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Jacob Cook: British Undercover Crusher Sending in America

British climber Jason Cook and his partner Bronwyn Hodgins have relocated to America for the time being to free some Yosemite and Zion classics. The pair recently climbed Moonlight Buttress 5.12d in Zion National Park, but failed to free all of the pitches. They returned with a
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Watch a New Scottish E4 Be Climbed

Steve Holmes talks about his first ascent of The Young Pretender E4, 6a which traverses The Lochailort Slab at Glensheen. Holmes is a mountaineering instructor based in the Highlands of Scotland. You can find out more about Steve and follow his climbing through his blog. The
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Watch Three Top Climbers Talk Training and More!

These films by David López focus on Dani Andrada, Patxi Usobiaga and Edu Marín as the top climbers talk about training, climbing and more. Chapter One: The meeting Chapter Two: The Training
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Epic Climber Series: Watch Tommy Caldwell Climb an Ice-Covered Crack

EpicTV’s Epic Climber series is about to wrap up and for the final climb, they push some of our favourite climbing stars to the limit. The conditions might have seemed perfect as the four climbers arrive at the summit of Chamonix’s Aiguille du Midi, but on the rock,
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Watch Luzan Matyas Train For Action Directe

Romanian climber, Luzan Matyas, has been training for over a year to climb Action Directe in Frankenjura, Germany. Over 14 months, Matyas has done over 300 sessions on his Action Directe replica training wall. Action Directe was the world’s first 9a (5.14d) and was climbed
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Watch Ashima Shiriashi on The Late Late Show with James Corden

Ashima Shiriashi is one of the world’s strongest climbers for her age and she recently had the opportunity to take late-night funnyman James Corden out for a climb.
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Canadian Nationals’ Semi-Finals and IFSC Speed World Cup Results

The Canadian National Championships semi-finals and IFSC Speed World Cup took place today at The Boulders in Saanich, B.C. Canadian National Championships Semi-Finals For the women’s open, American’s Delaney Miller and Melina Constanza (first in Youth A) kept their
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Tour de Bloc Part One | Joe Rockhead’s – Where it all Started

Joe Rochead’s has been the epicentre of Toronto’s climbing scene for decades and has played an important role of the growth of the Tour de Bloc. In 1990, there were few resources for climbers in Toronto. Southern Ontario rock is top-notch, but far from downtown. When
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Canadians Climb Mooses Tooth Classics

Every spring, dozens of climbers head to Alaska’s Ruth Gorge in search of old classics and new routes and two Canadians recently climbed a couple of the former. Bryce Brown and his partner Sunny Twelker are well-travelled alpinists. As doctors based in Canmore and Thunder
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Short Film on Rocks Stars Alex Puccio and Joel Zerr

A Zerr Productions short film that features Alex Puccio and Joel Zerr bouldering in Rocky Mountain National Park, CO. Tune in to see how Alex deals with the dichotomous nature of being a World Cup Competitor and prominent female for pushing standards on rock.
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