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Watch Edu Marin and Dad on Multi-Pitch 5.13

In this first episode of The Marins’ Alps Project, Edu Marin and Francesco ‘Novato’ Marin set off on their summer road trip through Europe. One of the routes they attempt is Orbayu on Naranjo de Bulnes in northern Spain, which is known as the country’s hardest
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Watch Nina Williams and Helen Sinclair on Hard Yosemite Route

Watch Nina Williams and Y.O.S.A.R. member Helen Sinclair on the Rostrum in Yosemite.  The Rostrum is a pillar of steep stone with orange and splitter cracks. There are a few routes up the face, but The North Face, which is also called the “the Rostrum” is the classic.
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Short Story on Chris Snobeck’s Mustang M14- Send

Chris Snobeck from Denver recently sent The Mustang P-51, an M14- in Colorado. Story by Sam Sala Tying in, Chris flashes me the same laser-focused, yet serene smile I’ve seen so many times, the one that always seems to tell me this will be the go that counts. This burn, his
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Watch a Ski Descent of Steep B.C. Couloir

Watch a ski descent by Brette Harrington and Marc-Andre Leclerc of Lady Peak’s Northeast Couloir. The steep route is in the Cheam Range of southwestern B.C. Leclerc wrote, “From the summit ridge of the peak, a mixture of belayed skiing, lowering from buried skis and
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Tommy Caldwell Talks Climbing At Banff Festival

Tommy Caldwell was one of the many top climbers the the 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival. Listen to this recording of his presentation about Dawn Wall and Fitz Roy in front of a sold-out audience.
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Pete Woods Talks About Upcoming Alberta Comp

The first Alberta provincial competition will be taking place Jan. 16 at the Calgary Climbing Centre (CCC). The CCC’s Simon Villeneuve noted there are two head setters, Dustin Curtis is in charge of Open and Kaleb Thomas is in charge of Juniors. Assistants ar
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A Short Splitter in Northwest Territories

Watch James Martin climb Caribou Crack, short line in the Vampire Spires of Northwest Territories. Caribou Crack, Vampire Peaks, Canada from Pat Goodman on Vimeo.
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Nathan Hall Continues Sends into New Year

Nathan Hall is a West Coast climber who has been touring American boulders since late November. In December, Hall sent some hard problems at Bishop, the Kraft Boulders and Red Rocks, including Iron Fly V9, Angel Dyno V7, Timmy’s Problem V9, Fear of the Black Hat V9,
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Six Highlights From the 2016 Winter Outdoor Retailer

Gear manufacturers from around the world meet in Salt Lake City, Utah, twice a year for the Outdoor Retailer. At the start of January, the winter event took place and showcased some of the newest gear that will be available in 2016. Technically, the event caters more to snow
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Julbo White Session Contest: Ski With the Pros!

Julbo is leading the way in sunglasses and high performance eyewear. Their 2016 White Session Contest is now open to applicants. This winter, Julbo is once again inviting all ski fanatics to enter the 2016 White Session (one pro, one amateur and one iconic location). To apply,
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