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Everest’s Standard Route to Change Through Khumbu Icefall

The 2014 avalanche on Mount Everest, which killed 16 Sherpa guides, has motivated authorities to change the path through the Khumbu. The original 1953 route passed the Khumbu Icefall on climber’s left, but now the route will climb the centre of the Icefall. The director of
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Youth Bouldering National Champions Crowned in Burlington

Over the weekend, top youth climbers across the country gathered at Climber’s Rock in Burlington, Ontario to vie for top honours at the 2015 Canadian National Youth Bouldering Competition.  To see more photos from the comp, check out Matt Chapman’s Flickr Page. The
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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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Sachi Amma Continues Sending Spree

Sachi Amma has quickly joined the ranks of Adam Ondra and Alex Megos with his recent sends. This week, 8a.nu reported that Amma sent Catxasa 5.15a after three tries on his current trip and one trip last year. Amma Climbs Force Extension Amma Climbs 5.15b Amma Realizes 5.15a Dani
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Missing Climber’s Body Recovered

The body of a missing Royal Canadian Air Force Search and Rescue Technician who went missing on Feb. 5, was recovered today by Parks Canada. On Wed. Feb. 11, between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Parks Canada Visitor Safety specialists recovered Mark Salesse’s body from under nearly
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New Rockies Ice Climb: Lake O’Hara’s Happy and Ugly World

The Lake O’Hara mountains have a number of summer alpine routes and winter ski descents. A handful of waterfall ice climbs have been done, but because of bad avalanche conditions, few ascents go done every winter. Report by Maarten van Haeren After an excellent hint from
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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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Search Continues for Missing Climber

Parks Canada will resume their search today for the Royal Canadian Air Force Search and Rescue Technician who went missing in an avalanche on Feb. 5. Mark Salesse was swept off a 60-metre ice pitch after a climber above triggered a small avalanche. Friday: Ice Climber Goes
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Mohammad Jafari and Alex Puccio Win ABS16!

The American Bouldering Society’s 16th installment of the National Bouldering Championships took place in Madison, Wisconsin. All of the action was live-streamed thanks to Louder Than 11. For the ninth year in a row, Daniel Woods and Alex Puccio held on to their national
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Ice Climber Goes Missing in Eerie Coincidence

A climber who went missing on the ice climb Polar Circus was on a winter training exercise with the Canadian military. He was caught in an avalanche Thursday night. Ice climber Mark Salesse, 44, went missing on the ice climb Polar Circus on the 33rd anniversary of the death of
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