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Spray River Falls the “Film”

Banff Mountain Guide Joe McKay aka Mike Barter, is known for his internet films about the lighter side of climbing. Watch this trailer about climbing Spray River Falls. Coming soon to a crag near you. Joe McKay the Mountain Guide Spray River Falls from The Last Metis on Vimeo.
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New Scottish E3: Stand Fast

Steve Holmes on the first ascent of Stand Fast E3 6a at Glen Shian in the Scottish Highlands. Stand Fast E3 6a from Conor McCarthy on Vimeo.
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Video: 2014 Patagonia Dreamin’

Jason Kruk and Marc-Andre Leclerc travel from Squamish to El Chalten, Argentina, to climb on the legendary spires of the Torre massif. To climb well in the mountains of Patagonia one must have goals beyond the summits themselves. The only guarantees in these harsh peaks are of
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German Climbing Team Training Video

Think you know training? Think again. The German climbing team is thinking outside the box in this video. From ropes, rolling, pyramids, boards, tug-of-war and other cross-training combos, watch as these climbers move with amazing agility.
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Vid: Siegrist on Spectrum

Jonathan Siegrist sends a new route just outside of Las Vegas. After reaching the top of this challenging 5.14c first ascent, Siegrist named this route Spectrum. GREAT DAYS 2: Jonathan Siegrist’s Spectrum from smith optics on Vimeo.
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Vid: The Moonflower

May 2014 – Sam Van Brempt and Maxime De Groote made a visit to the Central Alaska Range. After acclimatizing in the Kahiltna Southeast Fork and an attempt on Denali, they climbed the Bibler Klewin route on the Moonflower Buttress.  The Moonflower Testpiece Trailer from Sam
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Hilarious Four-Tool Ice Technique

There is a very good reason that this method never caught on. The climber brings up some very good point, however they are on his crampons and no where else. You could try this technigue at your local ice crag and see what kind of reaction you get. Prepare to be schooled on one
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Josh Wharton and The Black Binder

Watch this short, but awesome, film featuring the talented Josh Wharton. He has been climbing in the Black Canyon for over a decade and has climbed 86 different routes.  More on Wharton Black Diamond Ambassador Josh Wharton and The Black Binder from Black Diamond Equipment on Vimeo.
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The List: A Bouldering Film

Follow David Powell on his fall road trip to Arkansas’ Ozark mountains. His list covers the best, hard problems at the two main areas. The List (a bouldering film) from Figurehead Media House on Vimeo.
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Film: My Overhang

This film takes a step away from the technical side of climbing and digs a little bit deeper. From Life Funambulist: “The short film was inspired by a photo shoot at the beginning of September 2014. An overhang describes rock that is not vertical, but a bit overturned. For
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