Watch Eric Sethna and Pia Graham Win Quebec Psicobloc Competition

July 3rd, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Rock, Video | Comments Off on Watch Eric Sethna and Pia Graham Win Quebec Psicobloc Competition

One of the first climbing gyms in Quebec was called La Montagne en Ville Roc Gyms opened in 1993. Now there are dozens of gyms throughout the province with nearly 100,000 people who go […]


Thomasina Pidgeon Talks Competition and Motivation

July 1st, 2016 by gripped | Posted in 2012.02, Articles, Comps, Events, Profiles | Comments Off on Thomasina Pidgeon Talks Competition and Motivation

It doesn’t matter if you are male or female; getting your ass up that project is going to be a chore. Yet there are some unique circumstances that shape and influence women climbers.





DMM’s #SummerOfTrad Competition

June 30th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Accessories, Comps, Events, Gear, Hardware, News, Profiles, Rock | Comments Off on DMM’s #SummerOfTrad Competition

Summer is the time for trad climbing and for making those dream routes a reality. Payback for all the effort you put-in at the indoor wall over winter. It’s about fitting in climbs after […]


Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

June 29th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Bouldering, Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Watch 2016 Vail World Cup Slow Motion Highlights

On June 11, the Bouldering World Cup made a stop in Vail, Colorado. It was the only World Cup in North America this year. It took place at the GoPro Mountain Games, a high […]


Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Vail World Cup

June 13th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on Motivation Monday: Five Moves to Mimic from Vail World Cup

The IFSC 2016 Vail World Cup took place on June 10 and 11 in Colorado. A number of Canadians competed against some of the world’s best. For results visit here. Below are five short […]


IFSC 2016 World Cup: Mascarenas and Kokoro Win, Canadian Results

June 12th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles, Video | Comments Off on IFSC 2016 World Cup: Mascarenas and Kokoro Win, Canadian Results

The only IFSC World Cup to take place in North America wrapped up on June 11 in Vail. A number of Canadians made the trip, including Elise Sethna (finished 38th), Eric Sethna (47th), Sean […]


Becca and Sara Frangos on Climbing in Olympics on CBC

June 10th, 2016 by gripped | Posted in Competition, Comps, Events, Events, News, Profiles | Comments Off on Becca and Sara Frangos on Climbing in Olympics on CBC

Becca and Sara Frangos have been making headlines for their comp wins over the past decade. Based in Canmore, the 18-year-old twin sisters are currently ranked first and second place in Difficulty in their age […]