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Will Gadd Takes On Helmcken Falls with Natural Gear

This just looks like a bad idea... but somehow it all works out!

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From climbing Niagara Falls with prototype ice pitons, to going big in Greenland with extra-long special-made ice screws, Will Gadd is always willing to put it all on the line for the sake of adventure… Recently, his latest hare-brained idea involved multiple innovations—as well as his own Canadian ingenuity—and was captured in this film. Check out Gadd’s latest gear-testing exploits as he takes on the formidable spray ice of Helmcken Falls … with natural gear!


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