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Vid: New alpine route in Colorado

The rirst ascent of Bravo Juliet, a 5.9 by Logan Jauernigg and Björn Bauer. The 200-metre alpine route up an esthetic buttress on Finnegan’s Peak in the Holy Cross Wilderness, Colorado.  First Ascent | “Bravo Juliet” | 5.9+ from Björn Bauer on Vimeo.
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El Matador M11/12

Watch Gord McArthur on his route in Bull River Canyon called El Matador. Gordon McArthur from Brian Dalrymple on Vimeo.
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Chilly in Chile: new ice routes in South America

Anna Torretta and Cecilia Buil spent South America’s winter finding new ice routes around the Cerro El Marmolejo glacier in Chile. They made the first ascent of La Gioconda WI6 160 m in the valley of Cajon del Maipo.
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New California V13

California’s Mark Heal made the first ascent of Holy Rails sit V13 in Tuolumne. The stand start was climbed by Max Zolotukhin in 2013 at V11. With good conditions this fall, Heal finally sent the sit start.  
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Vid: Lap up Lady Mac

Michael Quigley is a Rockies-based climber and film maker. Recently, he brought his camera along for a romp up the often climbed Lady MacDonald. More from Quigley Backyard Adventures By Mike Quigley from Mike Quigley on Vimeo.
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Vid: Euros tour Chaos Canyon

Climbers Jorg Verhoeven and Katharina Saurwein are spending their fall exploring Chaos Canyon in Rocky Mountains National Park, Colorado. Jorg Verhoeven Katharina Saurwein
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Vid: Colorado Bouldering

This past summer, Aidan Welby, Mark Mayerhoefer, Ben Mangelsdorf, Hannah Padda and Frankie Caiazzo took a trip to Estes Park, Colorado with the goal of bouldering in the alpine and living the mountain lifestyle.  
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Vid: U.K.’s Valkyrie

A short film of one of the truly great climbs in the U.K. called Valkyrie and homage to the superlative Don Whillans Memorial Hut (aka Rockhall Cottage) at the Roaches in the Peak District, Staffordshire.
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Statement of Youth

In 1984, U.K.’s 18-year-old Ben Moon climbed Statement of Youth 5.13b. The route was an inspiration to many young climbers of the day.
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Vid: Chris Sharma takes a whipper

Chris Sharma is known for his big sends, but he is also known for his huge whippers. Check out this clip of him sending Dreamcatcher 5.14d and then whipping off Groove Train, a run-out 5.14c.
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