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Watch the Men’s Finals at Rock Jungle Tour de Bloc

Watch the Men’s Finals from the recent Tour de Bloc at Rock Jungle in Alberta. It was an action packed event and after a number of difficult problems, Eric Sethna won the day for the men. Full results here. Tour de Bloc 13 Rock Jungle Fitness – Mens’s Final from
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Interview with Hannah Block on Season, Injuries and More

Gripped recently caught up with Hannah Block, who is a West Coast comp climber with a number of top finishes. Hannah Block’s first competition was the November Sessions in 2009. At the most recent November Sessions, held at Base5, she suffered from a minor back injury,
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The 2015 Golden Scrub Brush Awards

The Golden Scrub Brush Awards have been announced for 2015 after a community gathering in Squamish. Chris Small is the Squamish Access Society (SAS) director at large and has been an important member of the Golden Scrub Brush team. “Special Congratulations to our Fellowship
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Results for Record Setting Youth Comp in Ontario

The Ontario Climbing Federation (OCF) Youth Comp took place at The Hub on Saturday, Nov 21. It was the largest youth comp in the history of Canadian competitions. Nearly 200 young climbers registered and took part in the big event. In a press release after the event, the OCF
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Tour de Bloc Results from Altitude Climbing

The third Tour de Bloc of the season to take place in Quebec was held at Altitude Gym. A number of familiar faces were at the Tour de Bloc on Saturday in Montreal. The strong field forced climbers to give their all. In the end, the winners in each of the open categories were the
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Tour de Bloc Results from Seven Bays Bouldering

The first Tour de Bloc of the year to take place in Halifax was at Seven Bays Bouldering on Saturday. Seven Bays is the newest gym in Halifax, but they are quickly becoming the go-to facility. “We are the new kids on the block, but thanks to our unique building, amazing location
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Results from B.C.’s Fall Classic at The Edge

The Sport Climbing B.C. Fall Classic took place at The Edge in Vancouver on Sat. Nov. 21. Over 100 climbers and many more spectators filled the popular urban climbing location as one of the biggest comps of the fall took place on the West Coast. Here are the winners for the Open
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Watch Highlights from Tour de Bloc at Rock Jungle

The 13th Tour de Bloc season is in full swing and the event at Rock Jungle was one of the most entertaining so far. Eric Sethna and Alyssa Weber finished in first place, for full results visit here. Tour de Bloc 13 Rock Jungle Fitness – Women’s Final from Rich
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Three Major Comps in Eastern Canada This Weekend

This weekend in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia, comp climbers will be hitting the walls in three major competitions. The Tour de Bloc will be taking place at Altitude in Montreal this weekend. Tour de Bloc recently stopped in Montreal for a memorable event at Allez Up’s
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Watch Tour de Bloc Finals at Allez Up

On Oct. 24, Allez Up in Montreal hosted the Tour de Bloc finals at their new Pop Up Bloc location.  For results from the action packed event, see here.
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