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SCS Youth Division 3 Championship

Congrats to all the climb teamers who competed at the SCS Youth Division 3 Championship this weekend at VE-Minneapolis! More Information

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Southwest Journal Article

Check out this article written about Vertical Endeavors Climb Teams! More Information

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Vertical Endeavors is one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in the world. With over 18,200 square feet of climbing surface, Vertical Endeavors is the place to climb! Over 60 separate ropes and 15 Auto Belays provide hundreds of … More Information

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Crag Clean-up Schedule

Team VE and the MCA organize 9 cleanups each year. Let’s help them out and support our Minnesota Climbing Community! More Information

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2012 Sport Climbing Series (SCS) Open Nationals Championships

On April 6 & 7, 2012, two competitive team climbers from the Twin Cities area competed at the 2012 Sport Climbing Series Open National Champtionships in Boulder, CO. More Information

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Petzl Recall on GRIGRI 2

June, 2011. Petzl has discovered that exerting excessive force on the fully extended handle of the GRIGRI 2 can cause internal damage, such that the GRIGRI 2 handle may become stuck in the open position. Concerns all GRIGRI 2’s (D14 2O, D14 2G, D14 2B) with the first five digits of the serial number between 10326 and 11136. More Information

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Counterfeit Petzl Product

On February 16, 2011 – Petzl has discovered counterfeit versions of four products: Croll ascender (B16), Attache locking carabiner (M35SL), Ascension ascender (B17R), and the Rescue pulley (P50). More Information

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CAMP USA Inc., Photon Carabiners, Photon and Mach Express Quickdraws Recall

On April 21, 2011 – U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issues product recall of CAMP USA’s Photon carabiners, Photon and Mack Express Quickdraws. More Information

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DMM International Recall on the Dragon Camming Device in size 4 and 5

[On February 15, 2011] DMM received information from a U.S retailer regarding size 5 (Blue) Dragon Cams. They have found cracks on the aluminium axle boss on 2 of the Dragon Cam size 5s they have in stock. This boss is a turned part similar to the original Dragon 6 that [DMM] recalled on the 22nd July 2010. More Information

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DMM International Recall on the Dragon Camming Device in size 6

July 22, 2010. DMM International has identified a raw material problem that may affect the strength of certain units of the Dragon Cam in size 6 (Product Code A7056A).
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