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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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2015 ABS Open Nationals Highlights

On February 6 and 7, 2015 – USA Climbing and founding partner, The North Face brought you the biggest names in climbing at the American Bouldering Series 16 National Championships. Watch as eight time nationals champions Daniel Woods and Alex Puccio defend their titles
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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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Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival Winners

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) concluded its week of films and presentations on Sat., Feb. 21. The VIMFF had its busiest year to date. With sold out venues every night, festival director Alan Formanek said the turn out was amazing. Some of the top
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Watch Tour de Bloc at Grip It Tonight LIVE!

Watch the Finals of the Tour de Bloc – ACA/CEC National Series on Feb 21, 2015 at Grip It at 7 p.m. MT. Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream
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Calgary’s New Climbing Gym: The Hanger

The newest addition to the Calgary Climbing Centre’s family is called the Hanger. The other two gyms are The Stronghold and Calgary Climbing Centre. The design of this new just is futuristic the construction is well underway. Because of height restrictions, they dug down
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ABS 16 National Championships Pre-Show With Alex Puccio

As the clock ticks down to the American Bouldering Series 16, a few of the returning champs gave a pre-show run down on the weekends events. ‪#‎absnationals‬ ABS 16 Website
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The 2015 MEC Ice Festival

The MEC Ice Fest, in partnership with Banff Snow Days, was held over three days from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2015 in the heart of Banff. The 2015 MEC Ice Festival brought climbers and gear companies from around North America. Highlights from the 2014 MEC Ice Fest: The week before the
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