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Two Eight-Time Champs at ABS 15

Daniel Woods and Alex Puccio won their eighth titles at the 15th American Bouldering Society national championships. Some of America’s top boulderers gathered in Colorado Springs to compete at ABS 15. An exciting finish kept the audience on the edge of their seat.
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The 2014 Piolets d’Or

The Piolets d’Or (Golden Ice Axe) is an annual mountaineering award that has been handed out since 1991 by the French magazine Montagnes and the Groupe de Haute Montagne.  The 2014 Piolets d’Or  is promising to make an impression on the climbing scene, despite years
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2014 Youth World Ice Climbing Championship

The inaugural youth ice climbing championship was in 2013 in Saas Grund, Switzerland.  The 2014 youth world ice climbing championship took place in Champagny-en-Vanoise, France.  ”The support of the youth is very important for the development of the sport,” said
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Sochi Olympics and Ice Climbing

The opening ceremonies are today, Feb. 7, in Sochi, Russia. Competitive ice climbers on the UIAA World Cup tour have gathered in Sochi to take part in the event. Ice climbing is being showcased at the Olympic Park. Ice climbing is not a competitive sport at the Olympics, no
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Tour de Bloc Calgary Results

February 2, 2014, Results from Calgary Climbing Centre Tour de Bloc/Provincial Championships. Female 1 Eva Thompson 2 Becca Frangos 3 Regan Kennedy 4 Allison Vest 5 Alyssa Weber 6 Sam Li 7 Jelissa Dunbar 8 Kelly Drager Male 1 Josh Muller 2 Jason Holowach 3 Sam Tucker 4 Matt Keays
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Tour de Bloc LIVE, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. Mountain Time

Watch the Tour de Bloc live from the Calgary Climbing Centre tonight at 7 p.m. Mountain Time. Video streaming by Ustream
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Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2014

17TH ANNUAL VIMFF STAYS TRUE TO ITS CLIMBING ROOTS The 17th annual Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) gets under way on February 7, celebrating nine days of fantastic adventure films and presentations. The festival seems to grow in size each year, with 23
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Video: Climber’s Rock Tour de Bloc

Climber’s Rock in Burlington, ON Canada hosts the Tour de Bloc, Season 11 for the first competition of 2014. With a big prize purse and a bonus for the best scoring competitor in the finals, the event draws in the area’s best climbers with a surprise last minute entry
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Allez Up Competition

January 18, Montreal’s Allez Up hosted an exciting competition. More than 100 competitors and hundreds of spectators filled Allez Up for the fourth stage of the Quebec Cup for juniors and second stage for open. Fpr the Juniors, Francis Bilodeau (Go Up Team) finished first
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