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New Route at Poke-O-Moonshine

New East Coast Ice on Poke-O-Moonshine Jeff Lowe climbed Stingray, WI5+, in 1996 on Poke-O-Moonshine in the Adirondacks. It was an exceptional year for ice formation, few seasons have been like it. East Coast climbers Ian Osteyee and Mark Meschinelle climbed Stingray on December
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Homemade Manitoba Ice Wall

Ice Climbing in the Prairies, December 2013 Not all climbers can live near vertical terrain. Brad Friesen, who lives north of Winnipeg, was inspired by the St Boniface Alpine Club of Canada’s ice wall and built his own. “The tower was made using three hydro poles that
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Le Toit de Ben, 5.13

Mason Earle has, in a few short years, dispatched many of the hardest crack lines in the States. This past summer he headed north of the border to Val David in Quebec with Canadian crack maestro JP Ouellet for a tour of the area’s best and hardest cracks. Andrew Burr was
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Ice Climbing at Shawbridge, Quebec

Shawbridge, ice climbing near Montreal. Photographer Alain Denis visited Shawbridge in December, here are his images. If you would like to visit the area, see the guidebook, Guide des Cascades de Glace et Voies Mixtes by Stéphane Lapierre et Bernard Gagnon.      
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Video: Ontario Rock

A short film profiling a handful of Ontario climbing routes and locations. The recipe for this film was simple. Climbing came first, filming second. Ontario Climbing – A Season 2013 from Chosspile Productions on Vimeo.
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JP Ouellet on Hypothenuse, 5.13+

The Quebec crack-master sends an old project on his home turf
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Zach Watson’s New 5.13

Thunder Bay crusher, Zach Watson, has climbed a steep new 5.13 close to town
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Positive Future for Lions Head Access and Development

Adam Reeve of the Ontario Access Coalition for Climbers Presents on Benefits of the Rock Climbing Industry with Bruce County Councillors
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New Hard Sport Climbs at Claghorn Longwall

Recent Interest in Northern Ontario Crag Results in Amazing New Sport Climbs
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Lake Superior Landmark Climbed

Sentinel Steeped in Legends and Folklore on Remote Island is Climbed by Thunder Bay Locals
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