IFSC 2016 World Cup: Canadians Heading to Arco for Lead and Speed

August 25th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | No Comments »

The Rock Master Festival 2016 kicks off in Arco, Italy. The week-long event will feature the IFSC Lead World Cup and Arco Rock Legends this weekend. A number of Canadians will be competing at […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Highlights from Imst Lead Finals

August 23rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The IFSC World Cup took place in Imst last weekend. To see how Canadians did and for results see here.


Highlights from Jackalope Climbing Comp in Montreal

August 21st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The fifth Jackalope festival took place in Montreal this past weekend. The multi-sport event showcased highlining, skate boarding, base jump, climbing and moto cross. For more info on the event see here. Click to […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Domen Skofic and Magdalena Rock Take Imst

August 20th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

The Imst Lead World Cup is taking place this weekend. Canadians competed in Qualifications, including Alannah Yip (finished 40th), Alison Stewart-Patterson (53rd), Christy Spurrel (54th), Jaylene Pratt (55th), Elan Jonas Mcrae (36th), Nathan Smith […]


Lynn Hill and Catherine Destivelle to Headline 2016 Banff Mountain Festival

August 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

Rock climbing has never seen the likes of these women. Both are known for their trailblazing ascents of The Nose, the Eiger, and the Matterhorn; for establishing record-breaking speed climbs, for possessing a steely […]


Injured Shauna Coxsey Won’t Compete in Paris

August 19th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Shauna Coxsey announced she will not be competing in the IFSC World Championships in Paris in September. Coxsey suffered a shoulder injury during the final round of the IFSC Boulder World Cup in Munich […]


Five Great Photos from Squamish Rampage 2016

August 17th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Rock | No Comments »

The Squamish Rampage celebrated its third annual get-together this past weekend. During the day, people did acro yoga near The Chief parking area while climbers sent hard problems. Zani Zoraj and Ross Fluerson won […]