2017 IFSC World Climbing Camp at Boulders in B.C.

January 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Boulders Climbing Gym is excited to announce it will be hosting the second International Federation of Sport Climbing’s World Climbing Camp on Jan. 6 to 8, 2017. Climbers will get to hang, learn […]


Lucas Uchida Sends V11 at Horse Pens 40

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Ontario climbers Lucas Uchida, Mike Penney and others are currently visiting Horse Pens 40 in Alabama. hey made a stop at Stone Fort in Tennessee. Over the past few days, they have been dealing […]


Tom Ballard’s New Mixed and Hard Solo of Gogna Route

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Tom Ballard jumped onto the scene a few seasons ago when he climbed the great six north faces of the Alps in winter and solo. At the end of 2016, he continued to push […]


Laura Rogora Sends Two 5.14s in Two Days in Spain

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Laura Rogora has sent T1 Full Equip 5.14b and Fish Eye 5.14b in Spain. Rogora sent both routes in only a few tries. The 15-year-old Italian crusher became the second youngest climber to send […]


Jamie Finlayson Repeats The Deputy V13 in Squamish

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Jamie Finlayson is proving that sometimes the best bouldering conditions are in winter. Not a week into the new year and Finlayson has sent The Deputy V12/13. The hard problem is next to I […]


Pro Slackliner Saves Skier Snagged on Chairlift

January 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Mickey Wilson is a pro slackliner who put his skills to good use at Arapahoe Basin Ski Area in Colorado this week. “Today I saved someone’s life. I think some strange forces were at […]


Watch 80-year-old Climbers Session at German Gym

January 4th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Blondie, Rudi, Horst and Herwig have over 300 years of life between them and they continue to climb into their 80s. An inspiring short film.