Don’t look down: Climbers scale the Cube

Forty five athletes took part in the second annual Christmas Classic Bouldering Competition on Sunday.

Nelson's Ruby Marshall looks for her next handhold at the Cube's second annual Christmas Bouldering Competition on Sunday.

Nelson's Ruby Marshall looks for her next handhold at the Cube's second annual Christmas Bouldering Competition on Sunday.

They’ve conquered the Cube. Next stop: Mount Everest.

Forty five climbers packed into the Cube Climbing Gym on Sunday for the second annual Christmas Classic Bouldering Competition. Teams from Nelson, Kimberley, Cranbrook as well as athletes from throughout the West Kootenay took part in the event.

The winners included: Nelson’s Ani Kyler-Martin (youth category), Squamish’s Tula Sherkat (women’s recreational), Cranbrook’s TJ Foley (men’s recreational) and Nelson’s Fabrice Cloutier (adult advanced).

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