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Ned Feehally is a British Sender

British climber Ned Feehally has been consistently performing at a very high level within a number of different bouldering disciplines for several years now. His list of achievements is very long and includes ascents of hard boulder problems. Feehally made highball ascents of
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Vid: Chris Sharma and Friends on the Friend Problem

Chris Sharma, Palmer Larsen, Lisa Chulich, Alex Puccio, Joel Zerr, Josh Larson, Nina Williams, Michael O’Rourke and Meagan Martin climb the Friend Problem at Momentum on January 23, 2015.
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Nalle Hukkataival’s New Hard Boulder Problem

Nalle Hukkataival is one of the world’s strongest climbers. He consistently establishes new hard boulder problems. People travel to Nevada’s Red Rocks every winter for the sandstone climbing. Some climbers aim for the crags, some for the multi-pitch routes and some
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2015 Alberta Provincial Youth Bouldering Championships

The 2015 Alberta Provincial Youth Bouldering Championships took place on Jan. 24 at the Rock Jungle Fitness. The competition season is in full swing across Canada. One week ago was the Ontario Provincial Youth Bouldering Championships and the Sport Climbing B.C. Triple-Header.
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Tour de Bloc Vertical Escalade

The third Tour de Bloc of 2015 and 11th of the season took place at Montreal’s Vertical Escalade on Sat. Jan. 24. Two of Canada’s leading comp climbers took top spots at the always exciting Tour de Bloc Escalade Vertical in Montreal. Tour de Bloc on Twitter Sebastien
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The 2015 Ontario Ice Fest/Gathering

From Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, there will be an ice climbing gathering in Southern Ontario. Andriy Kolos, author of Southern Ontario Ice, announced the event on his website kolos.ca. “I think it about time the community gets together informally to celebrate all things great about
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New Zealand Alpine Team Visits Canada

The New Zealand Alpine Team was recently ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies. During their three weeks, they climbed as many of the classics as they could squeeze in. The New Zealand Alpine Team is a new concept. It was born from a desire to support and encourage aspiring young
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Random Rocks in Bishop

A groupd of climbers spent three weeks in Bishop climbing and working to launch Restoration Climbing.  Bishop is one of very few places in the world where a high concentration of world-class bouldering combines with maganificent scenery, convenient amenities and near-perfect
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Interview with SCBC’s President Iain Stewart-Patterson

Iain Stewart-Patterson is the president of Sport Climbing B.C. (SCBC) and is based in Kamloops. Stweart-Patterson started working in Adventure Education in 1979 and has been an instructor in the Adventure Studies Department at Thompson River University since 1992. As a fully
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World Climbing Camp in B.C.

In February, Sport Climbing B.C. is holding the IFSC Training Camp where top climbers from around the world will take part. On Feb. 20 to 22, anyone over 13 years old will be able to register for the camp and improve their skills. “Workshops will be both general, and
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