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BoulderHouse, Langford Parkway, Coming in 2020

Our bouldering family has grown over the last three years. Now the time has come for our house to grow too! BoulderHouse Climbing, in partnership with the City of Langford, is excited to announce our expansion to Langford, set to open summer 2020. We will be building...

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New Program for Young Crushers

At BoulderHouse, we foster a love of bouldering, provide a supportive and inclusive community, and aim to inspire a lifelong passion for the sport. These values are the motivation behind this new recreational program for kids. The Youth Recreational...

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Climbers Publish Duncan Guidebook

A new resource has opened opportunities for boulderers to better enjoy a significant climbing area on Southern Vancouver Island. Seanathon Morphy, Greg Bauch, and Mikhail Yerkovich recently published The Duncan Bouldering Guide. Situated on the east side...

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Valued Team Member Pursuing New Path

You may notice something missing from the gym these days. Or rather, someone. If you have never met Claire Chappel, you’ve likely seen her, and you have definitely benefited from her contributions to BoulderHouse. Officially the Frontline Manager, Claire did a bit of...

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Summer Progression Sessions 2019 Comp Results

Here are the results for SPS 2019 and the Beach Party scramble comp. Congratulations to all the winners! If you missed the Beach Party, scroll to the bottom to see some video highlights! Summer Progression Sessions Open Female Claire Wagstaff Emily Jones...

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Nerve Glides to Improve Grip Strength

BY CHRISTY MADER BSC. RMT AND AVID CLIMBER. Do you ever get tingling or numbness in your hands and wonder why? There are a myriad of things that can cause your hands to go numb or tingle, but I’ll let you go down the Dr. Google rabbit hole if you want a comprehensive...

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What is the South Island Climbers Society?

The South Island Climbers Society is a registered non-profit society with a mandate to encourage and promote the stewardship and preservation of public access to rock climbing sites in the South Vancouver Island area of British Columbia.How South Island Climbers...

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Summer Progression Sessions

Every year, BoulderHouse hosts the Summer Progression Sessions (SPS), a six-week competition that pushes you to take your climbing skills to the next level. For those unfamiliar with the format of SPS, this post will help you understand the basics so you can decide if...

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Shoulder and Neck Rehab Part 2

By Christy Mader BSc. RMT and avid climber.Once you have gone through the Neck/Shoulder Rehab 1 exercises and you are able to move your shoulder and connect with your stabilizers a bit more, you are ready to increase the load. I have found it important to strengthen...

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