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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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Ontario Ice and Mixed Camp With ACMG Guides

Dynamic Climbing presents the Ontario Ice and Mixed Camp on Feb. 15, 16 and 17 in Bancroft. Mixed climbing is a growing sport in Ontario with a number of new routes established this season. Whether you are a novice, beginner or a confident ice and mixed climber trying to progress
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Boulders Climbing Gym Clinic

January 5, 2013, Central Saanich, BC – The Boulders Climbing Gym had close to 50 climbers, coaches, volunteers and support staff which took part in the Boulders second annual Competition Climbing Clinic. The Clinic was an opportunity for climbers, coaches and volunteers to
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Vancouver International Film Festival 2014

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival 2014 World Champion Climber, Sasha DiGuilian will be the Opening Night Speaker at the Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival, on February 7 at the Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver.  American DiGuilian currently holds the
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