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Fourth Free Ascent of The Nose!!!

Jorg Verhoeven has made the fourth free ascent of The Nose. After three days, he sent the iconic route after sending the Great Roof on his first burn of the attempt. Verhoeven wrote on his Facebook, “Yeeeaaaaah! I freeclimbed the Nose!!! In three days, I managed to grab the
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Interview with Jeff Lowe

Jeff Lowe  is considered one of the pioneers of waterfall and alpine ice climbing in North America. Jeff’s climbing career spans six decades and he is known for his visionary climbs and alpine style philosophy. Jeff has made over 1,000 first ascent. Jeff Lowe is in Banff
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The Tournier Spur

In August, Nick Bullock and Keith Ball climbed the Tournier Spur on the north face of the Aiguille de Midi. “We went in search of sun kissed rock and got squeaky styrofoam neve instead. It provided some loos,e but much needed acclimatization and a return to summer alpinism
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Jorg Verhoeven is working The Nose

Despite summer being over and winter not in full swing, this is the best time of year for late-season rock climbing and early-season ice. For a number of big wall free climbers, this is El Cap season. Verhoeven has been working on making the fourth free ascent of The Nose in
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Northern Ireland Bouldering

Fair Head consist of over three miles of predominantly north facing dolerite cliffs up to 100 m tall. For decades Irish climbers have been climbing trad routes up the corners and cracks of this massive crag, and word is slowly spreading, with some going so far as to call it the
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Sasha DiGiulian makes another first female ascent

Sasha DiGiulian has made the first female ascent of Thanatopsis 5.14b at Red River Gorge in Kentucky. DiGiulian reported on social media, “My project is complete. After failing to send this climb last March, I returned this week and did the first female ascent of
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Vid: Training with Ramon Julian

Ramón Julián explains how he manages his training for long hours while listening to his body.
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Leslie Timms gets some air time!

Leslie Timms is one of Canada’s strongest female climbers. Her three-part series for Gripped Magazine wraps up in December.  Watch this video of Leslie Timms taking a scary fall on Dead Raibéad, a classic 5.12+ trad/mixed route at Endless Wall in the New River Gorge. With
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Vid: Castleton Tower

Castleton Tower one of the most famous desert towers in the world and was one of the first big towers climbed near Moab. The Kor-Ingalls route is one of the 50 Classic Climbs of North America. Castleton Tower Rock Climb Moab Utah from Stephen Klemich on Vimeo.
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Jakob Schubert will be lead world cup overall champ

Jakob Schubert was the world champion from last year and despite one event remaining, will be the world cup lead overall champion again. As 8a.nu reported, Schubert said, “This season was very special and a new experience for myself, obviously due to my injury. I started
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