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Entrevista com André Ilha

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Tuesday, 14 December

Entrevista com André Ilha

O Blog de Escalada realizou uma entrevista exclusiva com o atual diretor do Instituto Estadual do Ambiente (INEA) e uma das lendas vivas da escalada brasileira, André Ilha. André escala há mais de 30 anos, e foi responsável pela conquista de mais de 500 vias, várias delas em locais hoje muito conhecidos como a Serra do Cipó e a Serra do Lenheiro. Sua ética e estilo de escalada privilegiam a utilização de proteção móvel sempre que possível. "É frequente alguém achar que descobriu uma nova área e depois constatar que eu já havia andado por lá há tempos..." Leia a entrevista na íntegra.

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Tuesday, 14 December

Dois V11 FA para Rafael Passos

Rafael Passos realizou a primeira ascensão do boulder Tesouro perdido, em Cristalina, e do Mais que beleza, em Cocalzinho, ambos V11. Esse último é a saída sentada do boulder Fevereiro, V9.

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Tuesday, 14 December

NM i Norge

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Tuesday, 14 December

8c by Caroline Ciavaldini

James Pearson reports that Caroline Ciavaldini has done her sixth 8c, Guerre D’usure in Claret. This year, Caroline was #5 in the World Cup and in Chuncheon she was #2.

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Tuesday, 14 December

Portia Menlove joins 8A

Portia Menlove has registered as a new 8a member with an ascent of Beefy gecko, 8A in Bishop. In the 8a ranking game, Portia is #5. In 2005, she was #1 in ABS Nationals.

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EDITORIAL

Tuesday, 14 December

Rope session male dream partner?

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EDITORIAL

Monday, 13 December

Country specific stats

Here is the number of visits and (unique visitors) during the last week. France, Germany, Brazil and Australia are increasing the most: 1. Spain - 26,501 (3,579) 2. Sweden - 21,752 (2,350) 3. USA - 13,344 (1,447) 4. Germany - 9,450 (1,909) 5. Italy - 8,892 (1,973) 6. France - 7,672 (991), 7. Poland 8. Austria 9. UK 10. Brazil

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8B+ by Michele Caminati

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Monday, 13 December

8B+ by Michele Caminati

Michele Caminati has done his fifth 8B+, The Dagger in Cresciano. "Crazy climb... monkey's style! Don't think is possible to give a proper grade to that thing. 8b+ for the time it took me but maybe easier than the ones in Font." Picture and full report at Michelecaminati.blogspot.com

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Monday, 13 December

8C by Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson has done From Dirt Grows the Flowers 8C (left top out variant). Which temperature is best for you? "It all depends if there is wind, no wind anywhere from -2 to 4 is perfect. With wind that is too cold and your tips turn to glass, maybe like 7-11 with wind.

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Monday, 13 December

Focus on quality climbs

There are 1.6 million rated ascents in the 8a data base. To find out the best climbs of any of the 2000 crags you have to click on "Stars" and a quality ranking is created. Below are a few auto links for some of the more popular crags. In the same way you can also find the climbs with the highest index of Onsight/Flash.

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