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Video: Climbing in Li Ming, China

Li Ming is a village situated that sits at 2,100 metres in the Yunnan province in China. In the fall of 2014, a group from the Ragni di Lecco climbing club visited the area. Since 2010, international climbers have been developing routes at the picturesque crag. For more info on
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Watch Ben Moon Climb Rainshadow and Interview

British climber, Ben Moon, made the fourth ascent of Rainshadow 5.14d at Malhom Cove on Mon. June 8. The route was established by Steve McClure in 2003, and it was Moon’s second 5.14d and he sent it 25 years after his first ascent of Hubble at Raven Tor, one of the
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Watch Lynn Hill Interview Chris Sharma

Climbing legend, Lynn Hill, interviews Chris Sharma about his techniques, style and approach to climbing.
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Ueli Steck and Michael Wohlleben are Climbing #82SUMMITS

There are 82 mountains in the Alps that are 4,000 metres or higher and Michael Wohlleben and Ueli Steck hope to climb them all in 80 days. The Swiss and German alpinists will be self-propelled and have already climbed the most easterly summit, Piz Bernina 4,049 metres, in
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Climbers Rescued off Mount Logan

Three climbers who were attempting the East Ridge of Mount Logan are safe in Haines Junction after being rescued. Mount Logan, located in Kluane National Park, is Canada’s highest mountain at 5,959 metres, less than 200 metres shorter than Alaska’s Denali. The rescue
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Watch the First Ascent of Alaska’s Bad to the Bone

Will Sim and Jon Griffith recently made the first ascent of Mount Deborah’s northwest face and called their difficult alpine climb, Bad to the Bone. Griffith has produced this film about their climb, read the full story here. Bad to the Bone – North West face Mt
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Watch Jason Kehl’s Return Trip to Squamish

Escaping the Texas heat, Jason Kehl heads to Squamish to seek cooler temps under the canopy of one of the world’s most enchanted forests.
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Swedish Climber Visits Kelowna Boulders

Emil Ragnarsson is a 27-year-old Swedish climber who’s been touring the world’s boulder fields and making short videos about his visits.  Ragnarsson’s most recent visit was to Kelowna, B.C.’s Boulderfields. The Boulderfields from Emil Ragnarsson on Vimeo.
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Words With Canadian World Cup Competitor Jason Holowach

Jason Holowach was part of a history-making Canadian team who competed at the Vail World Cup on June 6. Jason Holowach is the owner of Grip It, a climbing gym in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He started climbing when he was nine and his first competition was six months later. His
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The 2015 Beaver Valley Climbing Festival

The Beaver Valley Climbing Festival in Ontario is heading into its third year of climbing and good times on July 11. For the first time, all four Beaver Valley Crags will be part of the fun. Never been to Devils Glen, Old Baldy or The Swamp? Here is your chance to visit. Each
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