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Joe Kinder headlines the '09 International Climbers' Festival - 2009-06-04 by Lindsay Nohl new updated popular

Joe Kinder headlines the '09 International Climbers' Festival The International Climbers’ Festival is back its 16th straight year in Lander, Wyoming. Join us July 8th - 12th for tons of climbing, slideshows, films, comps, music, free food and clinics.
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The Beginning - 2010-03-08 by Jeff Thibeau new updated popular

So you want to be a rock climber? Want to be the next Chris Sharma? Daniel Woods? Silvester Stallone? Well calm down because there is a lot to think about before you solo climb "Jumbo Love."
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Earth Trek Competition Results - 2010-04-29 by admin new updated popular

Earth Trek Competition Results This past weekend saw the Earth Treks Roc competition take place in Baltimore, Maryland. There was great attendance for this competition which saw such names as Chris Sharma, Paul Robinson and Daniel Woods (to name a few) taking part for the men's category.
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Fusion Photo Contest - 2010-05-07 by admin new updated popular

Fusion Photo Contest Grand Prize Winner: The Grand Prize Winner of the FUSION PHOTO CONTEST will receive FUSION products valued at $800 with the addition of having their photo submission on the front cover of FUSION 2011 PRODUCT CATELOG
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Black Diamond Merger - 2010-05-11 by admin new updated popular

Black Diamond Merger This is a milestone day for Black Diamond. When we founded this company, we wanted to build great products to maximize the enjoyment and safety of the sports we love so much.
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Bouldering World Cup 2010 Results - 2010-05-19 by admin new updated popular

Bouldering World Cup 2010 Results Last weekend saw the start to the Boulder World Cup 2010 in Switzerland, with some exciting bouldering taking place. Kilian Fischhuber managed to surpass Adam Ondra after a good semi-final run which lead him to first place after the two were neck and neck.
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Ueli Steck in Yosemite to Attempt El Cap’s Speed Record - 2010-05-25 by admin new updated popular

Ueli Steck in Yosemite to Attempt El Cap’s Speed Record Ueli is back in Yosemite National Park with the hope of breaking the speed record on El Capitan. With climbing partner Alex Honnold, Ueli is eyeing the perfect line to beat the current record of 2 hours 37 minutes and 05 seconds set on October 8, 2009 by Hans Florine and Yuji Hirayama.
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Black Diamond Merger Followup - 2010-06-11 by admin new updated popular

Black Diamond Merger Followup A follow up article with Black Diamond's Thomas Laakso regarding the controversial merger with Clarus Corporation, by Backcountry magazine.
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Help The Teton Boulder Project - 2010-07-23 by admin new updated popular

Help The Teton Boulder Project The Teton Boulder Project is a grass-roots partnership between the Town of Jackson, Teton County Parks and Recreation Department and the Teton climbing community to create a bouldering park at the base of Snow King Mountain in downtown Jackson
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2010 Bouldering World Cup - Final Results - 2010-08-04 by admin new updated popular

2010 Bouldering World Cup - Final Results This past weekend saw the final of the 2010 Bouldering World Cup take place in Munich, Germany. As with most recent competitions the event was broadcast via a live feed, where one is able to watch the competition behind the comfort of their computer.
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August News Snippets - 2010-08-24 by admin new updated popular

August News Snippets While August still has another week left in it, here's some short news items that took place in the past 3 weeks.
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Climbers Successfully Buy Index Lower Town Wall - 2010-09-07 by admin new updated popular

Climbers Successfully  Buy Index Lower Town Wall The Washington Climbers Coalition (WCC) announced today that it has succeeded in its campaign to buy the Index Lower Town Wall, a premier rock climbing area near Index, Snohomish County.
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First Ascent Headed to American Television - 2010-11-02 by admin new updated popular

First Ascent Headed to American Television The Travel Channel has picked up groundbreaking documentary series "First Ascent" for U.S. television from adventure filmmakers Sender Films, marking the first series dedicated to rock climbing ever to be aired on U.S. television.
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Access Fund Secures Jailhouse Rock, Further Support Needed - 2010-11-25 by admin new updated popular

