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, […]


Watch Sonnie Trotter and Barry Blanchard Climb Ice

November 29th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch Sonnie Trotter and Barry Blanchard Climb Ice

Barry Blanchard, Andy Arts and Sonnie Trotter climb Candle Stick Maker in the Ghost. Trotter is known for his cutting-edge rock climbs and Blanchard is known for his cutting-edge alpine climbs. Arts captured the day […]


Results from Quebec Provincial Comp

November 28th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News | Comments Off on Results from Quebec Provincial Comp

The second provincial competition in Quebec this season took place at Délire Escalade on Nov. 28. The popular event had over 100 climbers register. For Men’s Open, Seb Lazure continued his winning streak and for […]


Sean McColl Crushing in California

November 27th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Bouldering, International, News, Routes | Comments Off on Sean McColl Crushing in California

Sean McColl is currently climbing in Bishop, where he has already sent a number of hard bouldering problems. A day after arriving, McColl sent Buttermilker V13 and two days later sent Direct North V14, […]


Princess Wears ‘Bling’ While Rock Climbing

November 27th, 2015 by Gripped Magazine | Posted in Profiles | Comments Off on Princess Wears ‘Bling’ While Rock Climbing

Princess Kate and Prince William spend some time on a climbing wall recently. Their ascent of the vertical wall with large holds was no different than the thousands of climbs that take place every […]