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The 2015 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

The Arc’teryx Climbing Academy took place in Squamish this past weekend with sold-out events and clinics at a number of outdoor and indoor venues. by Drew Copeland It isn’t often that menacing rain saves a climbing event in Squamish, but that’s how the
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New Online Guides to Rockies’ Bouldering Hot Spots

The Canadian Rockies have thousands of un-climbed boulders scattered through forests and beneath mountains.  A group of well-known indoor competition climbers, lead by Marc Eveleigh, recently discovered two high-quality areas in Kananaskis Country near Calgary and produced two
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The New Must-Have Online Lion’s Head Guidebook

Greg Williamson recently uploaded his new guidebook to Ontario’s Lion’s Head. Williamson, 42, is one of Lion’s Head’s most prolific climbers and has established over 20 new routes from 5.9 trad climbs to 5.13b sport routes. Lion’s Head’s steep
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Watch the Danish Climbing Team’s Dynamic Training

The current trend is for climbing teams to mix up their training routines with parkour, gymnastics and other cross-training methods. Watch the Danish climbing team’s new clip about their training, which could be mistaken for a music video. The new Danish National Climbing
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Climb Along on a Rockies’ Classic: Brewer Buttress

Tyler Davidson and Travis McPhee recently climbed the well-known 5.6 on Castle called Brewers Buttress and brought along a headcam. The 13-pitch dolomite route climbs an esthetic prow up a buttress from the Goat Plateau near the Alpine Club of Canada Hut. There is unlimited
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New 5.15 in France by Seb Bouin

French Climber Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of one of France’s hardest route. The new 5.15a is at Pic Saint-Loup in Montpellier is a variation to Staphylocoque 5.14d/5.15a. Bouin’s route is called Kmira and took the 22-year-old only two weeks of projecting. In
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Chamonix World Cup and New Canadian Speed Record

The first IFSC Lead World Cup, which took place in Chamonix, wrapped up after some exciting rounds of competition. Thousands of fans filled the seats for the finals at the Chamonix Lead World Cup. After three days of climbing, Spain’s Ramon Julian Puigblanque and
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Watch Peter Croft and Conrad Anker Climb Sierra Route

Peter Croft and Conrad Anker climb a new route in the high Sierras called Solar Flare up the Incredible Hulk.  The Incredible Hulk – Solar Flare from Jeffery Morse on Vimeo.
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Ueli Steck Half-Way Finished 82 Peak Challenge

Ueli Steck has climbed 41 of the 82 peaks of objective, including one 18-peak day. With 53 days remaining, Steck summited peak 41 on Tuesday. The list includes all mountains in the Alps that are 4,000 metres or higher and the challenge was to climb them in 80 days. Steck began
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Climbers Face the Flames and Extinguish Squamish Fire

On June 26, James Hillier, Jessie LaFleure, Andre Muller, Ava Gardner, Mike Shives, and mystery man Tucker, rappelled into a fire in Squamish and extinguished it. The June 26 blaze was one of many that’s been popping up around the world-class climbing destination, which has
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