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Everest Trailer: Jake Gyllenhaal Fights For His Life In 1996 Disaster-Based Movie

No one will climb Mount Everest this year because of the tragic earthquakes that hit Nepal. But, don’t worry, Hollywood will make sure the mountain is still front and centre. The trailer for Everest has been released, giving a first look at Hollywood’s take on the true life
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Youth Climbing Injuries Article by Eric Horst

Climber Eric Horst is one of the most well-known coaches in the world and he’s published an article on common injuries in from training and rock climbing. As a father of two, he’s been interested in the recurring injuries in youth climbers and how to prevent them.
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Will Gadd on CBC’s Q With Shad

Will Gadd is no stranger to public appearances and recently the Canadian multi-sport athlete visited Toronto to talk about his ascent of Niagara Falls.  In our Apirl issue, we explored the Dawn Wall climb in Yosemite and Gadd’s ascent of Niagara Falls and the climbs’
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Watch a Speed Ascent of Zenyetta Mondatta

In the fall of 2014, David Allfrey, Skiy Detray and Cheyne Lempe set the new speed ascent time of the El Capitan’s 16-pitch Zenyatta Mondatta A4. The classic big wall route was first climbed in March 1981 by Jim Bridwell, Peter Mayfield and Charlie Row in no less than a
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Adam Ondra Sends Hard Boulders Between World Cups

Adam Ondra is touring America for the IFSC World Cups and after a third-place finish in Toronto headed to Colorado for some outdoor climbing. Ondra is no stranger to hard boulders with a number of V15 and V16s to his name. In Rocky Mountain National Park, Ondra ticked White Noice
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Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay Climb Eureka Wall

In March 2015, Hazel Findlay and Alex Honnold visited Australia to climb at Mount Arapiles and The Grampians. Watch this interview with them, just a few days before their departure, at the awesome Eureka Wall in the Southern Grampians to hear about their trip and check out some
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Catching up with Adam Ondra: World Cups and Dawn Wall

Adam Ondra is a true giant of the climbing world. The Czech climber is the reigning World Champion in both Lead and Bouldering, an unprecedented achievement. On the rocks, Ondra’s tick list of first ascents and repeats are unmatched, both in quality and quantity. At 22
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Rad Video of Will Stanhope Soloing Joshua Tree Cracks

Will Stanhope is one of Canada’s most accomplished free soloists and EpicTV has put together a short video of his recent trip to Joshua Tree. “It must be something in the DNA of free soloists that makes them all unassuming, humble guys who you’d struggle to pick
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Climber Dies on The Nose

During one of the busier Yosemite seasons of late, a 22-year-old climber from Boulder, CO died on The Nose on May 27. YOSAR reponded to a call on May 27 after a climber fell 60 metres to the end of his rope while attempting to rappel from Camp Six to Camp Five to retrieve a piece
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Watch the 2015 Point Break Trailer

In 1991, the film Point Break, starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves and Gary Busey inspired a generation of outdoor enthusiasts to find their own adventure. It was one of the most quotable movies ever, with lines like, “Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause
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