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Watch Simon Parton Send V15 and More

Watch Canadian Simon Parton send Terremer V15 in Hueco Tanks.  Since his big send, Parton has continued ticking off hard Hueco routes. Some of which are Nagual V13, Bush League V8, Rogered in the Shower V11, Le Pelerin V12 and a flash of Mo Mojo V11 after sending Mojo V10 first.
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Jimmy Webb’s New V15 After V14 Streak

The American boulderer Jimmy Webb has climbed a new V15 called The Matriarch in Georgia. The new V15 is at the popular bouldering destination called Rocktown and you can watch a video of the send below. Over the past few weeks, Webb climbed four new V14s in the southern United
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Watch Anthony Richards Flash Ontario V10 in December

Watch Anthony Richards flash Rigormortis V10 on Dec. 16 at Niagara Glen. Tomasz Wojtkowiak reported the send and posted the below video. “On the drive to the Glen Anthony told me and Peter Prelich that he wanted to flash Rigormortis,” said Wojtkowiak. “Both
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Canadian Simon Parton Sends V15

West Coast climber Simon Parton has made the fifth ascent of Terremer V15 in Hueco Tanks. Parton’s send makes him the second Canadian to climb V15, after Sean McColl. The first ascent was done in 2005 by Fred Nicole. On his Sendage.com card, Parton wrote, “Some
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Watch Dave MacLeod’s Fourth Ascent of V13

Dave MacLeod making the first ascent of fourth Wave, 8B in the Arisaig Cave on the west coast of Scotland. 4th Wave, 8B first ascent from Dave MacLeod on Vimeo.
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Romain Desgranges and His Difficult Project

Romain Desgranges is a champion competition climber who sent a hard California boulder last year. Last December, Desgranges visited Joshua Tree and sent a number of tall high-ball bouldering problems, including So High, Up40, Slash Face, Planet X and White Rasta.  Watch this
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Switzerland’s Hardest Bouldering Traverse

Pirmin Bertle is quickly becoming one of the strongest climber around with sends of 5.15b and V16. Watch Bertle send Switzerland’s hardest problem. “What resisted to my trying more than 35 days in 2013, worked out in three days this year as an intermediate project to
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Results for Tour de Bloc at Wilson Centre in Alberta

The final Tour de Bloc of 2015 took place at the University of Alberta’s new facility. A big shout out to the organizers, gym staff and athletes for all of the effort in 2015 to make the Tour de Bloc the amazing comp circuit it is. Climbers gathered for one more show-down
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Results from Ontario Youth Provincial Comp

The Ontario Climbing Federation’s Youth Comp was held at Boulderz on Dec. 12 and 13. With over 170 climbers, it was a big effort by organizers, parents and gym staff to keep things rolling smoothly. Everyone behind the scenes deserves a big shout out, as the final Ontario
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Highlights from Tour de Bloc Finals at Seven Bays

Watch this highlight reel from Tour de Bloc at Seven Bays Bouldering in Halifax on Nov. 21. For results from the first event of its kind at the new climbing gym, visit here. SEVEN BAYS BOULDERING TOUR DE BLOC FINALS from Allez Up on Vimeo.
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