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Watch a Ski Descent of Steep B.C. Couloir

Watch a ski descent by Brette Harrington and Marc-Andre Leclerc of Lady Peak’s Northeast Couloir. The steep route is in the Cheam Range of southwestern B.C. Leclerc wrote, “From the summit ridge of the peak, a mixture of belayed skiing, lowering from buried skis and
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Free Mountain-101 Course from U of A

University of Alberta is currently developing Mountains 101­­, a 10-lesson Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) teaching a comprehensive overview of Mountain Studies. Mountains 101 will cover an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological and human
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A Short Splitter in Northwest Territories

Watch James Martin climb Caribou Crack, short line in the Vampire Spires of Northwest Territories. Caribou Crack, Vampire Peaks, Canada from Pat Goodman on Vimeo.
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Reinhold Messner Talks About Scary Slab

Watch as Reinhold Messner talks about a now-famous slab on Mittelpfeiler in the Dolomites. Messner first climbed the difficult slab with his brother, Gunther, in 1968. It was one of the most difficult pitches in the area at the time.
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Watch a Winter Send at Squamish’s Smoke Bluffs

There are many climbers on the West Coast who are proving that Canada does have a year-round rock climbing destination. Watch this short film by Stu Smith of Drew Leiterman sending White Rabbit, a 5.10b corner crack. That Route: White rabbit from Stuart Smith on Vimeo.
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Training on Indoor Replica of Action Directe

Watch as Luzan Matyas sessions his Action Directe 5.14d replica at One Move Climbing Gym. “Also, after taking it easy by the end of the year I now felt totally refreshed and gave the route a good session, and surprisingly it wasn’t long until I linked the whole
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Watch First Ascent of Alaska’s Reaper and Sugar Man

In May 2015, Hansjörg Auer and Much Mayr made the first ascent of the previous unclimbed Mount Reaper in Alaska via their north face route Sugar Man M7 85° A1 750 m. The route climbed a steep wall with intense and straightforward climbing. The ice couldn’t have been any thinner,
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A Sweet Squamish Stinger Low Video

Watch Michelle Yalowega send Stinger Low in Squamish. Stinger Low – Squamish from Michelle Yalowega on Vimeo.
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Anthony Richards Sending Ontario V11

Watch Anthony Richards send The Gunt V11 at Niagara Glen in Ontario. This short film is by Gripped’s new film editor Adam Wojtkowiak who captured Richards sending on a mild Jan. 6, 2016.
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Watch Seb Bouin Send Hard Orsay Roof Problem

Seb Bouin made the second ascent of Remy Bergasse’s l’intégrale du toît d’Orsay at toît d’Orsay (Orsay roof) near Paris, France, last fall. L’intégrale du toît d’Orsay is the result of linking two Jacky Godoffe problems from 15 years ago. In
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