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Vid: The Great Red Roof

Watch this video featuring Helen Sinclair, a climber based in Boulder, Colorado. Sinclair was recently stuck in Red Rocks. After completing her main goal of Rainbow Wall, she started working on a new project. The new project was the incredibly esthetic Great Red Roof 5.13b. The
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Video: Tour de Bloc Elevation Place

The first Tour de Bloc of 2015 went down at Elevation Place in Canmore. Here is a video from Alex Roe and Fernando Campos that captures the energy of the event. Tour de Bloc Climber’s Rock Tour de Bloc Elevation Place Tour de Bloc Altitude and The Hive  Tour de Bloc Allez
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Power Animal V13

Watch Ethan Pringle attempt and send one of the Buttermilks proudest lines, Chris Sharma’s Power Animal V13. “Please excuse all the screaming,” wrote Pringle. Power Animal from Ethan Pringle on Vimeo.
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Video: Jonathan Siegrist at Lion’s Head

In the fall of 2014, well-known sport climber Jonathan Siegrist visited Ontario’s Lion’s head. Watch his impressive first try efforts on some beautiful routes high above the Georgian Bay. Read About Siegrist at Lion’s Head
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The Holy Boulders

Chris Williams and Dan Temmen tackle some blocs in Southern Illinois at the Holy Boulders. For more information on the Holy Boulders, see here. Holy Boulders Fall 2014 from Dan Temmen on Vimeo.
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Adam Ondra Onsights 5.14+

In 2011, Adam Ondra went on an unstoppable onsight spree in northern Spain, managing a stunning five 5.14+ onsights. Five! Bernardo Gimenez documents Ondra’s onsighting at the mega-crag of Oliana and he was fortunate enough to be rigged and ready when Ondra onsighted Mind
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Climbing Quebec’s Dawson College… Literally

Dawson College Outdoor Education teachers Mark and Joey Abbott climb the North Facade of Dawson College during the 2014 Open House. Good break from the studying. Rock Climbing Dawson College…Literally from DAWSON COLLEGE OUTDOOR EDUCATION on Vimeo.
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Gord McArthur on Getting Ready for the Ice Climbing World Cup

Gord McArthur is one of Canada’s leading competitive climbers. His specialty is ice and mixed climbing. He currently flew to Korea for the second round of the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup. He will be making regular updates to his Youtube page. McArthur’s athletes win gold
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Cobra Crack’s FFA

In June, 2006 Sonnie Trotter climbed the first free ascent of Cobra Crack 5.14. Trotter worked the overhanging, thin-finger crack 30 to 40 times over the previous few years, often rope-soloing the route to dial the moves, before completing it all-free. Trotter said,
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Recap: Adam Ondra’s Stellar Year

Adam Ondra had great 2014. In addition to onsighting 5.14d—something he did twice in 2014—he’s redpointed Biographie/Realization 5.15a 9a+ and won both the bouldering and lead climbing World Championships. Never before has anyone won championships in both disciplines in the
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