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Gripped Week in Review: Nationals, 5.15 and Avalanches

A weekly summary of top climbing stories from March 3 to 9.

1) Canada Boulder Nationals

Sean McColl won his 12th National title and Allison Vest won her first. Read an interview with her about the win here.

2) New Squamish Easy Crag

The new Parking Lot Wall at the Smoke Bluffs is going to be popular this year.

3) International Women’s Day

10 climbers to follow from March 8, International Women’s Day.

4) New Calgary Gym

The Calgary Climbing Centre Rocky Mountain gym is massive and is going to be crazy fun.

5) Joe Kinder’s New Utah 5.15a

Joe Kinder sent a long-term project at Hurricane Cave in Utah at 5.15a

6) David Lama on Scary Terrain

Top climber David Lama climbs a new routes and has video to show how scary the rock was.

7) Gripped Outdoors

We begin to bring you skiing, hiking, paddling, flying and camping news, info and tips.

8) 12 Awesome Climbing Vans

12 #VanLife vans to inspire you to hit the road this year.

9) 50 Boulder Nationals Photos

Aidas Odonelis took 50 amazing photos from Boulder Nationals. What a wild event!

10) Skiers Dying in Avalanches

Skiers have been dying in tree wells and avalanches. Be careful out there this weekend!

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