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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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Ice Climbing World Cup: Stage Four in Corvara, Italy

The fourth stage of the 2015 UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup took place on Feb. 1 in Corvara/Rabenstein, Italy. Canadians Nathan Kutcher finished in 15th and Gord McArthur in 21st, neither made it to finals. Maxim Tomilov has taken first place at every competition on the circuit this
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The 2015 MEC Ice Climbing Fest

Mountain Equipment Co-op, in partnership with Banff Snow Days, is pleased to announce that The MEC Ice Climbing Festival will be held over three days from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2015 in the heart of Banff. Visit MEC for more details 
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Bloc Buster 2015 at Climber’s Rock – Tour de Bloc Season 12

On January 10, 2015 Climber’s Rock hosted athletes from all over Canada and the US for Bloc Buster: Climber Rock’s stop on the Tour de Bloc circuit. This year, Ontario women and Michigan men dominated the podium and took home thousands in cash. Will any Canadian men
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