ACC do­nates to Old Baldy

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With a fi­nale that went down to the wire to de­cide the vic­tors, Van­cou­ver’s Sean McColl made a dra­matic flash of the fourth and last prob­lem to clinch third place be­hind win­ner Guil­laume Gla­iron Mon­det of France, and sil­ver medal­list Jan Ho­jer of Ger­many. On the women’s side, Noguchi Akiyo of Ja­pan proved a class above the field all day, and in the process took her first win of the sea­son. Great Bri­tain’s Shauna Coxsey con­tin­ued her run of podium fin­ishes this sea­son, with a strong sec­ond place. Alex Puc­cio rounded out the podium in third place, tak­ing her best re­sult of the year thus far.–

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acc ing nearly $ do­nated $ $ The plea­sure and hon­our to an­nounce that sup­port­ers of the Alpine Club of Canada, Toronto Sec­tion have raised an in­cred­i­ble $ 1,410 out of their own pock­ets to sup­port the pur­chase of the land at Old Baldy.” In ad­di­tion to this gen­er­ous amount the Alpine Club of Canada Toronto Sec­tion it­self will do­nate $ 10,000 in or­der to fur­ther the Sec­tion’s com­mit­ment to the lo­cal climb­ing com­mu­nity and con­tinue to fos­ter a strong re­la­tion­ship with the oac and land man­agers. The land pur­chase will en­sure long-ter m, sus­tain­able ac­cess to the rock climb­ing cliffs. These do­na­tions fol­low funds al­ready raised by the oac, mec, acc Na­tional, Bruce Trail Con­ser­vancy, Grey-Sauble Con­ser­va­tion Author­ity, as well as other in­di­vid­ual donors. Fol­low Gripped on Face­book and Twit­ter for daily news up­dates on climb­ing from across Canada and around the world. gripped.com @GrippedMagazine

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