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Reserved! Sasha DiGiulian walks away from project

We have all had to stopped and waited while someone poses for a photo, but what about postponing a multi-pitch project in Spain while camera crews film a fellow sponsored athlete. Sasha DiGiulian decided to call off plans to project the Pou brother’s Orbayu 5.14 on Naranjo
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Video: Yosemite and the Creek

Watch two short films documenting two of America’s premier climbing destinations.  
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Climbing the Classics: La Rose et le Vampire

In 1985, Antoine le Menestrel made the first ascent of La Rose et la Vampire. As part of the Mammut re-climbing classics series, Anna Stohr tries La Rose. Fore the first two episodes, see here.
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Youth Olympic Games: sport climbing to be showcased

The IFSC announced that sport climbing will be present in the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China from August 17-27 as a showcased sport. From the IFSC: In December 2013, the recently elected IOC President, Thomas Bach, presented the IFSC with the opportunity to showcase our
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20-month-old goes for a climb!

A few days ago we posted a video of a two-year-old, check out this 20-month-old climbing in style…
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Video: Angie Payne

A character profile on Angela Payne as she competes in a World Bouldering Competition at the 2014 GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, CO.  
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Alizee Dufraisse Projects La Rambla

Alizée Dufraisse has been projecting Ramòn Julian Puigblanque’s iconic La Rambla original 5.15a, at Siurana, Spain. This spring she spent five weeks projecting the route. Alex Huber made the first ascent in 1994, and it was repeated nine years later by Ramón Julián
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Video: Great Trango

Watch as climbers B.A.S.E jump from the Great Trango Tower in Aug. 2013. Read the full story here.  
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Two-year-old Sender!

Zen Shimane is a two-year-old boy from Japan who is also, most likely, one of the best baby rock climbers in the world…
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Sky Pilot’s Summit Register

By Eric Carter Summit registers can be found on a number of peaks across Canada. They survive harsh conditions year in and year out. They are filled with names, dates, and the emotions from people who successfully reached the summit. Some of the entries describe beautiful weather
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