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7 El Cap Routes in 7 Days!

Alex Honnold and Dave Allfrey have completed seven El Cap routes in seven days. They set four new speed records and had to get up at 4 a.m. each day to avoid the heat. They climbed between 6,000 and 7,000 metres of granite during their El Cap blitz. “A great adventure with
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Vail World Cup and Another Podium for McColl

The North American back-to-back World Cups wrapped up in Vail, Co. Canadian Sean McColl won another bronze with an impressive comeback after qualifications. Sean McColl won bronze in Toronto against the world’s best, see results here, one week before the Colorado event. In
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Yamnuska Rescue

On Friday June 6, a climber was injured on Missionary Crack after a large block fell. Kananaskis Parks made an impressive heli-sling rescue to bring the man to safety and to the medical help he needed. The Kallen 34 route was originally graded 5.9, but was upgraded to 5.10b in
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Jonny Dawes meets the men who rescued him after Feb. injury

Johnny Dawes fell while climbing on Stanage Edge in Derbyshire in February, resulting in an open fracture to a leg. Dawes, one of Britain’s best known rock-climbers, met his rescuers who helped to save his leg after he suffered serious injuries in a fall earlier this year. He
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ACC Toronto donates $11,410 to Old Baldy purchase

The Toronto section of the Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) is donating nearly twelve-thousand dollars to the purchase of Old Baldy.  In April we reported that the ACC was donating $5,000 to the purchase of Old Baldy. Last fall, we reported that MEC donated $100,000 to the purchase.
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IFSWC World Cup Bouldering Toronto: Sean McColl takes bronze

By: Andre Cheuk With a finale that went down to the wire to decide the victors, Vancouver’s Sean McColl made a dramatic flash of the fourth and last problem to clinch third place behind winner Guillaume Glairon Mondet of France, and silver medalist Jan Hojer of Germany. On the
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IFSC WC Bouldering Toronto: Semi Finals produces big Upsets

By: Andre Cheuk All Photos: Miguel Jette Team Canada ‘s Sean McColl made it safely through to the final, qualifying comfortably in second place, and looking very strong headed into the final. Speaking before the comp, McColl spoke candidly about his start to the season thus fa
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Mount Rainier Tragedy

Six climbers have fallen on Mount Rainier and are presumed dead, it is one of the worst accidents ever on the Washington peak. A helicopter spotted camping and climbing gear in the avalanche-prone area. It is believed the group fell 1,000 metres from their last known whereabouts
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IFSC World Cup Bouldering Toronto Day 1: Women’s Qualifier

By Andre Cheuk Photos: Miguel Jette Check out Men’s Qualification report here. Women’s qualification round opened with last year’s winner Anna Stohr (AUT), Shauna Coxsey(UK), and Juliane Wurm(Ger), all winners of World Cup this season. To everyone’s surprise the overnight
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IFSC World Cup Bouldering Toronto Day 1: Men’s Qualifier

  By: Andre Cheuk, Photos: Miguel Jette Check out Women’s Qualification report here. The opening Men’s qualifying round of the second annual IFSC World Cup Bouldering Toronto, saw some of the best competition climbers in the world and across Canada do battle, with some
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