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Google Maps: Climb The Nose with Honnold, Hill and Caldwell

El Capitan is a 1,000-metre wall of granite in Yosemite National Park, California. Join legendary climbers Lynn Hill, Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell as they go for a climb. Google map treks is an interactive series of Google maps that let you join on a number of different
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Watch Young Connor Send Home Wall

The theme this week is yound senders. Watch little Connor Kreft climb a 60-degree home bouldering wall.
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Arc’teryx’s #defineFEMININE West Coast Adventure

Arc’teryx asked you to nominate a woman that inspires you in the outdoors and defines “feminine” with everything she does. They had no idea of the number of heartfelt responses they would receive and thanks everyone for showing them how strong and active the outdoor
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Watch Climbing in B.C.’s Eldred Valley

Eldred Valley is located near Powell River, B.C. and has some big potential for new routes.  Schizophrenia is 12 pitches of cracks, flakes, dihedrals and slab. A little dirty in places, but the rock is high quality, climbing is varied, scenery amazing. Key factors of becoming a
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Watch Valley of the Giants Trailer

In February 2015 Philippe Ribière and Dan Bates visited Read Macadam in the Sultanate of Oman. With word of a treasure trove of massive potential for bouldering first ascents, they explored a remote canyon high in the Eastern Hajar mountain range on the eastern most part of
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Speed Climbing World Cup in China

The second stop of the IFSC speed world cup took place in Chongqing, China on the weekend. Thousands of spectators filled Waitan Square in sweltering temperatures to watch the competition. Qixin Zhong took the gold in front of his home crowd and kept his lead in the overall
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Father’s Day with Some of our Favourite Climbing Dads

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day this Sunday than to take your old man climbing? For those of us lucky enough to have fathers who rock climb, it would be a great way to spend some bonding time and hit the outdoors. In honour of Father’s Day, we would like to celebrate
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John Long Narrates Cerro Torre Film

Watch the story of Jess Roskelley and Ben Erdman as they summit the Ragni route on Cerro Torre in January 2015. This story is narrated by John Long. This face has some of the most incredible ice formations to be found anywhere in the world. Chiappa, Conti, Ferrari and Pino Negri
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Watch Road to Slipstream

The 2014 film, Road to Slipstream is about an encounter between three new-to-the-Rockies climbers and three experienced alpinists. In 2013, Martin Lesperance wanted to make a film about inexperienced climbers meeting experienced climbers and the dynamics between them. After
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Watch One Year Later – Rosa Post’s Recovery From a Life-Changing Fall

At the age of 23, Rosa Post suffered a traumatic climbing injury at that left her paralyzed from the waist down. On May 4, Rosa was leading a climb near Canyonlands National Park when a hold broke on her and she fell, severely injuring her spinal cord. Her friend and climbing
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