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Video: Nemisis Ice Climb

Follow along with Tyler Davidson as he climbs an original Rockies test-piece. 
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Watch Bromancing the Stone

Join Jon Glassberg and Chris Weidner as they pioneer a new traditional line on Bridge Mountain in Red Rock. Read about the first ascent Bromancing The Stone (5.10+) – A Red Rock Canyon First Ascent from Jon Glassberg on Vimeo.
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Film: Norwegian Expedition to Trango Pulpit

This film is about two separate Norwegian ascents of the Trango group in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan. The east face of Great Trango was first climbed (to the East Summit) in 1984 by the Norwegians Hans Christian Doseth and Finn Dæhli, who both died on the descent. In
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Vid: Spicy Trad Climbing in the NRG

Paul Nelson climbs Color Blind, a spicy 5.13a trad route at Endless Wall, New River Gorge. Evening Sends Interview with Paul Nelson
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Drew Ruana Sending Just Do It

On a climbing trip to Smith Rocks in November 2014, 15-year-old Drew Ruana redpointed Just Do It 5.14. Watch Paige Classan make first female ascent of Just Do It
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Leclerc and Haley Climb New Cerro Torre North Face Route

Marc-Andre Leclerc is quickly becoming one of Canada’s top alpinists. He’s been spending his 2014/15 winter in Patagonia. Colin Haley has long been one of the world’s best alpine climbers. They have established a new route on Cerro Torre’s north face.
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Francesca Metcalf Cruises Chattanoogan

Francesca Metcalf is a 21-year-old boulderer who jumped from V10 to V12 in one afternoon. During late January, Metcalf was climbing at Stone Fort, Tennessee when she jumped on Chattanoogan, V12. Before she knew it, she was at the top. It was originally reported to be a V12 flash,
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Klemen Becan Walks 5.14c

Klemen Becan is now one of a handful of climbers in the world to onsight 5.14c  and possibly second behind Patxi Usobiaga to onsight FA the same grade. The 32-year-old Becan was recently climbing in Chulilla, Spain, when he roped up beneath a 70-metre project. Becan warmed up and
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History Made: Will Gadd and Sarah Hueniken Make First Ascent of Niagara Falls

Canadian ice climbers Sarah Hueniken and Will Gadd made the first ascent of Niagara Falls this week as part of a Red Bull shoot. “I checked out the spot we were thinking of climbing in the summer,” Gadd said. “You’d be swept away by the torrential downpour
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Watch Steve “Manboy” Townshend Take a Whipper

Watch Steve “Manboy” Townshend take a whipper off a 5.14 in Tonsai, Thailand. Townshend climbed his first 5.14a in 2001, called Fdude. He had taken a nasty fall on it in January 200o when he was 19. Sonnie Trotter was belaying and accidentally let the rope feed
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