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Profile: Pablo Barbero

Watch as Pablo Barbero climbs his first 5.14d, Following the Leader in Cuenca. The former Spanish competitor is now a professional firefighter in Madrid. Todo 9 from Campe on Vimeo.
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Words with Thomas Huber

Thomas Huber is one of Germany’s best known mountaineers and extreme rock climbers. Together, with his younger brother Alexander Huber, he stars in the movie At the Limit. In this short clip, Wagner sits down for a few words with Thomans. He lives with his wife and three
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Stage One of Open Boulder National Series

The Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) Open Boulder National Series’ first stage of four took place at Quebec’s Horizon Roc during Defi du Bloc.  Climbers have been sessioning Horizon Roc for over 20 years. With room for 300 routes, it’s a perfect gym for to host
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Hilarious Four-Tool Ice Technique

There is a very good reason that this method never caught on. The climber brings up some very good point, however they are on his crampons and no where else. You could try this technigue at your local ice crag and see what kind of reaction you get. Prepare to be schooled on one
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Canada Strong At Inaugural World Cup

The first UIAA Ice Climbing World Tour to take place in North America was one to remember. On Dec. 13, two Canadians won the North American Championships and placed high in the international ranks. There is no doubt that Bozeman is a prime destination for ice climbers. Nearly
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Watch the Bozeman World Cup Ice Fest LIVE Sat. Dec 13

Don’t miss any of the action at the UIAA Bozeman Ice World Cup presented by The North Face with Lowa Boots. The livestream broadcast is brought to you by Polar Bears International, along with colour commentary by adventure athlete Brody Leven and UIAA World Cup competitor Marc
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Original hueco board and bäm! board

Rob Candelaria was one of the first climbers to create a finger strength training tool for climbing. This video gives a little history behind what was likely the first hangboard before diving into a twist on hangboarding based on scientific studies on max weight and minimum edge
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The List: A Bouldering Film

Follow David Powell on his fall road trip to Arkansas’ Ozark mountains. His list covers the best, hard problems at the two main areas. The List (a bouldering film) from Figurehead Media House on Vimeo.
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Jeremy Collins’ Drawn

Merging film, illustration, live music and live art creation, Drawn takes you with Collins as he embarks on four journeys, from the Venezuelan Amazon, to the China-Mongolian Border, to the northern reaches of Canada, and closer to home in the Yosemite Valley.    Based out of
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Film: First Light, “When darkness falls, there will be light”

Jesse Huey and friends take to the heights in this 2013 expedition to places few dare. Only experienced alpinists should try this at home. “It’s visionary. It’s truly on the edge of what we could call climbing,” says Jesse Huey. “You can train for
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