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Ben Moon on New Training Rungs and Rainshadow

Ben Moon has just produced some brand new campus rungs to help build a bit of power. The new rungs from Moon come in three widths, from 18 to 29 mm and are slightly longer than most conventional campus rungs to allow for a wider holding position. Another great feature of these
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The Osprey Inspire Video Contest and a Rad Film

In light of this year being the 40th anniversary of the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival in Alberta, Osprey is putting on a video challenge. Get a chance to fly to, stay at and attend the 40th Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, and win ultralight Osprey Ozone packs and
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The 2015 Arc’teryx Climbing Academy in Squamish

The Arc’teryx Climbing Academy took place in Squamish this past weekend with sold-out events and clinics at a number of outdoor and indoor venues. by Drew Copeland It isn’t often that menacing rain saves a climbing event in Squamish, but that’s how the
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Watch La Sportiva Genius With Neil Gresham

Neil Gresham explains the features of La Sportiva’s Genius shoe and the benefits of No Edge technology. La Sportiva Genius With Neil Gresham from Lyon Equipment on Vimeo.
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Arc’teryx’s Define Feminine Series and Contest

Arc’teryx has long been an innovative and forward-thinking brand with one eye on the future and the other eye on their community.  For the summer of 2015, they are running a one-of-a-kind contest. Nominate a female in your life who inspires you in the outdoors and defin
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Original Hueco Hangboard and New Adjustable

Rob Candelaria was one of the first climbers to create a finger strength training tool for climbing. This video gives a little history behind what was likely the first hangboard before diving into a twist on hangboarding based on scientific studies finger strength training in
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The DMM Pivot Belay Device

DMM has always led the way in climbing equipment with innovative ideas. Their latest design is the Pivot belay device. A simple “guide mode” belay device that integrates a hinge into the pivot, DMM has made it possible to lower a following climber safely and more easily than with
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Arc’teryx’s 2015 Harnesses Are Made For Real Climbers

Arc’teryx has five new harnesses for 2015, each made specifically for the needs of every climber. If you’ve ever used an Arc’teryx harness then you know what we’re talking about. Harnesses are what put Arc’teryx on the map some 20 years ago and they
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Scarpa: How to Choose Your Next Pair of Rock Shoes

Dan Beall shares his tips for picking your next climbing shoe, whether you’re just starting out, or need to sail through the crux of your next project. How to Choose Your Next Rock Climbing Shoe from SCARPA North America on Vimeo.
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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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