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Video: Hazel in Yosemite

Footage from El Cap, Yosemite with Hazel Findlay, James Mchaffie, Neil Dyer and James Lucas. For more from Findlay, visit her site here. Related Findlay first woman to climb E9 Findlay first British woman to climb 5.14b Findlay on hard-core slate route
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Video: Oldie but a goody, some New Zealand Bouldering with Sharma

From Mike Call’s Big Game, Chris Sharma and Nate Gold climb two classy routes down under.
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Flick: World Cup 2014 Best of the Best

Promoting the incredible sport of bouldering and the fantastic events of the IFSC Bouldering World Cup Series. For results from the first World Cup see here. For results from the second World Cup see here. For results from the third World Cup see here. For results from the fourth
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Squamish Dihedral Re-cleaned

Marc-Andre Leclerc and Brette Harrington have spent some time cleaning the splitter Squamish route Deadend Dihedral. Deadend Dihedral was first climbed in 1969 by John Rance and Frank Baumann using aid. In 2007, Craig McGee and Evan Stevens cleaned the route, added anchors,
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Brooke Raboutou, V13 at 13 years old

Brooke Raboutou, 13, has sent Fragile Steps in Rocklands, South Africa, her first V13. Brooke has been pushing the limits of her age group since she started climbing nearly a decade ago. With this send, she is in the company of only a few other girls who have sent V13, one being
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RMNP Bouldering

Here are eight bouldering problems from Rocky Mountain National Park. How great does Stinkbug look!  
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Tom Randall’s new 5.14+ crack

Tom Randall has sent  Pura Pura 8c+ (5.14c) in Italy’s Valle dell’Orco. The route links the bouldering traverse The Green Shadow to Greenspit. It is one of two projects Randall made for himself, the other is the Gondo Crack. In July, 2013 Randall sent Anna Kournikova
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Happy Canada Day!

Climbing in Canada rocks and we all celebrate it for different reasons. From the west to the east coast, our country is full of amazing people, world-class stone and unique-to-Canada climbing. Where ever you are this Canada Day, whether inside or outside of the country, be sure
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Ama Dablam Solo Record! (video included)

The 22-year-old German climber Jost Kobusch climbed Ama Dablam 6,812 m free solo and broke the world record in being the youngest person who ever soloed the peak.  Follow Jost Kobusch on Facebook here. Watch the video of the record-breaking ascent below:
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Bouldering World Cup: Laval and season wrap-up

The 2014 Bouldering World Cup season finished this weekend in Laval, France. Akiyo Noguchi finished the year with four straight wins. It was another amazing display of strength as the world’s top climbers struggled to climb the final problems at the Laval World Cup. In the
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