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Ueli Steck Completes 82 Summits Challenge

The Swiss Machine has completed the 82 summits challenge in only 62 days, which is not fast enough to beat the existing record. Climbing all 82 peaks over 4,000 metres in Western Europe in only 62 days is no small feat. Add to that, Steck used only his muscle power to travel
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The Ghost in New Hampshire Goes Free

Two climbers have free climbed a 1971 aid climb on Cannon Cliff’s Big Wall in New Hampshire. The Ghost was first climbed by Paul Ross, John Bragg and Michael Peloquin in July 1971. On Aug. 8, 2015, Will Carey reported on Mountain Project that he and Michael Larson made the
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Niagara Glen Climbers – Carry Your Permits

Police officers have been asking to see boulderers’ permits at Niagara Glen more this year than in the past. The Ontario Access Coalition has reported a rise in permit enforcing at Ontario’s Niagara Glen this summer. Climbers have been expressing frustration over the
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More Law Presence At Skaha To Prevent Theft

It has been a bad year for theft at Alberta and B.C. climbing areas and as a result, Skaha will see increased patrols. From the Rockies to Squamish, there have been dozens of reported break ins to climber’s cars and trailers. In extreme cases, motorbikes and trucks have
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Highlights From the 2015 Psicobloc

The third annual Psicobloc Masters Series took place on Aug. 7 at Park City, Utah. The event was canceled due to a thunderstorm before the men could finish their final round, but it was still a night to remember. For more on the event, visit here.
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Five Years of New Grampians Routes

Mike and Dave Kellermann, along with Mike Forward and Sophie Vivian, have been exploring and developing new bouldering in the Grampians National Park for more than 15 years. Having opened many hundreds of new boulder problems in the Grampians, this video represents just a handful
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New Hard Okanagan Boulder Problem is V12

Andy White continues the trend of climbing hard new problems on steep boulders in the Okanagan. Over the past few years, the Okanagan Valley has become one of Western Canada’s go-to bouldering areas and White has been at the forefront of development. “A couple nights
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Final 2015 IFSC Bouldering World Cup is This Weekend

Nearly two months after the last IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Haiyang, China, the world’s best boulderers are back and ready to contend in the last IFSC Bouldering World Cup of the season in Munich. The competition will take place in the city’s Olympic stadium, which hosted the
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Yosemite Visitor Gets The Plague

A camper in Yosemite National Park has contracted the plague and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is involved. The young child who contracted the plague is currently recovering and no one else in the area at the time has any symptoms. The last known case o the
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Bugaboos News: Two New Big Lines Close to Applebee

The Bugaboos are one of North America’s premier alpine climbing destinations and are located in the Purcell Mountains of B.C. This year, like most others, the Kain Hut and Applebee have been busting at the seams with climbers from all over the world. The 2014/15 winter
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