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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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Toronto World Cup: start list and link to live feed

The Toronto World Cup starts on Sat. May 31 at Gravity climbing gym in Hamilton, it’s going to be a great show! Watch the World Cup LIVE here!! Meet Celeste Wall Women’s Start List StartNr NAME Birthyear Nation 1 51 STÖHR Anna 1988 AUT 2 52 COXSEY Shauna 1993 GBR 3 53
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Toronto World Cup: 1 day away!

The Toronto World Cup will run from May 31 to June 1, here is Thursday’s news and flashback. For news from last year and news from this year, follow the links below. Thursday’s news.  Wednesday’s news.  Tuesdays’ news.  Monday’s news. For more info, visit the IFSC website
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Toronto World Cup: 2 days away

The Toronto World Cup will run from May 31 to June 1, here is Thursday’s news and flashback. Wednesday’s news.  Tuesdays’ news.  Monday’s news. Only a few tickets remain as of today, visit Gravity’s Facebook page for more info. The route setters are still
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Quebec Climber Rescued in Colorado

Quebec’s Samuel Frappier was rescued Wednesday from Broadway Ledge on Long’s Peak, Colorado. It took 28 rescue workers to reach the ledge where the 19-year-old was. Frappier contacted park rangers with his cellphone Tuesday night, telling them he got stuck on Broadway
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