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Rockies Rampage and Alberta Provincials Results

The Rockies Rampage/Alberta’s Provincial Climbing Championships took place at Canmore’s Elevation Place on April 18 and 19.  Qualifiers and Semis The Rockies Rampage/Alberta’s Provincial Climbing Championships had a strong field of competitors turn up for the
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Rock the Blocs Boulderfest 2015

Rock the Blocs is an annual bouldering festival in the Okanagan, B.C. It’s one of the best summer festivals. Here are the basics: When: Sat. June 20 to June 21 Where: The Boulderfields- Kelowna, B.C. What: A festival including a bouldering competition/ area development
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Vancouver International Mountain Film Fest on Tour

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival (VIMFF) took place in February with its largest turnout to date.  By Drew Copeland The Vancouver International Film Festival Tour is well underway. The initial festival and awards took place in Vancouver in mid-February. Now, the
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The 2015 Canadian National Team

The CEC Board is very pleased to announce the fourteen members of the 2015 Canadian National Open Bouldering Team. After an amazing year of impressive competitions, the 2015 Canadian National Climbing Team has been announced. Congratulations to the following athletes: Men’s
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Arc’teryx’s Spring/Summer Footwear Launch in Toronto

On April 11, Arc’teryx introduces a new era in technologically-advanced mountain footwear in Toronto. On April 11, everyone is invited to join Arc’teryx in-store as they introduce their new technical mountain footwear, an innovation in performance, plus premium new
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Watch a Video of the 1994 Climbing World Cup

Cool footage of a World Cup climbing comp from 1994. The three-part video features such legendary climbers as Isabelle Patissier, Robyn Erbesfield, Jean-Baptiste Tribout, Elie Cheviux, Christian Brennan, Fabien Mazuer and François Lombard.
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The 2015 Beaver Valley Climbing Festival

The third annual Beaver Valley Climbing Festival is back and promises to be bigger than ever. On July 11, Ontario Access Coalition and On the Rocks Climbing Guides presents the third annual Beaver Valley Climbing Festival. Last year’s event was a huge success and everyone
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Watch the 2015 Canadian Bouldering Nationals Highlights

During the weekend of March 21 and 22, the best athletes in the country competed for the bouldering title at Montreal’s newest climbing venue, Bloc Shop. It was a crazy weekend with a packed field in both the men’s and women’s field, making for a great show on
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Kai Lightner and Delaney Miller Win the SCS 2015 Nationals

The Sport Climbing Series National Championships are taking place in Boston’s Central Rock. Canadian Elan Jonas McRae finished in sixth place as the only international climber in the finals. Qualifications took place on Friday at Central Rock. America’s best indoor
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The 2015 Lethbridge Boulderfest Re-Cap

For the 14th year in a row, the climbers of Lethbridge crammed themselves into their local gym for Boulderfest – pulling on plastic for the honour and the glory, and one heck of a T ­shirt. By Jonas Gagnon After two days of near night­and­day setting and a full day of
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