Watch Adam Ondra 2016 Comp Highlights

January 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Video | No Comments »

Watch Adam Ondra’s Lead Semis and Finals compilation from 2016. Ondra was a top comp climber last year and made the second free ascent of the Dawn Wall 5.14d in Yosemite.


An Interview with Top Comp Climber Akiyo Noguchi

January 17th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, Profiles, Video | No Comments »

Akiyo Noguchi is one of the best competition climbers of the best few season. In this short interview, she shares her feelings about the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, comps and climbing.


Tour de Bloc 14 at Rock Jungle Win for Holowach and Weber

January 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The final Tour de Bloc of this season to take place in Alberta went down at Rock Jungle in Edmonton on Jan. 14. Lots of strong climbers competed and Open winners were Jason Holowach […]


Steve Swenson Giving Slideshow in Calgary for Streets to Peaks

January 16th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Events, Events, Mountain, News | No Comments »

American alpinist Steve Swenson will be doing a slideshow in Calgary on Feb. 15 as a fundraiser for Streets to Peaks. All proceeds benefit Streets to Peaks to enrich and empower at-risk, aboriginal girls […]


First Major B.C. Comp of 2017 at BoulderHouse for The Resolution

January 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

The comp year in B.C. kicked off 2017 in Victoria at the new and awesome BoulderHouse for The Resolution. It was a good start to the year with a full roster of top competitors […]


Tour de Bloc 14 Blocbuster at Climber’s Rock in Ontario

January 15th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events | No Comments »

The 2017 comp year kicked off in Ontario at Climber’s Rock in Burlington with a Tour de Bloc 14 stop at Blocbuster. With 16 categories of climbers, it was a busy day yesterday. Below […]


The 2017 Tour de Bloc 14 Schedule

January 13th, 2017 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles | No Comments »

The Tour de Bloc season starts on Nov. 5 in Canmore and Montreal, full schedule below. Follow the comp action on Instagram at GrippedMagazineComps and if you want us to share a photo use […]