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Watch Nina Williams Climb Speed of Life

Nina Williams sends Speed of Life V10 at Farley Ledge in Western Massachusetts. Nina Williams wrote on her Facebook: “Speed of Life. A dream beginning 2009 and realized yesterday. I was initially drawn to its aesthetic line, intimidating size, and crimpy style.” Read More Here
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Arc’teryx’s Define Feminine: The Climber

A great competitor always tries harder, pushes their limits and doesn’t give up. Mina Leslie-Wujastyk spends hours training and is very disciplined, but she’s also funny, easy going and messy.  For more on Mina, see here. Enter a friend into the Arc’teryx Define Feminine
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Watch a Frightening Video of the Everest Avalanche

Jost Kobusch uploaded this video to Youtube today and wrote, “The ground was shaking from the earthquake and as soon as we saw people running we were running ourselves to save our lives.” That avalanche was caused the the recent earthquake in Nepal that has killed
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Watch some Nice Climbing on Greenland and Baffin

In June 2012, four very excited South Africans and one grumpy Scottish sea dog set sail for the adventure of their lives. After crossing the Atlantic from Scotland, the team did several big wall climbs on the west coast of Greenland and north coast of Baffin Island. The most
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Barbara Raudner Sends Verdon Test-Piece

Barbara Raudner is one of the world’s strongest female climbers and she recently sent one of her dream lines. In 2013, Raudner sent Mind Contral 5.14c and said, ““I had to stay motivated, to control my mind until the top and to take my chance… For me Mind Control is
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Video: New Sasquatch Boulders

Myles Byam brings us a short film of some fun new boulders in Index, WA. “Big thanks to all involved in developing this area and sharing it.”
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Watch Arc’teryx’s Define Feminine: The Photographer

Working hard in all conditions, persistent at getting the perfect shot, Angela Percival is an athlete, a friend and a gem who stands out in the field because she is always smiling. As told by the pro athlete. “As an Arc’teryx photographer, planning trips is one of my
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Watch Sharma Send His New 5.15!

On March 7, Sharma made the first ascent of El Bon Combat 5.15b/c. He described the route as the The “King Line.” El Bon Combat is located at Cova de Ocell, about 40 minutes from Barcelona, Spain. It was bolted by Martí Iglesias Galobart. Sharma’s been working the route since
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Watch Ken Wallator Solo an Ice Climb

Ken Wallator is an Alberta-based climber who pioneered some of the most committing routes in the Rockies in the late 1980s. Perhaps it is the overwhelming number of multi-angled, graphically enhanced and loud climbing movies out there that makes this simple single-shot 10-minute
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Watch Caroline Ciavaldini Climb Requiem

Caroline Ciavaldini made the first female ascent of Requiem, which was the UK’s first E8 graded route, in the fall of 2014. On the imposing walls of Dumbarton Rock, Requiem follows a difficult crack to a run-out upper wall and a very challenging finish. It was first climbed
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