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VIDEO: Climbing Amongst the Clearcuts in British Columbia

The area surrounding Powell River, BC is home to some of the finest granite big wall climbing in North America, and also home to some of the last stands of old-growth forest in the region. Local climbers have long benefited from easy access to remote zones thanks to logging roads and generous land use policies, but have struggled with the choice to look away as pristine valleys are stripped for timber.

RELATED: Check out the trailer for TGR's Accomplice

Arc'teryx's new documentary On The Verge covers the complex interplay between those who rely on the region's trees for their livelihood and those who live to climb on nearby mountains.

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VIDEO: The Dolores Hill Bomb is as Gnarly as Ever
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VIDEO: The Dolores Hill Bomb is as Gnarly as Ever

VIDEO: The Dolores Hill Bomb is as Gnarly as Ever

Skateboarders pride themselves on their ability to face down incredibly sketchy situations and take injuries without complaint, and nowhere is that attitude more evident than at the Dolores Hill Bomb, an annual event loosely "held" on Dolores Street in San Francisco's Mission District. RELATED: Kelia Moniz Gets Wrecked at Teahupo'o Egged on by a howling crowd, riders of non-motorized wheeled vehicles (and at least one Onewheel) sped down a steep section of the street, and sometimes taking

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VIDEO: Nathaniel Coleman’s First Ascent of The Grand Illusion (V16)
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VIDEO: Nathaniel Coleman’s First Ascent of The Grand Illusion (V16)

VIDEO: Nathaniel Coleman’s First Ascent of The Grand Illusion (V16)

Nathaniel Coleman and Drew Ruana are two of the best young rock climbers in the world, but even the world's best struggle on a boulder problem like The Grand Illusion, a V16-rated problem in Utah's Little Cottonwood Canyon. RELATED: Check out the TGR Journal Vol. 1 However, boulderers of Coleman and Ruana's caliber are used to bashing their fingers and toes against a problem dozens of times before finally sending it, so they stuck with it. Late one night, at about 2 a.m., Coleman finally made

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VIDEO: Crazy Geology and Epic Whitewater on Chile’s Rio Claro
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VIDEO: Crazy Geology and Epic Whitewater on Chile’s Rio Claro

VIDEO: Crazy Geology and Epic Whitewater on Chile’s Rio Claro

Dane Jackson has traveled around the world in search of whitewater to kayak, so when he says that a section of river is "about as narrow, committing, and epic as it ever gets," we'll take him at his word. Based on this video, we're hard-pressed to come up with a section of river that exists in the same league as the Rio Claro, much less eclipses it. RELATED: Check out the TGR Journal Vol. 1 The virtually impassible walls, waterfalls, and tight chutes present on this river make whitewater