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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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East Coast Bloc

Lucy Humphreys on her new Beach Pond boulder problem Supernormal V10.  
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Boulderfest 2014

This year’s Boulderfest will be taking place, as it always does, on the August long weekend. Boulderfest is the annual climber’s gathering on Dover Island in Nova Scotia. The event sells out every year so be sure to purchase your tickets early. Boulderfest 2014 early
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New Squamish Highball

I Picked a Bad Day to Stop Sniffing Glue is a new V11 highball in the North Walls of Squamish. It climbs a V5 problem before traversing onto the high and steep headwall. The crux is a crimpy bump sequence from a horizontal rail, nearly 10 metres up. The moves and height are
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Keketuohai: Big Trad in Xinjiang, China

Waves of granite rise on either side of the Keketuohai Valley. The area has only been known to climbers for a few years, lots of potential. Keketuohai or Koktokay is in the southern Altai Range of China’s Xinjiang Province. The area is known as China’s Yosemite. There are
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Video: Springtime in the Frankenjura

Bouldering at the famous Frankenjura, looks pretty good!  
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New Route in Canada’s Selkirks

Mount Sir Donald is nestled atop Rogers Pass, B.C., its northwest ridge is one of Canada’s classic climbs. Colin Haley and Sarah Hart established a new route up Sir Donald’s north face during the third week of June, they named it Sashimi Don. They climbed the
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