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Ice Climbing World Cup In La Plagne This Weekend

La Plagne will be hosting the Ice Climbing World Cup from March 5 to 7, with speed and difficulty events. After hosting two World Cups over the past three years, Champagny en Vanoise has become one of the key stages of the international calendar. In 2015, nearly 100 athletes from
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Alberta Climbing Association’s Calgary Lead Comp

The Alberta Climbing Association Onsight Lead Competition took place on Feb. 27 at the Calgary Climbing Centre’s Stronghold. Photos by Philip Quade The Alberta Climbing Association’s lead competition at Calgary’s Stronghold brought some of the strongest climbers
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Canada’s 2015 IFSC Toronto World Cup #ifscTO

The IFSC World Cup will be returning to Toronto on May 30 and 31. This will be one of the best competitions of the year, don’t miss #ifscTO. The 2015 IFSC World Cup will be making a stop for speed climbing in Central Saanich, B.C. on May 17 before headint to Toronto at the
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Canadian Bouldering National Championships

Quebec welcomes this year’s 2015 Canadian Bouldering Nationals. It will be held in Montreal on March 21 and 22. It’s an event not to be missed, during which you can admire the performances of the best climbers in the country. The event is organized by the Bouldering Montréal
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Tour de Bloc at Grand River Rocks and Western Nationals at Grip It

As the Tour de Bloc season wraps up, two of its final comps took place at Kitchener’s Grand River Rocks and Saskatoon’s Grip It. Grip It The Western Nationals took place at Grip It in Saskatoon. With some of the West’s top climbers competing, it was an exciting
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Youth Bouldering National Champions Crowned in Burlington

Over the weekend, top youth climbers across the country gathered at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario to vie for top honours at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition.  To see more photos from the comp, check out Matt Chapman’s Flickr Page. The
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2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition

This weekend, top youth climbers across the country vie for National Bouldering titles at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition, at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario. Qualifiers took place on Sat., Feb. 14 and photographer Matt Chapman brought us a
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McColl, Ondra and Other Top Climbers Will Be At IFSC World Climbing Camp In B.C.

A one-of-a-kind climbing camp is being held at The Boulders Climbing Gym in Victoria this month.  What: This event will see the top climbers in the world in both lead (difficulty) and speed come to the Boulders to teach athletes who wish to hone their skills, and learn more about
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Watch the ABS 16 Here LIVE!

Watch the ABS 16 Open National Championships as National Champions Alex Puccio and Daniel Woods defend their titles against the strongest climbers in the country. Pre-Show with Alex Puccio Here Finals Running Order Here Finals
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Dark Horse Round Four: Championship Highlights

MetroRock’s sixth year of the Dark Horse Series is now complete. The four comp series culminating in the heart-stopping Championship round where six of the country’s most vicious, blood-thirsty competitors battled for this year’s title. Youth and Junior competitors were
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