Canadians Send Hard Routes in Mexico to Start 2017

February 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Mexico is a popular place for Canadians to spend their winters, as it has a number of world-class climbing areas. West Coasters Kim and Graham McGrenere and Dan Beland are currently in El Salto […]


Patagonia Fitz Clean Up and Some New Routes

February 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Patagonia Fitz Clean Up and Some New Routes

Patagonia Vertical is the one-stop shop to find out what’s going on in Patagonia. The season down south has been snowy and windy and many climbers have sat around waiting for a weather window. […]


Watch Drone Footage of Ice Climbing in Italy

February 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Video | Comments Off on Watch Drone Footage of Ice Climbing in Italy

Enrico Pescantini produced this short video of Italian climber Simone Sigrisi toproping Cascata di Cambrembo in the italian Alps. Drone videos have become more popular over the past year for ice climbing. In Canada, […]


Marc-Andre Leclerc Climbs New Integral on Slesse

February 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Mountain, News, Profiles, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Marc-Andre Leclerc Climbs New Integral on Slesse

No one knows the ridges, faces and features on Mount Slesse more than Marc-Andre Leclerc and over the past few weeks, he has climbed a number of long and aesthetic alpine routes in the […]


Motivation Monday: 13 Moves to Mimic

February 6th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: 13 Moves to Mimic

The past few days have been busy for comp climbers in North America. With a Tour de Bloc, the B.C. Bouldering Championships and the U.S.A Nationals, there was a ton of action on steep […]


The 2017 USA Boulder Nationals go to Puccio and Coleman

February 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2017 USA Boulder Nationals go to Puccio and Coleman

It was one of the best competitions of the year in North America. As Bouldering comp season wraps up in Canada and the U.S.A, there are a number of Provincial and National showdowns. The […]


The 2017 B.C. Bouldering Championships Results and More

February 5th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on The 2017 B.C. Bouldering Championships Results and More

The 2017 B.C. Bouldering Championships are taking place on Feb. 4 and 5 at the Cloverdale gym in Surrey. The Open comp took place on Saturday and the Youth comp on Sunday. Visit here for […]