Tour de Bloc 14: Results from Altitude in Quebec

December 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The second Tour de Bloc stop of the nation-wide event’s 14th season was at Altitude Gym in Gatineau, Quebec, on Dec. 3. Below are Finals results and winners from other categories. The next Tour […]


Hive North Shore Hosts National Series Comp

December 4th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The first Climbing Escalade Canada (CEC) National Series competition took place at The Hive North Shore on Dec. 3. The big event was also a Tour de Bloc. A number of western Canada’s top […]


Interview With Jakob Schubert About New 5.14d

December 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Jakob Schubert is one of Austria’s top comp climbers and recently made the first ascent of Companion of Change 5.14d. In this interview, the 25-year-old talks about how the new route changed how he […]


Interview with Top Comp Climber Stefano Ghisolfi

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles | No Comments »

In this short interview, Stefano Ghisolfi talks about Arco, travelling and more. The 23-year-old Italian is currently ranked fourth in the world, won the Xiamen World Cup in October, see his full IFSC scorecard […]


Commentary Highlights from Legends Only 2016

December 2nd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

La Sportiva Legends Only 2016 took place at the end of November. Jongwon Chon from Japan won the comp, for results and to watch the full show see here.


Sean McColl is IFSC Combined Champion of 2016

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

Sean McColl is the 2016 IFSC Combined Champion, despite the year not being his best in any one discipline. In Lead, he placed sixth at the Paris World Championships, third at the Briancon World […]


The Hive North Shore to Host First National Series Event of Season

December 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

On Dec. 3, The Hive will be hosting the first National Series event for bouldering. With some of Canada’s top competition climbers expected to compete, it will be one of the most exciting comps […]