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Watch Sonnie Trotter Send Rhapsody

Sonnie Trotter battles with the world’s first E11 in Scotland, which was first climbed by Dave MacCleod. 
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The Amazing Julbo Aerospace Goggles

Now that winter is in full swing, we have had the chance to test out the new award-winning Julbo Aerospace goggles. It took only one trip to the ski hill and one ski-approach to an ice climb to realize the Aerospace are hyped up for a reason: best goggle ever. Why have they won
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Watch Top Three Sport Climbing Videos of 2015

There were dozens of high-quality films in 2015, here at the top three by EpicTV. One is Gaz Parry on Supersonico 5.14, another is Dani Andrada and Edu Marin on Chilam Balam and the third is Stefano Ghisolfi on Italy’s first 5.15b.
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Big New Ice Climbs in British Columbia

Two big new ice climbs in the B.C. Peace Region west of Jasper. Tumbler Ridge is on the western edge of the Canadian Rockies and is known for its backcountry skiing and ice climbing. Craig Waters reported on the B.C. Peace Region Climbers page that he and Jesse Coonce made the
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Second Ascent of Hard Austrian Boulder

Manuel Schof has made the second ascent of Return of the King in Austria. The hard sloper problem has over 20 pumpy moves that traverse a long edge and is found in the Sherwood Forest of Otztal. Schof’s send of Return of the King, which was first climbed by Bernie Ruech,
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Avalanche Safety Video You Should Watch

Avalanches kill climbers and skiers every year. If you play in the backcountry, be prepared. “It doesn’t matter if you have made thousands of good calls – all it takes is one bad call and that is one too many,” said Jeremy Jones. “Some days the mountains are
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Watch a Ski-BASE off The Chief in Squamish

Watch Pryce Brown ski off Canada’s iconic granite wall in Squamish. Ski BASEics from Pryce Brown on Vimeo.
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A Short Film on an Ontario Sender

A short film about regular Niagara Glen sender Tomasz Wojtkowiak. Also appearing are Anthony Richard, Peter Prelich, Spencer Hebb, Emily and Courtney Belleau. “Inside/Out” A Friday with climber Tomasz Wojtkowiak! from Adam Wojtkowiak on Vimeo.
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Watch Josh Wharton’s First Ascent of Hard Winter Route

Josh Wharton is based in Estes Park, a small Colorado town near Rocky Mountain National Park. Watch this video by John Dickey of Wharton climbing a new mixed route up on Dragon’s Tail Spire that Wharton called Twin Dragons M7. BD athlete Josh Wharton making the first ascent
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Watch Adam Ondra Send a 5.15a

Watch Adam Ondra send Predator 5.15a in Srbsko in the Czech Republic, which has a technical crux sequence.
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