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Expedition to Newfoundland’s Devil’s Bay

Many new climbers often ask what climbing in Newfoundland’s Devil’s Bay is like and why more climbers don’t climb there. In 2012,  Hazel Findlay, Alex Honnold, James Pearson and Mark Synnott headed to Devil’s Bay for a look. The idea started off as a good
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Video: The Crown – 20 Years of Marmot Triple Crown Bouldering

Jim Horton and Chad Wykle are instrumental in creating one of the best outdoor climbing events in the country, The Marmot Triple Crown Bouldering Series. Year after year the event raises thousands of dollars for direct action causes like buying climbing areas for climbers to
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Reinhold Messner’s Advice to Younger Climbers

Reinhold Messner is acclaimed as one of the greatest mountaineers of all time. He was the first person to climb all 14 8,000-metre peaks—the tallest mountains in the world—and one of the first to climb Mount Everest without any supplemental oxygen. Hear Messner recount what it
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Watch Sean McColl’s Amazing Move at Nationals

Sean McColl headed into the National Bouldering Championships in Montreal as the reigning champion hoping to defend his title. On men’s problem number four, McColl pulled off one of the most memorable moves of the weekend. Complete Report and Photos from Nationals After a
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Bouldering Nationals: Qualifications Results

Qualifications for the Canadian Bouldering Championships in Montreal’s Bloc Shop went off perfectly. Today Montreal’s newest climbing gym, Bloc Shop, hosts the CEC bouldering nationals. This is the final stop of the CEC circuit for the year. All Canadian climbers who
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Video: The Lowest Boulder Problem Ever

Check out this recent video of Thomas Madsen climbing a route called Crocodile at Franchard Isatis in the French bouldering area Fontaineleau. Have you ever tried climbing something so low? This might be the most crazy route beta you can try to give someone. “Lay on your
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Emily Harrington on Training for Your Goals

Emily Harrington has big goals for 2015 – from free climbing Golden Gate 5.13 on El Capitan to completing Makalu without oxygen. Such extreme goals requires extreme training. Harrington focuses on a diverse training routine that includes ski touring and bouldering to get in
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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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