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Watch Highlights from IFSC Euro Youth Cup

The IFSC European Youth Championships held at EICA Ratho on June 13 and 14 2015.
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Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

The GoPro Mountain Games provided a high alpine venue for the worlds best boulderers to show off their skills. Sean McColl and Jason Holowach made history when they advanced to finals and marked the first time two Canadians have made it to and IFSC World Cup final round.  
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Video: Chelsea Rude on Hard RRG Route

Watch Chelsea Rude project one of the Red River Gorge’s classic 5.14s, Thanatopsis at the GMC Wall. The grade has long been debated, Canadian Mike Doyle sent the route on his first redpoint attempt and suggested a downgrade to 5.14a. It was Sean McColl’s first 5.14b
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Fair Island: Newfoundland’s Remote Bouldering

While Newfoundland’s Fair Island is 7,500 kilometres from Squamish, the two areas have a lot in common – both have world-class Canadian granite climbing. From July 3 to 5, climbers traveled to Fair Island as part of an Alpine Club of Canada Newfoundland/Labrador trip.
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Watch the First Free Ascent of a Quebec 5.14

In 2009, Julien Bourassa-Moreau was starting to take is place on the climbing scene and he is now one of Quebec’s strongest climbers. In this video, Julien makes the first free ascent of a now-popular 5.14a at Baldi called Cassiopee.
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Animation: Be Careful Where You Trundle

Rock trundling is a common practice by climbers to free routes of loose rock, but you must always be careful where you trundle. Read the story “Beware the Trundler” by Kevin McLane here.
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Watch Jules Lines Fall Big, Then Send

Jules Lines is the UK’s most accomplished free-soloist and some of his adventures were featured in the film Stone Free. In this clip from the film, Lines takes a 10-metre fall while soloing an E10 called Hold Fast 5.13c at Glen Nevis. Despite the slip-up, Lines stuck the
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Watch a Heady Deep Water Solo

One of the most incredible parts of deep water soloing is the thrill of exploration that the discipline offers. New routing above the ocean doesn’t require bags of equipment, logistical planning or technical know-how, but rather a pair of shoes and a curious spirit. It was
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Watch Some Wicked Pocket Climbing on a 5.15a

Italian climber Stefano Ghisolfi has repeated a 2009 Chris Sharma route in Margalef, Spain called Demencia Senil 5.15a. After Sharma’s first ascent Iker Pou and Ramon Julian Puigblanque made the second and third ascents in 2010. After six days of work, Ghisolfi was able to
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Watch an Alex Honnold Video Compilation

Alex Honnold is one of the most bold climbers of the 21st century. Watch this short video compilation of some of Honnold’s most daring climbs. Visit Alexhonnold.com for more videos and stories on Honnold.  
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