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Rad Video of Will Stanhope Soloing Joshua Tree Cracks

Will Stanhope is one of Canada’s most accomplished free soloists and EpicTV has put together a short video of his recent trip to Joshua Tree. “It must be something in the DNA of free soloists that makes them all unassuming, humble guys who you’d struggle to pick
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Watch the 2015 Point Break Trailer

In 1991, the film Point Break, starring Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves and Gary Busey inspired a generation of outdoor enthusiasts to find their own adventure. It was one of the most quotable movies ever, with lines like, “Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause
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The 2015 USA Climbing Bouldering Team Training Camp

The 2015 USA climbing bouldering team attends a training camp. Together they prepare for the upcoming World Cup bouldering season. Working with World Cup champion Kilian Fischhuber, routesetters Jackie Godoffe and Chris Danielson. A photo posted by Louder Than Eleven
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Inside the Mind of Pro Rock Climber: Kilian Fischhuber

Being the most successful competition climber in bouldering, Austrian Kilian Fischhuber takes a poetical look into the change in his career as a professional climber, while climbing on the unique sandstone of the Red River Gorge.
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Watch Finlayson Send the Squaminator Traverse

Jamie Finlayson is one of Canada’s strongest climbers. Watch him on the rarely-climbed Squaminator Traverse V9 that he sent yesterday. “This is one burly traverse,” said Finlayson. “I am going to have to go with V9 for this one. Felt much harder than a V8
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Watch Swedish Crusher Solo Grit Classics

Swedish climber Benjamin Linné Ryn spent the better part of a month in England’s famous Peak District and ticked a number of classic routes, solo. Ryn solos over a dozen classic routes up to E8 at a number of famous areas including Millstone Edge, Stanage Edge, Froggatt
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Jacob Cook: British Undercover Crusher Sending in America

British climber Jason Cook and his partner Bronwyn Hodgins have relocated to America for the time being to free some Yosemite and Zion classics. The pair recently climbed Moonlight Buttress 5.12d in Zion National Park, but failed to free all of the pitches. They returned with a
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Watch a New Scottish E4 Be Climbed

Steve Holmes talks about his first ascent of The Young Pretender E4, 6a which traverses The Lochailort Slab at Glensheen. Holmes is a mountaineering instructor based in the Highlands of Scotland. You can find out more about Steve and follow his climbing through his blog. The
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Epic Climber Series: Watch Tommy Caldwell Climb an Ice-Covered Crack

EpicTV’s Epic Climber series is about to wrap up and for the final climb, they push some of our favourite climbing stars to the limit. The conditions might have seemed perfect as the four climbers arrive at the summit of Chamonix’s Aiguille du Midi, but on the rock,
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Watch Luzan Matyas Train For Action Directe

Romanian climber, Luzan Matyas, has been training for over a year to climb Action Directe in Frankenjura, Germany. Over 14 months, Matyas has done over 300 sessions on his Action Directe replica training wall. Action Directe was the world’s first 9a (5.14d) and was climbed
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