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Film: Stone Wisdom

Some of the best climbing films are the shortest and Stone Wisdom proves it once again. Without focuses on the grunts and the gnar, Christian Lavery gives us a one-minute reminder about why most of us head to the hills every spring. Stone Wisdom from Christian Lavery on Vimeo.
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Video: Climbing Sea of Vapors WI6

Sea of Vapors is one of the world’s most notorious grade six ice climbs. Found high on Mount Rundle’s Trophy Wall, the route forms regularly and has become a must-climb classic. On Jan. 23, Tyler Davidson and Jean Peloquin climbed Sea of Vapors. The route had a number
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Watch Federica Mingolla Climb a Verdon Classic

In 2014, Italian climber Federica Mingolla sent the famous 60-metre Tom et Je Ris 5.14b in Verdon. Mingolla is a 20-year-old crusher from Turin, Italy, who’s only been climbing for five years. As a full-time science student, she makes time between classes to train. It was
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Vid: Mountain Glimpses

Watch this film by Wild Glimpses as it takes you on a journey through the Himalayas, Tien Shan, Caucasus and Patagonia. Wild Glimpses Site Mountain Glimpses from Wildglimpses on Vimeo.
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Vid: Bouldering in Patagonia

Argentina’s El Chaltén has an annual bouldering festival. Watch some highlights from the 2015 Festival de Boulder in Patagonia. El Chaltén 2015 from Fluye! on Vimeo.
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Video: Climbing a Steep Ice Climb With Hands Only

In 2011, Salvador Morales climbed the ice climb Meschuge WI6 100 metres in Ötztal, Austria without using any ice axes. “Yes, yes, no axes! What should we call it? No tooling? Naked ice?” said Morales after the ascent. “I used no axes and climbed the stalactites,
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Climbing Bridges: A Return to Turkey

Climbing Bridges is a 32-minute documentary about one man’s journey to America and home again. Eight years ago, Omercan Skakar moved to Brooklyn from Turkey pursuing his passion for music, leaving behind his entire family, his friends, and his homeland. When Petzl announced
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Video: Joe Rockhead’s Tour de Bloc

The Tour de Bloc Nationals and CEC Regionals took place at Joe Rockhead’s in Toronto last week. Watch this short film from the event. JoeRockHead’s . TourDeBloc15 from Marco Libretti on Vimeo.
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Highlights From the 22nd Hueco Rock Rodeo

The 22nd Hueco Rock Rodeo hosted by the American Alpine Club and presented by Petzl and Five Ten was another great year. Full Results Here
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2015 ABS Open Nationals Highlights

On February 6 and 7, 2015 – USA Climbing and founding partner, The North Face brought you the biggest names in climbing at the American Bouldering Series 16 National Championships. Watch as eight time nationals champions Daniel Woods and Alex Puccio defend their titles
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