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A Short Film on the Motivational Kati Hetrick

Watch this short film by Daniel Wilson about Kati Hetrick with some great Red Rocks footage. TAKE HOLD – Kati Hetrick from Daniel Wilson on Vimeo.
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Watch Granite Bouldering in Japan

Watch a short film by Imashi Hashimoto of some hard bouldering in Japan, including a send of Fuyunohi V12. Japan Granite vol.2 from Imashi Hashimoto on Vimeo.
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Star Wars is Colorado’s Fun Splitter Crack

Watch an ascent of the well-known 5.8 classic called Star Wars in Colorado by Zane Edwards. Climbing “Star Wars” on Lower Peanut in Eldorado Canyon from Zane Edwards on Vimeo.
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Jimmy Webb’s New V15 After V14 Streak

The American boulderer Jimmy Webb has climbed a new V15 called The Matriarch in Georgia. The new V15 is at the popular bouldering destination called Rocktown and you can watch a video of the send below. Over the past few weeks, Webb climbed four new V14s in the southern United
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Afghan Female Climbing Team Climb New Peak

A group of 12 women completed a 17-day adventure that included three summits. Them women, aged 15 to 22, climbed three peaks over 4,800 metres in the Panjshir Province in the Hindu Kush. They are the first group of Afghan women to complete such a feat and hope to motivate future
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Three to Trial for Tito Traversa’s Death

Tito Traversa was 12 years old when he died from a climbing accident at Orpierre in July 2013. Tito was considered one of the top young climbers of his time. At only 10 years old, he sent a 5.14a. While he was out with the Italian climbing club he belonged to, he borrowed some
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Canadian Simon Parton Sends V15

West Coast climber Simon Parton has made the fifth ascent of Terremer V15 in Hueco Tanks. Parton’s send makes him the second Canadian to climb V15, after Sean McColl. The first ascent was done in 2005 by Fred Nicole. On his Sendage.com card, Parton wrote, “Some
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Ueli Steck and the 82 Summits, Part One

For a decade, Ueli Steck has been setting international standards for fast and light climbing. In 2015, Steck climbed all 82 summits of 4,000 metres or higher in the Alps in only 62 days using only his own power from start to finsih. That means no driving between objectives. This
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Canadians Receive Mugs Stump Award

The recipients of the 2016 Mugs Stump Award were announced at the Bozeman Ice Festival on Dec. 9. The award was created in 1993 in memory of Mugs Stump, one of North America’s most visionary climbers. In the 24 years since its inception, the Mugs Stump Award has provided
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Alex Honnold Talks About Life

In this short, filmed at his home in Sacramento, Alex Honnold gives us a completely new perspective on his life.
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