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Marcel Remy is Senior Sender!

Swiss climber Marcel Remy turns 92 and spends his birthday on the sharp-end in Leonidio, Greece. Marcel and his sons Yves and Claude spent the first week of February at the popular new crag in Greece where Marcel led FOSL 5.9 for the start of his 93rd year. Marcel was born in
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Film: Squamish Highline Festival 2014

Highline festival in Beautiful British Columbia featuring Liz Thomas, Jonathon Kao, and Spencer Seabrooke. The 2015 Squamish Highline Festival Assault On The Chief 2014 from Christian Lavery on Vimeo.
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Search Continues For Missing RCAF Climber

The search continues after Royal Canadian Air Forch search and rescue technician Mark Salesse went missing in an avalanche on the ice climb Polar Circus on Feb. 5. Parks Canada: POLAR CIRCUS IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Parks Canada reported that one member of the group
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Watch the ABS 16 Here LIVE!

Watch the ABS 16 Open National Championships as National Champions Alex Puccio and Daniel Woods defend their titles against the strongest climbers in the country. Pre-Show with Alex Puccio Here Finals Running Order Here Finals
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Dark Horse Round Four: Championship Highlights

MetroRock’s sixth year of the Dark Horse Series is now complete. The four comp series culminating in the heart-stopping Championship round where six of the country’s most vicious, blood-thirsty competitors battled for this year’s title. Youth and Junior competitors were
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Siberian Winter Bouldering

Watch this video of the 2015 winter bouldering festival in the Krasnoyarsk Stolby Nature Reserve, Siberia, Russia. Why head to Bishop when you can just boulder where it’s colder. Рождественские хитрушки 2015 from BULLmovie on Vimeo.
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ABS 16 National Championships Pre-Show With Alex Puccio

As the clock ticks down to the American Bouldering Series 16, a few of the returning champs gave a pre-show run down on the weekends events. ‪#‎absnationals‬ ABS 16 Website
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Will Gadd Talks About Niagara Falls

The recent ascent of Niagara Falls continued the media frenzy started by the Dawn Wall climb in January.  Will Gadd’s climb of Niagara Falls had bigger impacts than anyone could have imagined. Despite some other high profile climbers complaining the ascent is bringing the
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Canadian Nancy Hansen Attempting Everest From Tibet

Nancy Hansen will be heading to the north side of Mount Everest to attempt the Norton Couloir in the spring of 2015. Hansen will be teaming up with German alpinist Ralf Dujmovits for the attempt. They will be climbing without supplemental oxygen. Only five women have climbed
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Video: Fred Beckey’s Early Climbs

Fred Beckey is one of the world’s most well-known climbers. The 92-year-old German-born climber has more first ascents to his name than almost any other climber. Watch this soundless video of Beckey’s early days.
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