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The mighty east face of Cerro Torre leered above, taunting me. This was the culmination of a season spent biding time, waiting for conditions and weather to allow us to attempt our dream project. I was amazed we were finally getting the chance.
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Ontario New Route Resurgence

Despite growing crowds, access issues and overblown environmental concerns, a small group of dedicated Ontario climbers are busy expanding the climbing opportunities just in time for the first comprehensive guidebook in decades.
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Survive the Winter Elements

Constructed to protect climbers in the worst weather, these tents will remain standing after a night of howling wind and drifting snow.
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Risk and Responsibility

It seems we're forgetting that injury and death are potential consequences of playing in the uncontrollable environment of the vertical arena.
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Aug 23, 2011 – Third Ascent of West Face of Mount Robertson

Cians Brinker and Brandon Pullan have just bagged the third ascent of the West Face of Mount Robertson 5.11 R 650 m.
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Mammut Photo Contest Winners

Outdoor adventure photography has grown considerably over the past several years as has the number of talented amateur photographers.
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Canada’s First Climbing World Cup

Dung Nguyen leaned forward in his seat and finished a sentence with "...and then we can take all this and apply for a World Cup. A World Cup would be next."
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Belay Devices

Here are some belay devices that should satisfy the need of most climbers - except perhaps the dedicated free soloist.
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Lightweight or Beefy Quickdraws.

Weight reductions in quickdraws are a welcome improvement for many multi-pitch trad climbers and alpinists.
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