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Tour de Bloc Results from Altitude Climbing

The third Tour de Bloc of the season to take place in Quebec was held at Altitude Gym. A number of familiar faces were at the Tour de Bloc on Saturday in Montreal. The strong field forced climbers to give their all. In the end, the winners in each of the open categories were the
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Tour de Bloc Results from Seven Bays Bouldering

The first Tour de Bloc of the year to take place in Halifax was at Seven Bays Bouldering on Saturday. Seven Bays is the newest gym in Halifax, but they are quickly becoming the go-to facility. “We are the new kids on the block, but thanks to our unique building, amazing location
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Results from B.C.’s Fall Classic at The Edge

The Sport Climbing B.C. Fall Classic took place at The Edge in Vancouver on Sat. Nov. 21. Over 100 climbers and many more spectators filled the popular urban climbing location as one of the biggest comps of the fall took place on the West Coast. Here are the winners for the Open
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Watch Tour de Bloc Finals at Allez Up

On Oct. 24, Allez Up in Montreal hosted the Tour de Bloc finals at their new Pop Up Bloc location.  For results from the action packed event, see here.
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Bozeman Ice World Cup Wall Damaged by Wind Storm

Word is spreading that the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup that was to be held in December in Bozeman, Montana, might be cancelled. Over the past few days, a number of storms have moved through the Canadian and American Rockies, bringing with them snow and wind. In Canada, from
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Adam Ondra Talks About Latest World Cup

Adam Ondra recently won the Kranj World Cup in Slovenia and the win put him in first place overall.  In this short clip, he talks with top climber Patxi Usobiaga about his World Cup accomplishments. Adam Ondra thoughts after kranj from PATXI USOBIAGA LACUNZA on Vimeo.
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Sean McColl Podiums in Kranj and 2015 Results

In the final IFSC World Cup showdown of 2015, Canadian Sean McColl finished in second place. The comp was held in Kranj, Slovenia, and fellow Canadian Elan Jonas-McRae finished in 18th. Kranj marked McColl’s 101st World Cup. Taking first place was Czech superstar Adam
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Results From First Quebec Provincial Comp of Season

This weekend’s event held by the FQME is the first provincial competition of the 2015/16 season. In front of a packed house at Canyon Escalade, Kristina Jellema and Seb Lazure finished on top of the podium. Men’s Results 1. Seb Lazure 2. Julien Bourassa-Moreau 3. Fred
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Watch the Kranj World Cup LIVE

The final stop of the 2015 IFSC World Cup will be in Kranj, Slovenia, this weekend. Watch the semi-finals and finals here. For more on the Kranj World Cup and other competitions this weekend, visit here. Semis: Finals:
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Ontario Provincial Comp for Youth at Coyote Rock

The first Ontario Climbing Federation (OCF) event of the 2015/16 season took place at Coyote Rock on Nov. 7. The event was for youth only and was a huge success. As the OCF said, “The OCF would like to give a big thank you to Jody Miall and his crew at Coyote Rock for
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