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Miles Adamson’s Project

Here is Miles Adamson’s latest project in Squamish. It is a seated start to Jeremy Smith’s trad route Year of the Snake 5.13b on the Cacodemon. “It adds about 10 moves at V13 to get to the starting crimp of his route, which I nearly linked last session.
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Mike Libecki and Cory Richards: Antarctic Mountain Climbing

Accomplished climber Mike Libecki and photographer Cory Richards battle extreme cold and furious katabatic winds in an epic, 10-day climb to the summit of the untouched Bertha’s Tower at the bottom of the world.
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Out of Sight II trailer

Fontainebleau is one of the most popular climbing destination on the planet, with thousands of boulders spread over hundreds of areas. From the classic areas of the Franchard and Cuvier to the less known areas of Buthiers and JA Martin. Come follow a group of the worlds best
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Film: The Journey

An Award winning film from Griffon Media about Paul Pritchard’s recumbent trike ‘pilgrimage’ to Mount Everest. Accompanied by Carol Hurst the ride took them on 1,150 km across the Himalaya from Lhasa to Kathmandu via Everest Base Camp.
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Vid: Pure Imagination

On October 15, 2011 Sasha DiGiulian became the first American women to climb the grade 9a (5.14d) with her historic ascent of Pure Imagination in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge. Keith Ladzinski and Andy Mann (Three Strings Media) were there to capture her efforts and tell her
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Tour de Bloc at The Bloc Shop

The third Tour de Bloc of eastern Canada took place on the weekend at Montreal’s The Bloc Shop. Much like the first three events at Allez Up in Montreal, True North in Toronto and the CCC in Calgary, competitors climbed hard. Photos and story by Aidas Odonelis Montreal’s
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Film: Mountain Craft

Taking on all the challenges of mountain environments and managing them so that clients have the best possible experience is the craft behind a lifelong guiding career. Guides Marc Piché and Andy Perkins share their thoughts on expectations and maintaining an acceptable level of
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Film: K6 West

Raphael Slawinski, Ian Welsted and Jesse Huey travel to Pakistan to climb K6 West. At the moment of their departure, they learn of the massacre at Nanga Parbat base camp. Each is now faced with a decision. As Jesse returns home, Raphael and Ian continue with the trip and
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Leclerc links two huge Rockies ice routes by lunch

Marc-Andre Leclerc started ice climbing when he was 15. The now 22-year-old has made a name for himself by climbing fast and using a combination of solo/rope-solo techniques up many of Canada’s classic routes. Two of the main attractions during the Rockies’ ice
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Teaser: First Try

Watch this teaser for the video First Try featuring Jonathan Siegrist. DPM will be releasing the film in December 2014. Siegrist in Ontario Siegrist climbs Rumney test-piece Siegrist sends Realization First Try Teaser from DPM CLIMBING on Vimeo.
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