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Rad Video: Select Grand Wall Boulders

A selection of boulder problems from Max Krimmer’s trip to Squamish in August 2013. Watch Austin Geiman send The Reckoning V10 and The Black Council V11/12. Alexis Mascarenas sends the Fuzz V7 and Max Krimmer sends The Backseat V10 and Black Hole V11. Grand Wall Boulders on
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Quebec’s Bolton Bouldering

Two videos featuring Marc-Antoine Larente climbing at Quebec’s Bolton Pass. The Vortex The Vortex V10 from Marc-Antoine Larente on Vimeo. First Ascent bolton last day from Marc-Antoine Larente on Vimeo.
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Meru Trailer

After suffering dramatic set backs in their lives, three close friends battle their complicated pasts, inner demons and nature’s harshest elements in an attempt to climb the Shark’s Fin on Mount Meru, considered the ultimate prize in the exclusive high stakes game of Himalayan
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Lonnie Dupre Solos Denali in January

Lonnie Dupre is a Minnesota-based climber who just found a place in the history books by becoming the first climber to summit Denali in January. He climbed solo. The first solo winter ascent of Denali was in 1988 by Vern Tejas. Dupre’s ascent comes during a week of major
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New 11-Pitch Red Rocks Route: Bromancing the Stone

Red Rocks is a popular destination in January because the south facing sandstone walls are warm enough to climb. Chris Weidner and Jon Glassberg climbed a new 400-metre 5.10d on Jan. 8, and called it Bromancing the Stone. Bromancing the Stone This route is on the east face of the
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New Hard Winter Route on Popular Colorado Wall

Gary Newmeyer and Nik Mirhashemi have climbed their multi-year project on the Ames Wall in Telluride, CO. The duo started the six-pitch, 225-metre, route in December 2014 and after three attempts sent it in January. Belly of the Beast climbs the major feature right of Ames Ice
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New Jackson Hole Mixed Route

Nate Brown and Sam Macke have climbed a new two-pitch mixed route on Rock Springs Buttress. Rock Springs Buttress is said to be the best crag in Jackson Hole. There is a mix of alpine and sport routes. The rock is granite and can be quite loose. Brown and Macke climbed their new
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Vid: The Great Red Roof

Watch this video featuring Helen Sinclair, a climber based in Boulder, Colorado. Sinclair was recently stuck in Red Rocks. After completing her main goal of Rainbow Wall, she started working on a new project. The new project was the incredibly esthetic Great Red Roof 5.13b. The
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Tommy Caldwell and Sonnie Trotter’s Big Canadian Route

In 2011, Tommy Caldwell and Sonnie Trotter teamed up for the unclimbed east face of Banff’s Mount Louis. In light of the Dawn Wall, we are sharing this video from 2011 about Caldwell and Trotter establishing The Shining. Trotter and Caldwell redpointed The Shining 5.13c/d,
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Vid: Mount Euclid’s First Ascent

Mount Euclid is a granite peak in the Paparoa Ranges on the West Coast of New Zealand. On Jan. 10, 2015, Peter Joynt and Alastair McDowell made the first ascent of the 250-metre south face in seven pitches. The Paparoa Ranges Mt Euclid South Face – The First Ascent from
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