her Death-Defying Climb” Right
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Everest Climbers Conned by Guides

A Nepali trekking agent has disappeared after collecting nearly $100,000 from a group of climbers. One Indian and eight Greek climbers told The Himalayan Times newspaper that a Kathmandu-based climbing company had ran off with their Everest money. The climbers said Tshering
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Peter Dixon Campus Training: Remixed

Make sure to warm up properly before starting any campus board workouts. Some of the workouts in this video are advanced, so talk to a trainer about using the campus board before trying anything beyond your comfort zone. Peter Dixon Campus Training: Remixed from Mad Rock Climbing
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Kim Jong-un Climbs Nation’s Highest Peak

King Jong-un says he is an “energetic man of the people” after climbing to the peak of Mount Paektu, North Korea’s highest mountain. The leader of North Korea climbed the 2,750-metres mountain and was awarded for his hard efforts with a beautiful snowy mountain top.
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Climb and Conquer Society Canada

Since the start of 2011, the Climb and Conquer Society has been facilitating climbing for youth in Vancouver who might not otherwise have the opportunity to do so. The group has allowed 300-some youth to climb at one of Vancouver’s five gyms by providing passes,
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Arc’teryx’s Define Feminine Series and Contest

Arc’teryx has long been an innovative and forward-thinking brand with one eye on the future and the other eye on their community.  For the summer of 2015, they are running a one-of-a-kind contest. Nominate a female in your life who inspires you in the outdoors and defin
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