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Life Beyond Walls – Climbing in Siurana, Spain

Watch American crusher Jonathan Siegrist continue his exploration of Spain. After paying his dues on the Can Piqui Wall, J-Star sets his sights on some of the region’s more notoriously harder routes, Estado Critico, Era Vella, and Victimes del Passat.
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Watch Destination Magic Wood

Destination Magic Wood is the sequel to Destination Fontainebleau, one of the best films from 2014. Magic Wood is Switzerland’s must-visit bouldering destination. John Sherman once described it as, “It is a landslide of big boulders in a deep valley. It’s a
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Ben Moon on New Training Rungs and Rainshadow

Ben Moon has just produced some brand new campus rungs to help build a bit of power. The new rungs from Moon come in three widths, from 18 to 29 mm and are slightly longer than most conventional campus rungs to allow for a wider holding position. Another great feature of these
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Watch Womenclimb Indiegogo Trailer

Watch women rock climbing their way to being happy, finding friends and feeling great on the Womenclimb Indiegogo campaign trailer. Womenclimb is run by women who climb, “We are ordinary women who wanted information about women’s climbing, mountaineering and bouldering and
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Watch Uncovering the Tetons

In August of 2014, Josh Larson and Vince Schaefer hiked for four hours into the Grand Teton range to go bouldering. They spent three days climbing new problems and made this short film that captured the action on five boulders.
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John Price Photography Slideshow

John Price is a Rockies-based photographer who made this short video featuring some of his recent work. Follow him @johnpricephotography.
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Climbing in Oman with Canadian Read Macadam

A new era of climbing in Oman started when a young Canadian named Read Macadam moved to the area a few years ago. Macadam is one of the strongest climbers in the area and has developed some of Oman’s most difficult routes. Follow along on his adventures on his blog here.
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Martijn Seuren Dies Attempting 82-Peak Alps challenge

Martijn Seuren was with Swiss alpinist Ueli Steck when he died from a fall on Mont Blanc. Steck has been on a mission to climb all 82 4,000-metre Alps’ peaks this summer, while Seuren hoped to accomplish the feat over years. Steck, 38, was with the 32-year-old Seuren on the
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Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

The GoPro Mountain Games provided a high alpine venue for the worlds best boulderers to show off their skills. Sean McColl and Jason Holowach made history when they advanced to finals and marked the first time two Canadians have made it to and IFSC World Cup final round.  
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Video: Chelsea Rude on Hard RRG Route

Watch Chelsea Rude project one of the Red River Gorge’s classic 5.14s, Thanatopsis at the GMC Wall. The grade has long been debated, Canadian Mike Doyle sent the route on his first redpoint attempt and suggested a downgrade to 5.14a. It was Sean McColl’s first 5.14b
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