Access Fund Secures Jailhouse Rock, Further Support Needed The Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment, is pleased to announce permanent access has been secured to Jailhouse Rock near Sonora, California through the Access Fund Land Conservation Campaign.
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2.8 Kids with a White Picket fence and the Company Car - 2010-12-08 by Tyler Beaver new updated popular

2.8 Kids with a White Picket fence and the Company Car My feelings on adrenaline, 2.8 kids, lifestyle choices, awe-inspiring moments, and a quote from Teddy.
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Ice Climbing World Cup 2011 - 2011-01-05 by admin new updated popular

Ice Climbing World Cup 2011 A new era is beginning in ice climbing: On January 8 and 9, the UIAA Ice Climbing World Cup season will get underway, with Lead and Speed competitions in Cheongsong, Korea—the first time the circuit makes a stop in Asia.
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The Painted Wall - 2011-01-18 by Luke Mehall new updated popular

The Painted Wall It was like any other start to a day of climbing in the Black Canyon. Dave and I are up before the sun, throwing down coffee and a quick breakfast, and assembling all the hardware needed for the day’s climb.
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Raising - 2011-01-28 by Vaclav Novotny new updated popular

Raising Raising is a climbing technique which from time to time is used while climbing routes in Czech and German sandstone climbing areas. It's a human pyramid which is created from a minimum of two people and is used where there is no other way to climb the upcoming part of the route
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Jailhouse Unlocked: Community helps Access Fund - 2011-03-03 by admin new updated popular

Jailhouse Unlocked: Community helps Access Fund The Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment, is thrilled to announce the completion of the initial fundraising phase for Jailhouse Rock.
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Kalymnos Climbing Festival 18-22 May 2011 - 2011-03-28 by admin new updated popular

Kalymnos Climbing Festival 18-22 May 2011 The Municipality of Kalymnos Island Greece together with Kalymnos Hoteliers Association and the Kalymnos Climbing Club, invite you to meet "The Aegean Climbing Paradise" and the unique climbing opportunities of Kalymnos Island Greece, through the annual Climbing Festival in which anyone can participate free of charge.
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Access Fund Announces First Round Grant Recipients for 2011 - 2011-04-11 by admin new updated popular

Access Fund Announces First Round Grant Recipients for 2011 In the first round of the Climbing Preservation Grant Program for 2011, the Access Fund awarded over $18,000 to support local climbing activism and conservation of the climbing environment.
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2011 Reel Rock Filmmaking Competition - 2011-04-14 by admin new updated popular

2011 Reel Rock Filmmaking Competition It's that time again, another year has passed and we're already on to the start of the forth annual Reel Rock Filmmaking Competition
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Expansion of Earth Treks Rockville Facility - 2011-04-19 by admin new updated popular

Expansion of Earth Treks Rockville Facility Earth Treks Climbing Centers, a leader in the climbing industry since 1990, announces the expansion of their Rockville facility, due to open in late 2011. Thanks to the enthusiastic support from the Rockville, MD business community, construction will begin mid-June 2011.
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Adventures with Two Tent Timmy - 2011-04-28 by Luke Mehall new updated popular

Adventures with Two Tent Timmy Immerse yourself in a thrilling account of friendship, life, death and of course climbing. Luke Mehall brings us another excellent article, following his popular "Painted Wall" piece.
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Asa Firestone Receives Zack Martin Breaking Barriers Grant 2011 - 2011-07-04 by admin new updated popular

Asa Firestone Receives Zack Martin Breaking Barriers Grant 2011 The American Alpine Club announced Asa Firestone as the recipient of the Zack Martin Breaking Barriers grant for 2011. Firestone and his comrades will be working in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to improve the lives of children in the slums, called "favelas."
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Access Fund Releases Free Climbing News App - 2011-07-20 by admin new updated popular

Access Fund Releases Free Climbing News App The Access Fund, the national advocacy organization that keeps climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment, is excited to announce the release of its new smart phone application.
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Anna Stöhr and Dmitry Sharafutdinov are the adidas ROCKSTARS 2011 - 2011-08-01 by admin new updated popular

