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Watch the Making of Climbing Hold

Laurent Laporte is an international route setter and shapes new holds for Ente Prises (EP). In this short clip, Laporte tells the story of a climbing hold from start to finish. EP Holds shaping story from Entre Prises Climbing Walls on Vimeo.
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B.C. Comp at Edge Photos and Results

The first Sport Climbing B.C. (SCBC) comp of 2016 took place at The Edge in Vancouver. On Jan. 23 and 24, top climbers made their way to The Edge for one of the biggest comps of the season, the B.C. Bouldering Provincials. Top senders Sean McColl and Mathilde Becerra won the Open
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Ontario Tour de Bloc Results and Photos

The first Tour de Bloc of 2016 to take place in Ontario went down on Jan. 23. Some of the Toronto area’s strongest indoor climbers made the trip to Etobicoke for the big comp. In the Open category, Olivia Wyett won for the women and Lucas Uchida for the men. Regular Gripped
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Canadian Women Advance at Ice Worlds

The second stage of the Ice Climbing World Cup is taking place in Switzerland on Jan. 22 and 23. A number of Canadians are competing at the event in Saas Fee and have advanced to semi-finals on Sat. Jan. 23. Karlee Hall from B.C. finished the day in 16th and Rebecca Lewis from
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SCBC Bouldering Comp This Weekend

Less than a week after Alberta’s bouldering provincials and climbers are gearing up for the B.C. provincials. On Jan. 23 and 24, climbers will be competing at The Edge in North Vancouver for not only a podium finish, but for points in the national series. The same Sport
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Words With Calgary Comp Climber Eva Thompson

Eva Thompson is a Calgary climber and has been competing for the past few years. When Thompson was four years old, he dad took her climbing at the Mount Royal University. Now a days, she spends her time in the gym training and coaching future crushers. She started competing four
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Watch Highlights from 2016 Ouray Ice Fest

The 21st annual Ouray Ice Festival took place on Jan. 16 and 17 in Colorado. Watch highlights from the popular event and for full results visit here. 2016 Ouray Ice Festival: Mixed Ice Competition Sampler from Outside Adventure Media on Vimeo.
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Ouray Ice Festival 2016 Results

The Ouray Ice Festival took place on Jan. 16 and 17 and had a number of international climbers attend. A video by Conrad Anker of a water pipe exploding at the Ouray Ice Festival went viral on the weekend. No one was injured and the climber next to the gushing water has a story
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Results from Alberta Provincials at the Hanger

The Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) and Alberta Climbing Association’s Youth to Open comp took place on Jan. 17. The Hanger is a new gym in Calgary and it was a great place for this competition. Climbers from B.C., Alberta and Saskatchewan came together for the big event. There
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Results from ACA Comp at Calgary’s Hanger

Qualifying results from the CEC National Series and Alberta Climbing Association’s combined Youth/Open Boulder Competition on Jan. 16. The qualifying round had a number of strong climbers from Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C. Here are a few photos by Calgary climber Philip Quade:
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