Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic

Rock climbing season is in full swing across Canada. Some climbers will be transitioning from the gym to the crag, some will be hitting the road for a far-away destination and some will be […]


Watch Strong Send of West Coast V12 at Cat Lake

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Watch Strong Send of West Coast V12 at Cat Lake

Watch West Coast climber Luke Zimmerman send the direct finish to Drive V12 at Cat Lake Boulders. Drive was first climbed by Tim Clifford and follows thin holds. For some great photos of Squamish […]


Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) Now Recognized by Canadian Olympic Committee

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) Now Recognized by Canadian Olympic Committee

After becoming the official Canadian IFSC member in February 2016, CEC has now been recognized by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC). This recognition was announced during the COC Session on Saturday, April 16. CEC was officially […]


Listen to a Podcast With Top Boulderer Jimmy Webb

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes | Comments Off on Listen to a Podcast With Top Boulderer Jimmy Webb

Listen Björn Poh talk with American boulderer Jimmy Webb in Helsinki during the Sisu Masters, which Webb won later that day. Webb has flashed more hard problems than anyone else. Absolute class on this […]


Watch Chris Sharma Climb in Mallorca

May 9th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in International, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Chris Sharma Climb in Mallorca

“I’ve been to some amazing places in my life,” said Sharma, “but Mallorca may top the list as my favourite. When you see this video I think it’s pretty easy to understand why. This […]


Watch Jimmy Webb Flash a V13/14

May 7th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Jimmy Webb Flash a V13/14

Jimmy Webb travelled to Finland earlier this year for the Sisu Masters bouldering comp. During his trip, he made a fast flash of Nalle Hukkataival’s the Globalist. The aesthetic route climbs small holds and […]


Watch Ontario Bouldering at Halfway Log Dump and 2016 Conditions

May 6th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in East, Profiles, Routes, Video | Comments Off on Watch Ontario Bouldering at Halfway Log Dump and 2016 Conditions

Jack Szumilas and his brother took a trip to Halfway Log Dump to check how high the water level was. “The main problems I wanted to try weren’t accessible, but I think by the […]