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Accent Inn, the official host hotel for the Youth Western Regional Climbing Competition, being held at the Boulders Climbing Gym in Victoria, BC this weekend, decided to check in at the Boulders for a bit of pre-competition climbing. Find out what they had to say on Accent Inn's blog.   ...

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Peninsula Co-Op Provides Donation of $50,000 Supporting Boulders Climbing Gym

Central Saanich, BC – The Boulders Climbing Gym at Stelly’s Secondary School will be the first facility in North America to host a World Youth Climbing Championships, in August 2013. The decision was made this weekend in Rome, Italy, by the International Federation of Sport Climbing. In 2008, climbing was recognized by the International Olympic Committee, and is moving through the process to become an Olympic event. This news comes on the heels of a decision...

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Why climbing a wall can be good rehab

By Gary Mason - Globe and Mail Seconds after sneezing, Chris Considine’s world began to go dark. A piercing pain slashed through his head. His face went numb. He threw up. Soon he couldn’t walk. What he didn’t realize is that a ski accident he’d suffered three weeks earlier, on the slopes of Whistler in late February 2003, had caused blood clots to form in one of the main arteries leading to his brain. When he sneezed, the...

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