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Nathan Hall Continues Sends into New Year

Nathan Hall is a West Coast climber who has been touring American boulders since late November. In December, Hall sent some hard problems at Bishop, the Kraft Boulders and Red Rocks, including Iron Fly V9, Angel Dyno V7, Timmy’s Problem V9, Fear of the Black Hat V9,
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Patagonia, Psycho Vertical and a Second Ascent

Psycho Vertical on Torre Egger was first climbed nearly three decades ago. Korra Pesce reported on social media that he and four others made the impressive second ascent of the 1986 route. At the 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, famous climber Simone Moro said that the
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Basecamp Podcast Conversation with Majka Burhardt

Majka Burhardt is a climber, filmmaker and author who has spent two decades exploring remote areas around the world. Burhardt is the executive producer of Waypoint Namibia and founder of LEGADO, an initiative which inspired the forthcoming film, Namuli, about her climbing and
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Edu Marin is on a Roll With More 5.15s

Over a decade ago, Edu Marin was the Youth World Champion and a few years later won nearly ever Lead World Cup in a season. Edu Marin has climbed Seleciion Anal 5.15a in Santa Linya. The hard Spain route was first climbed in 2013 by Ramon Julian Puigblanque. Marin sent his first
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A Sweet Squamish Stinger Low Video

Watch Michelle Yalowega send Stinger Low in Squamish. Stinger Low – Squamish from Michelle Yalowega on Vimeo.
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Becca Frangos Back From Europe and Ready for Comps

Calgary’s Walson Tai catches up with Becca Frangos after her return from an extended European trip. She will be competing at the Alberta Climbing Association’s provincial comp this weeked at the Calgary Climbing Centre on Jan. 16 and 17. For more on the
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Anthony Richards Sending Ontario V11

Watch Anthony Richards send The Gunt V11 at Niagara Glen in Ontario. This short film is by Gripped’s new film editor Adam Wojtkowiak who captured Richards sending on a mild Jan. 6, 2016.
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Regan Kennedy on Projects, Hueco and More

Regan Kennedy is a Calgary-based climber who has travelled to many international destinations for bouldering.  Kennedy recently returned to Canada from a short trip to Hueco Tanks in Texas. While bouldering is one of her main focuses, it’s not the only one. In 2015, she
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Squamish Indoor Comp Results and Photos

The first-ever competition to take place at the new Ground Up in Squamish went down on Jan. 9.  Familiar faces from the Tour de Bloc and CEC comp circuits took part at the gym’s inaugural event. Elan Jonas-McRae, who has been busy sending hard bouldering problems, came up
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Tour de Bloc 2016, Climber’s Rock and a Birthday Win

It was the first Tour de Bloc of 2016 and Zach Richardson celebrated the day with a win on his 15th birthday.  The first Tour de Bloc of the year took place at Climber’s Rock in Burlington on Jan. 9. It was a big day for local climber Zach Richardson who finished in first
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