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    Five Things Friday – Climbing news round up – 1st Feb

    Meltdown Waterfall - Carlo Traversi repeats Beth Rodden route in Yosemite - still image from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Km6wJHdBOkg

    Your gear is all packed and ready to go, the weekend beckons, the crag is calling. All that stands between you and the proj is your boss’s mood. Fill that time wisely with our weekly climbing news round up – starting with a big repeat of a Beth Rodden Yosemite classic! Lots of video today, pop in the headphones are look like you’re concentrating. More

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    Free Solo nominated for Best Documentary Oscar

    Free Solo Film Nominated For Oscar Best Documentary Feature - climbernews.com

    The ever growing popularity of Free Solo continues, with the film now in the short list of five to win the “Documentary Feature” Oscar in the 91st Academy Awards. This comes just after the film was showed in imax cinemas recently. Directed by Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi the film captures Alex Honnold on […] More

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    Adam Ondra completes world’s hardest climb

    In a huge cave in the Flatanger area of Norway, possibly the hardest sport climb in history has just been completed by it’s creator – the amazing Adam Ondra. The Czech wunderkind had been working on a project he’d nicknamed “Project Hard” since the start of summer, the cave and area being home to few […] More

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    First results from IFSC Youth – Bouldering Group A finals

    On the fourth day of the IFSC Youth World Championships at Innsbruck, the first final of the event turned out to be full of amazing flashes on some hard problems. This event was the Youth A Bouldering Final which saw the States’ Ashima Shiraishi topping all four problems to take 1st place and Filip Schenk […] More

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    Five Things Friday – 1st September 2017

    Climbers News is back again with your weekly round up of all things climbing to ease you into the weekend again. 1. Watch the IFSC Youth Bouldering Finals tonight The IFSC Youth World Championships take place every year and gather hundreds of the most elite sport climbing athletes between the ages of 14 and 19. […] More

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    Chris Sharma bellyflops 100 foot into water – Pont d’Arc

    The incredible Chris Sharma has just completed the first ascent of a giant 100 foot deep water solo route in France. The Pont d’Arc is a famous attraction in Southern France – a natural limestone bridge over the River Ardèche – and is a popular spot for outdoors activities that will probably see an influx […] More

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    Five Things Friday – 25th August 2017

    Welcome to the first installment of Five Things Friday! A quick round-up of some of the week’s climbing news, videos, announcements and some fun stuff – perfect for the post-lunch weekend build up! Remember to follow us on facebook, twitter and instagram to keep up to date on Five Things Friday and see some amazing […] More

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    Petra Klingler takes first place at the IFSC Bouldering World Championships 2016

    This year’s IFSC Bouldering World Championships 2016 came to an impressive finale with Petra Klingler taking 1st place. This year’s final was held in Paris, France and Petra clinched the win with a top out on W4 – only Miho Nonaka of Japan also completing the route. Petra Klingler is from Bonstetten in Switzerland and previously […] More

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