Anna Stöhr and Dmitry Sharafutdinov are the adidas ROCKSTARS 2011 This weekend the bouldering world elite gathered at the impressive Area 47 in Tirol’s Oetztal Valley for the new top-class adidas ROCKSTARS invitational contest, challenging each other in a novel athletic format on artificial rock.
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Go West Young Man - 2011-08-03 by Luke Mehall new updated popular

Go West Young Man Luke Mehall returns with another epic tale of adventure, starring 'The Freedom Mobile'. From Utah, to Nevada to California and all that is in between.
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IMS Photo Contest "Mountain Moves" Close to the Summit - 2011-08-05 by admin new updated popular

IMS Photo Contest Only 10 days are left (deadline 15th of August) to participate at the IMS Photo Contest 2011 by Kiku themed “Mountain Moves”. The contest, organized by the International.Mountain.Summit and the apple brand KIKU, has already collected over 800 pictures submitted by participants from all over the world.
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Go West Young Man III - Back to Vegas - 2011-08-25 by admin new updated popular

Go West Young Man III - Back to Vegas The final part of the Go West Young Man article series. The climbing and the adventures continue with the freedom mobile and it's trek across the U.S
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Rock Exotica Unicenders Recall - 2011-08-29 by admin new updated popular

Rock Exotica Unicenders Recall All Rock Exotica Unicenders made before August 2011 are affected. This required inspection is important for the user’s safety and your Unicender should not be used until the inspection has been performed.
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Results of the World Youth Championship 2011 - 2011-09-02 by admin new updated popular

Results of the World Youth Championship 2011 Record participation in Imst for the World Youth Championship 2011, held under the high patronage of the President of the Austrian Republic.
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Xining Lead and Speed World Cup 2011 Results - 2011-09-07 by admin new updated popular

Xining Lead and Speed World Cup 2011 Results Jackob Schubert on the podium again, for the third time out of three World Cup competitions, with a perfect performance: top in the semifinals and in the finals.
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Adam Ondra - The Climbing Genius at the IMS - 2011-09-21 by admin new updated popular

Adam Ondra - The Climbing Genius at the IMS The who is who of the international scene of climbing and mountaineering will meet in Brixen/Bressanone, South Tyrol from the 21st until the 30th of October.
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McDowells - Construction of Tom's Thumb Trailhead - 2011-10-17 by Erik Filsinger new updated popular

McDowells - Construction of Tom's Thumb Trailhead New information in regards to the access when climbing in McDowells.
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This is Buildering - Part 1 - 2011-10-21 by admin new updated popular

This is Buildering - Part 1 In the deep of the twilight, the night, buzzed on something, spirits, smoke, the usual, a change occurs: an athletic alchemy, different urges, some of the chances and opportunities of the night have passed, with no possibility of getting laid, you’ve stayed up too late to get really good sleep, some sense to experience more, and not just sit around and talk about things
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Slackline Awards 2011 - 2011-10-25 by admin new updated popular

Slackline Awards 2011 OutdoorGearLab.com revealed today the results of the 2011 Editors’ Choice Awards for the Slackline category, listing this year’s best slack line and best value for slacklines.
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This is Buildering - Part 2 - 2011-10-26 by admin new updated popular

This is Buildering - Part 2 Conditions in the winter were far from ideal for buildering in Normal; ice and snow made climbs more difficult and cold temperatures made it harder to grip holds with numb fingertips. But it made sense during the winter.
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Austin Peay Bouldering Competition 2011 - 2011-10-26 by admin new updated popular

Austin Peay Bouldering Competition 2011 Austin Peay State University is proud to announce the date for its annual Burn Out Bouldering Competition and would like to invite climbers of rockclimbing.com to attend.
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Climb for Kids - 2011-11-10 by admin new updated popular

Climb for Kids

Urban Peaks is running its first fundraising event, Climb for Kids, hosted by MetroRock in Everett, MA. Climb for Kids is a climb-a-thon scheduled for Saturday, November 19, 2011, 4pm-10pm.
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In Munich the 2020 Dream NF Forum - 2011-11-28 by admin new updated popular

