Watch Ouellet and McCormick Make FA in Bugaboos

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Rockies, Routes, West Coast | Comments Off on Watch Ouellet and McCormick Make FA in Bugaboos

In 2012, Jean-Pierre Ouellet and Matt McCormick made the first ascent of The Wandering Direct 5.11R in the Bugaboos. Ouellet is currently climbing ice in the Canadian Rockies, be sure to follow him on Instagram […]


Watch Alex Johnson’s Systems Wall Routine

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Alex Johnson’s Systems Wall Routine

Alex Johnson is one of America’s most experienced com climbers and she is currently training to send a V14 and a 5.14 in 2016. Systems Wall Training with Alex Johnson from The RV Project […]


Words With Actress and Comp Climber Helen Colliander

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on Words With Actress and Comp Climber Helen Colliander

Helen Colliander is an actress and competition climber based in Vancouver. With over 20 credits to her name on the IMDb website, including the popular TV series Heartland, it’s fair to say 15-year-old Helen Colliander […]


Watch the First Ascent of High Times 5.13b

November 30th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in International, News, Rock, Routes | Comments Off on Watch the First Ascent of High Times 5.13b

Watch Ben Ditto make the first ascent of High Times 5.13b, which is a steep climb on Drug Dome in Tuolumne Meadows. –  Follow Ben Ditto on Instagram @benjaminditto.


Tour de Bloc and More Wins for Eric Sethna, Alyssa Weber

November 29th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Tour de Bloc and More Wins for Eric Sethna, Alyssa Weber

The Tour de Bloc took place at the Calgary Climbing Centre on Nov. 28. Eric Sethna has competed in four Tour de Blocs this season and placed first in each one. Alyssa Weber has […]


University Bouldering Series Results from Gravity

November 29th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on University Bouldering Series Results from Gravity

The University Bouldering Series (UBS) is a competition circuit that is quickly becoming an important stop for comp climbers. The event was hosted at Gravity and climbers enter as individuals representing their university. There […]


La Sportiva Legends Only Results

November 29th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on La Sportiva Legends Only Results

The annual La Sportiva Legends Only competition took place in Stocklholm. The Legends Only puts five top climbers to the test. Unlike most comps where the competitors don’t know what the problem will be, […]