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Valley Uprising

Sender Films has had a regular presence at film festivals over the last several years with King Lines (2008), Alone on the Wall (2010) and Sketchy Andy (2012). Now, Sender principals Peter Mortimer and Nick Rosen turn their attention to the epic history of climbing i
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Chamonix Dispatches, July 16 – Warming Up

Chamonix is nestled into the valley between the Aiguille Rouges and Aiguille du Midi. It is widely regarded as the birthplace of alpinism and is at the cutting-edge of modern mountain sports. Gripped editor Brandon Pullan is in Chamonix for a month, at first for the
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Arc’teryx Alpine Academy 2014

The 2014 Arc’teryx Alpine Academy was a huge success. With over 300 people taking part in one of a number of clinics, each clinic lead by an IFMGA mountain guide, Chamonix was buzzing with Archaeopteryx’s style and participants. The four-day festival entered 2014, its
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World Cup Slow Moments

On June 7, 2014 the Bouldering World Cup made it to Vail, Colorado. The GoPro Mountain Games provided a high alpine venue for the worlds best boulderers to show off their skills. Louder Than Eleven was on hand to capture some rare slow motion moments. Please enjoy high end
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Climbing the Classics: La Rose et le Vampire

In 1985, Antoine le Menestrel made the first ascent of La Rose et la Vampire. As part of the Mammut re-climbing classics series, Anna Stohr tries La Rose. Fore the first two episodes, see here.
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Video: Angie Payne

A character profile on Angela Payne as she competes in a World Bouldering Competition at the 2014 GoPro Mountain Games in Vail, CO.  
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Sky Pilot’s Summit Register

By Eric Carter Summit registers can be found on a number of peaks across Canada. They survive harsh conditions year in and year out. They are filled with names, dates, and the emotions from people who successfully reached the summit. Some of the entries describe beautiful weather
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World Cup Vail, LIVE today!

The IFSC World Cup is underway in Vail, Co. after an impressive event in Toronto. For Toronto results see here. For up-to-date scores and rankings, visit the IFSC website here. Sean McColl finished the semis in first place! For men’s semi-finals results see here. For
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Learn the hazards, a mountain discussion…

Mountaineering is dangerous. Injury or death is common on many extreme altitude mountaineering destinations and technical low-elevation alpine climbs. Mountaineering and alpine season around the corner in North America, so stay keen, but stay safe. Dangers in mountaineering are
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Thalay Sagar, Prayers in the Wind

Jason Kruk, Paul McSorley and Joshua Lavigne travel to the Indian Himalayas to climb a new route on the imposing, 1,500-metre north face of Thalay Sagar. Amidst the sacred waters of the Ganges and towering peaks of icy granite they find a peace that transcends the chaos of their
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