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The Beach with Zach Lerner

Zach Lerner getting some business done at the mini-cliff known as The Beach in Colorado’s Poudre Canyon. Included is his First Ascent of the infamous Chocolate Stout Project and a repeat of Harmonic Resonance 5.13c. The Beach with Zach Lerner from BS on Vimeo.
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Video: Fred Beckey’s Early Climbs

Fred Beckey is one of the world’s most well-known climbers. The 92-year-old German-born climber has more first ascents to his name than almost any other climber. Watch this soundless video of Beckey’s early days.
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Father and Son Team Up For One of World’s Hardest: Episode One

Edu Marin is one of the strongest sport climbers in the world. His father Novato is perhaps the strongest 62 year-old anywhere. It was only a matter of time before they joined forces for a project.  The father and son team decided to take on the Alex Huber’s 2007 route Pan
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Vid: Montmorency Falls

Montmorency Falls Park offers one of the most popular and fun ice climbs in eastern Canada. The rock around the falls mark the eastern end of the Canadian Shield which formed one-billion years ago. The 120-metre wall of ice is only a 10-minute drive from Quebec City and an easy
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Alex Honnold’s Birthday Challenge Outtakes

On Aug. 17, 2014, Alex Honnold soloed 290 pitches in Squamish for his 29th birthday. In this video, the RV Project shows the fun day it really was. “Well, Alex probably enjoyed some of it anyway.” Watch the original video here Alex Honnold’s Birthday Challenge
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Video: Tour de Bloc Vertical Escalade

The Tour de Bloc made a stop at Vertical Escalade in Montreal last week, watch some of the highlights. Head route setter Eryk Gagnon and his young crew set some cool problems. Local strongman Sebastian Lazure came out on top for the men and Elise Sethna won for the women. Tour de
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Vid: The Math of Rock Climbing

Without thinking about it, climbers are always thinking about math. From angles to anchor strengths. Watch Skip Garibaldi, an Emory University math professor talk about math in climbing.
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Bloc Buster 2015 at Climber’s Rock – Tour de Bloc Season 12

On January 10, 2015 Climber’s Rock hosted athletes from all over Canada and the US for Bloc Buster: Climber Rock’s stop on the Tour de Bloc circuit. This year, Ontario women and Michigan men dominated the podium and took home thousands in cash. Will any Canadian men
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Baby Goat Rock Climbing

This young goat struggled to find its way back to its mom. It’s amazing how it seemed to stick like glue to the smooth and nearly vertical wall. Video was taken at Mamallapuram, India.
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Jason Haas the Weekend Warrior

Time is precious. Whether you have a family, go to school, or have a full time job, making the most out of your climbing time is essential. Jason Haas knows this all to well and when he gets out for the weekend, he rarely clips bolts at the local crag, he is out there, in the
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