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Tour de Bloc at Grand River Rocks and Western Nationals at Grip It

As the Tour de Bloc season wraps up, two of its final comps took place at Kitchener’s Grand River Rocks and Saskatoon’s Grip It. Grip It The Western Nationals took place at Grip It in Saskatoon. With some of the West’s top climbers competing, it was an exciting
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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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Youth Bouldering National Champions Crowned in Burlington

Over the weekend, top youth climbers across the country gathered at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario to vie for top honours at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition.  To see more photos from the comp, check out Matt Chapman’s Flickr Page. The
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2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition

This weekend, top youth climbers across the country vie for National Bouldering titles at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition, at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario. Qualifiers took place on Sat., Feb. 14 and photographer Matt Chapman brought us a
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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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McColl, Ondra and Other Top Climbers Will Be At IFSC World Climbing Camp In B.C.

A one-of-a-kind climbing camp is being held at The Boulders Climbing Gym in Victoria this month.  What: This event will see the top climbers in the world in both lead (difficulty) and speed come to the Boulders to teach athletes who wish to hone their skills, and learn more about
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Watch the ABS 16 Here LIVE!

Watch the ABS 16 Open National Championships as National Champions Alex Puccio and Daniel Woods defend their titles against the strongest climbers in the country. Pre-Show with Alex Puccio Here Finals Running Order Here Finals
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Dark Horse Round Four: Championship Highlights

MetroRock’s sixth year of the Dark Horse Series is now complete. The four comp series culminating in the heart-stopping Championship round where six of the country’s most vicious, blood-thirsty competitors battled for this year’s title. Youth and Junior competitors were
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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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