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British Columbians Ready for Provincial Championships

Central Saanich, B.C. – Chair Kimanda Jarzebiak is pleased to announce that The Boulders Climbing Gym in Central Saanich will be hosting the Sport Climbing Association of British Columbia (SCBC) Provincial Difficulty and Speed Championships this Saturday and Sunday, April
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Episode Three: The Hive is Expanding to Vancouver’s North Shore

It’s construction time at Vancouver’s newest climbing gym, the second Hive. “Our construction crews have been busy building and we have captured it all on video. Watch the action right here, right now. Get excited, Hivers, your time to climb these walls is
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Watch a 2015 Lynn Hill Interview

Lynn Hill is one of North America’s was once one of the world’s leading climbers and she recently sat down with ABC News for a few words. ABC Breaking US News | US News Videos “Transcript for Real-Life Spiderwoman Talks About Her Death-Defying Climb” Right
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Climb and Conquer Society Canada

Since the start of 2011, the Climb and Conquer Society has been facilitating climbing for youth in Vancouver who might not otherwise have the opportunity to do so. The group has allowed 300-some youth to climb at one of Vancouver’s five gyms by providing passes,
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Arc’teryx’s Define Feminine Series and Contest

Arc’teryx has long been an innovative and forward-thinking brand with one eye on the future and the other eye on their community.  For the summer of 2015, they are running a one-of-a-kind contest. Nominate a female in your life who inspires you in the outdoors and defin
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Beware the Trundler, By Kevin McLane

The number of climbers in Squamish, continues to double every decade and environmental impacts have risen sharply from relentless human traffic and the unrepaired ravages of winter storms.
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Rockies Rampage and Alberta Provincials Results

The Rockies Rampage/Alberta’s Provincial Climbing Championships took place at Canmore’s Elevation Place on April 18 and 19.  Qualifiers and Semis The Rockies Rampage/Alberta’s Provincial Climbing Championships had a strong field of competitors turn up for the
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Close Call On One Year Anniversary Of Everest Avalanche

It’s been one year since an avalanche on the Khumbu Icefall killed 16 Sherpa waiting for a ladder to be repaired.  On the eve of the one year anniversary of the avalanche that took the lives of 16 Sherpa, ladders collapsed on route through the Khumbu Icefall, an eerie
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Squamish Fire Smokes Out Climbers

A fire that broke out on Thursday night at the Squamish Terminals deep water port is contained, but there is major damage. The District of Squamish issued a warning after the fire started warning people to stay in their homes. The inferno began on the east dock around 6 p.m. All
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SCS 2015 Nationals Highlights

On March 27 and 28, 2015 – USA Climbing and founding partner, The North Face brought you the biggest names in climbing at the Sport Climbing Series 2015 National Championships. Watch as two time national champion Delaney Miller defend her title against a stacked field of
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