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Competition Motivation + Women

It doesn't matter if you are male or female; getting your ass up that project is going to be a chore. Yet there are some unique circumstances that shape and influence women climbers.
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Interview with A Champion Sean McColl

With his numerous wins at the junior World Cup competition wins, repeated podium finishes at World Cups as an adult and redpoints of hard routes like Dreamcatcher 5.14d, Sean McColl has emerged as Canada's top rock climber.
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Learning from The Prophet

Two of Canada's top climbers bag the second ascent of a new Yosemite testpiece
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“Justin A Louis …OVER…..”

"To all team members on Gasherbrums One and Two, please respond, this is an emergency. Over."
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A PhD in the School of Rock and Snow

There is an old saying "those who cannot do, teach." The ACMG is an exception; you have to be able to do both.
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CERRO TORRE.

The mighty east face of Cerro Torre leered above, taunting me. This was the culmination of a season spent biding time, waiting for conditions and weather to allow us to attempt our dream project. I was amazed we were finally getting the chance.
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Ontario New Route Resurgence

Despite growing crowds, access issues and overblown environmental concerns, a small group of dedicated Ontario climbers are busy expanding the climbing opportunities just in time for the first comprehensive guidebook in decades.
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Risk and Responsibility

It seems we're forgetting that injury and death are potential consequences of playing in the uncontrollable environment of the vertical arena.
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Mammut Photo Contest Winners

Outdoor adventure photography has grown considerably over the past several years as has the number of talented amateur photographers.
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