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The 2015 European Championships Results

The European Championships took place in Innsbruck, Austria this weekend and it was a fantastic competition. In front of thousands of spectators and under clear, crisp skies, competitors from across Europe gave their best to make it to the podium. A photo posted by OEWK –
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Watch the European Championships Finals LIVE Today!

The European Bouldering Championships have been taking place in Innsbruk, Austria this week. The event kicks off the IFSC World Cup season. Watch the finals LIVE at 12:30 EST here: Also this weekend is the Canadian National Lead and Difficulty Championships in Saanich, B.C. at
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Highlights: European Bouldering Championships Female Qualifiers

Onbouldering has put together a highlight reel (including footage from every single problem) from the 2015 European Bouldering Championships female qualifying round.  Onbouldering’s Website A photo posted by Jessica Pilz (@jessy_pilz) on May 14, 2015 at 2:18pm PDT
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Bouldering Competition for Nepal Event in Vancouver

On May 15, the Vancouver Rock Climbing Group will host an event at The Hive in Vancouver to raise funds for Nepal. On the Facebook event page, it reads, “Hello our dear climbing family. Let’s use our climbing power to support the Nepal earthquake relief.” The
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Sean McColl Wins Gold at the Valence, France Competition

After placing first at the Canadian National Open Bouldering Championship’s at Bloc Shop, Sean McColl continues his run on the podium as he took home another gold at the Valence, France competition on Saturday May 9. In the qualifying round, McColl climbed all 10 boulders and
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Watch Tour de Bloc at Grand River Rocks

With the Nationals taking place at Joe Rockhead’s on March 7, this was the last chance eastern comp climbers had to brush up their skills. Tour De Bloc 12 at Grand River Rocks from Barn Door Creative on Vimeo.
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Crag Stewardship Day at Rattlesnake Point

On Sat., May 2 the Ontario Access Coalition (OAC) will help preserve the environment at one of Ontario’s most popular crags, Rattlesnake Point. As in previous years, climbers of all abilities have a chance to give back to one of our biggest supporters, Conservation Halton,
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British Columbians Ready for Provincial Championships

Central Saanich, B.C. – Chair Kimanda Jarzebiak is pleased to announce that The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich will be hosting the Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Provincial Difficulty and Speed Championships this Saturday and Sunday, April
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Rockies Rampage and Alberta Provincials Results

The Rockies Rampage/Alberta’s Provincial Climbing Championships took place at Canmore’s Elevation Place on April 18 and 19.  Qualifiers and Semis The Rockies Rampage/Alberta’s Provincial Climbing Championships had a strong field of competitors turn up for the
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Rock the Blocs Boulderfest 2015

Rock the Blocs is an annual bouldering festival in the Okanagan, B.C. It’s one of the best summer festivals. Here are the basics: When: Sat. June 20 to June 21 Where: The Boulderfields- Kelowna, B.C. What: A festival including a bouldering competition/ area development
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