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Video: Hand Stretches and Strengthening

Jeff Mah owns the Yoga Lounge in Canmore and has recently produced a short video with some movements that will be beneficial to climbers.
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Nova Scotia Bouldering

Watch a short film by Adam Silverstein about the Nova Scotia bouldering lifestyle. Nova Scotia Bouldering from Adam Silverstein on Vimeo.
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Climbing Mouses Tooth: Splitter West Coast Alpine Route

Nic Vissers and Ryan Larkin recently made an ascent of the Mouses Tooth up North Joffre Creek near Pemberton, B.C.  The remote 11-pitch 5.11 starts with a 5.10d that has a steep crux. The following pitches become more and more splitter until a perfect hand crack that climbs a
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Climbing Fitness #2: Climber’s Elbow

This is the second installment of a new series on how to stretch and strengthen those climbing muscles. It is brought to you by Ashley Edwards and Kate Evans, co-founders of City Yogis in Toronto. Elbow pain is one of the most common and debilitating injuries that climber’s
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Munich 2015: Joy For Coxsey And Disappointment For Ondra

Almost two months after the penultimate event of the IFSC Boulder World Cup, the final round took place in Munich, Germany just last weekend. The women’s overall competition had already been won, with the 2015 title going to Akiyo Noguchi, repeating her victory from the 2014
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Watch Ethan Pringle Send New 5.13d

Ethan Pringle, who recently made the second ascent of Jumbo Love 5.15b, climbs a new 5.13d he called Coach Myles in Poudre Canyon, Colorado.
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Squamish Uprising Rocks West Coast

Squamish Uprising, an event aimed at creating solidarity and promoting slacklining, acroyoga and boulering, brought these three communities together last weekend. By Drew Copeland Slacklining, acroyoga and bouldering are still relatively young, finding their way as forms of
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Bugaboos’ Tom Egan Memorial Route Sent!

Will Stanhope has freed the Tom Egan Memorial Route on Snowpatch Spire in the Bugaboos. From Aug. 11 to 14, Stanhope and his partner Matt Segal climbed the 1978 Daryl Hatten and John Simpson A3 on the East Face of Snowpatch Spire, Stanhope freeing every pitch. As Stanhope
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Watch an Interview with Jon Krakauer and Jimmy Chin

Two of the climbing world’s most iconic media figures engage in a conversation with the Huffington Post. Chin and Krakauer talk about the new film Meru and Everest regrets.
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Watch Viva La Vie

American climber, Jonathan Siegrist, embarks on a journey to France to pay tribute to the roots of modern sport climbing. After teaming up with Swiss superstar, Nina Caprez, the two climb the hardest routes the Verdon Gorge has to offer. Shortly thereafter, they stumble upon the
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