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Words with West Coaster Hannah Block

Hannah Block took double gold in Difficulty and Junior Female at Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Triple-Header at the Boulders Climbing Gym and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Gripped caught up with Hannah after the triple-header in January for a
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Emily Harrington on Training for Your Goals

Emily Harrington has big goals for 2015 – from free climbing Golden Gate 5.13 on El Capitan to completing Makalu without oxygen. Such extreme goals requires extreme training. Harrington focuses on a diverse training routine that includes ski touring and bouldering to get in
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Canadian Bouldering Nationals: Three Days Away!

The Canadian Bouldering National Championships will be held at the Bloc Shop in Montreal and are only three days away.   It’s an event not to be missed, during which you can admire the performances of the best climbers in the country. On Saturday, March 21, nearly 200 competitors
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Results From Newfoundland’s Biggest Comp

Newfoundland’s biggest competition, the Outfitters Rockfall Climbing Competition 2015, took place at Wallnuts. Newfoundland’s Alpine Club of Canada takes a leading role in youth climbing in Newfoundland and were proud to announce member Nick Collins and 14-year-old
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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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Vid: Bouldering in Patagonia

Argentina’s El Chaltén has an annual bouldering festival. Watch some highlights from the 2015 Festival de Boulder in Patagonia. El Chaltén 2015 from Fluye! on Vimeo.
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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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Gallery: Tour de Bloc CEC National Series at Joe Rockhead’s Qualifier Action

The third of the CEC National Series Bouldering competitions, and Tour de Bloc stop, took place at Joe Rockhead’s Climbing Gym in Toronto today. After this morning’s qualification rounds, eight women and nine men made it through to compete in the final round tonight
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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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