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Indoor Climbing Walls Become Video Game

Time Trial is a new interactive rock climbing video game produced by Randori and hosted at Brooklyn Boulders. Players are given the opportunity to compete in a dynamic setting featuring augmented reality on a climbing wall. You have never seen anything quite like this before. The
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Setters Set Routes for Opening of World’s Largest Bouldering Gym

The Austin Bouldering Project (ABP) in Austin, Texas, is being called the largest bouldering gym in the world. After almost two years of construction, the facility “believed to be the largest bouldering gym in the world,” opened its doors on Jan. 23. In this video, we
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Training With Ontario’s Joe Skopec

Joe Skopec is a strong Ontario climber and after a recent request by others to post a video of his training routine, he uploaded this short clip. Joe Skopec Training from joseph on Vimeo.
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The 2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

The 2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival will be taking place from Feb. 12 to 20. Speakers will include Paul McSorley, Kevin Jorgeson, Lynn Hill, Rob Wood and many more. For info on the big event, visit here.
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Commentary Highlights From USA Nationals

The USA Bouldering Nationals had some big climbing moments, but in this short compilation we get to hear some audio highlights. From cray, green blob, watch-wearing-competitor, strong and struggle to a number of creative words, the commentators pulled out all the stops to provide
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Training With Alban Levier Video

Alban Levier won the Toronto World Cup in 2015 and has gone on to send some of the world’s toughest routes. 
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Watch New Girlie and Burly Flick

Watch this BMC TV short film with Xian Goh, which is part of their Women in Mountain Adventure Film.
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Short Film On Squamish Crack Clean and Climb

The folks at Squamish Obscurities clean and climb Report All Poachers 5.10b. The re-scrubbed 30-metre crack is located on Riant Ridge in the Valley of Shaddai area. “We had honey gold light filtering through the trees to help make for a beautiful experience.” Rea
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How to Equalize a Two-Point Anchor

Equalizing anchors is one of the most important skills for outdoor climbers. When it comes to perfecting your climbing skills, be sure to seek the instruction of pros like Association of Canadian Mountain Guides members.
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Watch Will Mayo Send Splitter 5.12d

Watch Will Mayo send a splitter Arizona crack. Synesthesia 5.12d was first climbed by Rodney Blakemore and is found in the Cave Springs area of Sedona. Weaving Sensory Pathways on “Synesthesia” (5.12d), Sedona, Arizona from Will Mayo on Vimeo.
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