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New Hard Route at Lion’s Head

Daniel Martian has added a new difficult route to the Titan area at Lion’s Head. Martian’s new route is called Atlas Shrugged 5.14a and climbs next to the esthetic and now-famous Titan 5.14a on the Titan Wall. “It starts the same like Titan and after the second
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New Route on B.C.’s Mystery Mountain

Paul McSorley, Mayan Smith-Gobat and Ines Papert have climbed a new route up the Southwest Buttress of Mount Waddington. Their new route is an 800-metre 5.11+ WI3 M5 and was climbed in mid-August. Their ascent was not the first attempt at the line. In Sept. 2011, Jason Kruk and
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New Hard Route on Squamish’s Sheriff’s Badge

Tony McLane and Jorge Ackermann have made the first ascent of The Daily Universe, a new 5.12b up the Sheriff’s Badge. The Daily Universe is an extension to the already classic 5.12a route on the Sheriff’s Badge called The Daily Planet. The new nine-pitch route is the first
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Woman Dies After Fall at Flatrock

A 21-year-old woman has died from a fall at Newfoundland’s popular climbing area, Flatrock. At 5 p.m. on Fri. Aug. 22, the woman’s partners reported the accident and shortly after a universal helicopter responded, but could not reach her. A high angle rescue team and
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Watch a Mount Logan Circumnavigation

In May 2013, Glen Crawford, Jerry Auld and Jerry Kobalenko skied around Mount Logan, Canada’s highest mountain. The trio was treated to some unusually fine weather. This film documents the massive mountain and the expanse of untouched terrain. “Mt. Logan in
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Eiger: Patience for La Paciencia and a Push for the Summit

On their first ever trip up the iconic north face of the Eiger, Sasha DiGiulian and Carlo Traversi are racking up for an ascent of La Paciencia 5.13b. The 23-pitch route was first concieved in 2001 by Raul Bayard and Stephan Siegrist. It wasn’t until 2008 that the Swiss
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Climbing Fitness #3: Rotator Cuff Care

This is the third installment of a new series on how to stretch and strengthen those climbing muscles. It is brought to you by Ashley Edwards and Kate Evans, co-founders of City Yogis in Toronto. As climbers we can all agree, having even the smallest pain in your shoulder can be
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New Alps Mountain Running Record

In August, 2015, famed Swiss 26-year-old mountain-runner Andreas Steindl set a stunning new record in a breath-taking setting. He ran up five 4,000-metre peaks within seven hours and 45 minutes – his kind of a perfect nine-to-five day in his alpine office. He improved his
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Climbing Fitness #2: Climber’s Elbow

This is the second installment of a new series on how to stretch and strengthen those climbing muscles. It is brought to you by Ashley Edwards and Kate Evans, co-founders of City Yogis in Toronto. Elbow pain is one of the most common and debilitating injuries that climber’s
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Squamish Uprising Rocks West Coast

Squamish Uprising, an event aimed at creating solidarity and promoting slacklining, acroyoga and boulering, brought these three communities together last weekend. By Drew Copeland Slacklining, acroyoga and bouldering are still relatively young, finding their way as forms of
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