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Goodman on Gun Control, 5.13c

Pat Goodman discusses some of the ethics and considerations that need to be taken while establishing new routes. Meanwhile, enjoy watching him send Gun Control, 5.13, an amazing line up one of the most stunning walls in the New River Gorge.
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Ice climbing comp season ends on high-note for Canadians

The 2014 UIAA ice climbing competition season wrapped-up with its final dates in Ufa, Russia. In Ufa, all three competing Canadians, Jen Olson, Gord McArthur and Nathan Kutcher, made semi-finals. The 2014 season was one of the best Canada has had at the UIAA championships. In the
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Allez Up – Route Setters Series

This video is about Allez Up’s guest route-setting program Trendsetters, the first guest of the year Dustin Curtis. Allez Up – Trend Setters – Dustin Curtis from Allez Up on Vimeo.
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Gerome Pouvreau on his route Ganesh, India’s hardest sport climb

A short film about the first ascent of a stellar-looking line, Ganesh, in Badami, India. “Badami is a nice small town that gave us the tempo of the Indian lifestyle. This morning I sent Ganesh with an infected foot and a tick bite in my back . Ganesh was a project bolted by
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Mountain Record Madness

Climbing is not about competition, but sometimes people do compete at climbing, and the results are often mind-blowing. Here are some of the climbing world’s most impressive records, care to contest them?  “You don’t have to be a fantastic hero to do certain
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Revealing the Angel

Alpine climbers Graham Zimmerman and Scott Bennett traveled to the Revelation Mountains of the Western Alaska Range seeking big rock routes of stunning peaks. The Revelations are a small sub-range, farthest western extent of the Alaska Range. The highest peak in the rang
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Sean McColl’s Rampage

The Canadian champ is proving he can do plenty more than pull on plastic as he is making quick work of some of America’s hardest boulders. After sending Meadowlark Lemon, V14, on his drive to Texas, he placed third in the Hueco Rocks Rodeo despite blistering hot temps that
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Broke but Stoked, the Best Sort of Climbing Trip

Spring 2009, fresh off of a winter of ice climbing, bar going, road trips, back country huts and more bar going, I was broke. My friend Andrew “G-Dog” Gallant was in a similar position, having spent six months touring the Canadian Rockies, Coastal Mountains and
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Seb-Zero, Episode Two: The Great Arch

Gord McArthur shows off his home training grounds known as the “Great Arch.” This is episode two of a new series called Sub-Zero, watch the first trailer here. From EpictTV: Ice climbing is like smoking. If you don’t do it you can’t see why anyone would.
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