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Vid: Patxi Usobiaga and His Great Training Room

The strong 34-year-old has been at the cutting-edge of training for rock climbing for more than a decade. Gripped has been following his progress for years and his recent short training video will get you fired up. Usobiaga writes on his website: “I love climbing and
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Vid: Margalef Sport Climbing

Margalef is a climbing paradise in Spain, a few hours from Montsant and Siurana. There are over 500 routes from big overhangs and tufas to bouldery routes and stamina lines.  SIMOND-Margalef-2015 from SIMOND CHAMONIX on Vimeo.
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Vid: New West Coast Boulder Problem

With a warmer-than-usual winter, Canada’s West Coast has had plenty of route development. Watch as local Israel Cruces climbs sends a fun and committing route he called The Birth of Tragedy. “Scariest first ascent I have ever done by myself. If you fall mantling the
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Film: Of the Rock I Asked for the Moon

Watch the English version of J’ai demandé la lune au rocher, a film about climbing one of Corsica’s hardest routes. Climbing a multi-pitch slab in Corsica, Stéphanie Bodet offers a singular and poetical vision of climbing. Deep and joyful is the way she found to live
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Ben Nevis: The Hidden Side

Nevis Landscape Partnership are extremely proud to present Ben Nevis: The Hidden Side. Following on from our premiere at Fort William Mountain Festival we wanted to share this brilliant film with you all. Filmed by Dave MacLeod in August, 2014 when he joined our expert team of
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Vid: The Incredible Hazel Findlay

Hazel Findlay is a lifestyle climber. She’s been travelling around the world for the last five years. Findlay is known for her bold climbs on U.K. grit, in Squamish and in Yosemite. She’s recently been coping with an injured shoulder, but is on her way to Tasmania to
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Audrey Sniezek: Work Hard, Climb Harder

Learn how Audrey Sniezek balances work and climbing. It shows that at any age, if you really want something, you will find a way to make it happen no matter the odds. Audrey Sniezek’s Instagram Audrey Sniezek: Work Hard, Climb Harder from Luke Humphrey on Vimeo.
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Matilda Soderlund Climbing Indoors

Matilda Söderlund visited the climbing gym Café Kraft for some training with Gimme Kraft. Matilda Soderlund’s Facebook Page Matilda Söderlund – »Fun is the core!« from cafekraft on Vimeo.
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Vid: Eight V14s in Switzerland

It’s no secret that Switzerland has some of Europe’s best boudlering. Watch Samuel & Baptiste Ometz and Giuliano Cameroni climb eight problems in Magic Wood.
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Mike Anderson Sends One of America’s Hardest Routes

Mission Impossible is an extreme face climb at the Wall of the ’90’s in Clear Creek Canyon, Colorado. The line was envisioned and bolted by Jay Samuelson who gave it that name as a challenge to the climbing community. Daniel Woods did the “impossible”
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