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, […]


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 […]