In Munich the 2020 Dream NF Forum The IFSC convened a key meeting with all National Federations in regard of its pursuit to see Sport Climbing being included in the Sport Program of the 2020 Olympics.
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Outdoors Show 2012 - London, UK - 2011-11-29 by admin new updated popular

Outdoors Show 2012 - London, UK The UK's No.1 show for outdoor pursuits, The Outdoors Show, returns to ExCeL, London from 12 – 15 January 2012. The show provides a fantastic opportunity to buy all the latest clothing and equipment at great prices, as well as offering FREE have a go attractions, special guest speakers and more.
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Win Tickets to The Outdoors Show 2012 - 2011-12-01 by admin new updated popular

Win Tickets to The Outdoors Show 2012 To celebrate the launch of the show, The Outdoors Show has given us 10 pairs of tickets to give away to 10 lucky readers.
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Climber with Cerebral Palsy Honored - 2011-12-08 by admin new updated popular

Climber with Cerebral Palsy Honored The Stephen J. Wampler Foundation today announced that its founder, Steve Wampler, was named the winner in the Sports Illustrated Gillette® Odor Shield “Sweat for Greatness” Contest.
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Orco Trad Climbing Meeting 2012 - 2011-12-14 by admin new updated popular

Orco Trad Climbing Meeting 2012 The Second International "Trad" Climbing Meeting, organized by the Club Alpino Accademico Italiano (CAAI), will take place from the 16th-22nd September 2012.
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Climbing on the Costa Blanca Spain - 2012-01-23 by Mark van Jaarsveld new updated popular

Climbing on the Costa Blanca Spain One of the joys of living in Spain for me is my ability to rock climb throughout the year, particularly in the winter months,..
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Outdoors Show 2012 - A Success - 2012-01-31 by admin new updated popular

Outdoors Show 2012 - A Success All this positivity comes alongside an increased attendance for The Outdoors Show, The London Bike Show and The Active Travel Show of 31,912, an increase of 5% on 2011.
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A Climber in the Winter of his Content - 2012-02-13 by Luke Mehall new updated popular

A Climber in the Winter of his Content I’ve spent so many cold, lonely winters without climbing in the heart of the Colorado Rockies I guess I deserved this one; a winter when I escaped to Indian Creek, Utah, the crack climbing Mecca of the world as often as I could.
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Wide Eyes, High Times and Hard Times; a Story of Climbing with Mark Grundon : Part 1 - 2012-03-20 by Luke Mehall new updated popular

Wide Eyes, High Times and Hard Times; a Story of Climbing with Mark Grundon : Part 1 Say a prayer for those you love and everyone else. That’s what I’ve written on my sleeping pad, and the last words I read before going to bed. The first person I pray for lately is my friend Mark Grundon.
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The Climbing Zine Volume 4, Live on Kindle - 2012-04-24 by admin new updated popular

The Climbing Zine Volume 4, Live on Kindle Benighted Publications is proud to announce that The Climbing Zine, Volume 4 is now live on Kindle. Additionally our website, www.climbingzine.com is also live.
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Wide Eyes, High Times and Hard Times; a Story of Climbing with Mark Grundon Part 3 - 2012-04-26 by Luke Mehall new updated popular

Wide Eyes, High Times and Hard Times; a Story of Climbing with Mark Grundon Part 3 Mark’s surgery in Vermont was successful, and soon after he returned to Colorado for radiation treatment and his final semester at Western State. Mark faced this challenge with the same determination and courage I had witnessed in his climbing. Never did he submit to negativity.
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Rock climbing in Donegal, Ireland. - 2012-05-21 by Iain Miller new updated popular

Rock climbing in Donegal, Ireland. The county of Donegal sits in the most North West point of the Republic of Ireland. What Donegal provides for the visiting rock climber is more rock climbing venues, routes and unclimbed rock than the rest of Ireland combined.
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Pavane- A Requiem for Shady - 2012-07-12 by Michael Gray new updated popular

Pavane- A Requiem for Shady A southern rock climber bids farewell to a friend who dreamed of the big stone.
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